Mazda reports 20.4 percent sales increase in November in the U.S. image

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced November U.S. sales of 18,432 vehicles, representing an increase of 20.4 percent compared with last year.

In the first eleven months of 2011, sales were up 9.6 percent versus last year, with 228,073 vehicles sold. Mazda6 enjoyed its best sales month since March 2009, with deliveries of 4,292 vehicles accounting for a 53.9 percent increase.

The CX-7 and CX-9 crossover SUVs had their best November since 2007, with increases of 7 percent and 39.2 percent respectively. Year-to-date sales are up 29.8 percent for the CX-7 with 32,940 units sold, while CX-9 is up 18 percent with 30,215 vehicles sold.

Mazda3 recorded sales of 6,873 vehicles in November, accounting for a 6.2 percent increase. The new 2012 Mazda3 features Mazda’s innovative SKYACTIV-G engine and SKYACTIV-Drive automatic transmission that achieves 40 MPG on the highway. Mazda2 sales grew an impressive 73.4 percent to 801 units sold in November, with year-to-date sales up more than four-fold. Mazda5 sales also grew 15.1 percent to 982 vehicles sold last month.

Mazda Canada sold 5,169 vehicles, down 2.0 percent versus last year. Mazda Motor de Mexico reported its best-ever November with sales of 2,884 vehicles, accounting for a 21.0 percent increase versus last year.