Date: July 03, 2007 21:53
Honda Press Release
CR-V, Civic and Fit set records
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
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