SA car sales: Compact SUVs continue to push Mazda's monthly figures

Mazda South Africa has quietly been reaching good sales figures each month. The Japanese automaker Mazda kicks off 2019 with a stellar month of 1243 passenger cars sold in January, according to the latest Naamsa figures.

The CX-5 is the brand's flagship model and also its top-volume seller with 408 units sold during the first month of the year. The smaller CX-3 is hot on its tail with 363 units sold.

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The Mazda2 sold 249 units while the larger Mazda3 saw 216 units sold.


The sporty MX-5 is still a firm favourite in SA with the little sports car finding seven new owners.