American Honda Motor Co., Inc., posted June sales of 83,892 vehicles, a decrease of 24.3 percent, based on the daily selling rate*, the company announced today. American Honda year-to-date sales reached 607,442, an increase of 1.6 percent versus last year, based on the daily selling rate*. Although production limitations caused by the March 11 earthquake in Japan continued to improve, reduced vehicle supplies adversely affected June sales results.
Honda Division posted June sales of 75,184, a decrease of 24.5 percent versus June 2010. The Civic was the top-selling Honda model for June with sales of 17,485, a decrease of 36.5 percent compared to last year. The Accord posted sales of 17,107, a decrease of 38.6 percent. Sales of the sub-compact Fit increased 20.0 percent to 4,912, demonstrating continued strong demand for versatile, fuel-efficient vehicles.
Acura Division recorded June sales of 8,708, a decrease of 22.8 percent versus June 2010, and year-to-date sales of 60,680, a decrease of 1.4 percent. The MDX was the top-selling Acura model for the month with sales of 3,374, down 15.7 percent.
*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for June 2011 and 25 days for June 2010. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 152 days for 2011, versus 151 days for 2010. All percentages reflect DSR.
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