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Mazda Canada reports sales for April 2017

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RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported April sales of 6,776 vehicles, which represents a decrease of 9.3 percent versus April 2016. Year to date sales are 22,260, which is an increase of 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2016.

Key April 2017 sales notes:

  • April was the first full month of sales for the all-new 2017 CX-5, and the winning combination of refined style and craftsmanship with Mazda's SKYACTIV Technology was in high demand. Even as inventory is still ramping up at dealers across the country, CX-5 had its best April sales ever with 2,497 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 3.2 percent year-over-year (YOY) from last year's record April sales.
  • CX-9 continues its high-flying sales growth in the month of April, with an increase of 184.4 percent versus the same month in 2016. This is now the thirteenth consecutive month of YOY growth for the CX-9 following the launch of the second-generation model in spring 2016.
  • Total sales of Mazda's CX crossover SUV line, including the CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9, were up 6.2 percent YOY with 3,830 vehicles sold in the month of April. When making purchase decisions regarding crossover SUVs, a majority of Mazda customers continue to choose the AWD option, with 75.8 percent of CX-line vehicles sold in April being equipped with predictive i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive.

April

April

YOY

YTD

YTD

YOY


2017

2016

Change

2017

2016

Change

Mazda2

0

0

-

0

27

-100.0%

Mazda3

2,395

3,275

-26.9%

8,385

8,463

-0.9%

Mazda5

141

164

-14.0%

1,082

511

111.7%

Mazda6

245

251

-2.4%

758

669

13.3%

MX-5

165

173

-4.6%

455

369

23.3%

Passenger Car

2,946

3,863

-23.7%

10,680

10,039

6.4%

CX-3

949

1,054

-10.0%

2,778

3,071

-9.5%

CX-5

2,497

2,419

3.2%

7,605

7,270

4.6%

CX-9

384

135

184.4%

1,197

462

159.1%

Light Truck

3,830

3,608

6.2%

11,580

10,803

7.2%

MAZDA TOTAL

6,776

7,471

-9.3%

22,260

20,842

6.8%


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.

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