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

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

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013

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:

  oMazda 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.
  oVehicles equipped with SKYACTIV^® TECHNOLOGY accounted for 71 percent of
    total Mazda sales for the month of July.
  oMazda'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.
  oThe 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.
  oMazda3 reported solid sales in July, accounting for an increase of 2.3
    percent YOY, 9,236 vehicles sold, and its best July since 2010.
  oMazda CX-9 saw its best July since 2011 with an increase of 6.2 percent
    YOY and 2,084 vehicles sold.
  oIn 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 byMazdaMotor de Mexico in
MexicoCity.

          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      663     590     12.4%     12.4%    3,812    4,016    (5.1)%    (4.0)%
Miata
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    15,067  11,516  30.8%              101,011  91,645   10.2%
CAR
IMPORT    9,909   6,494   52.6%              62,639   44,292   41.4%
TRUCK
IMPORT    24,976  18,010  38.7%              163,650  135,937  20.4%
TOTAL
DOMESTIC  1       1,289   (99.9)%            6,270    26,658   (76.5)%
CAR
DOMESTIC  -       1       (100.0)%           -        502      (100.0)%
TRUCK
DOMESTIC  1       1,290   (99.9)%            6,270    27,160   (76.9)%
TOTALS
Selling   25      25                         178      180
Days

SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

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