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American Honda Reports June Sales Increase of 6.2 Percent
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., posted June sales of 106,627 vehicles, an increase of 6.2 percent, the company announced today. American Honda year-to-date sales reached 593,909, an increase of 12.6 percent versus last year, based on the daily selling rate*.
Honda Division posted June sales of 95,788, an increase of 4.0 percent versus June 2009, led by total car sales of 56,854, up 8.0 percent. The Accord was the top-selling Honda model for June with sales of 26,792, an increase of 11.8 percent compared to last year. The Civic posted sales of 26,474, an increase of 26.3 percent. Additional models with year-over-year increases included the CR-V, up 16.9 percent with sales of 16,041 and the Pilot, up 10.0 percent with sales of 8,986.
"June brought impressive double-digit sales gains for Honda's Accord, Civic and CR-V models," said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales for American Honda. "Americans are still seeking out the value and versatility that Honda models offer, and we aim to only improve their options with the all-new CR-Z and completely redesigned Odyssey in the coming months."
Acura Division recorded June sales of 10,839, an increase of 30.9 percent versus June 2009, and year-to-date sales of 61,117, an increase of 20.4 percent. The MDX was the top-selling Acura model for the month with sales of 3,847, up 63.6 percent. The RDX and TSX models also had June increases with sales up 52.6 percent and 32.8 percent, respectively.
*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for both June 2010 and 2009. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 151 days for 2010, versus 152 days for 2009. All percentages reflect DSR.
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