Official release from acuranews.com:
American Honda Reports September Sales: Accord 56-Percent Gain Fuels Honda Sales Surge; Acura RDX Sales Up More Than 119 Percent
Honda Division sales up 29.3 percent, Acura sales up 43.5 percent
10/02/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.
American Honda today reported September 2012 U.S. sales of 117,211 units, an increase of 30.9 percent compared with September 2011. The Honda Division posted September 2012 sales of 102,845 units, an increase of 29.3 percent compared with September 2011. Acura’s U.S. September sales of 14,366 units increased 43.5 percent compared with September 2011.
• RDX sets its 5th-consecutive record sales month with 2,938 units, up 119.9 percent compared to September 2011
• MDX retains the top-selling Acura title with sales of 4,692 units, up more than 60.4 percent from September 2011
• TL sedan sales up 29.1 percent from last year with 3,236 in monthly sales
“Acura’s core models of TL and MDX continue as a driving force for the brand,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “Now, we have new products such as RDX setting monthly sales records and the ILX continuing to carve out a foothold as the gateway to our lineup.”
The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for September 2012 and 25 days for September 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 230 days for 2012 and 229 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.
|American Acura Vehicle Sales For September 2012|
|2012||2011||% Chg.||2012||2011||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||14,366||10,010||43.5%||115,773||89,146||29.3%|
|Memo: TSX Wagon||308||261||18.0%||3,044||2,432||24.6%|
|Memo: ILX Hybrid||140||0||0.0%||535||0||0.0%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate|