Mazda Canada reports sales for May 2016

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ -  Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported May sales of  6,720 vehicles, representing an increase of 0.2 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through May are down 1.8 percent versus last year, with 27,562 vehicles sold.

Key May 2016 sales notes:

  • The all-new 2016 CX-9 started its first few days in dealerships with a splash, contributing to a year-over-year increase of 246.1 percent for its best May sales month ever.
  • MCI's best-selling model continues to be the Mazda3, with 2,860 vehicles sold in May.
  • Mazda CX-5 had its best May sales ever with 2,188 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 14.8 percent versus May 2015. The CX-5 has now produced 12 straight months of record YOY sales.
  • Mazda's all-new CX-3 sold 848 vehicles in May, and is 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 23.3 percent in May. 
  • Demand for the new MX-5 continues to be strong as parts of the country experience unusually warm May temperatures, sending sales for the MX-5 up 183.6 percent, representing the best MX-5 sales in the month of May since 2008.
  • SKYACTIV Technology proves to be the key between performance and fuel efficiency as customers demand a no compromise solution. 92.9 percent of Mazda vehicles sold in May were equipped with SKYACTIV Technology.

May

May

YOY

YTD

YTD

YOY


2016

2015

Change

2016

2015

Change

Mazda2

-

105

-100.0%

27

532

-94.9%

Mazda3

2,860

3,381

-15.4%

11,323

14,991

-24.5%

Mazda5

166

187

-11.2%

677

1,516

-55.3%

Mazda6

194

269

-27.9%

863

1,096

-21.3%

MX-5

156

55

183.6%

525

209

151.2%

Passenger Car

3,376

3,997

-15.5%

13,415

18,344

-26.9%

CX-3

848

717

18.3%

3,919

717

446.6%

CX-5

2,188

1,906

14.8%

9,458

8,532

10.9%

CX-9

308

89

246.1%

770

475

62.1%

Light Truck

3,344

2,712

23.3%

14,147

9,724

45.5%

MAZDA TOTAL

6,720

6,709

0.2%

27,562

28,068

-1.8%

 

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

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