Mazda Canada announces sales results for April 2013

— All-new Mazda6 maintains strong sales momentum —

TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ – Mazda Canada announced sales for April 2013
today totaling 6,682, which represents a decrease of 5% compared to
April 2012. Total year-to-date sales of 23,420 are up by 1% over the
first four months of 2012.

Sales of the all-new SKYACTIV Mazda6 shot up by 451% in April, making it
the best April sales since 2009. SKYACTIV Technology-equipped vehicles
accounted for nearly 60% of total vehicles sold in April.

“With the addition of the all-new Mazda6 with the new 2.5L SKYACTIV-G
engine to our line-up, more and more consumers are experiencing what
SKYACTIV is all about,” stated David Klan, Senior Director of Sales,
Marketing and Regional Operations at Mazda Canada. “The Mazda6 provides
a driving experience like no other midsize sedan, combined with design
and quality that is second to none.”

The refreshed CX-9 and CX-5 also experienced positive gains in April,
increasing 114% and 9%, respectively. The 2014 CX-5 is now available
with an all-new 2.5L gasoline engine which produces 184 horsepower and
185 lb-ft of torque while still maintaining the excellent fuel economy
standards set by the 2.0L CX-5 one year ago.

April Highlights

  • Mazda6 sales dramatically rise 451% in April and up 148% YTD
  • Mazda CX-9 sales jumped 114% for best April since 2007 model
  • Mazda CX-5 sales increased 9% in April and are up 53% YTD
  • SKYACTIV Technology vehicles accounted for 59% of all sales in April

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

SOURCE: Mazda Canada Inc.