American Honda announced an all-time record for the month of November, with November 2012 U.S. sales of 116,580 units, an increase of 38.9 percent compared with November 2011.
The Honda Division posted November 2012 sales of 104,334 units, an increase of 41.0 percent compared with November 2011. Honda’s luxury division Acura reported U.S. November sales of 12,246 units, accounting for an increase of 23.6 percent over November 2011.
Segment-leading Honda Civic broke a 22-year-old November record (1990) with sales of 30,075 units, up 75 percent from a year ago. The all-new Accord continued to have strong sales with 26,248 delivered units, up 82 percent from last November.
The CR-V SUV had sales of 22,333 units, up 36 percent. “Honda’s all-time best November demonstrates the fundamental strength of our core products. The new Accord is hitting its stride, and with the new Civic now arriving in dealerships, we’re ready for a strong finish to 2012,” said John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of sales.
The Acura RDX set its seventh-consecutive monthly sales record, up 129 percent from a year ago with 3,036 sales, while the MDX was the top selling Acura model in November, with 3,368 sales. The ILX was the top selling Acura sedan in November, with 2,108 sales.