Official release from www.acuranews.com:
Acura Announces August 2010 Sales Results
Acura Posts Double Digit Sales Increase for Seventh Consecutive Month
09/01/2010 – TORRANCE, Calif.
Acura announced today sales for August 2010 reached 11,534 vehicles, an increase of 24.6%*, making it the seventh consecutive month Acura posted double digit sales increases. Year-to-date sales** for Acura are up 24.1% totaling 85,668 units.
“Acura is proving to be a smart choice for customers in the luxury market,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales.
“The industry has recognized Acura as a leader in quality and value and customers are responding.”
Acura’s light trucks, up 77.0% for the month, led August sales with the top selling MDX posting 4,386 units, up 61.8%, and RDX posting an impressive 75.1% increase totaling 1,226 units. Total monthly car sales for Acura were down 6.0% with TL posting 2,882 units and TSX at 2,419, both down, 0.2% and 14.0% respectively.
*The daily selling rate is calculated with 25 selling days for August 2010 and 26 selling days for August 2009.
**Year-to-date sales are calculated with 203 selling days for 2010 and 204 selling days for 2009.
|American Acura Vehicle Sales For August 2010|
|2010||2009||% Chg.||2010||2009||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||11,534||9,625||24.6%||85,668||69,369||24.1%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. Accord includes Crosstour, Hybrid.
** Daily Selling Rate