Mazda Canada reports sales for March 2016

RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported March sales of 6,046 vehicles, representing a decrease of 14.0 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through March are down 4.8 percent versus last year, with 13,371 vehicles sold.

Key March 2016 sales notes:

  • MCI's best-selling model continues to be the Mazda3, with 2,457 vehicles sold in March.
  • Mazda CX-5 had its best March sales ever with 2,198 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 6.4 percent versus March 2015. The CX-5 has now produced 10 straight months of record YOY sales.
  • Mazda's all-new CX-3 sold 851 vehicles in March, and is as the third highest seller in the Mazda lineup, behind the Mazda3 and CX-5.
  • Mazda's line of CX crossover vehicles continue a strong growth trend, with sales increasing by 44.9 percent in March.
  • With the arrival of spring, consumers start gearing up for convertible weather, sending March sales for the MX-5 up 121.7 percent, representing the best MX-5 sales in the month of March since 2008.
  • SKYACTIV Technology proves to be the key between performance and fuel efficiency as customers demand a no compromise solution. 95.9 percent of Mazda vehicles sold in March were equipped with SKYACTIV Technology.
  March March YOY YTD YTD YOY
  2016 2015 Change 2016 2015 Change
Mazda2 - 140 -100.0% 27 286 -90.6%
Mazda3 2,457 3,700 -33.6% 5,188 7,377 -29.7%
Mazda5 147 703 -79.1% 347 1,157 -70.0%
Mazda6 189 266 -28.9% 418 501 -16.6%
MX-5 102 46 121.7% 196 67 192.5%
Passenger Car 2,895 4,855 -40.4% 6,176 9,388 -34.2%
CX-3 851 - - 2,017 - -
CX-5 2,198 2,065 6.4% 4,851 4,394 10.4%
CX-9 102 110 -7.3% 327 266 22.9%
Light Truck 3,151 2,175 44.9% 7,195 4,660 54.4%
MAZDA TOTAL 6,046 7,030 -14.0% 13,371 14,048 -4.8%

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.

For further information:

Contact:

Chuck Reimer, Mazda Canada, (905) 787-7079
Sandra Lemaitre, Mazda Canada, (905) 787-7167


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