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2018/04/26

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Mazda Production and Sales Results for March 2018 and for April 2017 through March 2018 (Flash Report)

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Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for March 2018 and for April 2017 through March 2018 are summarized below.

I. Production

  Breakdown March 2018 Apr 2017 - Mar 2018 Jan - Mar 2018
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC PRODUCTION Passenger Vehicles 93,012 -1.9 976,313 +2.3 254,075 +6.4
Commercial Vehicles 1,118 +18.4 10,549 +4.0 2,777 +5.0
Total 94,130 -1.7 986,862 +2.3 256,852 +6.4
OVERSEAS PRODUCTION Passenger Vehicles 50,966 -12.8 596,785 +1.1 153,612 -0.8
Commercial Vehicles 3,451 -17.1 35,885 -3.4 8,717 -20.8
Total 54,417 -13.1 632,670 +0.9 162,329 -2.1
GLOBAL PRODUCTION Passenger Vehicles 143,978 -6.1 1,573,098 +1.8 407,687 +3.6
Commercial Vehicles 4,569 -10.6 46,434 -1.8 11,494 -15.8
Total 148,547 -6.2 1,619,532 +1.7 419,181 +2.9

Note 1): Overseas production figures indicate Mazda-branded units coming off the production line (excluding CKD units). However, non-Mazda-branded passenger vehicles produced at the Mexico plant are included.
Note 2): Global production figures are the sum of domestic and overseas production volumes.

1. Domestic Production

(1) March 2018
Mazda's total domestic production volume in March 2018 decreased 1.7 % year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.

[Domestic production of key models in March 2018]
CX-5: 40,149 units (up 7.9% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 14,997 units (down 24.7%)
Mazda6 (Atenza): 10,683 units (up 42.8%)

(2) April 2017 through March 2018
Mazda's total domestic production volume in the period from April 2017 through March 2018 increased 2.3% year on year due to increased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.

[Domestic production of key models in the period from April 2017 through March 2018]
CX-5: 415,012 units (up 28.1% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 167,587 units (down 18.7%)
CX-3: 127,306 units (up 9.6%)

2. Overseas Production

(1) March 2018
Mazda's overseas production volume in March 2018 decreased 13.1% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.

[Overseas production of key models in March 2018]
Mazda3: 23,491 units (down 6.3% year on year)
Mazda2: 7,762 units (down 36.1%)
CX-4: 5,604 units (down 30.4%)

(2) April 2017 through March 2018
Mazda's total overseas production volume in the period from April 2017 through March 2018 increased 0.9% year on year due to increased production of passenger vehicles.

[Overseas production of key models in the period from April 2017 through March 2018]
Mazda3: 255,223 units (down 1.9% year on year)
Mazda2: 100,158 units (up 0.4%)
CX-4: 70,407 units (up 17.3%)

II. Domestic sales

  Breakdown March 2018 Apr 2017 - Mar 2018 Jan - Mar 2018
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC SALES Passenger Vehicles 31,724 +2.9 186,385 +4.4 64,534 +1.4
Commercial Vehicles 2,809 -5.6 24,000 -1.0 6,409 -2.7
Registration Total 29,435 +3.0 169,690 +3.2 58,160 -0.3
Micro-mini Total 5,098 -2.1 40,695 +6.3 12,783 +7.8
Total 34,533 +2.2 210,385 +3.8 70,943 +1.0

(1) March 2018
Mazda's total domestic sales volume in March 2018 increased 2.2% year on year due to increased sales of passenger vehicles. Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 6.7% (up 0.5 points year on year), with a 2.2% share of the micro-mini segment (down 0.1 points) and a 5.2% total market share (up 0.3 points).

[Domestic sales of key models in March 2018]
CX-5: 9,284 units (down 4.0% year on year)
Mazda2 (Demio): 7,593 units (up 7.2%)
CX-8: 4,340 units

(2) April 2017 through March 2018
Mazda's total domestic sales volume in the period from April 2017 through March 2018 increased 3.8% year on year due to increased sales of passenger vehicles. Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 5.1% (up 0.2 points year on year), with a 2.2% share of the micro-mini segment (unchanged year on year) and a 4.0% total market share (unchanged year on year).

[Domestic sales of key models in the period from April 2017 through March 2018]
Mazda2 (Demio): 50,026 units (down 6.2% year on year)
CX-5: 38,153 units (up 40.4%)
Mazda3 (Axela): 23,128 units (down 19.5%)

III. Exports

  Breakdown March 2018 Apr 2017 - Mar 2018 Jan - Mar 2018
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
EXPORTS Passenger Vehicles 76,200 +2.0 821,122 +1.6 209,866 +15.4
North America 37,186 +35.2 303,487 +0.6 79,948 +41.5
Europe 13,431 -38.1 213,736 +2.0 51,739 +7.1
Oceania 5,219 +9.8 83,048 +1.0 19,941 +6.1
Others 20,364 -2.0 220,851 +2.9 58,238 -0.1
Total 76,200 +2.0 821,122 +1.6 209,866 +15.4

(1) March 2018
Mazda's export volume in March 2018 increased 2.0% year on year, reflecting increased shipments to North America, Oceania and other regions.

[Exports of key models in March 2018]
CX-5: 34,329 units (up 23.9 % year on year)
Mazda6: 14,982 units (up 82.8 %)
Mazda3: 11,640 units (down 27.1 %)

(2) April 2017 through March 2018
Mazda's total export volume in the period April 2017 through March 2018 increased 1.6% year on year due to increased shipments to North America, Europe, Oceania and other regions.

[Exports of key models in the period April 2017 through March 2018]
CX-5: 377,036 units (up 26.2% year on year)
Mazda3: 146,408 units (down 17.0%)
CX-3: 110,587 units (up 7.1%)