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American Honda Records Best-Ever November Sales
Total American Honda Motor Co., Inc., November vehicle sales increased 0.6 percent over last year to 106,446, breaking the previous November record of 105,860 set in 2005, the company announced today. Supported by a 51.1 percent increase in Honda CR-V sales and a 66.8 percent increase in Acura MDX sales, American Honda's light truck sales are up 8.1 percent for the month. Year-to-date total vehicle sales continue on a record-setting pace of 1,377,580 cars and light trucks, increasing 3.6 percent over last year and putting the company in line for a 13th straight year of sales increases.
"Our all-new light truck products are off to a strong start" said Richard Colliver, executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "The 2007 Honda CR-V has set a record every month since its introduction in September and the all-new 2007 Acura MDX posted its second best month ever."
The Honda Division reported November sales of 89,246, down 3.0 percent from last year's all-time record November. Year-to-date, Honda Division sales are up 5.0 percent to 1,195,413 as Odyssey, Pilot, Civic, Ridgeline and CR-V have all achieved year-to-date increases. For November, record Honda CR-V sales totaled 16,242 and the popular Civic Hybrid model posted a record of 2,208 units, up 6.0 percent.
The Acura Division posted record November sales of 17,200 vehicles, highlighted by record November sales of the TSX sports sedan and the MDX luxury SUV with 2,463 units and 6,086 units sold respectively.
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