MAZDA ACHIEVES BEST NOVEMBER SALES SINCE 1994

                MAZDA ACHIEVES BEST NOVEMBER SALES SINCE 1994

- Four models post record sales performance; Mazda's Northeast Region shows
excellent signs of recovery after Hurricane Sandy -

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Mazda North American Operations
(MNAO) today reported November U.S. sales of 21,691 vehicles, representing an
increase of 17.7 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through November
are up 9.1 percent (9.1 percent DSR) versus last year, with 249,795 vehicles
sold.

Key November sales notes:

  oMazda's November sales performance was a multi-carline effort as Mazda2
    (2,495), Mazda3 (9,841), Mazda5 (1,284), and Mazda MX-5 Miata (369) all
    acheived record November sales.
  oMazda2 experienced its best November sales ever with 2,495 units sold, up
    a whopping 212 percent year-over-year.
  oMazda3 reported its best November sales ever with 9,841 units, up 43
    percent. The SKYACTIV-equipped model represented 67.0 percent of Mazda3
    vehicles sold for the month.
  oMazda CX-5 continues to be Mazda's best-selling SUV and second best
    carline all-together, acheiving 4,213 units sold in November.
  oMazda5 had an oustanding showing as it sold 1,284 vehicles, up 31 percent,
    making it the best November since 2008 and its best month since February
    2012. 
  oEven heading into Winter, the Mazda MX-5 stays hot as it had its best
    November since 2009 with 369 vehicles sold, up 26 percent.
  oMazda CX-9 had its best performance all year, with 2,285 vehicles sold.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported November sales of 2,117 vehicles, down
27.0 percent versus November 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 byMazdaMotor de Mexico in
MexicoCity.

For more information on Mazda vehicles, visit the online Mazda media center
atwww.mazdausamedia.com. Product B-roll may be ordered online by visiting
The News Market atwww.thenewsmarket.com/mazda.

          Month-To-Date                      Year-To-Date
          Nov     Nov     %         % MTD    Nov      Nov      %        % YTD
          2012    2011    Change    DSR      2012     2011     Change   DSR
Mazda2    2,495   801     211.5%    211.5%   16,348   12,610   29.6%    29.2%
Mazda3    9,841   6,873   43.2%     43.2%    113,064  93,153   21.4%    20.9%
Mazda5    1,284   982     30.8%     30.8%    11,738   17,949   (34.6)%  (34.8)%
Mazda6    1,204   4,292   (71.9)%   (71.9)%  32,372   32,644   (0.8)%   (1.2)%
MX-5      369     294     25.5%     25.5%    5,911    5,335    10.8%    10.4%
Miata
RX-8      -       28      (100.0)%  (100.0)% 80       733      (89.1)%  (89.1)%
CX-5      4,213   -       N/A       N/A      37,363   -        N/A      N/A
CX-7      -       2,298   (100.0)%  (100.0)% 11,327   32,940   (65.6)%  (65.7)%
CX-9      2,285   2,662   (14.2)%   (14.2)%  21,089   30,215   (30.2)%  (30.4)%
Tribute   -       202     (100.0)%  (100.0)% 503      2,494    (79.8)%  (79.9)%
Total
Vehicles
CARS      15,193  13,270  14.5%     14.5%    179,513  162,424  10.5%    10.1%
TRUCKS    6,498   5,162   25.9%     25.9%    70,282   65,649   7.1%     6.7%
TOTAL     21,691  18,432  17.7%     17.7%    249,795  228,073  9.5%     9.1%
MEMO:
IMPORT    13,989  8,978   55.8%              147,141  129,780  13.4%
CAR
IMPORT    6,498   4,960   31.0%              69,779   63,155   10.5%
TRUCK
IMPORT    20,487  13,938  47.0%              216,920  192,935  12.4%
TOTAL
DOMESTIC  1,204   4,292   (71.9)%            32,372   32,644   (0.8)%
CAR
DOMESTIC  -       202     (100.0)%           503      2,494    (79.8)%
TRUCK
DOMESTIC  1,204   4,494   (73.2)%            32,875   35,138   (6.4)%
TOTALS
Selling   25      25                         284      283
Days



SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

Website: http://www.mazdausa.com
Contact: Nick Beard, Mazda North American Operations, +1-949-727-6567, or Eric
Booth, Mazda North American Operations, +1-949-727-6144