Mazda Canada announced sales for February 2013 Friday totaling 4,833 units, which represents an increase of 2 percent compared to February 2012.

The all-new 2014 Mazda6 had its first full month on sale and increased sales by 219 percent over February 2012.

The refreshed 2013 CX-9 also experienced record February sales, jumping 176 percent over 2012. In all, the CX-line of crossovers is up by 59 percent year-over-year.

“The all-new Mazda6 is Mazda’s most technologically advanced vehicle,” said Vito Paladino, Director of Sales Operations at Mazda Canada. “And with its sleek and attractive styling, excellent fuel economy, and outstanding value, consumers are taking notice.”

The Mazda3 compact sedan and hatchback also saw sales increase by 4 percent year-over-year with 2,345 total sales for February, making this the Mazda3’s best February since 2010.

With the addition of the fully-SKYACTIV Mazda6 in the line-up, sales of vehicles equipped with the fuel-saving SKYACTIV Technology equaled 55 percent of all Mazda Canada sales in February 2013.