MARKHAM, ON (March 1, 2012) – Combined February sales of 8,883 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 14% increase over last year’s sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported February sales of 7,885 units, up 14% from last year, led by strong February sales of Honda Fit (up 111%), Ridgeline (up 108%), Pilot (up 49%), and record monthly sales of the new CR-V with 2,836 units, ahead of last year’s monthly record by 342 units. The Acura Division reported February sales of 998 units, up 10% over last year, bolstered by a 64% monthly increase in sales of Acura TL.
Honda Canada has sold approximately 3.6 million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada since 1973. Of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in February, 95% were produced at the company’s assembly plants in North America, unchanged from the same month last year.