Mazda Canada reports sales for August 2014

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada announced sales for August 2014 today totaling 7,248, which is an increase of 2% compared to August 2013 and the best August sales since 2010. Total year-to-date sales of 50,583 are up by 1% versus 2013.

Sales in August were led by the compact Mazda3 with 4,203 sold, increasing 7% versus August 2013. For the first time, 100% of all Mazda3s sold in August were equipped with the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV Technology, which also accounted for 91% of all Mazda vehicles sold in the month of August.

The CX-5 recorded its best ever sales month in August, with sales of 2,048 units, representing a gain of 6% versus August 2013.

At a private event in Monterey, California on September 3rd, automotive media and Miata owners from across North America received their first look at the upcoming fourth generation Mazda MX-5. Simultaneous events were also held in Tokyo, Japan and Barcelona, Spain to make the unveiling of the new roadster a truly global event. More details about this stunning new roadster will be revealed at a later date.

August Highlights

  • CX-5 sales increased 6%, best sales month on record
  • Mazda3 sales increased 7%, are up 8% YTD
  • CX-5 sales are up 7% year-to-date
  • Mazda5 sales have increased by 5% year-to-date
  • SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 91% of all sales in August
  • Total sales increased for fifth straight month

  August August YOY YTD YTD YOY
  2014 2013 Change 2014 2013 Change
Mazda2 208 242 -14.0% 1,652 2,991 -44.8%
Mazda3 4,203 3,916 7.3% 29,167 26,893 8.5%
Mazda5 313 439 -28.7% 2,842 2,715 4.7%
Mazda6 338 365 -7.4% 2,203 3,391 -35.0%
MX-5 37 56 -33.9% 451 479 -5.8%
Passenger Car 5,099 5,018 1.6% 36,315 36,469 -0.4%
             
CX-5 2,048 1,939 5.6% 13,328 12,415 7.4%
CX-9 101 120 -15.8% 940 1,073 -12.4%
Light Truck 2,149 2,059 4.4% 14,268 13,488 5.8%
             
MAZDA TOTAL 7,248 7,077 2.4% 50,583 49,957 1.3%

About Mazda Canada Inc.
Mazda Canada Inc. is responsible for the sales and marketing, customer service and parts support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a nationwide network of 165 dealerships. For additional information visit Mazda Canada's media website at www.media.mazda.ca

SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.

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