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Mazda Canada Reports Sales For December and Full-Year 2017

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RICHMOND HILL, ON, Jan. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported December sales of 4,685 vehicles, which represents a decrease of 0.8 percent versus December 2016. Sales for the full 2017 calendar year are 74,056, which is an increase of 7.0 percent compared to CY2016, and the best full-year sales since 2010.

Mazda Canada Inc. (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

Key December and CY2017 sales notes:

  • The CX-3 finished the year strong with a record December, increasing sales by 27.9 percent. This was also a record full year of sales for CX-3, up 16.9 percent over CY2016. CX-3 ended the year in the second place in the subcompact crossover segment with 15.7 percent of the segment share.
  • The CX-5 also increased sales for the full calendar year, which it has done every year since it was introduced in 2012.
  • Rounding out the crossovers, CX-9 also enjoyed a record December with a sales increase of 51.2 percent over December 2016. Full year sales are also the best ever, jumping up over CY2016 sales by 61.3 percent.
  • MX-5 posted the best full-year sales since 2008, and increased over CY2016 by 26.7 percent.
  • Mazda6 ended the year with a 9.0 percent gain in December, and was up 23.8 percent for the full year.
  • As crossover vehicle sales continue to dominate the market, Mazda's CX-line posted YOY sales growth, with CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9 collectively posting an increase of 7.7 percent in December. The three crossover vehicles finished the year up 9.1 percent, with a record 40,285 vehicles sold in CY2017.
  • With Canada now in the winter months, Mazda's i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive system – available as an option on all Mazda crossover SUVs – continues its popularity among crossover SUV buyers, with 84.2 percent of buyers choosing the option.


December

2017

December

2016

YOY

Change

YTD

 2017

YTD

2016

YOY

Change

Mazda2

0

0

-

0

27

-100.0%

Mazda3

1,591

1,822

-12.7%

27,862

27,689

0.6%

Mazda5

116

136

-14.7%

2,224

1,617

37.5%

Mazda6

169

155

9.0%

2,541

2,053

23.8%

MX-5

13

13

0.0%

1,144

903

26.7%

Passenger Car

1,889

2,126

-11.1%

33,771

32,289

4.6%

CX-3

783

612

27.9%

10,938

9,354

16.9%

CX-5

1,709

1,783

-4.2%

25,404

25,123

1.1%

CX-9

304

201

51.2%

3,943

2,444

61.3%

Light Truck

2,796

2,596

7.7%

40,285

36,921

9.1%

MAZDA TOTAL

4,685

4,722

-0.8%

74,056

69,210

7.0%

 

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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