MARKHAM, ON (October 2, 2012) – Combined September sales of 12,911 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 16% increase over last year’s sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported September sales of 11,457 units, up 21% from last year, led by record sales of Honda Ridgeline (up 112%), Pilot (up 54%) Fit (32%) and CR-V (up 26%). The Acura Division reported September sales of 1,454 units, with strong sales of Acura RDX (up 66%).
“We are very pleased the Honda CR-V has achieved all-time calendar year sales record with three months still to go in 2012 and Acura RDX continues its strong sales momentum since its launch in April,” said Jerry Chenkin, executive vice president, Honda Canada Inc.
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 September, 96% were produced at the company’s assembly plants in North America.