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Honda Canada Reports March Sales Results

MARKHAM, ON (April 3, 2018) – Honda Canada Inc. today reported total March sales of 17,538 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 8.5 percent from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported March sales of 15,935 units sold, down 8 percent, while the Acura Division reported March sales of 1,603 units, down 10 percent versus last year. Honda Canada Inc. closed off the first quarter of 2018 up 4 percent from 2017.

 “Our light truck lineup continued to show its strength as the Canadian-built CR-V celebrated its best-ever March and both Pilot and Odyssey continued to post impressive results,” said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc. “While sedan sales were less than expected, we’re confident that our best-selling Civic and award-winning Accord will show strong results as the year goes on.”

 “Consumers continued to flock toward the Acura RDX, even near the end of its lifecycle, resulting in a sales increase over last year,” said Emile Korkor, Brand Leader, Acura Canada. “We’re optimistic that our refreshed lineup of Acura vehicles is poised to rebound as we approach the spring sales months.”

 Sales Records & Highlights:

 Honda:

        • CR-V had its best March with 4,849 sales versus the previous best in 2017 with 4,374 sales.

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 eight 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.