Mazda Philippines said it sold a total of 844 units in the first quarter, 53 percent higher than the sales it made in the same period last year, with growth driven by the Mazda 2, 3, CX-7 and CX-9.
In March alone, 341 Mazda units rolled out of showrooms, representing a 36-percent growth from sales in the same month last year.
"We are absolutely delighted to close the first quarter of the year on such a high note, and we thank all our customers, employees and dealers on this achievement," said Randy Krieger, Mazda Philippines President.
In the first quarter, Mazda sold 241 units of the Mazda 2 and 294 units of the Mazda 3. A total of 200 units of the CX-7 and 73 units of the CX-9 were sold from January to March.
After a good start for 2011, Mazda is looking forward to even improving sales while expanding its network in the Philippines.
"To further strengthen our Mazda brand presence across the country and maintain our momentum, we will be opening two new dealerships in key locations over the next two months--Mazda Cagayan de Oro and Mazda Dagupan," Krieger said.
Mazda currently has seven authorized dealerships: Mazda Alabang, Mazda Greenhills, Mazda Makati, Mazda Quezon Avenue (Metro Manila), Mazda Batangas, Mazda Pampanga and Mazda Cebu.