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Sales: October 2012: Mazda North American Operations

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IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported October U.S. sales of 18,622 vehicles, representing an increase of 1.6 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through October are up 8.8 percent (8.4 percent DSR) versus last year, with 228,104 vehicles sold.

Key October sales notes:

  • Mazda2 celebrated its best-ever October, up 18 percent year-over-year with 1,124 vehicles sold.
  • Mazda3 also achieved its best October ever with 9,518 vehicles sold, up 34 percent year-over-year. In particular, the SKYACTIV-equipped model represented 81.5 percent of all Mazda3 vehicles sold for the month.
  • Sales of the all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 remain hot as it reported 3,778 sales while continuing to be inventory driven, with only 29 days of supply available.
  • In the U.S., Mazda's total SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY vehicle sales for October (comprised of CX-5 and certain models of Mazda3) account for 61.9 percent of the company's total sales for the month.

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