American Honda Reports November Car and Truck Sales

- Robust Honda and Acura truck sales continue on record annual pace

- Honda Pilot gains 19 percent as sales surpass 10,000 for the month

- Acura RDX sets new November sales record, climbing 7.4 percent on sales of 3,691

- All-new 2016 Honda Civic pushes 8.6 percent model gain as first customers take deliveries in mid-November

- Accord, Civic and CR-V remain on pace to top 1 million units for the year

Dec 01, 2015, 12:28 ET from American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported November sales of 115,441 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 5.2 percent in a month with two fewer selling days and one less weekend vs. a record-setting November 2014. Honda Division sold 103,197 units, with car sales reaching 53,900 and truck sales totaling 49,297 for the month.  Acura sales totaled 12,244, with sedan sales of 4,461 and trucks reaching 7,783 units in November.

Honda
Strong sales of the all-new Pilot and core Honda models kept Honda on track for an all-time annual sales record, with the Accord, Civic and CR-V on course to reach a combined one million units in sales for the third consecutive year.

  • Pilot sales climbed strongly, rising 19 percent on sales of 10,975 units putting the all-new Pilot on the verge of its best sales year since 2006.
  • Civic posted an 8.6 percent November increase on sales of 25,050 units, even as the production ramp up of the 2016 Civic Sedan continues at Honda plants in North America.
  • Accord posted a November increase of 1.2 percent to 25,566 units, boosting YTD 2015 sales to 320,501 units.
  • CR-V continued on pace as the industry's best-selling SUV, with sales of 25,931 units in November pushing its 2015 total over the 300,000-unit mark for the third consecutive year.

"It is incredibly gratifying to see our customers embrace the all-new Pilot and Civic," said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda Division. "We are going to race to the finish in the effort to earn a record number of new customers this year."  

Acura
Acura truck sales remain on pace for a record year with combined sales of MDX and RDX approaching the 100,000-unit mark for 2015, while Acura sedan sales are up more than 20% in 2015, topping 60,000 units for the first time since 2013.

  • Acura's athletic RDX set a new November record, climbing 7.4 percent on sales of 3,691 vehicles.
  • TLX sales of 43,572 units through the first 11 months of 2015 has now nearly tripled the 2014 combined sales total of the TLX and the outgoing TL and TSX models it replaced.

"With the Acura brand on track for our fifth consecutive year of increased sales and our best annual sales total since 2007 we continue to build strong momentum toward next year's celebration of Acura's 30th anniversary," said Jon Ikeda, vice president and general manager of the Acura division. "We also recognize and embrace the challenges of an ultra-competitive luxury market as we sharpen our portfolio with products like the technologically advanced NSX and continue to build the brand with highly desirable vehicles throughout the lineup."



American Honda Vehicle Sales for November 2015



Month-to-Date

Year-to-Date



November 2015

November 2014

DSR** % Change

MoM % Change

November 2015

November 2014

DSR** % Change

YoY % Change


American Honda Total

115,441

121,814

3.0%

-5.2%

1,435,658

1,403,591

2.6%

2.3%


Total Car Sales

58,361

61,430

3.3%

-5.0%

738,111

768,719

-3.6%

-4.0%


Total Truck Sales

57,080

60,384

2.7%

-5.5%

697,547

634,872

10.3%

9.9%


Honda Total

Car Sales

53,900

55,222

6.1%

-2.4%

675,809

717,312

-5.4%

-5.8%


Honda Total

Truck Sales

49,297

51,735

3.6%

-4.7%

599,507

536,245

12.2%

11.8%


Acura Total

Car Sales

4,461

6,208

-21.9%

-28.1%

62,302

51,407

21.6%

21.2%


AcuraTotal

Truck Sales

7,783

8,649

-2.2%

-10.0%

98,040

98,627

-0.2%

-0.6%


Total Domestic Car Sales

55,655

60,651

-0.3%

-8.2%

729,135

731,833

-0.0%

-0.4%



Honda Division

51,314

54,688

2.0%

-6.2%

668,904

689,876

-2.7%

-3.0%



Acura Division

4,341

5,963

-20.9%

-27.2%

60,231

41,957

44.1%

43.6%


Total Domestic Truck Sales

57,080

60,384

2.7%

-5.5%

697,542

634,872

10.3%

9.9%



Honda Division

49,297

51,735

3.6%

-4.7%

599,502

536,245

12.2%

11.8%



Acura Division

7,783

8,649

-2.2%

-10.0%

98,040

98,627

-0.2%

-0.6%


Total Import Car Sales

2,706

779

277.6%

247.4%

8,976

36,886

-75.6%

-75.7%



Honda Division

2,586

534

426.4%

384.3%

6,905

27,436

-74.7%

-74.8%



Acura Division

120

245

-46.8%

-51.0%

2,071

9,450

-78.0%

-78.1%


Total Import Truck Sales

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

5

0

0.0%

0.0%



Honda Division

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

5

0

0.0%

0.0%



Acura Division

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

   MODEL BREAKOUT BY DIVISION


Honda Division Total

103,197

106,957

4.9%

-3.5%

1,275,316

1,253,557

2.1%

1.7%



* ACCORD

25,566

25,275

9.9%

1.2%

320,501

356,785

-9.8%

-10.2%



* CIVIC

25,050

23,060

18.1%

8.6%

302,588

300,644

1.0%

0.6%



  CR-Z

236

188

36.4%

25.5%

2,757

3,338

-17.1%

-17.4%



  FCX CLARITY

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0

1

-100.0%

-100.0%



* FIT

3,018

6,421

-48.9%

-53.0%

48,527

52,890

-7.9%

-8.2%



  INSIGHT

30

278

-88.3%

-89.2%

1,436

3,654

-60.6%

-60.7%














 CROSSTOUR

527

955

-40.0%

-44.8%

8,491

10,939

-22.1%

-22.4%



* CR-V

25,931

32,378

-12.9%

-19.9%

314,462

302,650

4.3%

3.9%



  HR-V

3,505

0

0.0%

0.0%

37,232

0

0.0%

0.0%



  ODYSSEY

8,356

8,639

5.1%

-3.3%

115,936

112,370

3.5%

3.2%



  PILOT

10,975

9,228

29.3%

18.9%

122,868

97,378

26.6%

26.2%



  RIDGELINE

3

535

-99.4%

-99.4%

518

12,908

-96.0%

-96.0%














*** Memo: Accord FHEV

288

1,094

-71.4%

-73.7%

10,841

12,744

-14.6%

-14.9%



     Memo: Accord PHEV

1

43

-97.5%

-97.7%

63

386

-83.6%

-83.7%



     Memo: Civic Hybrid

239

432

-39.9%

-44.7%

4,624

4,594

1.0%

0.7%



     Memo: Fit EV

0

5

-100.0%

-100.0%

1

375

-99.7%

-99.7%


Acura Division Total

12,244

14,857

-10.4%

-17.6%

160,342

150,034

7.3%

6.9%



  ILX

1,353

1,652

-11.0%

-18.1%

16,571

16,124

3.1%

2.8%



  RLX / RL

120

225

-42.0%

-46.7%

2,036

3,180

-35.7%

-36.0%



  TL

1

78

-98.6%

-98.7%

88

10,540

-99.2%

-99.2%



  TLX

2,987

4,233

-23.3%

-29.4%

43,572

15,293

185.9%

184.9%



  TSX

0

20

-100.0%

-100.0%

35

6,270

-99.4%

-99.4%














  MDX

4,092

5,210

-14.6%

-21.5%

51,954

58,842

-11.4%

-11.7%



  RDX

3,691

3,436

16.8%

7.4%

46,084

39,709

16.5%

16.1%



  ZDX

0

3

-100.0%

-100.0%

2

76

-97.4%

-97.4%














*** Memo: ILX Hybrid

0

10

-100.0%

-100.0%

22

370

-94.0%

-94.1%



     Memo: RLX Hybrid

13

37

-61.8%

-64.9%

234

104

125.8%

125.0%



     Memo: TSX Wagon

0

2

-100.0%

-100.0%

2

637

-99.7%

-99.7%


Selling Days

23

25



280

281




  **** Hybrid

807

2,082

-57.9%

-61.2%

19,977

25,190

-20.4%

-20.7%



 


*    Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts



**   Daily Selling Rate



***  Memo line items are included in the respective model total



**** Hybrid includes FHEV, PHEV, CR-Z, Civic Hybrid, Insight, ILX Hybrid, RLX Hybrid and RLX Sport Hybrid





 

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SOURCE American Honda Motor Co., Inc.



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