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Honda Canada Reports October Sales with Multiple Records

MARKHAM, ON (November 1, 2017) – Combined October sales of 17,608 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 2% increase over last year’s sales and a new October record.  With strong truck sales, the Honda Automobile division reported a new October record on sales of 15,667 units, up 2% over last year.  The Acura division reported October sales of 1,941 units, down 1% versus last year.

"For the second consecutive month, strong sales of Honda’s versatile truck lineup, notably CR-V and Pilot, drove the brand to modest October gains,” said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Honda Canada Inc. “The 10th-generation Accord is now on sale across the country.  As we head into November, we expect to see strong consumer demand for the model, as the Accord once again redefines the family sedan segment by injecting a new level of emotional appeal and premium quality.”

October Highlights:
• Honda Canada Inc. breaks October sales record with 17,608 units sold versus 17,270 units in 2016.
• The Honda Automobile division also pushed past an October record on sales of 15,667 units versus 15,304 units in 2016.
• Honda CR-V sales sailed past the previous best in 2016 to set a new monthly record with 5,186 units sold.
• Pilot led truck gains with an October record of 905 vehicles, up 14 percent over 2015 sales

About Honda
Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. The company has produced more than 7.8 million cars and light trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario.  Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $4.7 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada.