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Honda Canada Reports Record Breaking May Sales

 

  • Honda brand set a new record with 19,794 units sold

  • CR-V records best ever May with 5,675 units sold

  • Honda Canada Inc. set a new monthly record for best May sales to date with 21,698 units sold

 

MARKHAM, ON (June 1, 2018) – Honda Canada Inc. today reported a record-setting May with sales of 21,698 Honda and Acura vehicles, up 3.4 percent from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported best-ever May sales of 19,794 units sold, up 3.2 percent from the previous year, while the Acura Division reported May sales of 1,904 units, up 6 percent versus last year.

 

“Our core models continued their strong performance into the spring, leading Honda to reach its best-ever May sales,” said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Honda Canada. “CR-V spiked nearly 30% year-over –year, recording its best monthly sales performance, while Civic continued to maintain its dominance as the best-selling car in its segment.”

 

“Sales of Acura’s truck lineup saw yet another strong performance as the MDX and RDX led the brand to another growth month, while the TLX rocketed past expectations with a 33 percent increase from the same time last year,” said Emile Korkor, Senior Manager and Brand Leader, Acura Canada. “We had a strong spring and are optimistic to have an even better summer as we get set to launch the highly anticipated next-generation 2019 Acura RDX.”

 

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 eight 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.

 

 

HONDA CANADA INC.

 

HONDA CANADA INC.

May

 

May

RETAIL SALES - MTD

 

RETAIL SALES - YTD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MODEL

2018

2017

% Change

 

Model

2018

2017

% Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIT

475

536

-11.4%

 

FIT

2,252

1,693

33.0%

CIVIC

8,974

8,616

4.2%

 

CIVIC

28,847

30,450

-5.3%

CR-Z

0

0

-

 

CR-Z

2

9

-77.8%

ACCORD

1,352

1,548

-12.7%

 

ACCORD

5,180

5,725

-9.5%

CLARITY

59

0

-

 

CLARITY

420

0

-

HR-V

1,194

1,687

-29.2%

 

HR-V

5,083

6,627

-23.3%

CRV

5,675

4,435

28.0%

 

CR-V

22,796

19,557

16.6%

ODYSSEY

979

798

22.7%

 

ODYSSEY

4,724

3,322

42.2%

PILOT

636

1,066

-40.3%

 

PILOT

2,840

3,236

-12.2%

RIDGELINE

450

489

-8.0%

 

RIDGELINE

1,683

2,096

-19.7%

HONDA division

19,794

19,175

3.2%

 

HONDA division

73,827

72,715

1.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSX

 

 

-

 

CSX

 

 

-

ILX

144

173

-16.8%

 

ILX

689

840

-18.0%

TLX

387

291

33.0%

 

TLX

1,728

1,427

21.1%

RLX

12

7

71.4%

 

RLX

43

34

26.5%

RDX

814

825

-1.3%

 

RDX

3,274

3,045

7.5%

MDX

542

486

11.5%

 

MDX

2,055

2,162

-4.9%

ZDX

0

0

-

 

ZDX

1

1

0.0%

NSX

5

18

-72.2%

 

NSX

22

21

4.8%

ACURA division

1,904

1,800

5.8%

 

ACURA division

7,812

7,530

3.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honda Canada Inc.

21,698

20,975

3.4%

 

Honda Canada Inc.

81,639

80,245

1.7%