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Jun 4, 2009
IRVINE, Calif. - Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported May 2009 sales of 16,718, down 40.1 percent versus May of 2008, and down 37.9 percent on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis. Overall, total yearly sales are reported at 86,652, down 33.0 percent compared to 2008, or 32.0 percent on a DSR basis.
Leading the way in sales for the month was the MAZDA3, which recorded 7,500 units sold. The 2010 MAZDA3 is a redefined, reengineered, and restyled sport compact that delivers improved appearance and performance, fresh features, and an unmatched level of refinement.
Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported sales of 1,183, down 31 percent over May of 2008. Sales for the all-new MAZDA6 were up 22 percent and showed its best May ever. Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) sold 8,009 units, down 17.2 percent compared to last May.
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Mazda North American Operations oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico through nearly 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City; and in Puerto Rico by Mazda de Puerto Rico in San Juan.