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MAZDA REPORTS 14.7 PERCENT SALES GAIN IN AUGUST
IRVINE, Calif. (September 1, 2011) - Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported August sales of 22,632 vehicles, up 14.7 percent versus August of 2010. Year-to-date sales are up 6.1 percent versus last year with 165,794 vehicles sold.
Key August sales notes:
- The Mazda2 celebrated its best-ever month with sales of 1,387 vehicles, accounting for a 195.7 percent increase versus last year.
- Mazda's stylish CX-7 and CX-9 crossover SUVs reported increases of 58.7 percent and 0.8 percent respectively. On the year, CX-7 sales are up 26.2 percent while
CX-9 is up 11.2 percent.
- Mazda's popular Mazda3 sold 9,424 vehicles, accounting for a 4.0 percent increase.
- The Mazda5 multi-activity vehicle posted a 15.7 percent increase with monthly sales of 1,326 vehicles. On the year, Mazda5 sales are up 21.6 percent.
Rounding out the North American market, Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported its best ever August sales of 2,706 vehicles, accounting for a 24.0 percent increase versus last year. MMdM's year-to-date sales are up 16.0 percent with 18,060 vehicles sold. Mazda Canada, Inc. (MCI) sold 6,528 vehicles, down 13.0 percent versus last year. MCI's year-to-date sales of 47,933 vehicles are down 14.0 percent versus 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, Canada and Mexico through nearly 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.