Mazda Origins: Where Are Mazda Vehicles Made?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda Brand on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 at 10:34 pm
Mazda MX-5 Miata at assembly plant

Mazda currently owns and operates 10 manufacturing facilities, plus one joint plant with Toyota that is currently under construction. Interested in uncovering where our Mazdas get that intrinsic vroom-vroom? Join us as we explore where each Mazda vehicle in the lineup is made and manufactured.

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Mazda Manufacturing Plants

  • Hiroshima Plant – Aki, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Miyoshi Plant – Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Hofu Plant – Hōfu, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • Mazda Salamanca Plant – Salamanca, Mexico
  • Rayong Plant 1 – Rayong, Thailand
  • Rayong Plant 2 – Rayong, Thailand
  • Nui Thanh Plant – Núi Thành, Vietnam
  • Kulim Plant – Kulim, Malaysia
  • Nanjing Plant – Nanjing, China
  • Vladivostok Plant – Vladivostok, Russia
  • Alabama Plant – Huntsville, Alabama, USA (COMING SOON!)

As of 2020, Mazda vehicles are assembled in Mexico and Japan – though plans for a US Mazda plant are currently underway. The new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plant in Huntsville, Alabama will span 3.7 million square feet with the goal of providing up to 4,000 safe and sustainable jobs for North Alabama. Though construction plans have been delayed due to COVID-19, the plant may be up and operating as soon as late 2021.

Mazda man with clipboard

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Mazda Vehicle Origins by Model


Mazda3 sedan and hatchback

Where is the Mazda3 Made?

For the North American market, production of the Mazda3 sedan and the Mazda3 hatchback takes place in Mexico at the Mazda Salamanca Plant. Production for the rest of the world takes place at the Mazda Hofu Plant and the Mazda Hiroshima Plant located in Japan.

Mazda6 sedan

Where is the Mazda6 Made?

The Mazda6 sedan is manufactured in Japan at both the Mazda Hofu Plant and the Mazda Hiroshima Plant.

2019 Mazda CX-3 red side view on cobble stone

Where is the Mazda CX-3 Made?

The Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover is built exclusively at the Mazda Hofu Plant in Hōfu, Yamaguchi, Japan.

2020 Mazda CX-30 exterior view

Where is the Mazda CX-30 Made?

For the North American market, production of the all-new Mazda CX-30 subcompact crossover takes place at the Mazda Salamanca Plant in Mexico. Production for the rest of the world takes place at the Mazda Hiroshima Plant in Japan.

Gray 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Diesel on a City Street

Where is the Mazda CX-5 Made?

The Mazda CX-5 midsize crossover is manufactured in Japan at both the Mazda Hofu Plant and the Mazda Hiroshima Plant.

2018 Mazda CX-9 in Silver - Side View

Where is the Mazda CX-9 Made?

The Mazda CX-9 midsize SUV is manufactured at the Mazda Hiroshima Plant in Aki, Hiroshima, Japan.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata on road through wooded area

Where is the Mazda Miata Made?

The Mazda MX-5 Miata and Mazda MX-5 Miata subcompact convertibles are manufactured exclusively at the Mazda Hiroshima Plant in Aki, Hiroshima, Japan.

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