HONDA REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR JUNE 2013

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by American Honda Motor Co., Inc., and received via
electronic mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
For Immediate Release 
Honda Reports June Sales Surge on Record Light Truck Sales;
Acura RDX Posts Record June Sales 
•     Record June sales of American Honda light trucks; best
sales since 2007
•     Record June sales of Honda light trucks, CR-V and Pilot
•     Record June sales of Acura RDX 
TORRANCE, Calif., July 2, 2013 - American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
today reported June 2013 U.S. sales of 136,915 units, a total
increase of 9.7 percent compared with June 2012 (up 13.9 percent
based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). The Honda division
posted June 2013 sales of 123,150 units, an increase of 12.5
percent compared with June 2012.  Acura division U.S. June sales
of 13,765 units decreased 10.4 percent compared with June 2012. 
Honda
-     Honda light trucks posted record June sales on the strength
of CR-V, Pilot and Odyssey
-     CR-V set a June record with sales of 26,572, an increase of
14.1 percent compared to June 2012
-     Pilot posted its best June since 2005 with record sales of
12,085 and up 21.3 percent from June 2012
-     Odyssey sales topped 14,000, up 26.0 percent for the month
with the refreshed 2014 model hitting dealerships today
-     The Accord continues its strong pace, topping the 30,000-unit mark for the fourth consecutive month and up 20.4 percent
for the year
-     The Civic posted sales of 29,724, up 8.1 percent compared
to last June 
“Honda was firing on all cylinders in June with the hot-selling
Accord joined by the Fit, CR-V, Odyssey and Pilot all posting
their best sales of the year,” said John Mendel, executive vice
president of sales at American Honda. “Our goal for 2013 is to
be the leader in retail sales for all four of our highest volume
models: Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey. These solid results
further showcase Honda’s pure, market-driven momentum achieved
by customers choosing Honda vehicles one at a time rather than
relying on fleet sales to drive volume.” 
Acura
-     The RDX marked its 14th consecutive month of record sales
with 4,023 units sold, remaining the top selling Acura for the
month
-     The MDX recorded June sales of 3,828 as supply of the all-new model increased following the June 20th launch 
“Record sales of the RDX underscore Acura’s leadership in the
fast growing entry luxury SUV segment,” said Jeff Conrad, vice
president and general manager of Acura sales. “With the all-new
MDX now on-sale and just starting to hit dealer lots, we look to
continue this sales momentum well into the summer.” 
*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for
June 2013 and 27 days for June 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is
calculated with 153 days for 2013 and 154 days for 2012. All
other percentages in release are unadjusted. 
For more information:
Robyn Eagles (Honda) (310) 783-3163
Chuck Schifsky (Acura) (310) 783-3165 
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