Mazda Canada sales results for September 2013

-- September is eighth straight month of sales increases for CX-5 --

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada announced sales for September 2013 today totaling 5,647, which represents a decrease of 16% compared to September 2012. Total year-to-date sales of 55,604 are down by 4% versus 2012.

Sales in September were led by the compact Mazda3, with 3,310 sold. Almost 60% of all Mazda3s sold in September were equipped with the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV Technology, which also accounted for 63% of all Mazda vehicles sold in September. With total sales of 1,384, the 2014 CX-5 has now enjoyed eight consecutive months of increased sales, rising year-over-year by 63% and 61% year-to-date compared to 2012.

"With the all-new 2014 Mazda3 now arriving in our dealer showrooms, this is the beginning of an exciting time for Mazda and our customers," said Clark Colby, Director, Sales Operations. "The 2014 Mazda3 is a revolutionary compact car that will quickly become the benchmark in the segment for its combination of excellent driving dynamics, exceptional fuel efficiency, and class-above technology."

The all-new 2014 Mazda3 is available now in dealerships with a starting MSRP of $15,995, which is the same base price as the outgoing 2013 Mazda3. It features Mazda's KODO - Soul of Motion design; advanced i-ACTIVSENSE safety features; the full suite of SKYACTIV Technology, including a choice of two SKYACTIV-G engines and two SKYACTIV transmissions, both manual and automatic; and Mazda's all-new Mazda Connect infotainment system that offers a wide range of media to the driver and its occupants.

September Highlights

  • CX-5 enjoys eighth straight month of YOY sales increases
  • MX-5 increases sales by 12% over previous year
  • Year-to-date sales for Mazda6 have risen by 10%
  • CX-9 sales are up 22% year-to-date
  • SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 63% of all sales in September
      September   September     %     YTD     YTD     %
      2013   2012     Change     2013     2012     Change
Mazda2     266   435     -38.9     3,257     4,187     -22.2
Mazda3     3,310   4,278     -22.6     30,203     32,380     -6.7
Mazda5     262   434     -39.6     2,977     4,316     -31.0
Mazda6     295   436     -32.3     3,686     3,356     9.8
MX-5     24   31     -22.6     503     673     -25.3
RX-8                -   -     -                 -     43     -100.0
Passenger Car     4,157   5,614     -26.0     40,626     44,955     -9.6
                                   
CX-5     1,384   848     63.2     13,799     8,568     61.1
CX-7                -   145     -100.0                 -     2,849     -100.0
CX-9     106   122     -13.1     1,179     963     22.4
Tribute                -   -     -                 -     444     -100.0
Light Truck     1,490   1,115     33.6     14,978     12,824     16.8
                                   
MAZDA TOTAL     5,647   6,729     -16.1     55,604     57,779     -3.8

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:

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


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