MAZDA REPORTS BEST OCTOBER SALES IN SIX YEARS

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported October U.S. sales of 19,738 vehicles, representing an increase of 6.0 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through October are up 5.3 percent versus last year, with 240,229 vehicles sold.

Key October sales notes:

  • Sales of 19,738 vehicles represents Mazda's best October since 2007.
  • Celebrating its best October since 2008, Mazda6 posted a significant gain of 104.6 percent year-over-year with 3,100 vehicles sold.
  • Mazda CX-5 continues to gain popularity among consumers as 5,833 vehicles were sold in October, accounting for a 54.4 percent increase YOY.
  • SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY is the no-compromise answer to fuel efficiency and outstanding driving dynamics. Mazda vehicles equipped with SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY accounted for 77.6 percent of October sales.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported October sales of 2,602 vehicles, down 6.0 percent versus October 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



















Oct


Oct


%


% MTD

Oct


Oct


%


% YTD



2013


2012


Change


DSR

2013


2012


Change


DSR

















Mazda2


736


1,124


(34.5)%


(36.9)%

9,805


13,853


(29.2)%


(28.4)%

Mazda3


7,674


9,518


(19.4)%


(22.4)%

89,288


103,223


(13.5)%


(12.5)%

Mazda5


666


761


(12.5)%


(15.7)%

12,050


10,454


15.3%


16.6%

Mazda6


3,100


1,515


104.6%


97.0%

35,632


31,168


14.3%


15.7%

MX-5 Miata


377


461


(18.2)%


(21.3)%

5,167


5,542


(6.8)%


(5.7)%

RX-8




(1)


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

-


79


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

CX-5


5,833


3,778


54.4%


48.7%

66,501


33,150


100.6%


103.0%

CX-7


-


-


N/A


N/A

1


11,327


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

CX-9


1,352


1,465


(7.7)%


(11.1)%

21,783


18,804


15.8%


17.2%

Tribute


-


-


N/A



2


502


(99.6)%


(99.6)%

















Total Vehicles
































CARS


12,553


13,378


(6.2)%


(9.6)%

151,942


164,319


(7.5)%


(6.4)%

TRUCKS


7,185


5,243


37.0%


32.0%

88,287


63,783


38.4%


40.0%

















TOTAL


19,738


18,621


6.0%


2.1%

240,229


228,102


5.3%


6.6%

































MEMO:
































IMPORT CAR


12,551


11,863


5.8%



145,669


133,151


9.4%



IMPORT TRUCK


7,185


5,243


37.0%



88,285


63,281


39.5%



IMPORT TOTAL


19,736


17,106


15.4%



233,954


196,432


19.1%



















DOMESTIC CAR


2


1,515


(99.9)%



6,273


31,168


(79.9)%



DOMESTIC TRUCK


-


-


N/A



2


502


(99.6)%



DOMESTIC TOTALS


2


1,515


(99.9)%



6,275


31,670


(80.2)%



Selling Days


27


26





256


259





 

SOURCE Mazda North American Operations



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