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MAZDA SETS 10-YEAR SALES RECORD IN AUGUST

- Mazda Shows No Signs of Slowing as CX-5, Mazda6 and Mazda3 Post Strong Sales Results -

Sep 4, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported its best August U.S. sales of 28,106 vehicles in 10 years, representing an increase of 26.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through August are up 6.8 percent versus last year, with 198,026 vehicles sold.

Key August sales notes:

  • Mazda reported its best August since 2003 with 28,106 vehicles sold, accounting for a 26.4 percent increase year-over-year (YOY).
  • SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY-equipped vehicles continue to perform very well as they accounted for 74.8 percent of all Mazda's sold in August. To help support demand, Mazda recently announced increased production on SKYACTIV Engines and Transmissions and has stated production will reach 1.1 million units by July 2014.
  • CX-5 had its best month ever with 8,506 vehicles sold, accounting for a 82.3 percent increase YOY.
  • Mazda6 continues to outpace expectations with 4,249 vehicles sold, representing an increase of 166.9 percent YOY.
  • Mazda3 had its best month of sales since September 2012 with 11,031 vehicles sold in August 2013. The first units of the all-new 2014 Mazda3 started arriving in dealers on August 21, 2013, and although inventory is tight, response from customers and dealers has been very positive.
  • Even as Summer is winding down, MX-5 Miata showed a YOY increase of 3.2 percent with 578 vehicles sold in August 2013.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported August sales of 2,909 vehicles, up 46.0 percent versus August 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.  

   

Month-To-Date

Year-To-Date

                               
   

Aug  

 

Aug  

 

%

 

% MTD

Aug   

 

Aug   

 

%

 

% YTD

   

2013

 

2012

 

Change

 

DSR

2013

 

2012

 

Change

 

DSR

                               

Mazda2

 

759

 

917

 

(17.2)%

 

(20.2)%

7,153

 

11,973

 

(40.3)%

 

(40.0)%

Mazda3

 

11,031

 

11,120

 

(0.8)%

 

(4.3)%

72,968

 

79,674

 

(8.4)%

 

(8.0)%

Mazda5

 

822

 

922

 

(10.8)%

 

(14.0)%

10,845

 

8,861

 

22.4%

 

23.0%

Mazda6

 

4,249

 

1,592

 

166.9%

 

157.4%

29,364

 

28,250

 

3.9%

 

4.4%

MX-5 Miata

 

578

 

560

 

3.2%

 

(0.5)%

4,390

 

4,576

 

(4.1)%

 

(3.6)%

RX-8

     

-

 

N/A

 

N/A

-

 

80

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

CX-5

 

8,506

 

4,665

 

82.3%

 

75.8%

54,388

 

24,904

 

118.4%

 

119.5%

CX-7

 

-

 

204

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

1

 

11,187

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

CX-9

 

2,161

 

2,252

 

(4.0)%

 

(7.5)%

18,917

 

15,339

 

23.3%

 

23.9%

Tribute

     

-

 

N/A

 

N/A

-

 

502

 

(100.0)%

 

(100.0)%

                               

Total Vehicles

                             
                               

CARS

 

17,439

 

15,111

 

15.4%

 

11.3%

124,720

 

133,414

 

(6.5)%

 

(6.1)%

TRUCKS

 

10,667

 

7,121

 

49.8%

 

44.4%

73,306

 

51,932

 

41.2%

 

41.8%

                               

TOTAL

 

28,106

 

22,232

 

26.4%

 

21.9%

198,026

 

185,346

 

6.8%

 

7.4%

                               
                               

MEMO:

                             
                               

IMPORT CAR

 

17,439

 

13,519

 

29.0%

   

118,450

 

105,164

 

12.6%

   

IMPORT TRUCK

 

10,667

 

7,121

 

49.8%

   

73,306

 

51,430

 

42.5%

   

IMPORT TOTAL

 

28,106

 

20,640

 

36.2%

   

191,756

 

156,594

 

22.5%

   
                               

DOMESTIC CAR

 

-

 

1,592

 

(100.0)%

   

6,270

 

28,250

 

(77.8)%

   

DOMESTIC TRUCK

 

-

 

-

 

N/A

   

-

 

502

 

(100.0)%

   

DOMESTIC TOTALS

 

-

 

1,592

 

(100.0)%

   

6,270

 

28,752

 

(78.2)%

   

Selling Days

 

28

 

27

       

206

 

207

       

 

SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

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

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