Honda Pilot and Acura ILX have best June ever;
Honda Canada sales up seven per cent for 2013
MARKHAM, ON, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Combined June sales of 14,971 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of
Honda Canada Inc. represented a 10% increase over last year's sales.
The Honda Automobile Division reported June sales of 13,416 units, up
11% over last year. The Acura Division reported June sales of 1,555
units, up 3% over last year.
"After strong spring momentum and a solid first half, we're pleased to
see Honda and Acura sales in a positive year over year growth
position," said Dave Gardner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing,
Honda Canada Inc. "The appeal of Honda passenger cars continues among
Canadians, as sales of Accord and Fit saw substantial increases in June
and Civic, Odyssey and Pilot all performed well. From an Acura
perspective, ILX had a record-breaking month with best June sales and
the all-new RLX flagship luxury sedan is driving traffic to Acura
dealerships across the country. As the summer months continue, we are
looking forward to the positive momentum the launch of our all-new MDX
luxury sport utility vehicle will deliver."
Honda Accord had very strong sales of 1,656 units sold versus 633 units
in the same period last year (up 162%)
Honda Fit was up 17% over the same period last year with 682 units sold
Honda Pilot had best June sales with 578 units sold versus 514 in June
Acura ILX had best June monthly sales of 461 units versus 147 units in
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 June, 95% were produced at
the company's assembly plants in North America.
SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.
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