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MAZDA REPORTS INCREASED SALES FOR MARCH
Apr 1, 2010
IRVINE, Calif. - Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported March 2010 sales of 23,193, an increase of 5.5 percent versus March 2009, good for its fifth straight month of sales increases.
As Mazda continues to focus on the long-term strength of the brand, its MAZDA3, winner of ALG's Residual Value Award for highest retained value after three years in service, reported increased sales of 16.0 percent with 11,353 units sold.
In addition, Mazda's crossover SUVs - CX-9 and CX-7 - also posted strong March sales. CX-9 reported its best March ever with sales of 2,968 units, up 65.3 percent, while CX-7 sales jumped 64.1 percent with 2,607 units sold.
Rounding out the North American market, Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) sold 8,152 units, up 15.0 percent compared to last March, while Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported sales of 1,880 units, up 16.0 percent versus last year.
Celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the United States in 2010, 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.