Official release from acuranews.com:
Honda January Sales Gain Powered by Award-Winning Accord; Acura Sales Increase Again Fueled by RDX and ILX
Honda Division sales up 12.7 percent, Acura sales up 13.2 percent
02/01/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.
American Honda today reported January 2013 U.S. sales of 93,626 units, an increase of 12.8 percent compared with January 2012. The Honda brand posted January 2013 sales of 84,137 units, an increase of 12.7 percent compared with January 2012. Acura U.S. January sales of 9,489 units increased 13.2 percent compared with January 2012.
• RDX sets its ninth-consecutive monthly sales record, up over 181.6 percent from last January with sales of 2,489 units
• MDX was the top selling Acura model in January, with sales of 2,575 units
• ILX was again the top selling Acura sedan in January with sales of 1,558 units
“Acura’s newest products continue to drive our sales momentum as we begin a new year,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura Sales. “With the positive reception of the all-new Acura MDX Prototype in Detroit, and the upcoming launch of our new flagship RLX sedan, Acura is poised for even greater success in 2013.”
The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for January 2013 and 24 days for January 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 25 days for 2012 and 24 days for 2011. All percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.
|American Acura Vehicle Sales For January 2013|
|2013||2012||% Chg.||2013||2012||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||9,489||8,381||8.7%||9,489||8,381||8.7%|
|Memo: TSX Wagon||196||201||-6.4%||196||201||-6.4%|
|Memo: ILX Hybrid||84||0||0.0%||84||0||0.0%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate|