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Mazda Canada reports sales for May 2018

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Mazda Canada reports sales for May 2018

Canada NewsWire

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported May sales of 7,750 vehicles, representing an increase of 6.9 percent versus May 2017. Year-to-date (YTD) sales are 31,103, which is an increase of 5.4 percent compared to the same period in 2017.

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KEY MAY SALES NOTES:

  • For the first time in 2018, the Mazda3 took the lead in sales, edging out the CX-5 in May, although the ever-popular crossover remains in the lead year-to-date. Mazda3 sales were up by 2.2 percent year-over-year, while the compact car segment declined by 7.9 percent.
  • CX-3 smashed its previous best-ever sales record with 1,326 units sold, which is a 21.8 percent increase compared to May 2017. May was the tenth consecutive record sales month for CX-3, which is up 34.4 percent YTD.
  • CX-5 had its best May sales ever with 2,605 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 10.7 percent year-over-year (YOY).
  • The new 2018 Mazda6, now available with the SKYACTIV-G 2.5T gasoline turbo engine, had its first full month on sale in May, contributing to the best May sales for Mazda6 since 2014, up 11.1 percent YOY.
  • Sales of Mazda's CX-line remain strong, with CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9 collectively reaching 4,279 vehicles sold in the month of May. This number represents an increase of 11.7 percent YOY, and 18.1 percent YTD, driving growth for Mazda.
  • Among Mazda CX-line buyers, Mazda's predictive i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive option continues to be a favorite, with 82.9 percent of customers choosing the AWD option in May.


May

2018

May

2017

YOY

Change

YTD

2018

YTD

2017

YOY

Change

Mazda3

2,874

2,813

2.2%

10,631

11,198

-5.1%

Mazda5

191

190

0.5%

629

1,272

-50.6%

Mazda6

291

262

11.1%

1,194

1,020

17.1%

MX-5

115

154

-25.3%

441

609

-27.6%

Passenger Car

3,471

3,419

1.5%

12,895

14,099

-8.5%

CX-3

1,326

1,089

21.8%

5,199

3,867

34.4%

CX-5

2,605

2,353

10.7%

11,307

9,958

13.5%

CX-9

348

389

-10.5%

1,702

1,586

7.3%

Light Truck

4,279

3,831

11.7%

18,208

15,411

18.1%

MAZDA TOTAL

7,750

7,250

6.9%

31,103

29,510

5.4%

 

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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