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Honda Canada Reports March Sales Results

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Honda Canada Reports March Sales Results

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MARKHAM, ON, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Honda Canada Inc. today reported total March sales of 17,538 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 8.5 percent from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported March sales of 15,935 units sold, down 8 percent, while the Acura Division reported March sales of 1,603 units, down 10 percent versus last year. Honda Canada Inc. closed off the first quarter of 2018 up 4 percent from 2017.

"Our light truck lineup continued to show its strength as the Canadian-built CR-V celebrated its best-ever March and both Pilot and Odyssey continued to post impressive results," said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc. "While sedan sales were less than expected, we're confident that our best-selling Civic and award-winning Accord will show strong results as the year goes on."  

"Consumers continued to flock toward the Acura RDX, even near the end of its lifecycle, resulting in a sales increase over last year," said Emile Korkor, Brand Leader, Acura Canada. "We're optimistic that our refreshed lineup of Acura vehicles is poised to rebound as we approach the spring sales months."

Sales Records & Highlights:

Honda:

  • CR-V had its best March with 4,849 sales versus the previous best in 2017 with 4,374 sales.

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.

Mar-18


Mar-18

RETAIL SALES - MTD


RETAIL SALES - YTD










MODEL

2018

2017

%
Change


Model

2018

2017

%
Change










FIT

485

351

38.2%


FIT

1,163

653

78.1%

CIVIC

6,279

8,145

-22.9%


CIVIC

14,460

15,396

-6.1%

CR-Z

1

2

-50.0%


CR-Z

2

8

-75.0%

ACCORD

1,112

1,332

-16.5%


ACCORD

2,559

2,686

-4.7%

CLARITY

119

0

-


CLARITY

288

0

-

HR-V

1,032

1,475

-30.0%


HR-V

2,755

3,307

-16.7%

CRV

4,849

4,374

10.9%


CR-V

12,017

10,465

14.8%

ODYSSEY

1,064

715

48.8%


ODYSSEY

2,846

1,806

57.6%

PILOT

643

537

19.7%


PILOT

1,637

1,475

11.0%

RIDGELINE

351

461

-23.9%


RIDGELINE

882

1,136

-22.4%

HONDA
division

15,935

17,392

-8.4%


HONDA
division

38,609

36,932

4.5%










ILX

129

230

-43.9%


ILX

405

463

-12.5%

TLX

336

351

-4.3%


TLX

829

823

0.7%

RLX

6

7

-14.3%


RLX

18

16

12.5%

RDX

654

646

1.2%


RDX

1,566

1,555

0.7%

MDX

471

549

-14.2%


MDX

995

1,180

-15.7%

ZDX

0

0

-


ZDX

1

1

0.0%

NSX

7

0

-


NSX

11

1

1000.0%

ACURA
division

1,603

1,783

-10.1%


ACURA
division

3,825

4,039

-5.3%










Honda
Canada Inc.

17,538

19,175

-8.5%


Honda
Canada Inc.

42,434

40,971

3.6%

 

SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.

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