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MAZDA RECORDS BEST MAY SALES IN 18 YEARS

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SOURCE Mazda North American Operations

IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported May U.S. sales of 29,731 vehicles, representing an increase of 22.5 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through May are up 6.4 percent versus last year, with 130,223 vehicles sold.

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 nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

"Despite the economy being anyone's guess these days, with GDP down and durable goods orders off, we see consumer confidence looking strong and shoppers turning into buyers, and the proof of this is the results we saw across the industry with May sales," said Ron Stettner, VP, Sales for MNAO. "At Mazda, Memorial Day was huge for us, and we feared a slowdown toward the end of the month that never happened."

Key May sales notes:

  • May of 2014 proved to be the best May of Mazda3 sales in four years (2010) with 10,682 vehicles sold and an increase of 19.6 percent YOY.
  • Mazda6 sales continued the record May performance marking the best May in eight years (2006) with 5,461 vehicles sold, representing an increase of 38.5 percent YOY.
  • Mazda CX-5 sales resulted in the best May ever with 9,291 vehicle sold, an increase of 30.3 percent YOY.
  • Mazda's SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY accounted for 85.6 percent of total sales in the month of May.
  • Mazda's Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) sales reported May sales of 3,661 vehicles, up 17.9 percent YOY. Year-to-date sales through May are up 18.0 percent with 17,194 vehicles sold.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported May sales of 3,332 vehicles, up 15.0 percent versus May of last year. This is the best ever May and the 16th consecutive month of YOY growth for MMdM.

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



















May 


May 


%


% MTD

May 


May 


%


% YTD



2014


2013


Change


DSR

2014


2013


Change


DSR

















Mazda2


1,294


791


63.6%


57.5%

5,854


4,851


20.7%


20.7%

Mazda3


10,682


8,935


19.6%


15.1%

43,324


45,135


(4.0)%


(4.0)%

Mazda5


871


827


5.3%


1.4%

6,523


8,255


(21.0)%


(21.0)%

Mazda6


5,461


3,944


38.5%


33.3%

22,125


17,828


24.1%


24.1%

MX-5 Miata


530


672


(21.1)%


(24.1)%

2,251


2,519


(10.6)%


(10.6)%

RX-8




-


N/A


N/A

1


1


0.0%


0.0%

CX-5


9,291


7,128


30.3%


25.5%

42,332


31,199


35.7%


35.7%

CX-7


-


1


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

-


1


(100.0)%


(100.0)%

CX-9


1,602


1,972


(18.8)%


(21.8)%

7,812


12,657


(38.3)%


(38.3)%

Tribute


-




N/A


N/A

1


-


N/A


N/A

















Total Vehicles
































CARS


18,838


15,169


24.2%


19.6%

80,078


78,589


1.9%


1.9%

TRUCKS


10,893


9,101


19.7%


15.3%

50,145


43,857


14.3%


14.3%

















TOTAL


29,731


24,270


22.5%


18.0%

130,223


122,446


6.4%


6.4%

































MEMO:
































IMPORT CAR


18,836


15,172


24.1%



99,584


60,761


63.9%



IMPORT TRUCK


10,893


9,101


19.7%



50,144


43,857


14.3%



IMPORT TOTAL


29,729


24,273


22.5%



149,728


104,618


43.1%



















DOMESTIC CAR


2


(3)


(166.7)%



6,275


33,850


(81.5)%



DOMESTIC TRUCK


-


-


N/A



1


-


N/A



DOMESTIC TOTALS


2


(3)


(166.7)%



6,276


33,850


(81.5)%



Selling Days


27


26





102


102





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