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Honda Canada continues record sales pace in January

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MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Honda Canada Inc. today reported total January sales of 13,105 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 29 percent over last year and a new record for the month. The Honda Automobile Division reported January sales of 12,007 units, up 32 percent over last year, also posting record January sales. The Acura Division reported January sales of 1,098 units, up 5 percent over last year.

"Coming off the heels of record annual sales for the fourth consecutive year, the Honda brand continues to dominate key segments with record-setting sales in January," said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Honda Canada Inc. "We intend to build on our success of last year by remaining focused on delivering a complete lineup of quality and value-oriented vehicles to a wide variety of Canadians."

"Launching later this year in Canada, the 2019 Acura RDX Prototype made its world debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, providing a first look at the bold new design, advanced technology and luxury features of the five-passenger SUV," added Leclerc.

January Highlights:

  • Honda HR-V topped a monthly sales record with 862 units sold versus the previous best in 2017 with 850 units sold
  • Honda CR-V set a January record on sales of 3,770 units sold versus the previous best in 2017 with 2,851 units sold
  • Honda Pilot had its best January with 565 sales vs the previous best in 2016 with 506 units sold
  • Acura RDX set a monthly sales record with 473 units sold versus the previous best in 2017 with 455 units sold

About Honda
Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. The company has produced more than eight million cars and light trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $4.7 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada.

HONDA CANADA INC.


HONDA CANADA INC.

Jan-18


Jan-18

RETAIL SALES - MTD


RETAIL SALES - YTD










MODEL

2018

2017

% Change


Model

2018

2017

% Change










FIT

346

127

172.4%


FIT

346

127

172.4%

CIVIC

4,467

3,330

34.1%


CIVIC

4,467

3,330

34.1%

CR-Z

1

4

-75.0%


CR-Z

1

4

-75.0%

ACCORD

745

636

17.1%


ACCORD

745

636

17.1%

CLARITY

76

0

-


CLARITY

76

0

-

HR-V

862

850

1.4%


HR-V

862

850

1.4%

CRV

3,770

2,851

32.2%


CR-V

3,770

2,851

32.2%

ODYSSEY

880

496

77.4%


ODYSSEY

880

496

77.4%

PILOT

565

488

15.8%


PILOT

565

488

15.8%

RIDGELINE

295

349

-15.5%


RIDGELINE

295

349

-15.5%

HONDA
division

12,007

9,131

31.5%


HONDA
division

12,007

9,131

31.5%










ILX

116

105

10.5%


ILX

116

105

10.5%

TLX

237

207

14.5%


TLX

237

207

14.5%

RLX

9

3

200.0%


RLX

9

3

200.0%

RDX

473

455

4.0%


RDX

473

455

4.0%

MDX

260

271

-4.1%


MDX

260

271

-4.1%

ZDX

1

0

-


ZDX

1

0

-

NSX

2

1

100.0%


NSX

2

1

100.0%

ACURA
division

1,098

1,042

5.4%


ACURA
division

1,098

1,042

5.4%










Honda
Canada Inc.

13,105

10,173

28.8%


Honda
Canada Inc.

13,105

10,173

28.8%

 

SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.

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