Honda Canada Enters the Second Half of 2014
with Seventh Consecutive Month of Growth

Honda posts all-time July sales record
Honda Civic continues to top competitors in the passenger car category

MARKHAM, Ontario--()--Combined July sales of 15,947 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 5% increase over last year’s sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported July sales of 14,574 units, up 8% over last year, setting an all-time July monthly sales record. The Acura Division reported July sales of 1,373 units, down 19% versus last year.

"Honda’s strength and sales momentum in a wide selection of utility vehicles including the Honda Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline continues, as we hit seven consecutive months of sales increases,” said Dave Gardner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc. "With Acura’s SUVs continuing to impress and the all-new 2015 TLX performance luxury sedan launching in the Canadian market shortly, Acura will see a surge in sales through the balance of 2014.”

July Highlights:

• Honda Civic holds its position as the number one selling passenger car in Canada entering the second half of 2014 (up 16% in July versus last year)

• Honda Pilot monthly sales were up 9% versus the same period last year, setting an all-time monthly sales record (655 versus 642 units sold in July 2008)

• Honda Odyssey sales were up 29% versus the same period last year (1,201 versus 930 units sold)

• Honda Ridgeline sales were up 8% versus the same period last year (187 versus 173 units sold)

• Acura RDX monthly sales were up 2% in July versus the same period last year, setting an all-time monthly sales record (485 versus 478 units sold in 2013)

About Honda
Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969. It has produced more than 6.5 million cars and trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $3 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $1.98 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than 3.9 million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada.

                 
HONDA CANADA INC. HONDA CANADA INC.
Jul-14 Jul-14
RETAIL SALES - MTD RETAIL SALES - YTD
                           
MODEL   2014   2013  

%
Change

Model   2014   2013  

%
Change

                           
FIT 558 675 -17.3% FIT 6,938 4,274 62.3%
CIVIC 7,049 6,065 16.2% CIVIC 37,745 34,623 9.0%
INSIGHT 0 1 -100.0% INSIGHT 0 59 -100.0%
CR-Z 8 14 -42.9% CR-Z 56 46 21.7%
ACCORD 1,645 1,646 -0.1% ACCORD 10,505 10,668 -1.5%
S2000 0 - S2000 0 -
ELEMENT 0 0 - ELEMENT 0 0 -
CROSSTOUR 65 80 -18.8% CROSSTOUR 477 697 -31.6%
CR-V 3,206 3,269 -1.9% CR-V 19,980 19,846 0.7%
ODYSSEY 1,201 930 29.1% ODYSSEY 7,171 6,083 17.9%
PILOT 655 601 9.0% PILOT 3,581 3,334 7.4%
RIDGELINE   187   173   8.1% RIDGELINE   1,141   1,030   10.8%
HONDA division   14,574   13,454   8.3% HONDA division   87,594   80,660   8.6%
                           
CSX 0 0 - CSX 0 0 -
ILX 286 316 -9.5% ILX 1,735 2,216 -21.7%
TSX 0 29 -100.0% TSX 205 457 -55.1%
TL 94 227 -58.6% TL 1,043 1,227 -15.0%
RL/RLX 9 35 -74.3% RL/RLX 182 82 122.0%
NSX 0 0 - NSX 0 -
RDX 485 478 1.5% RDX 3,936 3,519 11.8%
MDX 499 600 -16.8% MDX 3,431 3,526 -2.7%
ZDX   0   2   -100.0% ZDX   5   31   -83.9%
ACURA division   1,373   1,687   -18.6% ACURA division   10,537   11,058   -4.7%
                           
Honda Canada Inc.   15,947   15,141   5.3% Honda Canada Inc.   98,131   91,718   7.0%

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Honda Canada
Maki Inoue, 905-888-4416

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Honda Canada
Maki Inoue, 905-888-4416