Mazda Powers to First-Half Sales Gains Thanks to CX-Line, Mazda6
Mazda saw a 20.4 percent increase in sales in June, riding big gains from the Mazda6 and its SUV lineup to a strong finish to an impressive first half.
Mazda sold 26,893 vehicles last month, up from 22,342 vehicles sold in June 2017. That brings the total number of vehicles sold through the first six months of the year to 163,924 — an increase of 15.7 percent from 2017.
Mazda’s CX-line saw a 34.6 percent uptick in sales in June with a total of 17,423 vehicles delivered. Sales of the CX-3 were up 92.3 percent at 2,332 vehicles sold, driven by the release of the 2019 CX-3. The CX-5 was up 33.1 percent at 12,710 vehicles sold — good for its best June result ever. The CX-9 almost achieved a new June record with 2,381 vehicles sold, settling instead for a 40.1 percent year-over-year increase.
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Through June, the CX-3 is up 26.5 percent at 9,627 vehicles sold, the CX-5 is up 41.9 percent at 81,012 vehicles sold, and the CX-9 is up 21.5 percent at 14,716 vehicles sold.
Sales of the all-new Mazda6 were also a major contributor to the brand’s good fortunes. The sedan saw its sales increase 35.8 percent at 3,204 examples sold, helping to minimize the impact of a 16.1 percent decrease in sales from Mazda3 and a 20.4 percent downturn from the MX-5 Miata. On the whole, Mazda’s car sales were down 4.1 percent for the month.
Mazda Certified Pre-Owned sales were up 18.4 percent in June at 4,604 vehicles delivered, and Mazda Motor de Mexico reported a 2.7 percent increase at 4,562 vehicles delivered.
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