American Honda logs 21% jump in July 2013 sales to 141,439 units

Article by Anita Panait, on August 3, 2013

American Honda Motor Co. logged a 21-percent jump in vehicle sales in July 2013 to 141,439 units, thanks to double-digits gains by all of the company’s core models. Honda brand sales in the month surged 21 percent to 126,289, while Acura sales jumped 18 percent to 15,150 units. American Honda’s strong sales were led by the Honda CR-V, 27,226 units of which were sold in July.

American Honda sold 30 percent more Honda Civics in the month to 32,416 units. The company also posted a 10-percent rise in sales of the redesigned Accord in July 2013 to 31,507 units. John Mendel, American Honda’s executive vice president of sales, said in a statement that all of their core models -- Civic, Accord, Odyssey and CR-V – logged double-digit gains in July.

He indicated that strong sales in the month reflect that Honda's commitment to retail sales is resonating with consumers “seeking not only fun and fuel-efficient vehicles, but also products that retain their long-term value." Daily rental fleets typically account for less than of Honda’s vehicle sales.

Honda’s light-truck sales were also substantial, with sales of the Pilot crossover rising 33 percent and sales of the Odyssey minivan jumping 11 percent in July. Acura’s RDX compact crossover, meanwhile, posted a 48-percent ascent in sales in July 2013 to 3,936 units.

Acura’s MDX mid-sized crossover, which is still in launch mode, climbed 30 percent to 5,551 units. Acura, however, suffered a 22-percent dive in sales of its aging TL sedan and a 15-percent decline in deliveries of its TSX model.

The ILX compact sedan that replaces the TSX logged a 5-percent surge in sales in July. Acura, however, sold only 617 units of its RLX flagship, no thanks to stiff competition from models fielded by Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Lexus.

Topics: honda, sales

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

Hyundai is introducing a new 2018 Accent that is not only wider and longer, but is now also sporting a new look that is more serious than the previous model....
by - February 20, 2017
Fans and enthusiasts of the BMW M2 in the United States could now rejoice. This comes as their favorite BMW M2 is getting a limited edition version as prepped by...
by - February 20, 2017
Carmakers usually leave us thirsty for information on whether they would introduce a new, refreshed or face-lifted vehicle and on when they intend to launch it. There are reasons for...
by - February 20, 2017
Cadillac’s CT6 full-size prestige-luxury sedan is still somewhat new. It has been offered to the global auto market for two model years – 2016 and 2017. But for those who...
by - February 19, 2017
In many industries, it is the rivalries that make things exciting. In basketball for example, there is the well-known rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers against the Boston Celtics. For...
by - February 19, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries