Honda US Sales Boosted 31% by Accord
Honda Division posted September 2012 sales of 102,845 units, an increase of 29.3 percent, backed by the Accord, which was their most popular car with 29,182 in sales posting a 56.6 percent gain compared to September 2011.
The Civic meanwhile caught on, and recorded a 57 percent sales increase to 21,546 units. The all-new 2012 CR-V crossover also performed well – 22,268 were delivered, up 13.6 percent.
"The all-new 2013 Accord hit dealerships in mid-September and our dealers are already seeing a significant increase in customer traffic surrounding the new model," said John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of sales. "Combined with the strength of key models such as Civic, CR-V and Odyssey, Honda is once again firing on all cylinders as we enter fall."
"Acura's core models of TL and MDX continue as a driving force for the brand," said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. "Now, we have new products such as RDX setting monthly sales records and the ILX continuing to carve out a foothold as the gateway to our lineup.