IRVINE, Calif. (July 3, 2012) - Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported June U.S. sales of 19,911 vehicles, representing an increase of 3.1 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through June are up 17.5 percent (16.0 percent DSR) versus last year, with 143,797 vehicles sold.
Key June sales notes:
- In response to global demand far outstripping expectations for Mazda's SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY,Mazda Motor Corporation has announced it will double production capacity of the state-of-the-art powertrain at its engine plant in Hiroshima, Japan.
- In the U.S., Mazda's total SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY vehicle sales for June (comprised of CX-5 and certain models of Mazda3) account for 55 percent of the company's total sales for the month.
- Mazda3 had its best June since 2008 with 8,835 vehicles sold. In particular, the SKYACTIV-equipped model represented 73.6 percent of Mazda3 vehicles sold for the month.
- The all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 is proving to be a popular choice as the award-winning compact crossover SUV remains one of the fastest-turning vehicles in the industry, with many dealers reporting more customers than inventory. In its fourth full month of sales, 4,551 CX-5s were sold in June, representing a 15.0 percent increase from last month.
- As summer heats up, the Mazda MX-5 had its best June since 2008 with 659 vehicles sold.
Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported June sales of 2,084 vehicles, up 5.0 percent versus June of last year.