— Automobile Journalists Association of Canada awards Mazda3, CX-5, and CX-9 as best in their shred —
MONTREAL, Jan. 18, 2018 /CNW/ – Today during a Montreal International Auto Show media preview, Mazda Canada Inc. supposed 3 awards from a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) for winning their altogether categories. The Mazda3 was awarded Best Small Car In Canada For 2018, while a CX-5 took a endowment for Best Small Utility Vehicle In Canada For 2018, and a CX-9 was named Best Large Utility Vehicle In Canada For 2018. These awards make a Mazda3 authorised to win a altogether 2018 Canadian Car of a Year award, and a CX-5 and CX-9 are on a shortlist to win a Canadian Utility Vehicle of a Year for 2018.
“The Canadian Car of a Year awards, presented by a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, are a many prestigious automotive awards in a nation – and they’re intensely tough to win. A car unequivocally does have to be a really best in a category, and a foe grows worse any year,” pronounced AJAC President, Mark Richardson. “It’s a extensive attainment for a manufacturer to win one AJAC endowment in any given year, though it’s a conspicuous attainment for Mazda Canada to win 3 in 2018.”
While this is indeed utterly a feat, Mazda is no foreigner to a AJAC podium, being one of a winningest brands in a story of a AJAC Canadian Car of a Year awards. The Mazda3 has surfaced a difficulty 8 times before to this win, that helps to prominence because it is Mazda’s best-selling indication not customarily in Canada, though worldwide. The stream era was introduced for a 2014 indication year, display a durability interest of a KODO design, as good as a efficacy of SKYACTIV Technology that embody dual fit gasoline engines, primer and involuntary transmissions, sedan and hatchback bodies, and framework of a Mazda3 lineup.
With a new redesign, a CX-5 embodies all Canadian consumers wish in their bland vehicle: award-winning interior design, best-in-class pushing dynamics, and glorious fuel economy. For 2018, a CX-5 gets even better, introducing an updated 2.5L SKYACTIV-G engine with cylinder deactivation, a initial of a kind in North America. This new engine has a ability to undiscernibly close down dual cylinders during cruising speeds, and is designed to support in maximizing real-world fuel efficiency.
The CX-9 is Mazda’s largest vehicle, with room for 7 passengers, and is a flagship indication in Mazda’s crossover lineup. Featuring authentic materials within a award-winning cabin such as Nappa leather, and genuine rosewood and aluminum accents, a CX-9 Signature offers Canadian business a reward experience, though a cost tab that is customarily compared with this turn of sophistication and refinement. CX-9 is also a initial Mazda indication to occupy a SKYACTIV-G 2.5T turbocharged engine that produces 310 lb-ft of torque during a low 2,000 RPM, creation it one of a many manageable and rewarding 7-passenger crossovers to drive.
“We are really unapproachable to accept these awards from Canada’s automotive experts, a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada. The Mazda3, CX-5, and CX-9 clearly mount out in their particular segments, and any one represents a different, though one take on a best that Mazda has to offer for a Canadian consumer,” pronounced Masaharu Kondo, President, Mazda Canada. “Each of these vehicles facilities Mazda’s signature energetic doing characteristics, head-turning looks, and a full apartment of reserve technology, all total in a approach that a foe can’t beat.”
The AJAC Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of a Year awards module offers some of a many desired automotive awards accessible on a Canadian automotive landscape, and paint a common voice of Canada’s tip automotive experts. Vehicles are judged on a vast accumulation of design and biased qualities, definition there is no singular cause that determines a win. Instead, a car contingency paint an altogether package of quality, value, comfort, fuel economy, and many other factors that are vicious to a Canadian consumer.
About Mazda Canada Inc.
Mazda Canada Inc. is obliged for a sales and marketing, patron use and tools support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a national network of 165 dealerships. For additional information revisit Mazda Canada’s media website during www.media.mazda.ca.
SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.