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MAZDA RECORDS BEST AUGUST SALES IN 12 YEARS

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SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported August U.S. sales of 31,305 vehicles, representing an increase of 11.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through August are up 9.6 percent versus last year, with 216,973 vehicles sold.  

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 nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

"Mazda6 and CX-5 continue to grow as consumer favorites," said Ron Stettner, vice president of sales, MNAO. "We are seeing customers come out of premium vehicles to get into a Mazda because of the driving dynamics, styling and interior appointments. The quality of our products offer consumers a near-premium experience for a great value."

Key August sales notes:

  • August 2014 marked Mazda's best August since 2002 (12 years) with 31,305 vehicles sold and an increase of 11.4 percent year-over-year (YOY).
  • Mazda6 recorded its best August in nine years (2005) with 5,631 vehicles sold, an increase of 32.5 percent YOY.
  • Mazda CX-5 saw its best August ever with 10,709 vehicles sold and an increase of 25.9 percent YOY. August 2014 is the second-best month of CX-5 sales, ever.
  • SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY proves to be the key between performance and fuel efficiency as customers demand a no compromise solution. More than 86.9 percent of Mazdas sold in August were equipped with SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY.
  • Mazda reported Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) August sales of 4,469 vehicles, up 22.0 percent YOY. Year-to-date CPO sales are up 16 percent versus last year, with 28,758 vehicles sold.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported August sales of 3,567 vehicles, up 23.0 percent versus August of last year and the 19th consecutive month of YOY growth. August 2014 also marked the best-ever month of Mazda3 sales with 2,203 vehicles sold.

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



















August


August


%


% MTD

August


August


%


% YTD



2014


2013


Change


DSR

2014


2013


Change


DSR

















Mazda2


1,080


759


42.3%


47.6%

11,112


7,153


55.3%


56.1%

Mazda3


10,871


11,031


(1.5)%


2.2%

72,400


72,968


(0.8)%


(0.3)%

Mazda5


724


822


(11.9)%


(8.7)%

9,486


10,845


(12.5)%


(12.1)%

Mazda6


5,631


4,249


32.5%


37.4%

37,598


29,364


28.0%


28.7%

MX-5 Miata


379


578


(34.4)%


(32.0)%

3,441


4,390


(21.6)%


(21.2)%

RX-8




-


N/A


N/A

1


1


0.0%


0.5%

CX-5


10,709


8,506


25.9%


30.6%

70,093


54,388


28.9%


29.5%

CX-7


-


-


N/A


N/A

-


1


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

CX-9


1,911


2,161


(11.6)%


(8.3)%

12,842


18,917


(32.1)%


(31.8)%

Tribute


-




N/A


N/A

-


-


N/A


N/A

















Total Vehicles
































CARS


18,685


17,439


7.1%


11.1%

134,038


124,721


7.5%


8.0%

TRUCKS


12,620


10,667


18.3%


22.7%

82,935


73,306


13.1%


13.7%

















TOTAL


31,305


28,106


11.4%


15.5%

216,973


198,027


9.6%


10.1%

































MEMO:
































IMPORT CAR


18,685


17,439


7.1%



134,032


124,721


7.5%



IMPORT TRUCK


12,620


10,667


18.3%



82,935


73,306


13.1%



IMPORT TOTAL


31,305


28,106


11.4%



216,967


198,027


9.6%



















DOMESTIC CAR


-


-


N/A



6


6,270


(99.9)%



DOMESTIC TRUCK


-


-


N/A



-


-


N/A



DOMESTIC TOTALS


-


-


N/A



6


6,270


(99.9)%



Selling Days


27


28





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206





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