American Honda Reports May Sales Results

American Honda Reports May Sales Results



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TORRANCE, California, June 1, 2016  /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — With two fewer selling days this May versus a year ago, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported May sales of 147,108 units, a year-over-year decline of 4.8 percent. However, year-to-date American Honda sales of 653,640 units are up 5.7 percent versus year-ago results as the company remains on track for a second straight year of record-setting sales.

HR-V leads Honda sales gains in May, jumping 15.8 percent for the month over last year.

Honda
With balanced demand for Honda cars and light trucks, the Honda brand maintained its lead over last year’s all-time record results. Year-to-date Honda brand sales are up 7.1 percent over 2015 results to 585,998 Honda cars and light trucks. May sales were down 2.9 percent to 133,547 units following a five-month stretch of year-over-year gains dating back to December 2015.

  • The 10th-generation Civic continues to lead the compact segment with its seventh straight month of year-over-year sales gains, up 2.7 percent to 35,396 in May.
  • HR-V posted particularly strong May sales of 7,392 units, a 15.8 percent gain over last year as consumer awareness and supplies of the popular subcompact crossover continue to strengthen.
  • On a daily selling rate basis, Honda saw positive results, with total sales up 5.2 percent and positive gains for Civic, up 11.2 percent; Accord up 6.9 percent; HR-V, up 25.5 percent; Odyssey, up 3.1 percent; and Pilot, up 3.6 percent.

“We continue to see solid demand for Honda cars and light trucks, and all indicators point to a strong summer selling season for Honda,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda Division. “With our balanced lineup and an all-new Ridgeline pickup and restyled and reengineered 2017 Accord Hybrid launching this summer, we remain bullish on our prospects for a third consecutive yearly sales record for the Honda brand.”

Acura
Coming off a successful sell-down of the outgoing 2016 RDX SUV and facing regional shortfalls in inventories of the MDX seven-passenger SUV, Acura posted a 20.4 percent decline in May results on sales of 13,561 Acura cars and SUVs.

“Inventory issues and a challenging market for luxury sedan sales took the wind out of our sails in May, but with the excitement of the NSX now coming to market and the restyled and significantly refreshed 2017 MDX arriving later this month we look to continue our growth this summer,” said Jon Ikeda, vice president and general manager of the Acura division.

American Honda Vehicle Sales for May 2016

Month-to-Date

Year-to-Date

May 2016

May 2015

DSR** %
Change

MoM %
Change

May 2016

May 2015

DSR** %
Change

YoY %
Change

American Honda Total

147,108

154,593

3.1%

-4.8%

653,640

618,604

6.5%

5.7%

Total Car Sales

78,081

79,850

5.9%

-2.2%

346,000

316,935

10.0%

9.2%

Total Truck Sales

69,027

74,743

0.0%

-7.6%

307,640

301,669

2.8%

2.0%

Honda

Total Car Sales

73,294

73,572

7.9%

-0.4%

321,938

290,861

11.6%

10.7%

Honda

Total Truck Sales

60,253

63,979

2.0%

-5.8%

264,060

256,183

3.9%

3.1%

Acura

Total Car Sales

4,787

6,278

-17.4%

-23.7%

24,062

26,074

-7.0%

-7.7%

Acura

Total Truck Sales

8,774

10,764

-11.7%

-18.5%

43,580

45,486

-3.4%

-4.2%

Total Domestic Car Sales

72,355

79,217

-1.1%

-8.7%

323,840

313,772

4.0%

3.2%

Honda Division

67,696

73,182

0.2%

-7.5%

300,395

288,701

4.9%

4.1%

Acura Division

4,659

6,035

-16.4%

-22.8%

23,445

25,071

-5.7%

-6.5%

Total Domestic Truck Sales

69,027

74,743

0.0%

-7.6%

307,640

301,664

2.8%

2.0%

Honda Division

60,253

63,979

2.0%

-5.8%

264,060

256,178

3.9%

3.1%

Acura Division

8,774

10,764

-11.7%

-18.5%

43,580

45,486

-3.4%

-4.2%

Total Import Car Sales

5,726

633

880.0%

804.6%

22,160

3,163

606.2%

600.6%

Honda Division

5,598

390

1,455.0%

1,335.4%

21,543

2,160

905.3%

897.4%

Acura Division

128

243

-42.9%

-47.3%

617

1,003

-38.0%

-38.5%

Total Import Truck Sales

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

5

-100.0%

-100.0%

Honda Division

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

5

-100.0%

-100.0%

Acura Division

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

   MODEL BREAKOUT BY DIVISION

Honda Division Total

133,547

137,551

5.2%

-2.9%

585,998

547,044

8.0%

7.1%

* ACCORD

31,949

32,373

6.9%

-1.3%

140,548

128,269

10.4%

9.6%

* CIVIC

35,396

34,472

11.2%

2.7%

158,030

129,574

22.9%

22.0%

  CR-Z

234

246

3.0%

-4.9%

970

1,088

-10.1%

-10.8%

* FIT

5,706

6,342

-2.5%

-10.0%

22,351

30,965

-27.2%

-27.8%

  INSIGHT

9

139

-93.0%

-93.5%

39

965

-95.9%

-96.0%

  CROSSTOUR

42

887

-94.9%

-95.3%

680

3,759

-81.8%

-81.9%

* CR-V

29,359

32,090

-0.9%

-8.5%

129,460

134,669

-3.1%

-3.9%

  HR-V

7,392

6,381

25.5%

15.8%

29,876

6,381

371.9%

368.2%

  ODYSSEY

12,212

12,835

3.1%

-4.9%

52,698

51,015

4.1%

3.3%

  PILOT

11,248

11,760

3.6%

-4.4%

51,344

59,863

-13.6%

-14.2%

  RIDGELINE

0

26

-100.0%

-100.0%

2

496

-99.6%

-99.6%

***

Memo: Accord FHEV

15

1,463

-98.9%

-99.0%

234

5,166

-95.4%

-95.5%

Memo: Accord PHEV

0

5

-100.0%

-100.0%

0

55

-100.0%

-100.0%

Memo: Civic Hybrid

83

458

-80.4%

-81.9%

645

1,873

-65.3%

-65.6%

Memo: Fit EV

0

-1

-100.0%

-100.0%

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

Acura Division Total

13,561

17,042

-13.8%

-20.4%

67,642

71,560

-4.7%

-5.5%

  ILX

1,424

1,673

-7.8%

-14.9%

7,344

6,809

8.7%

7.9%

  RLX / RL

127

239

-42.4%

-46.9%

614

976

-36.6%

-37.1%

  TL

0

10

-100.0%

-100.0%

0

76

-100.0%

-100.0%

  TLX

3,235

4,352

-19.5%

-25.7%

16,101

18,186

-10.8%

-11.5%

  TSX

1

4

-72.9%

-75.0%

3

27

-88.8%

-88.9%

  MDX

4,208

5,421

-15.9%

-22.4%

20,897

24,828

-15.2%

-15.8%

  RDX

4,566

5,343

-7.4%

-14.5%

22,683

20,657

10.7%

9.8%

  ZDX

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

1

-100.0%

-100.0%

***

Memo: ILX Hybrid

0

4

-100.0%

-100.0%

1

18

-94.4%

-94.4%

Memo: RLX Hybrid

18

24

-18.8%

-25.0%

86

92

-5.8%

-6.5%

Memo: TSX Wagon

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

2

-100.0%

-100.0%

Selling Days

24

26

126

127

  **** Hybrid

359

2,339

-83.4%

-84.7%

1,975

9,257

-78.5%

-78.7%

*    Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts

**   Daily Selling Rate

***  Memo line items are included in the respective model total

**** Hybrid includes FHEV, PHEV, CR-Z, Civic Hybrid, Insight, ILX Hybrid, RLX Hybrid and RLX Sport Hybrid

 

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American Honda Reports May Sales Results