Mazda Canada reports sales for August 2016

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported August sales of 6,546 vehicles, representing a decrease of 3.9 percent versus last year. Year-to-date (YTD) sales through August are down 4.1 percent versus last year, with 46,746 vehicles sold.

Key August 2016 sales notes:

  • The all-new 2016 CX-9 recorded its best August sales ever with 208, increasing 21.6 percent year-over-year (YOY).
  • For the first month in Mazda history, the best-selling model was a crossover, with the CX-5 outselling the Mazda3.
  • Mazda CX-5 had its best sales month ever with 2,607 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 21.3 percent versus August 2015.
  • Mazda's subcompact CX-3 sold 887 vehicles in August, and is the third highest seller in the Mazda lineup, behind the CX-5 and Mazda3.  
  • With the new CX-9 in the ranks, Mazda's line of CX crossover vehicles continues a strong growth trend, with YTD sales to the upside by 28.7 percent.   
  • SKYACTIV Technology proves to be the key between performance and fuel efficiency as customers demand a no compromise solution. 97.9 percent of Mazda vehicles sold in August were equipped with SKYACTIV Technology.

August
2016

August
2015

YOY
Change

YTD
2016

YTD
2015

YOY
Change

Mazda2

-

29

-100.0%

27

714

-96.2%

Mazda3

2,492

3,102

-19.7%

19,004

24,762

-23.3%

Mazda5

139

160

-13.1%

1,088

2,048

-46.9%

Mazda6

139

218

-36.2%

1,353

1,817

-25.5%

MX-5

74

76

-2.6%

808

423

91.0%

Passenger Car

2,844

3,585

-20.7%

22,280

29,764

-25.1%

CX-3

887

906

-2.1%

6,444

3,437

87.5%

CX-5

2,607

2,150

21.3%

16,337

14,718

11.0%

CX-9

208

171

21.6%

1,685

848

98.7%

Light Truck

3,702

3,227

14.7%

24,466

19,003

28.7%

MAZDA TOTAL

6,546

6,812

-3.9%

46,746

48,767

-4.1%

 

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. - Sales News

For further information: Chuck Reimer, Mazda Canada, (905) 787-7079; Sandra Lemaitre, Mazda Canada, (905) 787-7167

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