Official release from acuranews.com:
Award-Winning Accord and Record-Setting Light Truck Sales Fuel Hot Honda May; Acura RDX Sets All-Time Monthly Sales Record
Honda Division sales up 5.2 percent
06/03/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported May 2013 U.S. sales of 140,013 units, a total increase of 4.5 percent compared with May 2012 (up 4.5 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). The Honda brand posted May 2013 sales of 125,649 units, an increase of 5.2 percent compared with May 2012. Acura brand U.S. May sales of 14,364 units decreased 1.5 percent compared with May 2012.
• RDX sets an all-time monthly sales record and its 13th consecutive monthly sales record, up 49.3 percent from last May; is the top-selling Acura model in May with sales of 4,930 units
• The all-new luxury flagship RLX sedan, which went on sale in March, continues to gain momentum with sales of 273 units
“With the RDX setting its 13th consecutive monthly sales record we are very excited to be introducing the all-new 2014 MDX in a few weeks, which will once again give Acura hands down the best luxury light-truck lineup in America,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura Sales.
*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for May 2013 and 26 days for May 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 127 days for 2013 and 127 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.
|American Acura Vehicle Sales For May 2013|
|2013||2012||% Chg.||2013||2012||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||14,364||14,586||-1.5%||63,216||57,566||9.8%|
|Memo: TSX Wagon||191||390||-51.0%||1,010||1,653||-38.9%|
|Memo: ILX Hybrid||195||34||473.5%||730||34||2047.1%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate|