Acura Posts April Record and Third Best Sales Month In History

TL, TSX and MDX Have Record-Setting Month

5/3/2004 6:21:40 PM

Acura sales of 16,438 units were up 9.2 percent, setting a new April record and marking the division's third best sales month ever, Acura announced today. Year-to-date sales totaled 62,009 vehicles representing a 21.6 percent increase versus 2003.

The TL performance luxury sedan was the top-selling model for the seventh straight month, selling 6,711 units and posting its second best month ever with sales up 37.0 percent compared to last year. Year-to-date TL sales jumped to 25,331, up 41.8 percent over 2003.

The TSX sports sedan completed its first year on sale by setting a new April record. Up 29.0 percent, TSX sales of 2,367 units shattered the existing record of 1,835 set last year, and marked its third best sales month ever.
The MDX luxury SUV had its ninth straight record setting month, selling 4,770 vehicles to eclipse the existing record of 4,720 set in April of 2003.

"The strength and depth of our product line has led to the largest first quarter increase of any luxury nameplate and record monthly increases in spite of an uncertain economy," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president, sales.

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