-- CX-5 continues its uptrend with third record sales month in 2013 --
TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada announced sales for August 2013 today totaling 7,077, which represents an increase of 5% compared to August 2012. Total year-to-date sales of 49,957 are down by 2% versus 2012.
Sales in August were led by the compact Mazda3, with 3,916 sold. Over 60% of all Mazda3s sold in August were equipped with the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV Technology, which also accounted for 66% of total vehicles sold in August. With total sales of 1,939, the 2014 CX-5 once again broke its previous best monthly sales record for the third time in 2013, increasing the year-over-year sales by 130% and is up year-to-date 61% compared to 2012.
"With Canadian new vehicle sales poised to break an all-time record in 2013, we are well positioned to take advantage of this newfound consumer buying confidence with our strong current line-up of fuel-efficient, fun-to-drive vehicles like the 2014 Mazda6 and CX-5," said Kory Koreeda, President, Mazda Canada. "The sales momentum that we're creating with these new vehicles will continue to grow with the all-new 2014 Mazda3 that will be in dealerships soon, which features class-leading technology and impressive fuel economy."
- CX-5 breaks record sales in August, increasing YOY by 130%
- MX-5 increases sales by 12% over previous year
- Year-to-date sales for Mazda6 are up 16%
- CX-9 maintains 28% increase year-to-date
- Total sales are up 5% over August 2013
- SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 66% of all sales in August
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.
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