Honda Canada sets new annual car sales record for fourth consecutive year

05 January 2018 Author :  
The Canadian-built Honda Civic named the best-selling passenger car in Canada for a 20th consecutive year

On Wednesday, Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) announced a 6% increase in combined annual sales for its Honda and Acura divisions in 2017, for a total of 197,251 units sold, setting a record annual sales record for a fourth consecutive year. The Honda Automotive Division set a sales record for 2017 for a fourth consecutive year in which 176,951 units were sold, an increase of 6% over last year. The Acura division has sold more than 20,000 units for the third year in a row, which represents sales stability compared to last year.

"Looking back at 2017, Honda Canada has many reasons to celebrate. With our flagship models, including the Civic and the CR-V, built in Canada and well established in their respective categories, we are well positioned to continue our success and our leadership status in retail sales in of the New Year, said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc. As we work towards achieving our 2030 vision globally, more than half of all Honda vehicles to be launched in Canadaover the next two years will be electric. We are already starting strong with the recent launch of Clarity, Honda's first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in Canada , which is perfectly positioned as an uncompromising alternative fuel vehicle.

Last year, Acura's luxury RDX SUV served the brand's success story, boosting sales to over 20,000 units sold for the third year in a row. that he was in his last year of the product's life cycle. Representing Acura's largest new design for more than a decade, the all-new RDX will be launched later this year, signaling the beginning of a new era for Acura products, inspired by high-performance, precision-engineered vehicles.  " added Mr. Leclerc.

2017 Highlights at Honda Canada Inc.

HCI:

  • Honda Canada set an annual sales record in 2017 for a fourth consecutive year with 197,251 units sold, compared to the previous annual record of 186,676 units sold in 2016.
  • In 2017, HCI's annual sales increased for the sixth year in a row.

 

Honda:

  • The Honda brand had its best year ever in the company's history with 176,951 units sold, surpassing the last annual record in its history by more than 10,000 units.
  • The Honda Automotive Division recorded an increase in annual sales for the sixth year in a row.
  • The Honda Civic has become the best-selling passenger car in Canada for a 20 th consecutive year and has crossed the mark of two million units sold in Canada .
  • The Honda CR-V, whose sales have increased for the eighth consecutive year, had its best year to date with 50,443 units sold, surpassing the 50,000 mark for the first time in history. this model. The CR-V also exceeded 500,000 cumulative total sales in Canada in 2017.
  • Honda's HR-V set its second consecutive annual sales record with 14,149 units sold.
  • The Honda Pilot had a record year with the sale of 8,905 vehicles, exceeding the previous annual record of 8,230 units sold, set in 2015.

 

Acura:

  • The Acura brand has sales of more than 20,000 units for a third consecutive year.
  • The Acura RDX has enjoyed its best year yet with 8,101 units sold, compared to the previous record of 8,047 units sold in 2016, recording a sales increase for the sixth year in a row.

 

Honda
Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company of the Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada . The company has built more than eight million cars and light trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities, as well as engines at a third plant in Alliston , Ontario . Both manufacturing facilities are extremely versatile and currently build the Honda Civic and CR-V. Honda Canada has invested more than $ 4.7 billion in Canadaand buys nearly $ 2.1 billion worth of goods and services annually from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks to the country.

 

HONDA CANADA INC.

 

HONDA CANADA INC.

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Dec 17

RETAIL SALES - CUMUL OF THE MONTH

 

RETAIL SALES - ANNUAL CUMULUM

                 

MODEL

2017

2016


% Change

 

Model

2017

2016


% Change

                 

FIT

333

1,184

-71.9%

 

FIT

5,019

8,622

-41.8%

CIVIC

2,095

3,164

-33.8%

 

CIVIC

69,030

64,552

6.9%

INSIGHT

0

0

-

 

INSIGHT

0

1

-100.0%

CR-Z

0

5

-100.0%

 

CR-Z

10

40

-75.0%

AGREEMENT

568

905

-37.2%

 

AGREEMENT

13,504

13,857

-2.5%

CLARITY

27

0

-

 

CLARITY

27

0

-

CROSSTOUR

0

0

-

 

CROSSTOUR

0

5

-100.0%

HR-V

809

1,240

-34.8%

 

HR-V

14,149

12,371

14.4%

CR-V

2,833

2,998

-5.5%

 

CR-V

50,443

44,789

12.6%

ODYSSEY

562

579

-2.9%

 

ODYSSEY

11,232

12,311

-8.8%

PILOT

635

606

4.8%

 

PILOT

8,905

7,279

22.3%

RIDGELINE

238

369

-35.5%

 

RIDGELINE

4,632

2,622

76.7%

HONDA Division

8,100

11,050

-26.7%

 

HONDA Division

176,951

166,449

6.3%

                 

ILX

121

187

-35.3%

 

ILX

2,047

2,459

-16.8%

TLX

326

307

6.2%

 

TLX

4,205

4,137

1.6%

RLX

9

12

-25.0%

 

RLX

59

107

-44.9%

RDX

715

601

19.0%

 

RDX

8,101

8,047

0.7%

MDX

435

405

7.4%

 

MDX

5,838

5,425

7.6%

ZDX

0

0

-

 

ZDX

1

2

-50.0%

NSX

0

4

-100.0%

 

NSX

49

50

-2.0%

ACURA Division

1,606

1,516

5.9%

 

ACURA Division

20,300

20,227

0.4%

                 

Honda Canada Inc.

9,706

12,566

-22.8%

 

Honda Canada Inc.

197 251

186,676

5.7%

 

SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.

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