-- Mazda3 sees best October sales in its ten year history --
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada announced sales for October 2013 today totaling 5,786, marking the best October sales since 2008. Sales in October increased 14% compared to the previous year.
Sales in October were led by the compact Mazda3, with 3,821 sold. In its first full month on sale, the all-new 2014 Mazda3 clearly resonated with consumers, helping to increase the carline's sales by 52% over October 2012. 63% of all Mazda3s sold in October were equipped with the fuel-efficient SKYACTIV Technology, which also accounted for 65% of all Mazda vehicles sold in the month of October.
"Our dealers and consumers are equally excited to see the all-new 2014 Mazda3 now in dealer showrooms, as proved by the first full month on sale," said David Klan, Senior Director, Sales, Marketing & Regional Operations. "With such a successful start, I think everyone would agree we have a winner on our hands."
With total sales of 1,167, the 2014 CX-5 has now enjoyed nine consecutive months of increased sales, rising year-over-year by 22% and 57% year-to-date compared to 2012.
- CX-5 sales up for nine consecutive months, up 22% in October
- Mazda3 sales jump 52%, best October sales on record
- MX-5 sales increased by 43% year over year
- Passenger car sales rose by 22% over October 2012
- SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 65% of all sales in October
- Total vehicle sales increased by 14% in October
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 162 dealerships. For additional information visit Mazda Canada's media website at www.media.mazda.ca
SOURCE: Mazda Canada Inc.
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