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TAMPA, FL, April 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- When the Mazda CX-5 was the first in the Mazda lineup to receive the complete suite of SkyActiv fuel-efficiency technologies, the awards rolled in from across the globe, including the 2013 Best Buy award from The Motor Report, an Australian automotive publication. (1)
Within the first few months following the CX-5's release around the world, including Mazda dealerships in Tampa, it was already proving its popularity with strong sales in North America. But in March and April of 2013, it was also Australia's best selling compact SUV. (2) It also proved to be popular in Europe, with Russia and Germany placing the most orders for the CX-5. (2) Additionally, in its home market of Japan, it outsold projections by a third in those first few months. (2)
Back in the states, the Mazda CX-5 was awarded Top Safety Pick status by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). (2)
Other awards include:
Crossover of the Year from AutoBytel (3)
Best Small Utility Vehicle from MotorWeek (3)
Most Earth Friendly Truck by Earth, Wind & Power Media (4)
SUV of the Year for the Americas by FIPA (an international panel of automotive journalists) (5)
Named among the 10 Best Interiors by Ward (6)
To learn more about the Mazda CX-5, visit www.fermanmazdaofbrandon.com.
1. "Best Buy Award 2013 Winner: Mazda CX-5 2.5-litre SkyActiv AWD." The Motor Report. themotorreport.com.au/58015/best-buy-award-2013-winner-mazda-cx-5-25-litre-skyactiv-awd.
2. "2013 Mazda CX-5 Proves to Be a Global Success Story." Mazda USA Media. mazdausamedia.com/index.php?s=31676&item=966#assets_67:125671.
3. "2013 CX-5" Mazda USA Media. mazdausamedia.com/index.php?s=31676&item=966.
4. "2013 Mazda CX-5 Dubbed Most Earth-Friendly Truck of the Year by Earth, Wind & Power Media." Mazda USA Media. mazdausamedia.com/index.php?s=31676&item=966#assets_67:125733.
5. "FIPA Names 2013 Mazda CX-5 SUV of the Year for the Americas." Mazda USA Media. mazdausamedia.com/index.php?s=31676&item=966#assets_67:125734.
6. "2013 Mazda CX-5 Named to Ward's '10 Best Interiors' List." Mazda USA Media. mazdausamedia.com/index.php?s=31626&item=125251/
About Ferman Mazda of Brandon:
Ferman Mazda of Brandon was the area's first Mazda Retail Revolution dealership. Ferman Motor Car Company has been providing a premium guest service experience to guests since 1895.
To learn more, please visit www.fermanmazdaofbrandon.com.
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