MAZDA SETS 10-YEAR SALES RECORD IN AUGUST

                  MAZDA SETS 10-YEAR SALES RECORD IN AUGUST

- Mazda Shows No Signs of Slowing as CX-5, Mazda6 and Mazda3 Post Strong Sales
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PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations
(MNAO) today reported its best August U.S. sales of 28,106 vehicles in 10
years, representing an increase of 26.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date
sales through August are up 6.8 percent versus last year, with 198,026
vehicles sold.

Key August sales notes:

  oMazda reported its best August since 2003 with 28,106 vehicles sold,
    accounting for a 26.4 percent increase year-over-year (YOY).
  oSKYACTIV^® TECHNOLOGY-equipped vehicles continue to perform very well as
    they accounted for 74.8 percent of all Mazda's sold in August. To help
    support demand, Mazda recently announced increased production on SKYACTIV
    Engines and Transmissions and has stated production will reach 1.1 million
    units by July 2014.
  oCX-5 had its best month ever with 8,506 vehicles sold, accounting for a
    82.3 percent increase YOY.
  oMazda6 continues to outpace expectations with 4,249 vehicles sold,
    representing an increase of 166.9 percent YOY.
  oMazda3 had its best month of sales since September 2012 with 11,031
    vehicles sold in August 2013. The first units of the all-new 2014 Mazda3
    started arriving in dealers on August 21, 2013, and although inventory is
    tight, response from customers and dealers has been very positive.
  oEven as Summer is winding down, MX-5 Miata showed a YOY increase of 3.2
    percent with 578 vehicles sold in August 2013.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported August sales of 2,909 vehicles, up 46.0
percent versus August 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.

          Month-To-Date                      Year-To-Date
          Aug   Aug   %         % MTD    Aug   Aug   %         % YTD
          2013    2012    Change    DSR      2013     2012     Change    DSR
Mazda2    759     917     (17.2)%   (20.2)%  7,153    11,973   (40.3)%   (40.0)%
Mazda3    11,031  11,120  (0.8)%    (4.3)%   72,968   79,674   (8.4)%    (8.0)%
Mazda5    822     922     (10.8)%   (14.0)%  10,845   8,861    22.4%     23.0%
Mazda6    4,249   1,592   166.9%    157.4%   29,364   28,250   3.9%      4.4%
MX-5      578     560     3.2%      (0.5)%   4,390    4,576    (4.1)%    (3.6)%
Miata
RX-8              -       N/A       N/A      -        80       (100.0)%  (100.0)%
CX-5      8,506   4,665   82.3%     75.8%    54,388   24,904   118.4%    119.5%
CX-7      -       204     (100.0)%  (100.0)% 1        11,187   (100.0)%  (100.0)%
CX-9      2,161   2,252   (4.0)%    (7.5)%   18,917   15,339   23.3%     23.9%
Tribute           -       N/A       N/A      -        502      (100.0)%  (100.0)%
Total
Vehicles
CARS      17,439  15,111  15.4%     11.3%    124,720  133,414  (6.5)%    (6.1)%
TRUCKS    10,667  7,121   49.8%     44.4%    73,306   51,932   41.2%     41.8%
TOTAL     28,106  22,232  26.4%     21.9%    198,026  185,346  6.8%      7.4%
MEMO:
IMPORT    17,439  13,519  29.0%              118,450  105,164  12.6%
CAR
IMPORT    10,667  7,121   49.8%              73,306   51,430   42.5%
TRUCK
IMPORT    28,106  20,640  36.2%              191,756  156,594  22.5%
TOTAL
DOMESTIC  -       1,592   (100.0)%           6,270    28,250   (77.8)%
CAR
DOMESTIC  -       -       N/A                -        502      (100.0)%
TRUCK
DOMESTIC  -       1,592   (100.0)%           6,270    28,752   (78.2)%
TOTALS
Selling   28      27                         206      207
Days



SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

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