The all-new 2013 Accord off to a strong sales start
Pilot and RDX post best-ever October sales
MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - 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.
Maki Inoue (905) 888-4416 Laura Heasman (905) 888-4586
SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.
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