[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
2016 Accord Raises its Game with Dynamic Styling, Chassis and Body Upgrades, Available Honda Sensing
More.......................
Acura NSX Features and Options on Display at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
More.......................
Performance Manufacturing Center: Precision Craftsmanship
More.......................
2016 Honda Odyssey expands availability of HondaVAC with more affordable SE model
More.......................
Honda reports July 2015 sales numbers
More.......................
2016 Civic Trim levels showing up in Honda's I.N. locator system
More.......................
Jon Ikeda takes the reins at Acura, Mike Accavitti departs
More.......................
Honda Introduces the Highest Tech Accord Yet in High Tech’s U.S. Hub—Silicon Valley
More.......................
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Automobile Mag says Civic Si will use 2.0T
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Automotive News: Acura's new boss wants sedans 'that people get excited about'
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: New 2016 Civic spy pics (best ones yet)
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Automotive News: No S660 convertible for U.S., but Honda has some sporty ideas
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: My experience so far at Lexus.
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: ANALYSIS: Honda Europe in crisis - where's the Waku Waku?
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Hill climb Accord Type R GoPro
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: Exterior Styling: TLX vs. C300
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2016 Toyota Prius
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: happy to report
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: What we lust after :)
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Civic Type R K20 C1 turbo stock dyno
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: News from Acura
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Creeping "Beak-ism"
Join Discussion......
Ridgeline - General Talk --> Re: Ridgeline Spy Shot
Join Discussion......
Product Overview : Honda HR-V
Read Article....................
2016 Accord Touring Sedan PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Accord Sport PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Accord V6 Touring Coupe PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot walkaround with Marc Ernst
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot First Drive
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
TOV Forums > General Talk > > Re: Percentage of fleet sales.

Go to:

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
  Post New Thread
TheGandalf
Profile for TheGandalf
Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 09:41
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
http://tellmenews.com/2013-honda-accord-may-court-car-buyers-not-car-rental-customers/172940/brett-samuels
This link is for a short article at tellmenews.com.

Here's an extract:
"A survey conducted by Edmunds.com revealed that when compared to other carmakers, Honda relies the least on fleet sales to car rental chains. The automotive site noted that roughly 25 percent of all midsize cars go to bulk buyers or car rental fleets; in comparing two popular midsize options in 2012, 2.6 percent of all Accords sold went to bulk buyers between January and July 2012, as opposed to 33 percent for the Nissan Altima. More than a third of all Ford Fusions (37.9 percent), Chevrolet Malibus (39.9 percent) and Chrysler 200s (41.6 percent) were sold to fleets. The fleet market share rose to over 50 percent for two vehicles – the Dodge Avenger (58.7 percent) and Mazda6 (68 percent)."
ClementZ
Profile for ClementZ
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 09:53
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
TheGandalf wrote:
http://tellmenews.com/2013-honda-accord-may-court-car-buyers-not-car-rental-customers/172940/brett-samuels
This link is for a short article at tellmenews.com.

Here's an extract:
"A survey conducted by Edmunds.com revealed that when compared to other carmakers, Honda relies the least on fleet sales to car rental chains. The automotive site noted that roughly 25 percent of all midsize cars go to bulk buyers or car rental fleets; in comparing two popular midsize options in 2012, 2.6 percent of all Accords sold went to bulk buyers between January and July 2012, as opposed to 33 percent for the Nissan Altima. More than a third of all Ford Fusions (37.9 percent), Chevrolet Malibus (39.9 percent) and Chrysler 200s (41.6 percent) were sold to fleets. The fleet market share rose to over 50 percent for two vehicles – the Dodge Avenger (58.7 percent) and Mazda6 (68 percent)."



I'm surprised that the Mazda6 share is so high (I've never seen one in any of the rental lots at the airport here)
I'm also surprised that the Accord's share is more than 0%.
I thought Honda never did bulk sales...
P54
Profile for P54
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 10:00
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply



Somebody got the fleet numbers for Toyota Camry?




superchg2
Profile for superchg2
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 10:00
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
ClementZ wrote:
TheGandalf wrote:
http://tellmenews.com/2013-honda-accord-may-court-car-buyers-not-car-rental-customers/172940/brett-samuels
This link is for a short article at tellmenews.com.

Here's an extract:
"A survey conducted by Edmunds.com revealed that when compared to other carmakers, Honda relies the least on fleet sales to car rental chains. The automotive site noted that roughly 25 percent of all midsize cars go to bulk buyers or car rental fleets; in comparing two popular midsize options in 2012, 2.6 percent of all Accords sold went to bulk buyers between January and July 2012, as opposed to 33 percent for the Nissan Altima. More than a third of all Ford Fusions (37.9 percent), Chevrolet Malibus (39.9 percent) and Chrysler 200s (41.6 percent) were sold to fleets. The fleet market share rose to over 50 percent for two vehicles – the Dodge Avenger (58.7 percent) and Mazda6 (68 percent)."



I'm surprised that the Mazda6 share is so high (I've never seen one in any of the rental lots at the airport here)
I'm also surprised that the Accord's share is more than 0%.
I thought Honda never did bulk sales...


I saw a new 2012 Civic in National Rental Car service in Albuquerque, last week.
TheGandalf
Profile for TheGandalf
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 10:02
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
ClementZ wrote:
I'm surprised that the Mazda6 share is so high (I've never seen one in any of the rental lots at the airport here)
I'm also surprised that the Accord's share is more than 0%.
I thought Honda never did bulk sales...


The percentage of the Mazda might look terrible high on accpount also on the relatively lower sales volume it has?

I am surprised the Camry is not mentioned at all...

And I do wonder were those 2.6% of Accords went (would large companies buying cars for their employees also be considered fleet buyers? Maybe this is where they are going?

The article also mentions how youger buyers are a lot more reluctant than us (old folk) to buy a car (long term commitment anxiety) since they came into the market in the current economy.
P54
Profile for P54
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 10:09
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
ClementZ wrote:
TheGandalf wrote:
http://tellmenews.com/2013-honda-accord-may-court-car-buyers-not-car-rental-customers/172940/brett-samuels
This link is for a short article at tellmenews.com.

Here's an extract:
"A survey conducted by Edmunds.com revealed that when compared to other carmakers, Honda relies the least on fleet sales to car rental chains. The automotive site noted that roughly 25 percent of all midsize cars go to bulk buyers or car rental fleets; in comparing two popular midsize options in 2012, 2.6 percent of all Accords sold went to bulk buyers between January and July 2012, as opposed to 33 percent for the Nissan Altima. More than a third of all Ford Fusions (37.9 percent), Chevrolet Malibus (39.9 percent) and Chrysler 200s (41.6 percent) were sold to fleets. The fleet market share rose to over 50 percent for two vehicles – the Dodge Avenger (58.7 percent) and Mazda6 (68 percent)."



I'm surprised that the Mazda6 share is so high (I've never seen one in any of the rental lots at the airport here)
I'm also surprised that the Accord's share is more than 0%.
I thought Honda never did bulk sales...



A bulk sale does not mean rental fleet. Could be to corporations, agencies etc. Anyhow a low 2.6% will not have a bad influence on the used market value. When 1/3 of the sales or more goes to fleet then the market will be "flooded" with used cars when the rental customers get rid of them. This tend to drive used car price down, good for used car buyers, however bad for the retail owners of the same cars.
DCR
Profile for DCR
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 10:57
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
P54 wrote:

Somebody got the fleet numbers for Toyota Camry?




No, but somehow, the Camry made this list.

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/11/16/kbb-2012-best-resale-value-awards-dominated-by-toyota/
BachelorFrog
Profile for BachelorFrog
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 13:06
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
P54 wrote:
Somebody got the fleet numbers for Toyota Camry?
not for this year, but last year:

CarGuyLee
Profile for CarGuyLee
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-29-2012 16:26
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
BachelorFrog wrote:
P54 wrote:
Somebody got the fleet numbers for Toyota Camry?
not for this year, but last year:




Wow, Camry more fleet than Sonata...
GoFaster
Profile for GoFaster
Re: Percentage of fleet sales.    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-31-2012 09:33
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
I believe employee purchases through the company are considered Fleet Sales.
 
Thread Page - [1]
Go to:
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0