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Mazda Canada reports sales for March 2018

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Mazda Canada reports sales for March 2018

Canada NewsWire

RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported March sales of 7,048 vehicles, representing an increase of 1.5 percent versus March 2017. This is the best March sales month for Mazda Canada since 2013. Year-to-date sales are 16,075, which is an increase of 3.8 percent compared to the same period in 2017.

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

Key March 2018 and Q1 sales notes:

  • Through the first quarter, CX-5 still holds the lead as the best-selling model in the Mazda lineup, ahead of the perennially best-selling Mazda3 compact car. This is a shift from 2017, when the Mazda3 regained the lead after 3 months.
  • CX-5 had its best March sales ever with 1,744 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 36.4 percent year-over-year (YOY).
  • Posting its best-ever March since first going on sale in 2007, the CX-9 finished the month up 12.0 percent YOY.
  • The CX-3 recorded its eighth consecutive record sales month, with 1,192 vehicles sold in the month of March. This number represents an increase of 41.4 percent versus March of last year, and 45.8 through the first quarter.
  • Mazda's CX-line of crossovers, including the CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9, led the sales charge in March, resulting in the best March sales since 2013. Collectively, Mazda sold 4,192 crossovers in the month of March, marking an increase of 34.7 percent YOY, and 26.1 through the first three months of 2018.

March

March

YOY

YTD

YTD

YOY


2018

2017

Change

2018

2017

Change

Mazda3

2,411

2,996

-19.5%

5,310

5,990

-11.4%

Mazda5

144

393

-63.4%

311

941

-67.0%

Mazda6

225

302

-25.5%

554

513

8.0%

MX-5

76

140

-45.7%

127

290

-56.2%

Passenger Car

2,856

3,831

-25.5%

6,302

7,734

-18.5%

CX-3

1,192

843

41.4%

2,667

1,829

45.8%

CX-5

2,571

1,885

36.4%

6,097

5,108

19.4%

CX-9

429

383

12.0%

1,009

813

24.1%

Light Truck

4,192

3,111

34.7%

9,773

7,750

26.1%

MAZDA TOTAL

7,048

6,942

1.5%

16,075

15,484

3.8%

 

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 164 dealerships. For additional information visit Mazda Canada's media website at www.media.mazda.ca.  

SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.

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