U.S. Shows Strong Sales in Mazda’s Global Launch of a All-New Compact Crossover SUV
IRVINE, Calif. (May 24, 2012) – All new from a belligerent adult and Mazda’s initial car to entirely incorporate SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, a 2013 CX-5 compress SUV has exceeded early expectations a universe over by impressing not usually critics though consumers as well. Entering a ever-expanding and always rival compress SUV shred was never deliberate an easy assign though CX-5 has proven itself a some-more than robust contender.
“The 2013 CX-5 offers many of a needs and wants of compress SUV shoppers – and afterwards some,” pronounced Robert Davis, comparison clamp president, U.S. Operations, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). “Its best-in-class fuel economy for both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive models as good as a accurate doing and energetic ability to perform on a perfectionist competition lane such as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca proves that a better, stronger, smarter truth behind SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY is not a gimmick though truly ground-breaking engineering.”
Available in singular quantities during a finish of February, CX-5 has enjoyed usually sprightly dealership trade with sum year-to-date sales in a United States of 7,503 units. Northern neighbor, Mazda Canada, Inc., has achieved sales of 3,324 units, an equally considerable figure in a smaller automotive marketplace of about 2 million units (compared to a U.S.’s guess of some-more than 14 million units).
Other tellurian regions are experiencing likewise clever sales figures. In Australia, CX-5 is a country’s best-selling compress SUV over a Mar and Apr duration with some-more than 2,800 units sold. Russia leads a approach in Europe with some-more than 7,500 vehicles ordered. Germany is a tighten second, achieving some-more than 5,000 car orders given rising a small some-more than a month ago.
In Japan, home to tellurian domicile Mazda Motor Corporation, a annual sales aim for CX-5 was primarily set during 12,000 units. Since a vehicle’s launch in mid-February, CX-5 has been an über-overachiever with sales already commanding scarcely 16,000 units. CX-5 models versed with a 2.2-liter SKYACTIV-D diesel engine contain scarcely 80 percent of a domestic sales brew with a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine creation adult a remaining 20 percent. In North America, usually a SKYACTIV-G engine is available, creation a segment a tellurian personality in sales of that engine.
Available in 3 trim levels – Sport, Touring and Grand Touring – CX-5 starts during a rival $20,695 MSRP in a U.S. The CX-5 Sport FWD, when versed with a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed primer transmission, achieves a class-leading estimated EPA fuel economy of 26 city and 35 highway miles per gallon (MPG). The CX-5 Sport AWD, when versed with a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed involuntary transmission, is EPA rated during an equally best-in-class fuel economy of 25 city and 31 highway MPG.
The 2013 CX-5 also is famous as a “Top Safety Pick” by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States and Mexico by some-more than 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.
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