MAZDA STAKES ITS STRONGEST JULY IN SIX YEARS WITH A 29.4 PERCENT INCREASE

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported July U.S. sales of 24,977 vehicles, representing an increase of 29.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through July are up 4.2 percent versus last year, with 169,920 vehicles sold.

Key July sales notes:

  • Mazda reported its best July sales since 2007 with 24,977 vehicles sold representing an increase of 29.4 percent. This is the largest YOY increase for Mazda in 18 months.
  • Vehicles equipped with SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY accounted for 71 percent of total Mazda sales for the month of July.
  • Mazda's CX-5 continues to be a favorite among consumers. Representing an 86 percent increase year-over-year, Mazda delivered 7,825 CX-5s to consumers in the month of July.
  • The all-new 2014 Mazda6 saw its best July sales since 2007 with 3,447 vehicles sold and posting an increase of 167.4 percent YOY. Inventory continues to remain low as consumer demand outpaces production.
  • Mazda3 reported solid sales in July, accounting for an increase of 2.3 percent YOY, 9,236 vehicles sold, and its best July since 2010.
  • Mazda CX-9 saw its best July since 2011 with an increase of 6.2 percent YOY and 2,084 vehicles sold.
  • In the heat of the summer, Mazda MX-5 Miata delivers with a 12.4 percent increase YOY and 663 vehicles sold in its best July since 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 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



















Jul   


Jul   


%


% MTD

Jul   


Jul   


%


% YTD



2013


2012


Change


DSR

2013


2012


Change


DSR

















Mazda2


800


905


(11.6)%


(11.6)%

6,394


11,056


(42.2)%


(41.5)%

Mazda3


9,236


9,027


2.3%


2.3%

61,937


68,554


(9.7)%


(8.6)%

Mazda5


922


994


(7.2)%


(7.2)%

10,023


7,939


26.3%


27.7%

Mazda6


3,447


1,289


167.4%


167.4%

25,115


26,658


(5.8)%


(4.7)%

MX-5 Miata


663


590


12.4%


12.4%

3,812


4,016


(5.1)%


(4.0)%

RX-8




-


N/A


N/A

-


80


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

CX-5


7,825


4,208


86.0%


86.0%

45,882


20,239


126.7%


129.2%

CX-7


-


324


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

1


10,983


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

CX-9


2,084


1,962


6.2%


6.2%

16,756


13,070


28.2%


29.6%

Tribute




1


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

-


502


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

















Total Vehicles
































CARS


15,068


12,805


17.7%


17.7%

107,281


118,303


(9.3)%


(8.3)%

TRUCKS


9,909


6,495


52.6%


52.6%

62,639


44,794


39.8%


41.4%

















TOTAL


24,977


19,300


29.4%


29.4%

169,920


163,097


4.2%


5.4%

































MEMO:
































IMPORT CAR


15,067


11,516


30.8%



101,011


91,645


10.2%



IMPORT TRUCK


9,909


6,494


52.6%



62,639


44,292


41.4%



IMPORT TOTAL


24,976


18,010


38.7%



163,650


135,937


20.4%



















DOMESTIC CAR


1


1,289


(99.9)%



6,270


26,658


(76.5)%



DOMESTIC TRUCK


-


1


(100.0)%



-


502


(100.0)%



DOMESTIC TOTALS


1


1,290


(99.9)%



6,270


27,160


(76.9)%



Selling Days


25


25





178


180





SOURCE Mazda North American Operations



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