Official release from www.acuranews.com:
Acura Announces April Sales Results
Overall Acura Sales Up 21.6 Percent
TORRANCE, Calif. – 05/03/2010
Acura sales for April were 10,719 (a 21.6 percent increase) while year-to-date** sales were 38,512 – up 16.7 percent compared to 2009 based on Daily Selling Rate*. Acura’s line of luxury SUVs continued to post impressive sales with a monthly gain of nearly 60 percent. The best-selling Acura for April was the MDX luxury SUV with 3,714 units sold, a 58.9 percent increase. The RDX crossover SUV sold 1,168 units, posting a sales gain of 57.8 percent.
“The fresh new styling of the MDX and RDX is proving popular with customers,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “Combining a smart blend of looks, performance and utility, Acura’s luxury SUVs continue to succeed within a competitive category.”
Acura car sales were led by the TL performance luxury sedan with 2,842 units sold, down 8.5 percent. The TSX sports sedan tallied 2,607 units sold, an increase of 7.3 percent.
*The daily selling rate is calculated with 26 selling days for both April 2010 and April 2009.
**Year-to-date sales based on 100 days for 2010 versus 101 days for 2009.
|American Honda Vehicle Sales For April 2010|
|2010||2009||% Chg.||2010||2009||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||10,719||8,813||21.6%||38,512||33,333||16.7%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. Accord includes Crosstour, Hybrid.|
|** Daily Selling Rate|
|*** Accord Crosstour sales are recorded in Honda total truck sales and Honda domestic truck sales.|