Honda January Sales Gain Powered by Award-Winning Accord; Acura Sales Increase Again...

Honda January Sales Gain Powered by Award-Winning Accord; Acura Sales Increase Again Fueled by RDX and ILX

Honda Division sales up 12.7 percent, Acura sales up 13.2 percent


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TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — American Honda today reported January 2013 U.S. sales of 93,626 units, an increase of 12.8 percent compared with January 2012. The Honda brand posted January 2013 sales of 84,137 units, an increase of 12.7 percent compared with January 2012. Acura U.S. January sales of 9,489 units increased 13.2 percent compared with January 2012.

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Sales of the all-new 2013 Honda Accord were up more than 75 percent from last year – with 10,000 more Accords sold this January than in January 2012. The totally revised Accord has already become one of the most decorated vehicles in Honda history, garnering a host of awards that include being named for a record 27th time to Car and Driver magazine’s 10Best Cars list, as well as winning key comparison tests against its mid-size rivals in comparisons from Car and Driver and Cars.com/USA Today/”MotorWeek”.

Honda

– Sales of the all-new Accord are up 75.2 percent from last January with sales of 23,924 units

– Reflecting key changes, the new 2013 Crosstour sees sales jump 38.2 percent from last January

– Pilot sales are up 16.3 percent compared with last January, with sales of 7,405 units

“The all-new Accord has the Honda brand right where we left off in 2012 – powering significant sales gains in the new year,” said John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of Sales. “With our strongest vehicle lineup ever and continued sales momentum, we’re optimistic 2013 will be a great year for the Honda brand.”

Acura

– RDX sets its ninth-consecutive monthly sales record, up over 181.6 percent from last January with sales of 2,489 units

– MDX was the top selling Acura model in January, with sales of 2,575 units

– ILX was again the top selling Acura sedan in January with sales of 1,558 units

“Acura’s newest products continue to drive our sales momentum as we begin a new year,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura Sales. “With the positive reception of the all-new Acura MDX Prototype in Detroit, and the upcoming launch of our new flagship RLX sedan, Acura is poised for even greater success in 2013.”

The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for January 2013 and 24 days for January 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 25 days for 2012 and 24 days for 2011. All percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

For more information about Honda vehicles, please visit http://www.automobiles.honda.com . For media inquiries please visit http://www.hondanews.com . For more information about Acura vehicles, please visit http://www.acura.com . For media inquiries please visit http://www.acuranews.com .


American Honda Vehicle Sales For January 2013


 


Month-to-Date


 


Year-to-Date


 

 


January


January


DSR**


MoM


January


January


DSR**


YoY


 


2013


2012


% Chg.


% Chg.


2013


2012


% Chg.


% Chg.


American Honda Total


93,626


83,009


8.3%


12.8%


93,626


83,009


8.3%


12.8%


   Total Car Sales 


54,032


44,818


15.7%


20.6%


54,032


44,818


15.7%


20.6%


   Total Truck Sales


39,594


38,191


-0.5%


3.7%


39,594


38,191


-0.5%


3.7%


      Honda Total Car Sales


49,638


40,236


18.4%


23.4%


49,638


40,236


18.4%


23.4%


      Honda Total Truck Sales


34,499


34,392


-3.7%


0.3%


34,499


34,392


-3.7%


0.3%


      Acura Total Car Sales


4,394


4,582


-7.9%


-4.1%


4,394


4,582


-7.9%


-4.1%


      Acura Total Truck Sales


5,095


3,799


28.7%


34.1%


5,095


3,799


28.7%


34.1%


Domestic Car Sales 


48,375


37,058


25.3%


30.5%


48,375


37,058


25.3%


30.5%


   Honda Division


45,320


34,775


25.1%


30.3%


45,320


34,775


25.1%


30.3%


   Acura Division


3,055


2,283


28.5%


33.8%


3,055


2,283


28.5%


33.8%


Domestic Truck Sales 


39,572


32,267


17.7%


22.6%


39,572


32,267


17.7%


22.6%


   Honda Division


34,477


28,468


16.3%


21.1%


34,477


28,468


16.3%


21.1%


   Acura Division


5,095


3,799


28.7%


34.1%


5,095


3,799


28.7%


34.1%


Import Car Sales


5,657


7,760


-30.0%


-27.1%


5,657


7,760


-30.0%


-27.1%


   Honda Division


4,318


5,461


-24.1%


-20.9%


4,318


5,461


-24.1%


-20.9%


   Acura Division


1,339


2,299


-44.1%


-41.8%


1,339


2,299


-44.1%


-41.8%


Import Truck Sales


22


5,924


-99.6%


-99.6%


22


5,924


-99.6%


-99.6%


   Honda Division


22


5,924


-99.6%


-99.6%


22


5,924


-99.6%


-99.6%


MODEL BREAKOUTS BY DIVISION


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Honda Division Total


84,137


74,628


8.2%


12.7%


84,137


74,628


8.2%


12.7%


    Fit


3,156


3,839


-21.1%


-17.8%


3,156


3,839


-21.1%


-17.8%


Memo:  Fit-EV


8


0


0.0%


0.0%


101


0


0.0%


0.0%


   Accord 


23,924


13,659


68.1%


75.2%


23,924


13,659


68.1%


75.2%


     Memo:  Accord PHEV


2


0


0.0%


0.0%


2


0


0.0%


0.0%


   Civic *


21,881


21,883


-4.0%


0.0%


21,881


21,883


-4.0%


0.0%


     Memo:  Civic Hybrid


429


449


-8.3%


-4.5%


429


449


-8.3%


-4.5%


   S2000


0


0


0.0%


0.0%


0


0


0.0%


0.0%


   Insight


319


492


-37.8%


-35.2%


319


492


-37.8%


-35.2%


   CR-Z


358


363


-5.3%


-1.4%


358


363


-5.3%


-1.4%


   FCX Clarity


0


0


0.0%


0.0%


0


0


0.0%


0.0%


   Odyssey  


6,760


6,898


-5.9%


-2.0%


6,760


6,898


-5.9%


-2.0%


   Crosstour 


1,273


921


32.7%


38.2%


1,273


921


32.7%


38.2%


   Pilot 


7,405


6,365


11.7%


16.3%


7,405


6,365


11.7%


16.3%


   CR-V *


17,809


18,960


-9.8%


-6.1%


17,809


18,960


-9.8%


-6.1%


   Element 


0


3


-100.0%


-100.0%


0


3


-100.0%


-100.0%


   Ridgeline


1,252


1,245


-3.5%


0.6%


1,252


1,245


-3.5%


0.6%


Acura Division Total


9,489


8,381


8.7%


13.2%


9,489


8,381


8.7%


13.2%


   TL 


1,497


2,283


-37.1%


-34.4%


1,497


2,283


-37.1%


-34.4%


   TSX


1,326


2,266


-43.8%


-41.5%


1,326


2,266


-43.8%


-41.5%


     Memo:  TSX Wagon


196


201


-6.4%


-2.5%


196


201


-6.4%


-2.5%


   ILX


1,558


0


0.0%


0.0%


1,558


0


0.0%


0.0%


     Memo:  ILX Hybrid


84


0


0.0%


0.0%


84


0


0.0%


0.0%


   RL


13


33


-62.2%


-60.6%


13


33


-62.2%


-60.6%


   MDX 


2,575


2,861


-13.6%


-10.0%


2,575


2,861


-13.6%


-10.0%


   ZDX 


31


54


-44.9%


-42.6%


31


54


-44.9%


-42.6%


   RDX  


2,489


884


170.3%


181.6%


2,489


884


170.3%


181.6%


Selling Days


25


24


 

 


25


24


 

 


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


 

 

 

 

 


 **  Daily Selling Rate


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Month-to-Date


 


Year-to-Date


 

 


January


January


DSR**


MoM


January


January


DSR**


YoY


 


2013


2012


% Chg.


% Chg.


2013


2012


% Chg.


% Chg.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hybrid


1,192


1,304


-12.2%


-8.6%


1,192


1,304


-12.2%


-8.6%

SOURCE American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; Acura

Honda January Sales Gain Powered by Award-Winning Accord; Acura Sales Increase Again Fueled by RDX and ILX