Acura USA May 2018 Sales Report

Jun 1, 2018

  • New May sales records for American Honda trucks (up 9.2%), Honda trucks (up 11.6%), Pilot (up 36%), and CR-V (up 11.6%)
  • Core Honda products Accord, Civic and Odyssey post strong retail sales despite industry trends
  • Pilot is biggest mover in Honda lineup, jumping 36.1% in May and 40.8% year to date
  • Acura sales remain strong with all-new 2019 RDX arriving today at dealers nationwide

“We’re pleased with the consistent results across our entire lineup of passenger cars and light trucks for both the Honda and Acura brands, and remain optimistic about the year ahead,” said Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the Automobile Division & general manager of Honda sales. “The all-new 2019 Acura RDX arrives in dealer showrooms today as the first in a new generation of Acura products. With sales of more than 50,000 units in each of the last three years, RDX remains one of the best-selling vehicles in the luxury crossover segment and we’re confident this all-new model will further build upon that success.”

Sales Highlights

With strong sales of the outgoing RDX helping Acura maintain a steady sales pace in May, the all-new 2019 RDX arrives in dealers today – the first in a new generation of Acura products completely designed around the brand’s Precision Crafted Performance brand direction.

  • Acura light truck sales remained strong with RDX topping 4,700 in May and MDX passing the 4,000 mark.
  • ILX gained 28.3% on for the month and is up 16.2% year to date.

Model Notes

  • MDX has done something no other 3-row model in segment can match with six straight years of over 50,000 in sales.
  • As the only compact luxury SUV with sales topping 50K in each of the past three years, the second-gen RDX hands the baton to the better-in-every-way 2019 RDX, launching today.
American Acura Vehicle Sales for May 2018
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
May May DSR** May May DSR**
2018 2017 % Chg. 2018 2017 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 12,819 13,939 -11.6% 58,121 59,833 -3.6%
ILX 1,116 870 23.3% 4,600 3,958 15.3%
NSX 15 23 -37.3% 87 247 -65.1%
RLX 163 82 91.7% 797 481 64.4%
TLX 2,723 3,508 -25.4% 14,600 15,890 -8.8%
MDX 4,098 4,307 -8.5% 18,007 19,315 -7.5%
RDX 4,704 5,149 -12.2% 20,030 19,942 -0.3%
Selling Days 26 25 127 126
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts
** Daily Selling Rate

[Source: Acura]

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