Acura Automobiles: Trucks Drive New Records and Acura Turns a Corner as American Honda Posts Dec Sales Increase

Posted on 04. Jan, 2019 by in Acura Canada

  • Acura code sales arise 2.8% in 2018, punctuated by best-ever monthly and annual lorry sales
  • Acura RDX has best-ever annual and Dec sales, a second-best month in story
  • Honda code posts best-ever annual and Dec lorry sales with altogether Dec boost as Honda CR-V sets all-time monthly record, autocratic 42,000 sales
  • Accord sales burst 29.4% as newcomer automobile sales sojourn strong; electrified vehicles set new annual record

American Honda

Total

155,115
+3.9%

Cars

64,860
+3.6%

Trucks

90,255
+4.1%

Total

138,341
+3%

Cars

60,872
+4.2%

Trucks

77,469
+2.1%

Total

16,774
+11.4%

Cars

3,988
-4.5%

Trucks

12,786
+17.5%

American Honda

Total

155,115
+3.9%

Cars

64,860
+3.6%

Trucks

90,255
+4.1%

Total

138,341
+3%

Cars

60,872
+4.2%

Trucks

77,469
+2.1%

Total

16,774
+11.4%

Cars

3,988
-4.5%

Trucks

12,786
+17.5%

“In 2018, we took advantage of a continued consumer change toward light-trucks, contributing to another record year for a Honda and Acura light-truck businesses,” pronounced Henio Arcangeli Jr., comparison clamp boss of a American Honda Automobile Division. “In further to a light-truck success, a newcomer automobile business also delivered another clever year, with Civic maintaining a climax in 2018 as a best-selling sell compress automobile in America for 9 years using and Accord autocratic a top transaction prices in a midsize segment. We sojourn bullish on a newcomer automobile business and demeanour brazen to another good year in 2019 opposite a whole Honda and Acura lineups.”

 

 

Sales Highlights

Honda finished 2018 on a clever note with both cars and trucks gaining in December, overcoming over 4 months of mislaid prolongation due to a inundate that close a Celaya, Mexico automobile plant to narrowly skip a new annual sales mark.

  • Truck sales set new monthly and annual annals led by CR-V that set an all-time monthly record, with 42,079 units in December, a benefit of 13.8%. Pilot set a new annual mark, eclipsing a prior record by over 7,000.
  • Accord jumped a clever 29.4% on 28,627 in sales for a month.
  • Electrified automobile sales set new monthly and annual sales annals with 6,899 Dec sales, a 6th true month above 5,000 units.

Model Notes

Civic continues a prevalence as a #1 sell automobile in America for a 3rd true year and 9th true year as a compress sell #1.

 

Honda Pilot was a fastest flourishing SUV in shred in 2018, assisting broach a 4th true year of record light lorry sales to Honda.

 

 

 

 

Sales Highlights

Acura was one of a few oppulance brands to boost sales (+2.8%) in 2018, environment annals for RDX and light trucks, heading to new marketplace share and a brand’s initial annual benefit given 2014.

  • Acura trucks set a new monthly sales record, gaining 17.5% on 12,786 units
  • RDX gained 42.2% to set a new Dec symbol on sales of 6,838 units, a model’s 7th uninterrupted monthly record and second best month in history.
  • MDX had Dec sales of 5,948 units, assisting a indication to a 7th true year of 50,000+ annual sales.
  • ILX and RLX sedans gained in December, with ILX adult 10.7% and RLX gaining 16.1% (its best month in 2018). 

Model Notes

Heading into December, RDX was a #1 retail-selling indication in shred in 2018, a #2 top-selling oppulance SUV and a #3 top-selling indication in all of luxury.

 

ILX picked adult some-more than 2 points of share in shred in 2018, while TLX outsold a BMW 3-Series, Audi A4 and pivotal models from Lexus and Volvo.

 

 

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