January 2012 Honda and Acura Sales Stats
February 01, 2012
American Honda Reports January Sales Increase; Civic Up Nearly 50 Percent
All-new CR-V sets January Honda sales record
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., today reported January 2012 monthly new-vehicle sales of 83,009, an increase of 8.8 percent over January 2011. The Honda Division posted January 2012 sales of 74,628, an increase of 9.3 percent year-over-year.
In its first full month of sales, the all-new Honda CR-V set a January record with sales of 18,960, up 16.0 percent over last year's record-setting total of 16,339. The Civic also continued to build momentum with sales of 21,883, up an impressive 49.5 percent compared to January 2011. The Accord posted January sales of 13,659, up 1.5 percent from the same period last year. Honda's Ridgeline pickup posted its second consecutive month of double-digit sales growth, up 45.6 percent year-over-year to 1,245 units.
"Honda's return to full strength on the manufacturing front is already beginning to pay dividends on the sales floor," said John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of sales. "On top of kicking off 2012 with record January sales for the new CR-V, it's gratifying to see how many Civics we can sell when we actually have Civics to sell. It's great to see customers embrace this great vehicle now that our dealers have enough cars on their lots.Gucci replica handbags"
Acura sales up 5.3 percent
Acura posted January sales of 8,381 an increase of 5.3 percent compared to January 2011.
"With inventory still building to optimal levels, 2012 is off to a good start," said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. "After the successful launch of the RDX Prototype and the ILX and NSX Concepts at the Detroit Auto Show, strong January sales and the buzz surrounding Acura's Super Bowl commercial, the Acura brand has real momentum going forward.louis vuitton replica handbags"
Total car sales reported 4,582 units, up 24.1 percent versus January 2011, with the TL posting 2,283 units and the TSX 2,266 units, up 43.4 and 16.7 percent respectively. The MDX was Acura’s best selling model with 2,861 sales for the month, down 8.5 percent. Total truck sales tallied 3,799 units, down 11 percent.