MARKHAM, ON (November 1, 2012) – Combined October sales of 13,477 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 20% increase over last year’s sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported October sales of 11,590 units, up 19% from last year, led by record sales of Honda Accord (up 178%), Crosstour (up 113%) Fit (192%) and Pilot (up 95%). The Acura Division reported October sales of 1,887 units, up 28% with strong sales of Acura RDX (up 46%), MDX (up 25%) and TSX (up 25%).
“We are extremely pleased that Canadians are strongly supporting our core model line-up. Newly introduced models are also gaining sales strength, including the all-new 2013 Honda Accord, recently named Best New Family Car under $30,000 by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.” said Jerry Chenkin, executive vice president, Honda Canada Inc. “Sales of Pilot and RDX are already ramping up and breaking monthly sales records, in anticipation of the coming winter months.”
Honda Canada has sold approximately 3.6 million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada since 1973. Of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in October, 94% were produced at the company’s assembly plants in North America.