Posted: 07/03/07 12:51 PM
Acura Announces June Sales Results
Light Trucks and TSX Post Monthly Sales Records
TORRANCE, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by record sales of Acura light trucks and the TSX sports sedan, Acura posted June sales of 16,766 units, up 6.9 percent* versus last year based on the daily selling rate, the division announced today. Year-to-date Acura sales reached 91,540 units.
Strong sales of Acura's luxury SUVs combined to set a June record of 6,503 for total light trucks, breaking the previous June record of 5,797 set in 2005. The MDX luxury SUV continued to post sales gains, with June sales of 4,639 units, up 26.2 percent versus last year. Year-to-date MDX sales reached 27,027, up 9.9 percent. Additionally, the RDX turbocharged crossover recorded sales of 1,864 for the month.
The TSX sports sedan also set a June sales record, up 4.0 percent compared to 2006. TSX sales of 3,414 units surpassed the previous record of 3,162 vehicles set last June. Year-to-date TSX sales reached 17,421.
The TL performance luxury sedan posted strong June sales of 6,221 units, up 8.1 percent for the month. Year-to-date TL sales reached 31,035, making it the top-selling Acura model.
"June marks the eleventh consecutive month of record Acura light-truck sales," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president, sales. "Our two new SUVs, combined with strong sales from a broad sedan lineup, put Acura in a strong sales position for the second half of 2007."
*Based on 27 selling days in June 2007 versus 26 selling days in June 2006. Year-to-date percentages are based on 154 selling days in 2007 versus 152 in 2006