[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][tov motorsports][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Just hitting the dealer lots: 2021 Acura TLX Type S
More.......................
2022 MDX Type S Breaks Cover as Acura Race Team Departs for Pikes Peak Hill Climb
More.......................
All-New 2022 Civic Sedan Arrives at Honda Dealerships Today, Raising Compact Sedan Game
More.......................
American Honda reports May 2021 sales results
More.......................
2021 Acura TLX goes on sale June 23, starting at $53,325. Limited to 2000 units for 2021
More.......................
2022 Honda Civic Sports at the port ready to be shipped
More.......................
A peek underhood of the upcoming 2021 Acura TLX Type S
More.......................
American Honda reports April 2021 sales
More.......................
General Talk --> Re: Honda ICE Engineers to Leave Honda for Red Bull
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Tiny 22-lb Hydrogen Engine May Replace the Traditional Combustion Engine
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: 2020 FK8 Grille and Radiator transplant successful
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 11th Generation Honda Civic Reviews
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Audi RS e-tron vs. Tesla S Cross Country
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Are Tesla Stans Going to Ruin Car Culture?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: CLARITY PHEV DISCONTINUED.
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2021 French Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Detroit Rear View Mirror: About that Honda Triple Crown...
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Porsche Can't Sell Its 2022 911 GT3 with a Manual in California
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Civic and CL powered Minis
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Rambling about my current stable: Fun with modern Hondas
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura pulling out of China?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Ferrari's new Frontier
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 11th Gen vs 10th Gen First Impressions
Join Discussion......
American Honda Sales Rise 1.1 Percent in April
 Date: May 01, 2014 16:47
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: TOV News
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


05/01/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif.
  • CR-V sets new April record as Honda core models anchor on-going retail sales success
  • Acura light trucks set April record, continue unprecedented growth in 2014

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 132,456 units—an overall increase of 1.1 percent (-2.8 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*) compared to April 2013. The Honda Division also saw an increase of 1.1 percent with April sales of 118,334. Acura division gained 1.6 percent on April sales of 14,122, with light trucks increasing 35.9 percent for the month on sales of 9,536 units. Year to date American Honda sales reached 457,810.

Honda
In the first four months of 2014, Honda continued its retail sales momentum despite an environment punctuated by a handful of companies applying heavy incentives and a significant reliance on fleet sales. Honda enjoyed steady growth in April with CR-V setting a new sales record, and Accord and Civic enjoying gains.
  • CR-V recorded sales of 28,485, up 7.4 percent for a new April record
  • Accord posted April sales of 34,124, an increase of 1.7 percent
  • Civic was up 4.4 percent to 27,611 units vs. April 2013
"After a few truly chilling winter months, it's great to see the warmer spring weather begin to liberate our customers and spark record sales of CR-V and solid sales results across the lineup," said Jeff Conrad, Honda division senior vice president and general manager. "More than any other automaker our success is based on one customer at a time going down to their Honda dealer to purchase a new vehicle, and in April, we see the power of our retail sales strategy at work."

Acura
Acura light trucks continue to sell well above last year's pace, led by the hot-selling MDX and RDX. However, vehicle supply is becoming a factor as Acura begins winding down production of TSX and TL models in preparation for the new TLX models, which are scheduled to hit the ground later this year.
  • Acura division sales increased 1.6 percent vs. 2013 with 14,122 units sold in April
  • Acura trucks set a new April sales record with an increase of 35.9 percent on sales of 9,536
    MDX posted another major increase with sales up 80 percent in April
  • RDX sales increased for an unprecedented 24th month in a row, climbing 6.3 percent
"With RDX posting two solid years of continuous growth and MDX sustaining its hot sales pace, our Acura SUVs continue to set the standard in the luxury light truck segment," said Mike Accavitti, Acura division senior vice president and general manager. "In a few short months, we will unleash the all-new 2015 Acura TLX to reestablish Acura's reputation for thrilling luxury performance sedans and establish the Acura brand as a force to be reckoned with in the luxury segment."

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for April 2014 and 25 days for April 2013. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 101 days for 2014 and 101 days for 2013. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.



Last edited by JeffX on May 01, 2014 17:03

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Comparison #s
TSX69 48
  Canadian Numbers
A77X 13
  Warning Acura : Your Flagship is sinking...
Ammo 4
  Notice what is not on there anymore???
HONDA AFVM 4
  Market Share
iutodd 3
  2015 Fit, HR-V, and 2G CrossTour could really impact their total sales
A.W.E.S.O.M. - O 6
  Shut off the TSX/TL spigot too soon
TonyEX 6
  ZDX
98EX4cyl 1
2022 Acura MDX Specs and Features
Read Article....................
2022 Honda Civic Design Story, a video by Honda
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX Advance
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX - Details and Cutaways
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2020 Chicago Auto Show
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2020 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
29