Honda CRV and Pilot record best ever May sales
Acura RDX records best sales month ever
MARKHAM, ON, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Combined May sales of 13,683 units by
the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 39%
increase over last year's sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported
May sales of 12,017 units, up 38% from last year, led by record sales
of Honda CR-V (up 43%) and Pilot (up 51%). The Acura Division reported
May sales of 1,666 units, up 53% over last year, with record sales of
Acura RDX (up 176%).
"We are pleased that customers have more choices of our products
compared with last year when we experienced a severe supply shortage
due to the natural disaster in Japan," said Jerry Chenkin, Executive
Vice president, Honda Canada Inc. "As a result of our normal supply
levels, we are seeing very strong sales results especially for the
Honda CR-V compact SUV, Pilot intermediate SUV and the all new Acura
RDX, luxury compact SUV. All three models achieved record month sales."
"Canadians continue to embrace Civic which remains the number one
selling passenger car in Canada," added Chenkin.
Honda Canada has sold approximately 3.5 million Honda and Acura
passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada since 1973. Of all Honda
and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in May, 96% were produced at the
company's assembly plants in North America, up 2% from same month last
SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.
For further information:
Maki Inoue (905) 888-4416
Laura Heasman (905) 888-4586