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Last year, the Mazda3 overtook the Holden Commodore as the number one selling car of the year, a position that the Commodore had fiercely held onto for 15 yearsi. Mazda sold 41,429 of these cars in 2011, which was a 6.2% increase in sales since 2010ii. Overall, in terms of sales volumes by brand, Mazda ranked fourth in 2011 behind Toyota, Holden and Fordii.
According to figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), Mazda sold the most cars in two car market segments in 2011iii. The Mazda3 held a 17.8% share of the Small Car sales category last year, and the Mazda2 sold the most cars in the Light Car segmentiii.
|Maxda Model||Place in segment|
|Mazda2||Light car (1st)|
|Mazda3||Small car (1st)|
Mazda manufactures some of the safest cars, as revealed by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). In the 2011 safety trials carried out by ANCAP on variants of three Mazda models, all three performed exceptionally well and proved that they're worthy of a 5-star safety ratingiv - the highest possible rating achievableiv.
|MAZDA Model||Variant||Safety Rating(out of 5)|
|Mazda BT-50||Single cab with bench seat||5|
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iFederal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) Australia, 2011, New Vehicle Sales Top the Magic Million, http://www.fcai.com.au/news/2011/1/257/new-vehicle-sales-top-the-magic-million
iiFederal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) Australia, 2012, New Vehicle Sales Top the Million Mark in 2011, http://www.fcai.com.au/news/all/all/292/new-vehicle-sales-top-the-million-mark-in-2011
iiiFallah, A., 2012, FCAI – New Vehicles Sales Figures 2011 Total, http://www.caradvice.com.au/153575/vehicle-sales-figures-2011-total/
ivANCAP, 2012, Crash Test Results, http://www.ancap.com.au/results?make=9&model=0&vehicleyear=0