Mazda Monthly Update: May 2003

  • UK Mazda sales up 42.74% in May
  • UK Mazda sales up 43.37% year to date
  • Mazda6 wins Maxol UMWA Car of the Year
  • Mazda6 wins Fleet World Best User Chooser
  • Mazda announces driver development programme for Mazda RX-8 customers

May has seen another month of sales increases for Mazda in the UK with sales 42.74% up on last May and 43.37% up year-on-year against a market down by 2.9%.

The month also saw the Mazda6 receive two more accolades, the Maxol UMWA Northern Irish Car of the Year and the Best User-Chooser in the Fleet World honours.

Mazda announced a driver development programme in conjunction with Prodrive, free of charge to all Mazda RX-8 customers.
Mazda6 Adds New Title To Its Growing List Of Awards

The Mazda6 has added another prestigious title to its growing list of awards, the Maxol/UMWA Northern Irish Car of the Year 2003.

The Mazda6 was voted for by the panel of journalists from the Ulster Motoring Writers Association beating off competition from Citroen, Lexus and Honda to take the title. It also took the Family Car category, beating the Saab 9-3 into second place.

The panel of judges praised the Mazda for its driving experience, a range of spirited engines and fine chassis as well as Mazda itself for the dramatic turn around in fortunes over the last 18 months.

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Published 19 June 2003 Melanie Carter

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