American Honda and SiriusXM Extend Relationship to January 2020 and Substantially Increase Penetration of SiriusXM

     American Honda and SiriusXM Extend Relationship to January 2020 and
                Substantially Increase Penetration of SiriusXM

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct.23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. have extended their relationship to January
2020, significantly increasing the penetration of SiriusXM factory-installed
technology in new Honda and Acura vehicles.


Starting in 2014, American Honda will steadily increase the penetration of
SiriusXM across its entire vehicle lineup. The automaker will expand SiriusXM
as factory-installed equipment on its best-selling models, including the
Accord, Civic, CR-V and Pilot, as well as add SiriusXM for the first time ever
to the Fit, CR-Z and Insight. In addition, SiriusXM will become standard
equipment on Acura ILX.

American Honda introduced its first vehicles with factory-installed satellite
radio starting in 2003, and has produced more than 5.6 million vehicles with
satellite radio to date.

"American Honda is one of the original automakers to adopt satellite radio,
and its increase of SiriusXM factory-installed satellite radio in Honda and
Acura vehicles is a testament to the strong demand among customers and dealers
for SiriusXM," said Steve Cook, Executive Vice President, Sales and
Automotive, SiriusXM. "We are pleased to continue our relationship with
American Honda to 2020 and look forward to a very significant number of loyal
Honda customers becoming part of our family of more than 25 million satisfied

"A wide variety of commercial-free music, live sports, and exclusive
entertainment programming has become an important feature for our customers,"
said Art St. Cyr, Vice President of Product Planning and Logistics, American
Honda. "Increasing the availability of SiriusXM makes our vehicles more
fun-to-drive and enjoyable."

Customers purchasing any new Honda or Acura vehicle equipped with satellite
radio will receive a 3-month subscription to SiriusXM's All Access Package
with access to SiriusXM's premium programming lineup, including every NFL
game, Howard Stern, every NASCAR®race, Oprah Radio®and MLB Network Radio™,
and more, plus access to SiriusXM Internet Radio on smartphones and other
connected devices as well as online at

For more information on SiriusXM, please visit

About Sirius XM Radio

Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by
revenue and has more than 25 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and
broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy;
news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin
music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles
from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and
online at SiriusXM programming is also available through the
SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and
other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM
Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.

On social media, join the SiriusXM community on Facebook,, Twitter,, Instagram,, and YouTube at

About Honda

Honda offers a complete lineup of cars and trucks through a network of more
than 1,000 dealerships in the United States. In 2013, Honda marks 40 years of
the Civic model, with more than 30 years of producing automobiles in the
region, which began with the Accord in Marysville, Ohio, in November 1982.
Having produced more than 25 million vehicles in North America through 2012
using domestic and globally sourced parts, Honda currently operates 14 major
manufacturing facilities in North America, producing a wide range of Honda
automobiles, all-terrain vehicles, power equipment products, engines and

This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements
include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and
operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with
respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements
identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will
continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan,"
"projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking
statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our
management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and
competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to
predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ
materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ
materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the
forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of
radio and audio services; our dependence upon automakers; general economic
conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured;
our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties
we pay for music rights; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future
litigation; rapid technological and industry change; failure of third parties
to perform; changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; and our
substantial indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to
differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can
be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,
2012, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC")
and available at the SEC's Internet site ( The
information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we
disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements
as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.

Contact for SiriusXM:

Sal Resendez
646 313 2405

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