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American Honda Reports May Sales Increase of 19.1 percent Honda Division up 18.6 percent; Acura Division up 24.3 percent

TORRANCE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc., posted May sales of 117,173 vehicles, an increase of 19.1 percent, the company announced today. American Honda year-to-date sales reached 487,282, an increase of 14.1 percent versus last year, based on the daily selling rate*.

Honda Division posted May sales of 105,407, an increase of 18.6 percent versus May 2009, led by total car sales of 62,597, up 20.5 percent. The Accord was the top-selling Honda model with sales of 30,077, an increase of 33.1 percent compared to last year. The Civic posted sales of 28,458, an increase of 37.3 percent.  Additional models with year-over-year increases included the CR-V, up 22.5 percent with sales of 17,820; the Pilot, up 32.7 percent with sales of 9,834; and the Ridgeline, up 26.8 percent to 1,853.

“May marks the seventh straight month of sales increases for Honda,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales for American Honda. “This speaks to Honda’s focus on long-term, steady growth as the market continues to regain momentum.”

Acura Division recorded May sales of 11,766, an increase of 24.3 percent versus May 2009, led by total light truck sales of 5,882, up 70.0 percent. MDX was the top-selling model for Acura, with sales of 4,064, up 65.5 percent.

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for May 2010 and 26 days for 2009. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 126 days for 2010, versus 127 days for 2009. All percentages reflect DSR.

For more information about Honda vehicles, please visit www.honda.com. For media inquiries please visit www.hondanews.com. For more information about Acura vehicles, please visit www.acura.com. For media inquiries please visit www.acuranews.com.

American Honda Vehicle Sales For May 2010


Month-to-Date

Year-to-Date


May

May

DSR**

May

May

DSR**


2010

2009

% Chg.

2010

2009

% Chg.

American Honda Total

117,173

98,344

19.1%

487,282

430,358

14.1%

  Total Car Sales

68,481

57,957

18.2%

285,270

262,257

9.6%

  Total Truck Sales

48,692

40,387

20.6%

202,012

168,101

21.1%

     Honda Total Car Sales

62,597

51,947

20.5%

258,065

234,663

10.8%

     Honda Total Truck Sales

42,810

36,928

15.9%

178,939

152,893

18.0%

     Acura Total Car Sales

5,884

6,010

-2.1%

27,205

27,594

-0.6%

     Acura Total Truck Sales

5,882

3,459

70.0%

23,073

15,208

52.9%

Domestic Car Sales *

58,491

43,074

35.8%

241,279

198,373

22.6%

  Honda Division

55,566

39,699

40.0%

227,199

183,855

24.6%

  Acura Division

2,925

3,375

-13.3%

14,080

14,518

-2.2%

Domestic Truck Sales *

47,266

38,209

23.7%

199,624

151,163

33.1%

  Honda Division

41,384

34,750

19.1%

176,551

135,955

30.9%

  Acura Division

5,882

3,459

70.0%

23,073

15,208

52.9%

Import Car Sales

9,990

14,883

-32.9%

43,991

63,884

-30.6%

  Honda Division

7,031

12,248

-42.6%

30,866

50,808

-38.8%

  Acura Division

2,959

2,635

12.3%

13,125

13,076

1.2%

Import Truck Sales

1,426

2,178

-34.5%

2,388

16,938

-85.8%

  Honda Division

1,426

2,178

-34.5%

2,388

16,938

-85.8%

MODEL BREAKOUTS BY DIVISION







Honda Division Total

105,407

88,875

18.6%

437,004

387,556

13.7%

   Fit

4,383

5,730

-23.5%

19,374

24,137

-19.1%

  Accord *

30,077

22,597

33.1%

134,178

107,088

26.3%

    Memo:  Accord Hybrid

0

0


0

1


    Memo:  Accord Crosstour***

2,242

0


11,453

0


  Civic *

28,458

20,723

37.3%

107,127

97,505

10.7%

    Memo:  Civic Hybrid

717

2,077

-65.5%

2,516

10,745

-76.4%

  S2000

8

116

-93.1%

64

485

-86.7%

  Insight

1,913

2,780

-31.2%

8,766

5,445

62.3%

  FCX

0

0


0

0


  FCX Clarity

0

1


9

3

202.4%

  Odyssey  *

9,683

12,127

-20.2%

43,296

41,884

4.2%

  Pilot *

9,834

7,412

32.7%

41,125

34,127

21.5%

  CR-V *

17,820

14,550

22.5%

70,829

65,197

9.5%

  Element *

1,378

1,378

0.0%

5,515

5,521

0.7%

  Ridgeline

1,853

1,461

26.8%

6,721

6,164

9.9%

Acura Division Total

11,766

9,469

24.3%

50,278

42,802

18.4%

  RSX

0

0


0

0


  TL *

2,925

3,375

-13.3%

14,080

14,518

-2.2%

  TSX

2,808

2,466

13.9%

12,416

12,150

3.0%

  RL

151

169

-10.7%

709

926

-22.8%

  MDX *

4,064

2,455

65.5%

16,683

11,118

51.2%

  ZDX *

305

0


1,134

0


  RDX  *

1,513

1,004

50.7%

5,256

4,090

29.5%

Selling Days

26

26


126

127


  *  Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts.  Accord includes Crosstour, Hybrid.

**  Daily Selling Rate

*** Accord Crosstour sales are recorded in Honda total truck sales and Honda domestic truck sales.



SOURCE American Honda Motor Co., Inc.



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