Mazda CX-5, CX-3 Win Coveted Awards
Galadari Automobiles, the distributor of Mazda vehicles in the UAE, has received two prestigious awards at the annual MECOTY Awards 2019. Mazda CX-5, a premium range that offers the versatility of an SUV, grabbed the Best Compact SUV title, while Mazda CX-3, the latest version of the compact crossover SUV, clinched the Best Sub Compact SUV award.
Mohamed Yahya Kazi Meeran, Director and Group CEO of Galadari Brothers, said the MECOTY 2019 awards are the latest in a spate of international recognitions the Japanese automaker has won for its superb designs and engineering excellence over the years.
“Mazda has an unparalleled track record for redefining luxury and cutting-edge technology that offer customers a great driving experience at affordable cost. For motoring enthusiasts who look for vehicles that offer a blend of savings and superior performance, a visit to Galadari Automobiles’ showrooms in the UAE will always be a delightful experience,” said Yahya.
Axel Dreyer, CEO of Galadari Automotive Division, said the awards are a reflection of the superb engineers at Mazda R&D centres, who are working relentlessly to develop the latest safety and comfort features that makes driving Mazda an experience. “This goes along with the highest level of quality achieved in the Japan based manufacturing facilities. Galadari’s strategy is to support every one of our customers through the physical, digital or virtual channel that’s the best for them and to have a customer experience at every touchpoint that is as good as our award-winning products.”
Zameer Ahmad, General Manager, Customer Service & Experience Mazda Middle East & Africa, said it is a wonderful honour to have the CX-3 & CX-5 win the prestigious awards. “These accolades reflect the positive experience of our valued customers and some of the region’s top motoring experts who tested these vehicles. It is also a recognition of Mazda’s dedication towards making products that provide ultimate ownership experience.”
According to automotive industry experts, the new SUV crossovers are vehicles with amazing features that give customers a premium driving experience. “For those looking to buy vehicles that offer both savings and performance, look no further. With Mazda, one can always expect superior quality at affordable prices.”
By redefining the values of luxury and incorporating a variety of advanced features in its all-new range of vehicles, Mazda has carved out a niche for itself as an automaker that offers a great driving experience combined with fuel efficiency.
The distinctive KODO design, which represents the Japanese spirit of ‘The Soul of Motion’ is among the many superb features of the vehicles that Mazda produce. This design philosophy strives to create an emotional bond between driver and car. MECOTY integrates a complex yet transparent nomination and scoring methodology, which is developed, tested and implemented bythe most experienced ‘motoring minds’ of the industry. The nominated vehicles were driven by 19 automotive journalists from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon during a period of 6 months.