Mazda Canada reports sales for September 2015

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada announced sales for September 2015 today totaling 6,636, which is an increase of 5% compared to September 2014.

Sales in September were led by the compact Mazda3 with 2,864 sold. The CX-5 was the second-best selling model for Mazda in September with 2,124 units sold, marking its best September sales on record and the eighth monthly record increase in 2015. Along with the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 and CX-9, Mazda's CX line of crossovers enjoyed a 76% increase versus Mazda's crossover sales in September 2014.

The all-new 2016 MX-5 continues to generate excitement in the showrooms, increasing sales by 272% for the best September sales in a decade.

"Even as summer turns into autumn, our customers can't wait to get their hands on the new MX-5 roadster," said David Klan, Senior Director, Sales, Marketing and Regional Operations. "As soon as you get behind the wheel of this car, it puts a permanent smile on your face and every drive becomes a great experience, which is why it remains the world's best-selling roadster."

In September, 94% of all Mazda vehicles sold were equipped with the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV Technology. With the addition of the new MX-5 roadster and CX-3 subcompact crossover into the lineup, Mazda is moving ever closer to offering SKYACTIV Technology in every vehicle in showrooms.

September Highlights

  • CX-5 sales increased 24% compared to September 2014; best September sales on record
  • CX-9 sales were up 45%
  • Mazda6 increased sales by 149% versus September 2014
  • MX-5 sales jumped 272%; best September sales since 2005
  • Crossover sales were up 76% compared to September 2014
  • SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 94% of all sales in September

  September September YOY YTD YTD YOY
  2015 2014 Change 2015 2014 Change
Mazda2 22 184 -88.0% 736 1,836 -59.9%
Mazda3 2,864 3,849 -25.6% 27,626 33,016 -16.3%
Mazda5 139 263 -47.1% 2,187 3,105 -29.6%
Mazda6 363 225 61.3% 2,180 2,428 -10.2%
MX-5 108 29 272.4% 531 480 10.6%
Passenger Car 3,496 4,550 -23.2% 33,260 40,865 -18.6%
CX-3 916 - - 4,353 - -
CX-5 2,124 1,719 23.6% 16,842 15,047 11.9%
CX-9 100 69 44.9% 948 1,009 -6.0%
Light Truck 3,140 1,788 75.6% 22,143 16,056 37.9%
MAZDA TOTAL 6,636 6,338 4.7% 55,403 56,921 -2.7%

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


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