American Honda June Sales Continue Record-Setting Pace In Summer Selling Season

7/5/2000 7:31:05 PM

American Honda sales continued to rise in June, setting a new company record of 104,818 for the month -- an increase of 16.1 percent compared to June of last year -- supported by record Honda Division and light truck sales.

Sales for Honda Division were up 15.6 percent to 92,245, showing increases for Accord, Civic, Odyssey and CR-V. Odyssey sales increased by 117.3 percent to 12,223, and CR-V sales were up by 37.5 percent to 10,905 -- contributing to American Honda's June record for light truck sales of 25,206, an increase of 61.1 percent compared to June of last year. Acura Division sales were boosted to 12,573, an increase of 19.7 percent compared to June, 1999. The TL luxury performance sedan set an all-time June record for the division at 5,964, up 22.5 percent from June, 1999. American Honda year-to-date sales of 576,392 are up 10.1 percent compared to the 520,092 recorded at this time last year.

* Year-to-year sales percentages are based on Daily Selling Rate (number of selling days in a month)

                AMERICAN HONDA VEHICLE SALES FOR JUNE, 2000
 
                             Month-to-Date               Year-to-Date
                        June     June     DSR**    June      June     DSR**
                        2000     1999    % Chg.    2000      1999    % Chg.
    AMERICAN
     HONDA TTL         104,818  90,320    16.1%  576,392   520,092    10.1%
      Total Car
       Sales            79,612  74,669     6.6%  437,828   421,168     3.3%
      Total Truck
       Sales            25,206  15,651    61.1%  138,564    98,924    39.2%
 
    IMPORT CAR SALES    15,114  12,817    17.9%   79,906    73,771     7.6%
      Honda Division    11,246   8,770    28.2%   58,100    53,931     7.0%
      Acura Division     3,868   4,047    -4.4%   21,806    19,840     9.2%
 
    IMPORT
     TRUCK SALES        10,929   8,023    36.2%   61,456    60,349     1.2%
      Honda Division    10,914   7,941    37.4%   61,270    60,089     1.3%
      Acura Division        15      82   -81.7%      186       260   -28.9%
 
    DOMESTIC
     CAR SALES *        64,498  61,852     4.3%  357,922   347,397     2.4%
      Honda Division    55,808  55,474     0.6%  312,196   311,215    -0.3%
      Acura Division     8,690   6,378    36.2%   45,726    36,182    25.6%
 
    DOMESTIC
     TRUCK SALES *
      Honda Division    14,277   7,628    87.2%   77,108    38,575    98.6%
 
    MODEL BREAKOUTS BY DIVISION
    Honda Division
     Total              92,245  79,813    15.6%  508,674   463,810     9.0%
      Accord *          34,298  33,902     1.2%  192,620   199,930    -4.3%
      Civic *           30,890  29,196     5.8%  167,574   158,727     4.9%
      Prelude              988   1,138   -13.2%    4,724     6,438   -27.1%
      S2000                465                     3,830
      del Sol                        0                           1
      EV-Plus                1       8   -87.5%        2        50   -96.0%
      Insight              412                     1,546
      Odyssey           12,223   5,625   117.3%   66,717    26,708   148.2%
      Passport *         2,063   2,012     2.5%   10,406    11,986   -13.7%
    CR-V                10,905   7,932    37.5%   61,255    59,970     1.5%
    * Domestic
     Vehicle Ttl        70,085  63,102    11.1%  389,304   349,790    10.6%
      Accord            26,807  26,976    -0.6%  155,231   153,356     0.6%
      Civic             29,001  28,498     1.8%  156,965   157,859    -1.2%
      Passport           2,063   2,012     2.5%   10,406    11,986   -13.7%
      Odyssey           12,214   5,616   117.5%   66,702    26,589   149.2%
 
    Acura Division
     Total            12,573     10,507   19.7%   67,718    56,282    19.5%
      Integra          2,619      2,705   -3.2%   14,342    13,743     3.7%
      CL *             2,726      1,509   80.6%   11,487    10,455     9.2%
      TL *             5,964      4,869   22.5%   34,239    25,727    32.2%
      RL               1,232      1,313   -6.2%    7,329     5,974    21.9%
      NSX                 17         29  -41.4%      135       123     9.0%
      SLX                 15         82  -81.7%      186       260   -28.9%
 
    Selling Days          26         26              154       153
 
     * Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic and global sourced parts.
 
    ** Daily Selling Rate