Combined February sales of 7,809 units by the Honda and Acura divisions represented a 12 per cent decrease over last year's sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported February sales of 6,902 units, down 14 per cent from last...
Combined February sales of 7,809 units by the Honda and Acura divisions represented a 12 per cent decrease over last year’s sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported February sales of 6,902 units, down 14 per cent from last year. The Acura Division reported February sales of 907 units, up six per cent over last year.
“We are pleased to see that the Honda CR-V, now in its fifth year of this current generation, continues to appeal to Canadian compact sport-utility vehicle buyers with record monthly sales and an increase of 11 per cent over the previous best-ever February sales results last year,” said Jerry Chenkin, executive vice-president of Honda Canada Inc. “Also, our new Odyssey minivan continues to show strong sales momentum with a year-over-year increase of 62 per cent in February.
“The reduction of Honda sales for the month mainly reflected the fact that Canadians are awaiting the arrival of the all-new Canadian-built 2012 Civic coming in late April,” added Mr. Chenkin. “We expect to see a strong sales surge as we enter the spring and summer selling seasons.”
Honda Canada Inc. has sold more than 3.4 million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada over the past 38 years. A record-high 96 per cent of the Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in February were produced at the company’s assembly plants in North America, up from 95 per cent the same month last year.