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Mazda Canada reports sales for April 2018

RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported April sales of 7,278 vehicles, representing an increase of 7.4 percent versus April 2017. Year-to-date (YTD) sales are 23,353, which is an increase of 4.9 percent compared to the same period in 2017.

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

KEY APRIL SALES NOTES:

  • Another month with the CX-5 maintaining the lead as the best-selling model in the Mazda lineup, ahead of the perennially best-selling Mazda3 compact car. CX-5 had its best April sales ever with 2,605 vehicles sold, which is an increase of 4.3 percent year-over-year (YOY).
  • Mazda3 finished the month up 2.2 percent, against the compact car segment which is down 17.5 percent.
  • The new 2018 Mazda6, now available with the SKYACTIV-G 2.5T gasoline turbo engine, went on sale in April and contributed towards the best April sales for Mazda6 since 2013, up 42.4 percent YOY.
  • MX-5 kicked off spring with the best April sales month in a decade, and is up 20.6 percent compared to April 2017. 
  • April was the ninth consecutive record sales month for CX-3, with 1,206 vehicles. This represents an increase of 27.1 percent versus April of last year, and 39.4 percent YTD.
  • Sales of Mazda's CX-line remain strong, with CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9 collectively reaching 4,156 vehicles sold in the month of April. This number represents an increase of 8.5 percent YOY, and 20.3 percent YTD. Among Mazda CX-line buyers, Mazda's i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive option continues to be a favorite, with 84.6 percent of customers choosing the AWD option in April.


April

2018

April

2017

YOY

Change

YTD

2018

YTD

2017

YOY

Change

Mazda3

2,447

2,395

2.2%

7,757

8,385

-7.5%

Mazda5

127

141

-9.9%

438

1,082

-59.5%

Mazda6

349

245

42.4%

903

758

19.1%

MX-5

199

165

20.6%

326

455

-28.4%

Passenger Car

3,122

2,946

6.0%

9,424

10,680

-11.8%

CX-3

1,206

949

27.1%

3,873

2,778

39.4%

CX-5

2,605

2,497

4.3%

8,702

7,605

14.4%

CX-9

345

384

-10.2%

1,354

1,197

13.1%

Light Truck

4,156

3,830

8.5%

13,929

11,580

20.3%

MAZDA TOTAL

7,278

6,776

7.4%

23,353

22,260

4.9%

 

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.

For further information: Chuck Reimer, Mazda Canada, (905) 787-7079; Sandra Lemaitre, Mazda Canada, (905) 787-7167

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