Official release from www.acuranews.com:
American Honda Reports April Auto Sales: CR-V Sets April Record, Accord Sees 41-Percent Gain, All-New 2013 Acura RDX Fast Out of the Gate
Honda division sales up 9.2 percent, Acura sales up 18 percent
05/01/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.
American Honda today reported April 2012 U.S. sales of 122,012 units, an increase of 10 percent based on the daily selling rate*. The Honda division posted April 2012 sales of 109,837, an increase of 9.2 percent compared to April 2011. Acura’s U.S. April sales of 12,175 were up 18 percent compared to April 2011.
– 2013 Acura RDX is fast out of the gate, with sales of the all-new SUV up more than 65 percent compared to same period last year.
– All core Acura models (TL, TSX, RDX and MDX) post double-digit increases compared to 2011, while MDX remains Acura’s best selling model.
– The all-new ILX compact luxury sedan goes on sale May 22.
“We’re delighted to see customers embrace the right-sized 2013 Acura RDX,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “It’s great to see so many new owners recognizing the remarkable combination of class-leading fuel economy, performance and luxury in our new SUV.”
*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 24 days for April 2012 and 27 days for April 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 101 days for 2012 and 102 days for 2011. All percentages reflect DSR.
|American Acura Vehicle Sales For April 2012|
|2012||2011||% Chg.||2012||2011||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||12,175||11,604||18.0%||42,980||42,972||1.0%|
|Memo: TSX Wagon||331||365||2.0%||1,263||1,341||-4.9%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate|