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MAZDA REPORTS OCTOBER SALES

- Best-Ever October Sales for Mazda2 and Mazda3 -

Nov 1, 2012

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported October U.S. sales of 18,622 vehicles, representing an increase of 1.6 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through October are up 8.8 percent (8.4 percent DSR) versus last year, with 228,104 vehicles sold.

Key October sales notes:

  • Mazda2 celebrated its best-ever October, up 18 percent year-over-year with 1,124 vehicles sold.
  • Mazda3 also achieved its best October ever with 9,518 vehicles sold, up 34 percent year-over-year. In particular, the SKYACTIV-equipped model represented 81.5 percent of all Mazda3 vehicles sold for the month.
  • Sales of the all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 remain hot as it reported 3,778 sales while continuing to be inventory driven, with only 29 days of supply available.
  • In the U.S., Mazda's total SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY vehicle sales for October (comprised of CX-5 and certain models of Mazda3) account for 61.9 percent of the company's total sales for the month.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported June sales of 1,880 vehicles, down 28.0 percent versus October of last year. 

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through more than 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.

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Month-To-Date

Year-To-Date

                               
   

   Oct

 

  Oct

 

%

 

% MTD

    Oct

 

    Oct

 

%

 

% YTD

   

2012

 

2011

 

Change

 

DSR

2012

 

2011

 

Change

 

DSR

                               

Mazda2

 

1,124

 

954

 

17.8%

 

17.8%

13,853

 

11,809

 

17.3%

 

16.9%

Mazda3

 

9,518

 

7,095

 

34.2%

 

34.2%

103,223

 

86,280

 

19.6%

 

19.2%

Mazda5

 

761

 

962

 

(20.9)%

 

(20.9)%

10,454

 

16,967

 

(38.4)%

 

(38.6)%

Mazda6

 

1,515

 

3,438

 

(55.9)%

 

(55.9)%

31,168

 

28,352

 

9.9%

 

9.5%

MX-5 Miata

 

461

 

354

 

30.2%

 

30.2%

5,542

 

5,041

 

9.9%

 

9.5%

RX-8

 

-

 

41

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

80

 

705

 

(88.7)%

 

(88.7)%

CX-5

 

3,778

 

-

 

N/A

 

N/A

33,150

 

-

 

N/A

 

N/A

CX-7

 

-

 

2,807

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

11,327

 

30,642

 

(63.0)%

 

(63.2)%

CX-9

 

1,465

 

2,465

 

(40.6)%

 

(40.6)%

18,804

 

27,553

 

(31.8)%

 

(32.0)%

Tribute

 

-

 

210

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

503

 

2,292

 

(78.1)%

 

(78.1)%

                               

Total Vehicles

                             
                               

CARS

 

13,379

 

12,844

 

4.2%

 

4.2%

164,320

 

149,154

 

10.2%

 

9.7%

TRUCKS

 

5,243

 

5,482

 

(4.4)%

 

(4.4)%

63,784

 

60,487

 

5.5%

 

5.0%

                               

TOTAL

 

18,622

 

18,326

 

1.6%

 

1.6%

228,104

 

209,641

 

8.8%

 

8.4%

                               
                               

MEMO:

                             
                               

IMPORT CAR

 

11,864

 

9,406

 

26.1%

   

133,152

 

120,802

 

10.2%

   

IMPORT TRUCK

 

5,243

 

5,272

4,400

(0.6)%

   

63,281

 

58,195

 

8.7%

   

IMPORT TOTAL

 

17,107

 

14,678

 

16.5%

   

196,433

 

178,997

 

9.7%

   
                               

DOMESTIC CAR

 

1,515

 

3,438

 

(55.9)%

   

31,168

 

28,352

 

9.9%

   

DOMESTIC TRUCK

 

-

 

210

 

(100.0)%

   

503

 

2,292

 

(78.1)%

   

DOMESTIC TOTALS

 

1,515

 

3,648

 

(58.5)%

   

31,671

 

30,644

 

3.4%

   

Selling Days

 

26

 

26

       

259

 

258

       

 

SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

For further information: Halie Schmidt, Mazda Information Bureau, +1-714-913-9946, or Eric Booth, Mazda North American Operations, +1-949-727-6144

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