Benson Honda Talks About Strong February for 2012 Honda's new Civic and CR-V push strong February numbers for American Honda

SAN ANTONIO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Benson Honda, a Honda dealership in San Antonio, is proud to announce that American Honda recently reported a total of 110,157 units sold in February 2012 which boasts an 8 percent sales increase over the year prior.


The new Honda CR-V helped Honda's sales surge in February as it sold a near 25,000 units, 24,759 actually. That volume of sales marks a 24.5 percent increase over last February and sets the bar high for the rest of 2012 for the CR-V culminating its second full-month of sales. The CR-V wasn't the only vehicle aiding in Honda's sales boom, the re-designed Honda Civic also was selling like hot cakes clearing more than 27,000 in February alone, a 36 percent  increase over February 2011.

John Mendel, American Honda's Executive VP of Sales, is pleased that consumers are clinging to the Civic and the CR-V, stating that, "The ultimate arbiter of a vehicle's success is how customers vote with their purchase decision, and customers are voting for Civic. On top of the strong consumer support for the new Civic, we're seeing tremendous demand for the all-new CR-V."

Benson Honda is a San Antonio Honda dealership that sells new Honda vehicles as well as used makes and models. They also have a full-service, service center for any of your car maintenance needs.

Media Contact: Max Cain Benson Honda, (210) 341-1356,

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