Honda Canada Continues Strong Sales Momentum with Seven Straight Months of Year-over-year Growth

Honda Fit and Accord see exponential growth

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Combined September sales of 13,964 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented an 8% increase over last year's sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported September sales of 12,449 units, up 9% over last year. The Acura Division reported September sales of 1,515 units, up 4% over last year.

"Strong September sales wrapped up the summer selling season and will help to continue our sales momentum through to the end of the year," said Dave Gardner, vice president of sales and marketing, Honda Canada Inc. "Civic sales of 6,262 units in September holds the model as the number one selling passenger car in Canada on a year-to-date basis.  With Fit and Accord sales doubling last year's September figures and Pilot surpassing its best ever September, Canadians continue to embrace our core Honda products.  Our loyal Acura customers continue to support our luxury sport utility vehicles, as both MDX and RDX saw double-digit gains in September."

September Highlights:

  • Honda Civic was up 8% over the same period last year with 6,262 units sold and holds its position as the number one selling passenger car on a YTD basis
  • Honda Accord had very strong sales of 1,333 units sold versus 653 units in the same period last year (up 104%)
  • Honda Fit had great sales of 799 units sold versus 345 units in the same period last year (up 132%)
  • Honda Pilot surpassed its previous best September with 745 units sold versus 687 units sold in September 2012 (up 8%)
  • Acura business was led by 483 delivered units of the RDX, topping its previous best September of 437 units in 2012 (up 11%)
  • The all-new Acura MDX saw a 10% increase over the same period last year with 468 units sold
HONDA CANADA INC.
Sep-13
RETAIL SALES - MTD
 
 
 
HONDA CANADA INC.
Sep-13
RETAIL SALES - YTD
         
MODEL 2013 2012 %
Change
    Model 2013 2012 %
Change
     
FIT
CIVIC
INSIGHT
CR-Z
ACCORD
S2000
ELEMENT
CROSSTOUR
CR-V

ODYSSEY
PILOT
RIDGELINE
799
6,262
3
4
1,333
0
0
68
2,262

705
745
268
345
5,782
27
10
653
 
0
95
2,682

945
687
231
131.6%
8.3%
-88.9%
-60.0%
104.1%
-
-
-28.4%
-15.7%

-25.4%
8.4%
16.0%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FIT
CIVIC
INSIGHT
CR-Z
ACCORD
S2000
ELEMENT
CROSSTOUR
CR-V

ODYSSEY
PILOT
RIDGELINE
5,975
48,098
63
56
13,420
0
0
901
25,003

7,716
4,958
1,471
3,543
48,194
115
212
5,713
 
9
745
26,177

7,230
4,188
1,560
68.6%
-0.2%
-45.2%
-73.6%
134.9%
-
-100.0%
20.9%
-4.5%

6.7%
18.4%
-5.7%
HONDA division 12,449 11,457 8.7%   HONDA division 107,661 97,686 10.2%
                 
CSX
ILX
TSX
TL
RL/RLX
NSX
RDX
MDX
ZDX
0
169
70
296
28
0
483
468
1
0
323
74
187
2
0
437
427
4
0
-47.7%
-5.4%
58.3%
 1300.0%
-
10.5%
9.6%
-75.0%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CSX
ILX
TSX
TL
RL/RLX
NSX
RDX
MDX
ZDX
0
2,678
569
1,763
127
0
4,536
4,521
35
26
1,087
962
2,479
21
0
3,455
3,790
86
 -100.0%
146.4%
-40.9%
-28.9%
504.8%
-
31.3%
19.3%
-59.3%
ACURA division 1,515 1,454 4.2%   ACURA division 14,229 11,906 19.5%
                 
Honda Canada Inc.   13,964  12,911 8.2%   Honda Canada Inc.   121,890  109,592 11.2%

 

SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.

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Maki Inoue (905) 888-4416


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