Date: May 01, 2007 16:00
Acura Press Release
05/01/2007 - TORRANCE, Calif. - Record sales of light trucks pushed Acura April sales to 15,193 units, off 15.0 percent from record April 2006 based on the daily selling rate*, the division announced today. Acura year-to-date sales reached 58,854.
Strong sales of the redesigned MDX luxury SUV and RDX turbocharged SUV helped set an April sales record of 6,648 for total light trucks, surpassing the previous record of 5,073 set in 2005. The MDX strong posted sales of 4,497, up 10.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date MDX sales of 17,765 units outpaced last year's total by 3.0 percent. Additionally, demand for the RDX continued to grow with April sales of 2,151 units, driving year-to-date sales to 8,407.
The TL performance luxury sedan was the top-selling model for April, posting sales of 5,350 units. The TSX sports sedan sold 2,519 units for the month, bringing year-to-date sales to 11,148.
* Based on 24 selling days in April 2007 versus 26 selling days in April 2006