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Acura USA December 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on January 3rd, 2013 2 comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

All-New Accord and Civic Drive Sharp Honda Monthly and Annual Sales Gains; ILX and RDX Fuel Acura Jump; American Honda Posts Best Annual Sales Result Since 2008

Honda Division annual sales up 23 percent, Acura annual sales up 26 percent

01/03/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

Buoyed by strong December 2012 U.S. sales of 132,774 units, an increase of 26.2 percent compared with December 2011, American Honda posted annual vehicle sales of 1,422,785 units in 2012, up 24.0 percent compared with 2011. This makes 2012 American Honda’s fourth-best sales year ever, and its best sales result since 2008.

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Acura U.S. December sales of 16,034 units represents an increase of 22.1 percent over December 2011. The Acura Division’s year-end sales totaled 156,216, up 26.7 percent compared with 2011 results – and the brand’s best sales results since 2007. The MDX led the division with annual sales of 50,854, followed by the TL with sales of 33,572 and the RDX with sales of 29,520.

• RDX sets its eighth-consecutive monthly sales record, up 155 percent from a year ago with 4,024 sales – setting monthly sales records in each month since going on sale in May 2012

• MDX was the top selling Acura model in December, with 5,069 sales, up 10 percent from 2011

• ILX is top selling Acura sedan in December with 2,485 sales

“December was another month of tremendous sales growth fueled by our newest products, the Acura ILX luxury compact sedan and the RDX crossover SUV,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura Sales, “Acura is primed for even more success in 2013, with the upcoming launch of the brand’s flagship RLX sedan and the unveiling of the 2014 MDX Prototype at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.”

The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for December 2012 and 27 days for December 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 307 days for 2012 and 307 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For December 2012
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
December December DSR** December December DSR**
2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 16,034 13,129 26.8% 156,216 123,299 26.7%
TL 2,246 3,283 -29.0% 33,572 31,237 7.5%
TSX 2,142 3,546 -37.3% 28,865 30,935 -6.7%
Memo: TSX Wagon 414 295 45.7% 4,234 3,210 31.9%
ILX 2,485 0 0.0% 12,251 0 0.0%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 119 0 0.0% 972 0 0.0%
RL 18 50 -62.6% 379 1,096 -65.4%
MDX 5,069 4,588 14.7% 50,854 43,271 17.5%
ZDX 50 86 -39.6% 775 1,564 -50.4%
RDX 4,024 1,576 165.2% 29,520 15,196 94.3%
Selling Days 26 27 307 307
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA November 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on December 3rd, 2012 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Reports All-Time Best November Sales: All-Time Record November for Company and Civic; RDX Fuels Double-Digit Acura Gain

Honda Division sales up 41 percent, Acura sales up 23 percent

12/03/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda reports an all-time record for the month of November, with November 2012 U.S. sales of 116,580 units, an increase of 38.9 percent compared with November 2011. The Honda Division posted November 2012 sales of 104,334 units, an increase of 41.0 percent compared with November 2011. Acura U.S. November sales of 12,246 units represents an increase of 23.6 percent over November 2011.

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• RDX sets its seventh-consecutive monthly sales record, up 129 percent from a year ago with 3,036 sales

• MDX was the top selling Acura model in November, with 3,368 sales

• ILX gains traction as the top selling Acura sedan in November, with 2,108 sales

“While the MDX leads the lineup in sales, the record-setting sales of RDX and ILX are doing a great job as the gateway to the Acura lineup in bringing new customers to the brand,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura Sales. “The combination of Acura’s growing lineup and rising industry sales are fueling Acura’s momentum as we head into 2013.”

The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for November 2012 and 25 days for November 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 281 days for 2012 and 280 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For November 2012
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
November November DSR** November November DSR**
2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 12,246 9,909 23.6% 140,182 110,170 26.8%
TL 1,918 2,412 -20.5% 31,326 27,954 11.7%
TSX 1,768 2,691 -34.3% 26,723 27,389 -2.8%
Memo:  TSX Wagon 384 224 71.4% 3,820 2,915 30.6%
ILX 2,108 0 0.0% 9,766 0 0.0%
Memo:  ILX Hybrid 174 0 0.0% 853 0 0.0%
RL 11 45 -75.6% 361 1,046 -65.6%
MDX 3,368 3,308 1.8% 45,785 38,683 17.9%
ZDX 37 127 -70.9% 725 1,478 -51.1%
RDX 3,036 1,326 129.0% 25,496 13,620 86.5%
Selling Days 25 25 281 280
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA October 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on November 1st, 2012 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Reports October Sales: Double-Digit Accord Gains Fueled by All-New Model; Acura RDX Sets Record, Up 62 Percent

Honda Division sales up 8.7 percent, Acura sales up 9.4 percent

11/01/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda today reported October 2012 U.S. sales of 106,973 units, an increase of 8.8 percent compared with October 2011. The Honda Division posted October 2012 sales of 94,810 units, an increase of 8.7 percent compared with October 2011. Acura U.S. October sales of 12,163 units increased 9.4 percent compared with October 2011.

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• RDX sets its sixth-consecutive monthly sales record with 2,659 units, up 62 percent compared with October 2011 and is on track for an all-time annual sales mark

• MDX and RDX combine to set new October light-truck sales record of 6,476 units, up 18 percent from October 2011

“Acura’s one-two punch of luxury performance SUVs is obviously resonating with consumers, with new October records set for both RDX and our truck lineup,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura Sales. “With our sedan lineup growing stronger via the new ILX and the upcoming debut of the all-new Acura RLX, Acura continues to gain momentum.”

The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for October 2012 and 26 days for October 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 256 days for 2012 and 255 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For October 2012
  Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
  October October DSR** October October DSR**
  2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 12,163 11,115 9.4% 127,936 100,261 27.1%
TL  2,560 2,662 -3.8% 29,408 25,542 14.7%
TSX 1,577 2,977 -47.0% 24,955 24,698 0.6%
Memo: TSX Wagon 392 259 51.4% 3,436 2,691 27.2%
ILX 1,529 0 0.0% 7,658 0 0.0%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 144 0 0.0% 679 0 0.0%
RL 21 22 -4.5% 350 1,001 -65.2%
MDX  3,771 3,691 2.2% 42,417 35,375 19.4%
ZDX  46 131 -64.9% 688 1,351 -49.3%
RDX   2,659 1,632 62.9% 22,460 12,294 82.0%
Selling Days 26 26   256 255  
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA September 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on October 2nd, 2012 No comments

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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.

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• 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
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
September September DSR** September September DSR**
2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 14,366 10,010 43.5% 115,773 89,146 29.3%
TL  3,236 2,507 29.1% 26,848 22,880 16.8%
TSX 1,681 3,112 -46.0% 23,378 21,721 7.2%
Memo: TSX Wagon 308 261 18.0% 3,044 2,432 24.6%
ILX 1,737 0 0.0% 6,129 0 0.0%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 140 0 0.0% 535 0 0.0%
RL 34 43 -20.9% 329 979 -66.5%
MDX  4,692 2,925 60.4% 38,646 31,684 21.4%
ZDX  48 87 -44.8% 642 1,220 -47.6%
RDX   2,938 1,336 119.9% 19,801 10,662 84.9%
Selling Days 25 25 230 229
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA August 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on September 4th, 2012 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Reports August Sales: Total Sales Up 59.5 Percent; Acura Sets Monthly Light Truck Record on Record RDX Sales

Honda division sales up 57.9 percent, Acura sales up 72.8 percent

09/04/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda today reported August 2012 U.S. sales of 131,321 units, an increase of 59.5 percent compared with August 2011 (an increase of 53.6 percent based on the daily selling rate*). The Honda Division posted August 2012 sales of 115,675 units, an increase of 57.9 percent compared with August 2011. Acura’s U.S. August sales of 15,646 units increased 72.8 percent compared with August 2011.

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• RDX sets its 4th-consecutive record sales month with 2,926 units, up 156.9 percent compared to August 2011

• MDX remains the top-selling Acura vehicle with sales of 5,549 units, up 77.5 percent from August 2011

• The TL was Acura’s best-selling sedan with sales of 3,201, up 33.2 percent

“Acura sales continue to show great upward momentum, led by our strong light truck lineup,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “The all-new 2013 Acura RDX is a hit with buyers thanks to its increased comfort, utility and power, along with class-leading fuel economy.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 27 days for August 2012 and 26 days for August 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 205 days for 2012 and 204 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For August 2012
  Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
  August August DSR** August August DSR**
  2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 15,646 9,054 66.4% 101,407 79,136 27.5%
TL  3,201 2,404 28.2% 23,612 20,373 15.3%
TSX 2,103 2,263 -10.5% 21,697 18,609 16.0%
Memo:  TSX Wagon 370 265 34.5% 2,736 2,171 25.4%
ILX 1,733 0 0.0% 4,392 0 0.0%
Memo:  ILX Hybrid 136 0 0.0% 395 0 0.0%
RL 41 41 -3.7% 295 936 -68.6%
MDX  5,549 3,126 70.9% 33,954 28,759 17.5%
ZDX  93 81 10.6% 594 1,133 -47.8%
RDX   2,926 1,139 147.4% 16,863 9,326 79.9%
Selling Days 27 26   205 204  
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA July 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on August 1st, 2012 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Reports July Auto Sales: CR-V Sets Seventh Consecutive Monthly Sales Record; Acura RDX Sales Up More Than 142 Percent

Honda division sales up 46.4 percent, Acura sales up 36.4 percent

08/01/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda today reported July 2012 U.S. sales of 116,944 units, an increase of 45.3 percent compared with July 2011 (an increase of 57.4 percent based on the daily selling rate*). The Honda Division posted July 2012 sales of 104,119 units, an increase of 46.4 percent compared with July 2011. Acura’s U.S. July sales of 12,825 units increased 36.4 percent compared with July 2011.

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- Continuing its sales success, the new RDX delivered another record sales month (2,664 units), up more than 142 percent from July 2011

- MDX remains the top selling Acura vehicle with sales of 4,288 units, up more than 24 percent from July 2011

- Gaining momentum in only its second full month of sales, the all-new ILX posted sales of 1,410 units

“With the MDX continuing its reign as the top seven-passenger luxury SUV, and the new RDX leading the compact luxury segment, Acura light trucks lead the way for the Acura brand,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “With the ILX gaining its stride, Acura is sure to see robust sales increases for many months to come.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 24 days for July 2012 and 26 days for July 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 178 days for 2012 and 178 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For July 2012
  Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
  July July DSR** July July DSR**
  2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 12,825 9,402 47.8% 85,761 70,082 22.4%
TL  2,358 2,555 0.0% 20,411 17,969 13.6%
TSX 1,980 2,137 0.4% 19,594 16,346 19.9%
Memo: TSX Wagon 316 249 37.5% 2,366 1,906 24.1%
ILX 1,410 0 0.0% 2,659 0 0.0%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 110 0 0.0% 259 0 0.0%
RL 40 70 -38.1% 254 895 -71.6%
MDX  4,288 3,438 35.1% 28,405 25,633 10.8%
ZDX  85 102 -9.7% 501 1,052 -52.4%
RDX   2,664 1,100 162.4% 13,937 8,187 70.2%
Selling Days 24 26   178 178  
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA June 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on July 3rd, 2012 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Reports June Auto Sales: 48 Percent Surge Nets Best June Sales Since 2008; Honda CR-V and Acura RDX Set Best-Ever June Records

Honda division sales up 45 percent, Acura sales up 76 percent

07/03/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda today reported June 2012 U.S. sales of 124,808 units, an increase of 48.8 percent compared with June 2011 (an increase of 43.3 percent based on the daily selling rate*). The Honda Division posted June 2012 sales of 109,438 units, an increase of 45.6 percent compared with June 2011. Acura’s U.S. June sales of 15,370 units increased 76.5 percent compared with June 2011.

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- Total Acura sales of 15,370 units were up 76.5 percent over June 2011, the best June sales since 2007

- The new RDX continued its sales success with another record sales month (3,090 units), up 189.3 percent. In May, the RDX was the best-selling compact luxury SUV and is expected to retain that position for June

- Acura light trucks posted a best-ever June result of 8,278 units, up 82.1 percent from last year

- Both the TL and TSX enjoyed substantial sales increases over June 2011, up 47.1 percent and 43.9 percent respectively. With national advertising just starting in June, the all-new ILX has begun to build both inventory and awareness, posting June sales of 1,081 units

“The weather may be too hot in many parts of the country, but Acura sales are continuing to heat up,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “With our light trucks setting records and our volume sedans showing major increases, it’s going to be a great summer for Acura.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 27 days for June 2012 and 26 days for June 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 154 days for 2012 and 152 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

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American Acura Vehicle Sales For June 2012
  Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
  June June DSR** June June DSR**
  2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 15,370 8,708 70.0% 72,936 60,680 18.6%
TL  3,377 2,296 41.6% 18,053 15,414 15.6%
TSX 2,602 1,808 38.6% 17,614 14,209 22.4%
Memo:TSX Wagon 397 122 213.4% 2,050 1,657 22.1%
ILX 1,081 0 0.0% 1,249 0 0.0%
Memo:ILX Hybrid 115 0 0.0% 149 0 0.0%
RL 32 59 -47.8% 214 825 -74.4%
MDX  5,125 3,374 46.3% 24,117 22,195 7.2%
ZDX  63 103 -41.1% 416 950 -56.8%
RDX   3,090 1,068 178.6% 11,273 7,087 57.0%
Selling Days 27 26   154 152  
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA May 2012 Sales Results

Posted by   on June 1st, 2012 1 comment

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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 46 percent, Acura sales up 62 percent

06/01/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif

American Honda today reported May 2012 U.S. sales of 133,997 units, an increase of 47.6 percent compared to May 2011 (an increase of 36.3 percent based on the daily selling rate*). The Honda Division posted May 2012 sales of 119,411 units, an increase of 46.0 percent compared to May 2011. Acura’s U.S. May sales of 14,586 units increased 62.1 percent compared to May 2011.

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- Total Acura sales of 14,586 units were up 62.1 percent, making this Acura’s best month since December of 2010

- The RDX had its best sales month ever (3,301 units), with May 2012 sales up 216.8 percent. The RDX is expected to be at the top of the compact luxury SUV segment

- Overall, Acura light trucks posted a best-ever May result of 8,226 units, up 64.7 percent

- The all-new ILX compact luxury sedan went on sale May 22. As dealer inventory builds, the ILX marketing campaign launches with national TV advertising beginning in early June with the NBA conference finals on ESPN

“With the new RDX setting an all-time sales record this month, Acura went well beyond recovering from last year’s supply issues,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “Now, with the new ILX reaching dealerships across America, Acura is just beginning a great new hot streak.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for May 2012 and 24 days for May 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 127 days for 2012 and 126 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For May 2012
  Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
  May May DSR** May May DSR**
  2012 2011 % Chg. 2012 2011 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 14,586 9,000 49.6% 57,566 51,972 9.9%
TL  3,262 2,197 37.1% 14,676 13,118 11.0%
TSX 2,880 1,751 51.8% 15,012 12,401 20.1%
Memo:  TSX Wagon 390 194 85.6% 1,653 1,535 6.8%
ILX 168 0 0.0% 168 0 0.0%
Memo:  ILX Hybrid 34 0 0.0% 34 0 0.0%
RL 50 58 -20.4% 182 766 -76.4%
MDX  4,841 3,824 16.9% 18,992 18,821 0.1%
ZDX  84 128 -39.4% 353 847 -58.7%
RDX   3,301 1,042 192.4% 8,183 6,019 34.9%
Selling Days 26 24   127 126  
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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