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MAZDA ACHIEVES BEST NOVEMBER SALES SINCE 1994

- Four models post record sales performance; Mazda's Northeast Region shows excellent signs of recovery after Hurricane Sandy -

Dec 3, 2012

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported November U.S. sales of 21,691 vehicles, representing an increase of 17.7 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through November are up 9.1 percent (9.1 percent DSR) versus last year, with 249,795 vehicles sold.

Key November sales notes:

  • Mazda's November sales performance was a multi-carline effort as Mazda2 (2,495), Mazda3 (9,841), Mazda5 (1,284), and Mazda MX-5 Miata (369) all acheived record November sales.
  • Mazda2 experienced its best November sales ever with 2,495 units sold, up a whopping 212 percent year-over-year.
  • Mazda3 reported its best November sales ever with 9,841 units, up 43 percent. The SKYACTIV-equipped model represented 67.0 percent of Mazda3 vehicles sold for the month.
  • Mazda CX-5 continues to be Mazda's best-selling SUV and second best carline all-together, acheiving 4,213 units sold in November.
  • Mazda5 had an oustanding showing as it sold 1,284 vehicles, up 31 percent, making it the best November since 2008 and its best month since February 2012.  
  • Even heading into Winter, the Mazda MX-5 stays hot as it had its best November since 2009 with 369 vehicles sold, up 26 percent.
  • Mazda CX-9 had its best performance all year, with 2,285 vehicles sold.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported November sales of 2,117 vehicles, down 27.0 percent versus November 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

                               
   

Nov

 

Nov

 

%

 

% MTD

Nov

 

Nov

 

%

 

% YTD

   

2012

 

2011

 

Change

 

DSR

2012

 

2011

 

Change

 

DSR

                               

Mazda2

 

2,495

 

801

 

211.5%

 

211.5%

16,348

 

12,610

 

29.6%

 

29.2%

Mazda3

 

9,841

 

6,873

 

43.2%

 

43.2%

113,064

 

93,153

 

21.4%

 

20.9%

Mazda5

 

1,284

 

982

 

30.8%

 

30.8%

11,738

 

17,949

 

(34.6)%

 

(34.8)%

Mazda6

 

1,204

 

4,292

 

(71.9)%

 

(71.9)%

32,372

 

32,644

 

(0.8)%

 

(1.2)%

MX-5 Miata

 

369

 

294

 

25.5%

 

25.5%

5,911

 

5,335

 

10.8%

 

10.4%

RX-8

 

-

 

28

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

80

 

733

 

(89.1)%

 

(89.1)%

CX-5

 

4,213

 

-

 

N/A

 

N/A

37,363

 

-

 

N/A

 

N/A

CX-7

 

-

 

2,298

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

11,327

 

32,940

 

(65.6)%

 

(65.7)%

CX-9

 

2,285

 

2,662

 

(14.2)%

 

(14.2)%

21,089

 

30,215

 

(30.2)%

 

(30.4)%

Tribute

 

-

 

202

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

503

 

2,494

 

(79.8)%

 

(79.9)%

                               

Total Vehicles

                             
                               

CARS

 

15,193

 

13,270

 

14.5%

 

14.5%

179,513

 

162,424

 

10.5%

 

10.1%

TRUCKS

 

6,498

 

5,162

 

25.9%

 

25.9%

70,282

 

65,649

 

7.1%

 

6.7%

                               

TOTAL

 

21,691

 

18,432

 

17.7%

 

17.7%

249,795

 

228,073

 

9.5%

 

9.1%

                               
                               

MEMO:

                             
                               

IMPORT CAR

 

13,989

 

8,978

 

55.8%

   

147,141

 

129,780

 

13.4%

   

IMPORT TRUCK

 

6,498

 

4,960

 

31.0%

   

69,779

 

63,155

 

10.5%

   

IMPORT TOTAL

 

20,487

 

13,938

 

47.0%

   

216,920

 

192,935

 

12.4%

   
                               

DOMESTIC CAR

 

1,204

 

4,292

 

(71.9)%

   

32,372

 

32,644

 

(0.8)%

   

DOMESTIC TRUCK

 

-

 

202

 

(100.0)%

   

503

 

2,494

 

(79.8)%

   

DOMESTIC TOTALS

 

1,204

 

4,494

 

(73.2)%

   

32,875

 

35,138

 

(6.4)%

   

Selling Days

 

25

 

25

       

284

 

283

       

 

 

SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

For further information: Nick Beard, Mazda North American Operations, +1-949-727-6567, or Eric Booth, Mazda North American Operations, +1-949-727-6144

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