Honda Canada Achieves Six Consecutive Months of Record Sales

MARKHAM, ON, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Combined November sales of 15,358 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 2% increase over last year's sales and six months of consecutive monthly sales records for the company.  With strong truck sales, the Honda Automobile division posted a new November record on sales of 13,341 units, up 1% over last year.  The Acura division hit double digit gains in November on sales of 2,017 units, up 10% over last year.

"Our truck lineup took centre stage in November, showing continued growth thanks to the confidence provided by Honda and Acura's all-wheel drive systems, as we head into the winter months," Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Honda Canada Inc. "With the roll-out of the all-new Accord continuing and the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid hitting dealer showrooms mid-December, we're focused on a strong finish to 2017."

November Highlights:

About Honda
Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. The company has produced more than 7.8 million cars and light trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario.  Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $4.7 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada.

HONDA CANADA INC.


HONDA CANADA INC.

Nov-17


Nov-17

RETAIL SALES - MTD


RETAIL SALES - YTD










MODEL

2017

2016

%
Change


Model

2017

2016

%
Change










FIT

499

914

-45.4%


FIT

4,686

7,438

-37.0%

CIVIC

4,107

4,605

-10.8%


CIVIC

66,935

61,388

9.0%

INSIGHT

0

0

-


INSIGHT

0

1

-100.0%

CR-Z

0

1

-100.0%


CR-Z

10

35

-71.4%

ACCORD

858

1,045

-17.9%


ACCORD

12,936

12,952

-0.1%

CROSSTOUR

0

0

-


CROSSTOUR

0

5

-100.0%

HR-V

1,222

1,550

-21.2%


HR-V

13,340

11,131

19.8%

CRV

4,710

3,456

36.3%


CR-V

47,610

41,791

13.9%

ODYSSEY

809

733

10.4%


ODYSSEY

10,670

11,732

-9.1%

PILOT

837

369

126.8%


PILOT

8,270

6,673

23.9%

RIDGELINE

299

510

-41.4%


RIDGELINE

4,394

2,253

95.0%

HONDA division

13,341

13,183

1.2%


HONDA division

168,851

155,399

8.7%










ILX

179

233

-23.2%


ILX

1,926

2,272

-15.2%

TLX

409

404

1.2%


TLX

3,879

3,830

1.3%

RLX

2

5

-60.0%


RLX

50

95

-47.4%

RDX

878

735

19.5%


RDX

7,386

7,446

-0.8%

MDX

547

435

25.7%


MDX

5,403

5,020

7.6%

ZDX

0

1

-100.0%


ZDX

1

2

-50.0%

NSX

2

19

-89.5%


NSX

49

46

6.5%

ACURA division

2,017

1,832

10.1%


ACURA division

18,694

18,711

-0.1%










Honda Canada Inc.

15,358

15,015

2.3%


Honda Canada Inc.

187,545

174,110

7.7%

 

SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.

CONTACT: Carol Susko, (905) 888-4502; Laura Heasman, (905) 888-4586