Mazda revealed that Mazda vehicle sales in August grew by 50%. Significantly, sales of all models increased especially the Mazda2, the sporty city car that was the best-selling model. Meanwhile, the Mazda BT-50 pickup truck became popular again with sales growth of more than 200% after Mazda launched a special campaign to help alleviate the suffering for Thai people to move forward together. Mazda foreseen that Thai automotive market was starting to recover and it planned to deliver new cars to customers as quickly as possible. This month, a promotional campaign with MAZDA M DAY is offered with free 5-year MAZDA CARE* maintenance package, free fuel card valued up to 10,000 Baht, free 1-year Mazda Premium Insurance and free Mazda Luggage valued 3,500 Baht* during 9-18 September 2022 or only 10 days at Mazda Showroom nationwide.
Mr. Thee Permpongpanth, Senior Vice President of Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd, said, "The growth rate of the Mazda vehicle sales in August 2022 was 50% and increased in all models when compared year on year. It can be divided into 1,408 units of Mazda2 (46% increase), 117 units of Mazda3 (23% increase), 456 units of Mazda CX-3 (61% increase), 381 units of Mazda CX-30 (16% increase), 93 units of Mazda CX-5 (116% increase), 35 units of Mazda CX-8 (35% increase), 227 units of Mazda BT-50 (224% increase) and 1 unit of Mazda MX-5, respectively. As a result, the total sales of Mazda vehicle in August was 2,718 units.
From the sales performance of Mazda vehicles in August 2022, the passenger car Mazda2 is still being the most popular model among customers despite there are new models introduced into the market. However, with its outstanding features over competitors namely, the responsive driving performance, fuel economy, the premium quality of materials and the refinement of production, as a result, the Mazda2 is being the city car that meet the need of customers. The Mazda2 is also a value-for-money model featuring SKYACTIV technology that provides fun-driving experience, comfortable and safety in all driving situation. The features equipped in this model includes 6-speed automatic transmission with manual mode, the GVC plus, 6-way power adjustable driver seat with 2-position memory. This is the first time that this standard equipment has been equipped in a compact car. This new model provides customers a fun-driving experience with Active Driving Display, Sport Paddle Shift, Cruise Control, Wireless Charger and Wireless Apple CarPlay, utility and fully equipped with features and technology. Also, maintenance cost for this model is low. As a result, the Mazda2 is being the most popular model and meet all needs of customers.
"Moreover, other models of Mazda vehicles also had a significant increase, starting from with the Mazda BT-50 pickup truck, which had a significant growth after Mazda launched a special campaign to help customers who would like to bring the pickup truck to use for their career in order to help Thai people to move forward after the crisis. Meanwhile, the sales volume of Mazda CX-5 has doubled as well. From the increase of sales volume, it is a positive sign that the automotive market is recovering. Especially in September, it will be more noticeable because the shortage of semiconductor for production in the past has begun to ease. This has a positive effect on Mazda in the production of various car models. In particular, the Mazda CX-8 crossover SUV, which has just been launched recently and has received more than 1,000 bookings from customers. Mazda is now accelerating to produce this model to deliver to customers as quickly as possible." Mr. Thee added.
In addition, in September, Mazda prepares to launch new promotional campaign to welcome all customers who would like to become a member of Mazda family with MAZDA M DAY by offering free 5-year MAZDA CARE* maintenance package, free fuel card valued up to 10,000 Baht, free 1-year Mazda Premium Insurance* and the first 500 customers who reserve all model of Mazda vehicle will receive a free Mazda Luggage valued 3,500 Baht1 and the special prices for All-New Mazda BT-50 in the FSC 1.9 C Hi-RACER model, priced at 589,000 baht and DBL 1.9 S Hi-RACER, priced at 729,000 baht (limited offer) during 9-18 September 2022. In addition, Mazda also offers a special package of the year 2022 with 10% special discount for Mazda accessories2 and 0% installment payment for up to 10 months3 during 1-30 September 2022 at Mazda showrooms across the country.