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Mazda Production and Sales Results for April 2016 (Flash Report)


TOKYO, May 30, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for April 2016 are summarized below.

1. Domestic Production

Mazda's total domestic production volume in April 2016 increased 17.2% compared to April 2014 due to increased production of passenger vehicles.

(Domestic production of key models in April 2016)

CX-5: 26,635 units (up 21.5% year-on-year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 18,779 units (up 25.4% year-on-year)
Mazda6 (Atenza): 9,314 units (down 9.7% year-on-year)

2. Overseas Production

Mazda's overseas production volume in April 2016 decreased 5.6% year-on-year due to decreased production of both passenger and commercial vehicles.

(Overseas production of key models in April 2016)

Mazda3: 21,928 units (down 1.5% year-on-year)
Mazda2: 7,642 units (down 26.3% year-on-year)
CX-5: 3,722 units (up 12.5% year-on-year)

Mazda's total domestic sales volume in April 2016 decreased 22.8% year-on-year, due to decreased sales of passenger vehicles.

Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 4.4% (down 2.2 points year-on-year), with a 2.4% share of the micro mini segment (up 0.3 points year-on-year) and a 3.7% total market share (down 1.2 points year-on-year).

(Domestic sales of key models in April 2016)

Mazda2 (Demio): 3,501 units (down 21.4% year-on-year)
CX-5: 1,278 units (down 41.8% year-on-year)
Mazda3: 1,159 units (up 22.8% year-on-year)
Mazda's export volume in April 2016 increased 18.6% year-on-year, reflecting increased shipments to Europe, Oceania and other regions.

(Exports of key models in April 2016)

CX-5: 25,434 units (up 12.1% year-on-year)
Mazda3: 17,249 units (up 10.0% year-on-year)
Mazda6: 9,366 units (down 10.8% year-on-year)

About Mazda

Mazda Motor Corporation (TSE: 7261) started manufacturing tools in 1929 and soon branched out into production of trucks for commercial use. In the early 1960s, Mazda launched its first passenger car models and began developing rotary engines. Still headquartered in Hiroshima in western Japan, Mazda today ranks as one of Japan's leading automakers, and exports cars to the United States and Europe for over 30 years. For more information, please visit

Source: Mazda


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