[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  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
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.......................
Acura to Infuse its Presence Throughout the 2015 Monterey Automotive Week
More.......................
Acura takes a pair of production NSXs across the USA on public roads #AcuraNSXOnTour
More.......................
2016 Accord model codes listed
More.......................
Honda and Acura trucks post record June sales, beating the previous best by more than 3,500 units
More.......................
Honda releases pricing for 2016 Fit. Starting at $15,790, prices increase by $140
More.......................
Honda previews new BR-V, a 3-row 7-passenger, 1.5L CUV for Asian market
More.......................
General Talk --> Re: 2005 CRV unintentional airbag deployment
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: The new GT 350R Rocks!
Join Discussion......
CR-Z --> Re: Hi Jeff!
Join Discussion......
S2000 --> Re: New S2000/Mini-NSX Path Questions? Motoring Report
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Turbos?! :-(
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: First Production NSX out and about
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: The Focus RS reveals 345hp output
Join Discussion......
Audio & Electronics --> Re: 2012 CR-V Bluetooth Whine/Buzz
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura Works to Enhance Customer Experience
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura's Upcoming TimeLine
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Consumer Reports gives HR-V a poor review
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Track battle: Civic Type R v. M3 v. RS3
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Autonews: 1.5T coming to Accord/CRV
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Accavitti Quits
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 1.8L Flat 6 for the Accord or Civic
Join Discussion......
American Honda Reports August Sales
 Date: September 01, 2009 14:05
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Second-best month of all time

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2009 - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., today announced record August sales of 161,439, up 14.2 percent on a daily-selling-rate(1) basis and setting a new record for the month. American Honda year-to-date sales remain down 24.8 percent to 806,907.

"Honda's August sales speak to the attributes customers were looking for under CARS and will continue to look for as the economic recovery takes shape," said John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda. "The challenge will be maintaining this momentum going forward."

Honda Division sales of 151,814 set a new August record, up 19.6 percent, driven by car sales that increased 33.2 percent to 100,895. Two Honda vehicles posted all-time record months: the fuel-efficient Fit with sales of 13,593, up 194.1 percent, and the CR-V with sales of 30,284, up 58.3 percent. Civic posted record August sales, up 49.6 percent to 43,294. Civic, Accord and Fit were among the top 10 new vehicles purchased under the CARS program. Honda Division light-truck sales of 50,919 reflect a decrease of 0.4 percent. Honda Division year-to-date sales are down 23.9 percent to 737,538.

Acura Division reported sales of 9,625. Sales of the TSX sports sedan increased 7.1 percent for August to 2,925.

(1) All percentages in this release reflect the daily selling rate as calculated with 26 days for August 2009, versus 27 for 2008. Year to date, the daily selling rate is calculated with 204 days for 2009, versus 206 for 2008.







Last edited by JeffX on September 01, 2009 14:07

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  RL's Slow Death
ballermd 39
  New RSX?
jdonigan 37
  Honda Canada August Sales
vtecrocks 11
  Some Comparison #s
TSX69 31
  Acura Sales # need to be 1 million
mugensports 13
  Which cars will die? What to add?
Chris David 6
  RIP Fabrica de Chryslerini
TonyEX 8
  C4C pushed sales forward
Honda-D 4
  Interesting graph showing brands.
80honda 1
  Fit 194% increase
80honda 26
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot walkaround with Marc Ernst
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot First Drive
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Pilot PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Honda HR-V PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 New York Auto Show
Read Article....................
Honda S660 PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2015 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