Mazda Canada sales results for October 2013

-- Mazda3 sees best October sales in its ten year history --

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada announced sales for October 2013 today totaling 5,786, marking the best October sales since 2008. Sales in October increased 14% compared to the previous year.

Sales in October were led by the compact Mazda3, with 3,821 sold. In its first full month on sale, the all-new 2014 Mazda3 clearly resonated with consumers, helping to increase the carline's sales by 52% over October 2012. 63% of all Mazda3s sold in October were equipped with the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV Technology, which also accounted for 65% of all Mazda vehicles sold in the month of October.

"Our dealers and consumers are equally excited to see the all-new 2014 Mazda3 now in dealer showrooms, as proved by the first full month on sale," said David Klan, Senior Director, Sales, Marketing & Regional Operations. "With such a successful start, I think everyone would agree we have a winner on our hands."

With total sales of 1,167, the 2014 CX-5 has now enjoyed nine consecutive months of increased sales, rising year-over-year by 22% and 57% year-to-date compared to 2012.

October Highlights

  • CX-5 sales up for nine consecutive months, up 22% in October
  • Mazda3 sales jump 52%, best October sales on record
  • MX-5 sales increased by 43% year over year
  • Passenger car sales rose by 22% over October 2012
  • SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 65% of all sales in October
  • Total vehicle sales increased by 14% in October

    October   October   YOY   YTD   YTD   YOY
    2013   2012   Change   2013   2012   Change
Mazda2   266   341   -22.0%   3,523   4,528   -22.2%
Mazda3   3,821   2,508   52.4%   34,024   34,888   -2.5%
Mazda5   206   299   -31.1%   3,183   4,615   -31.0%
Mazda6   210   548   -61.7%   3,896   3,904   -0.2%
MX-5   20   14   42.9%   523   687   -23.9%
RX-8             -     -   -              -     43   -100.0%
Passenger Car   4,523   3,710   21.9%   45,149   48,665   -7.2%
                         
CX-5   1,167   956   22.1%   14,966   9,524   57.1%
CX-7              -     243   -100.0%              -     3,092   -100.0%
CX-9   96   169   -43.2%   1,275   1,132   12.6%
Tribute              -     -   -               -     444   -100.0%
Light Truck   1,263   1,368   -7.7%   16,241   14,192   14.4%
                         
MAZDA TOTAL   5,786   5,078   13.9%   61,390   62,857   -2.3%


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 162 dealerships. For additional information visit Mazda Canada's media website at www.media.mazda.ca

 

SOURCE: Mazda Canada Inc.

For further information:

Contact: 
Sandra Lemaitre, National Manager, Public Relations
(905) 787-7167; slemaitr@mazda.ca


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