American Honda Motor Co on Wednesday reported that its US auto sales data rose 16.1 percent, led by by strong sales of cars and sports utility vehicles alike.
The carmaker sold 89,617 vehicles in November as against 74,003 vehicles during the same period year ago, the carmaker said in a statement.
The Accord was the top-selling Honda model for the month with sales of 19,025, up 5.8 percent, followed by the CR-V with sales of 18,263, up 25.4 percent, and the Civic with sales of 16,562, up 16.3 percent. The all-new 2011 Odyssey sold 8,805 units, up 31.7 percent, the statement said.
Our Acura Division sales continue to be strong, led by red hot year-to-date sales of our MDX and RDX SUVs, said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales for American Honda. And with the newly released Odyssey minivan and CR-Z sport hybrid selling well, we look forward to a good year end.
Sales in the company's Acura division rose 17.1 percent, while sales in its Honda division rose 15.9 percent. Sales of Honda division light trucks, in particular, rose 24.7 percent.