Accord continues strong sales momentum
MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Combined February sales of 7,220 units
by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented 21%
down from last year. The Honda Automobile Division reported January
sales of 6,211 units, down 27% from last year, led by strong January
sales of Honda Accord (up 147%) and Fit (up 68%). The Acura Division
reported February sales of 1,009 units, up 41% over last year, led by
strong sales of Acura RDX (up 136%).
"January 2012 was an exceptional sales month for us as we caught up to
unfulfilled demand for Civic caused by lack of supply in the last three
months of 2011," said Jerry Chenkin, Executive Vice President, Honda
Canada Inc. "Canadian consumers embraced Honda and Acura core pillar
products in 2012 and we look forward to continued success in 2013."
Honda Accord begins the year as the best-selling vehicle in the
RDX had best January monthly sales with 370 units sold versus the
previous best January in 2008 with 332 units sold.
Honda Canada has sold approximately 3.7 million Honda and Acura
passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada since 1973. Of all
Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in January, 94% were produced
at the company's assembly plants in North America.
SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.
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