Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:
American Honda Reports June Sales Increase, Setting New Records for Light Trucks
Jul 1, 2016
- AHM and Honda Division set new June sales records for light trucks as the all-new 2017 Ridgeline launches
- Honda CR-V leads with new June sales record
- Honda cars continue to show gains, with across-the-board increases in June
- Acura NSX deliveries begin and the redesigned 2017 Acura MDX hits the market
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported June sales of 138,715 Honda and Acura vehicles, a year-over-year increase of 3.2 percent and a new June record for light trucks which gained 2.2 percent on sales of 68,780. Honda division trucks also set a new June record, jumping 6.6 percent on sales of 61,469 vehicles while Honda cars enjoyed an even greater increase, rising 7.7 percent on sales of 65,894 units. Acura division sales totaled 11,352 in June, a decrease of 26.9 percent versus last year. Total American Honda six-month sales of Honda and Acura vehicles are up 5.2 percent versus year-ago results.
After the recent sell-down of 2016 RDX and MDX and 2017 models starting to fill the pipeline, Acura posted a 26.9 percent decline in June on sales 11,352 vehicles. With a newly refreshed 2017 Acura MDX hitting the ground and a special summer sales campaign launching soon, Acura looks toward an improving summer sales picture.
“With initial deliveries of the NSX under way and the redesigned 2017 MDX now hitting showrooms, we’re looking ahead to a strong second half of the year,” said Jon Ikeda, vice president and general manager of the Acura division.
|American Acura Vehicle Sales for June 2016|
|2016||2015||% Chg.||2016||2015||% Chg.|
|Acura Division Total||11,352||15,527||-29.7%||78,994||87,087||-9.3%|
|*** ILX Hybrid||0||1||-100.0%||1||19||-94.7%|
|*** RLX Hybrid||18||27||-35.9%||104||119||-12.6%|
|*** TSX Wagon||0||0||0.0%||0||2||-100.0%|
|* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts
** Daily Selling Rate
*** Memo line items are included in the respective model total
Acura really needs to start looking into bringing the Legend name badge and be more exciting in can styling. They look a tiller outdated lately.