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Mazda Canada reports sales for February 2018

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RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported February sales of 4,611 vehicles, representing an increase of 1.7 percent versus February 2017. This is the best February sales month for Mazda Canada since 2013. Year-to-date sales are 9,027, which is an increase of 5.7 percent compared to the same period in 2017.

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

Key February 2018 sales notes:

  • CX-5 held the lead as the best-selling model in the Mazda lineup for the second month in 2018, ahead of the perennially best-selling Mazda3 compact car. CX-5 had its best February sales ever with 1,744 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 5.7 percent year-over-year (YOY).
  • Posting its best-ever February since first going on sale in 2007, the CX-9 finished the month up 42.0 percent YOY.
  • The CX-3 recorded its 7th consecutive record sales month, with 765 vehicles sold in the month of February. This number represents an increase of 47.7 percent versus February of last year.
  • Mazda6 also enjoyed a solid 47.7 percent gain in February sales, even as the midsize sedan segment experienced a drop of 6.1 percent.
  • Mazda's CX-line, including the CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9, led the sales charge in February, resulting in Mazda's best February sales since 2013. Collectively, Mazda sold 2,820 crossovers in the month of February, marking an increase of 18.1 percent YOY.
  • Among CX-line buyers, Mazda's i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive option continues to be a favorite, with 84.2 percent of customers choosing the AWD option in February.


February

February

YOY

YTD

YTD

YOY


2017

2016

Change

2017

2016

Change

Mazda3

1,510

1,555

-2.9%

2,899

2,994

-3.2%

Mazda5

78

407

-80.8%

167

548

-69.5%

Mazda6

164

111

47.7%

329

211

55.9%

MX-5

39

73

51

95

150

-66.0%

Passenger Car

1,791

2,146

-16.5%

3,446

3,903

-11.7%

CX-3

765

518

47.7%

1,475

986

49.6%

CX-5

1,744

1,650

5.7%

3,526

3,223

9.4%

CX-9

311

219

42.0%

580

430

34.9%

Light Truck

2,820

2,387

18.1%

5,581

4,639

20.3%

MAZDA TOTAL

4,611

4,533

1.7%

9,027

8,542

5.7%

 

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.

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