American Honda Motor Co., Inc., posted record June sales of 140,935 Honda and Acura vehicles, up 7.3 percent on a daily-selling-rate basis*, the company announced today. American Honda year-to-date sales totaled 766,929, up 2.1 percent.
Honda Division posted record June sales of 124,169, up 7.4 percent compared to last year. The CR-V sold 19,715, up 53.2 percent, achieving its sixth consecutive month of record sales. The Civic posted record sales of 36,512, up 33.6 percent over last June. Civic Hybrid sales increased by 20.1 percent to 3,246, also setting a new record for the month. The Fit, up 44.3 percent to 5,613, broke its all-time sales record from May, 2007 of 5,361.
"The Civic and CR-V gained an incredible amount of momentum in the first half of 2007," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president of American Honda. "We expect the small car and crossover SUV segments to remain strong for the second half of the year, putting Honda on pace for a twelfth straight record year."
Acura Division sales increased 6.9 percent to 16,766. The TSX sports sedan, set a new June sales record of 3,414, up 4.0 percent. Sales for the TL luxury performance sedan increased by 8.1 percent to 6,221. Sales of the all-new MDX increased by 26.2 percent to 4,639, and RDX sales totaled 1,864.
*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for June 2007, versus 25 for 2006. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 154 days for 2007, versus 152 for 2006. All percentages in this release reflect DSR.
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