5 Million Units: A Mazda3 Milestone

July 6th, 2016 by


Mazda is reaching milestones left and right! They recently announced that the total production volume of the Mazda3 reached 5 million units at the end of April 2016.

5 millionThe Mazda3 is also known as Mazda Axela in Japan. Can you believe this is the second Mazda to reach 5 million units of production? It’s followed only by the Mazda Familia. The Mazda3 has also set another new record for Mazda. The Mazda3 achieved this milestone amount in less than thirteen years since production began in June of 2003. It’s twelve years and ten months to be exact!

Mazda has developed the Mazda3 to be a core model for the company. It accounts for approximately one third of the Mazda’s annual sales volume.

Since the first generation was produced in 2003, Mazda has without fail worked to surpass expectations with the Mazda3. It has refined its dynamic design and given it a more responsive and enjoyable driving performance. Currently, 5 millionthe Mazda3 is in its third generation and was completely redesigned in 2013. At that time, Mazda included its SKYACTIV™ TECHNOLOGY and KODO “Soul of Motion” design for the new-generation lineup. It’s been significantly acclaimed around the world.  The model has won Canadian Car of the Year’s Best New Small Car in 2013. The Mazda3 won the 2014 International Red Dot Design Award. It was also named as a Top 3 Finalist for World Car of the Year and World Design Car of the Year in 2014! Whew! There are so many accolades for the Mazda3 it’s incredible!

5 millionIn the future, Mazda will maintain developing products that will offer all customers the driving pleasure and outstanding environmental and safety performance they have come to expect. Mazda aims to enhance people’s lives and become a brand connected to its customers by a special bond.

Stop by Beach Mazda today and see how strong that bond truly is by taking a drive in a 2016 Mazda3. We’re sure you’ll be impressed and want to own one of your very own!

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