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Both Cars and Trucks Drive Honda Canada Inc. to September Record

MARKHAM, ON (October 3, 2017) – Combined September sales of 18,181 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 3% increase over last year’s sales and a new September record.  The Honda Automobile division also reported a new September record on sales of 16,143 units, up 3% over last year.  The Acura division reported September sales of 2,038 units, up 3% over last year.

"Modest Honda gains in September can be attributed to truck growth, as strong demand pushed both CR-V and Pilot to monthly sales records,” said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Honda Canada Inc. “We’re excited to see how the launch of the redesigned 2018 Accord contributes to sales growth when it launches in Canada later this fall.”

“Appealing to performance-oriented buyers, the refreshed and enhanced TLX luxury sedan drove Acura to conservative September gains,” add Leclerc.

September Highlights:
• Honda Canada Inc. breaks September sales record with 18,181 units sold versus 17,597 units in 2016.
• The Honda Automobile division also pushed past a September record on sales of 16,143 units versus 15,609 units in 2016.
• Honda CR-V sailed past the previous best in 2016 to set an all-time monthly record with 5,247 units sold.
• Pilot sales climbed to top the previous September record with 1,010 units sold versus 951 in 2015.

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.