Acura Automobiles: American Honda Sets 3rd Straight Annual Sales Record with Best-Ever Dec for Trucks

Posted on 04. Jan, 2018 by in Acura Canada

  • American Honda breaks all-time annual record for sum Honda and Acura automobile sales with 1,641,429 units in 2017, a benefit of 0.2%
  • New light lorry annual sales symbol set for Honda and Acura combined, rising 3.3%
  • Honda Division sets 4th uninterrupted annual sales record, adult 0.7% on sales of 1,486,827 in 2017 with all-time sales outlines for Civic, CR-V and HR-V
  • Honda trucks grasp best month ever (up 3.4%) and annual (up 4.1%) sales
  • Acura RDX tops 50,000 units in sales for a third year in a quarrel

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) currently reported a third uninterrupted all-time annual sales record on sales of 1,641,429 Honda and Acura vehicles in 2017, an boost of 0.2 percent over a prior best set in 2016. AHM also set new annual and monthly sales annals for light trucks, recording 840,450 sales in 2017 for a 3.3 percent gain, and 86,740 sales in December, rising 1.4 percent. The Honda Division also reported record annual sales, gaining 0.7 percent on sum automobile sales of 1,486,827 while Honda trucks set new Dec and annual records, rising 3.4 percent on Dec sales of 75,856 and 4.1 percent on 2017 sales of 734,269. Total Acura Division sales declined 12.2 percent in Dec on sales of 15,062, and 4.2 percent in 2017 on sum automobile sales of 154,602.

With 8 totally new or rested models in 2017, including a new era of electrified vehicles, a Honda code continued a joining to strengthening newcomer automobile light lorry sales by leveraging a North American prolongation operations to attract a record array of business for a 4th uninterrupted year. 

Honda’s bid to improved precedence a North America prolongation operations to grow light lorry sales continued to compensate dividends:

  • Newly dedicating a prolongation line in Honda’s Alabama to Pilot in Oct helped a three-row SUV to Dec sales of 18,602, a burst of 54 percent. 
  • CR-V, built during 3 plants in North America, also posted clever Dec sales of 36,983 units, to set a new annual sales symbol of 377,895 as Honda’s best-selling model.
  • HR-V set a new annual record as well, commanding final year’s symbol by 14.6 percent on sales of 94,034 for a year.

Honda also confirmed a singular joining to newcomer automobile and clever sell sales leadership:

  • Civic continued a record run with sales of 31,406 units in Dec on a approach to a new all-time annual sales symbol of 377,286 units.
  • The all-new 2018 Accord continued to uncover strength in a incentive-heavy mid-size segment, as a 2.0 turbo indication began to strike showrooms – triggering a full selling launch set to start in January. Overall, Accord surfaced 320,000 sales in 2017.
  • Sales of a all-new Honda Clarity array of electrified vehicles reached a vital miracle with Dec sales of some-more than 1,400 units signaling Honda’s bid to take substructure mainstream, led by a launch of a all-new 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid in all 50 states.
  • Overall, Honda Division set a following sales records:
    • Total vehicles, best ever annual sales – 1,486,827
    • Trucks, best ever monthly sales – 75,856
    • Trucks, best ever annual sales – 734,269

“2017 was a superb year for a Honda code with a continued fortification of a light lorry and newcomer automobile lineups, and a new era of electrified vehicles mixing to strech a record array of new business for a fourth uninterrupted year,” pronounced Henio Arcangeli, Jr., comparison clamp boss of a Automobile Division ubiquitous manager of Honda Sales. “Eight all-new or rested product launches is an considerable feat for any automobile company, though it put us in a strong, rival position to say a singular joining to sell sales to particular buyers.”

Acura available a best sales month in 2017 in December, display a certain trend with sales augmenting over a final 3 months of a year. In further to clever lorry sales for RDX and MDX, sedan sales showed guarantee with TLX commanding 3,000 sales in December.

  • RDX finished 2017 with 51,295 sales for a year, a usually automobile in a fast-growing entrance oppulance SUV shred with 3 uninterrupted years above 50,000 units in sales – a vicious substructure for a all-new RDX Prototype that will make a universe entrance a North American International Auto Show this month.

“The continued strength of a RDX is a good substructure for a next-generation RDX we will entrance to a universe in antecedent form in Detroit after this month,” pronounced Jon Ikeda, clamp boss ubiquitous manager of Acura Sales. “This is a initial in a new era of Acura products formed on a Precision Crafted Performance code instruction and we’re gratified to strech this impulse with flourishing movement for a Acura brand.” 


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