Record sales of light trucks in July led Acura to 14,381*, the division announced today. Acura year-to-date sales reached 105,921 units, an 8.0 percent decline versus last year.
Strong sales of Acura's luxury SUV's combined to set a July record of 6,332 for total light trucks, surpassing the previous July record of 5,499 set in 2005. The MDX was the top-selling Acura for the month, posting sales of 4,949 units, up 7.3 percent versus last July. Year-to-date MDX sales reached 31,976 units, up 9.3 percent for the year. Additionally, the RDX posted July sales of 1,383 units, with year-to-date sales reaching 13,666 units.
"July was a hot month for Acura SUV's as we posted our eleventh consecutive month of record light truck sales," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president, sales. "We anticipate sales of the MDX and RDX will continue to sizzle well into the summer."
The TL luxury performance sedan sold 4,721 units in July, bringing its total sales for the year to 35,756 units.
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*Based on 24 selling days in July 2007 versus 25 selling days in July 2006. Year-to-date percentages are based on 178 selling days in 2007 versus 177 in 2006