Record sales of the MDX luxury SUV and continued strong demand for the RDX turbocharged crossover SUV lead Acura to August sales of 16,436 units, down 10.0 percent versus last August. Acura year-to-date sales reached 122,357 units.
Acura light trucks posted record August sales of 7,676 units on the strength of the MDX and RDX luxury sport utility vehicles. The MDX posted record August sales of 5,816 units, surpassing the previous record of 5,379 set in August 2005. Year-to-date sales reached 37,792, up 12.7 percent versus 2006. Completing its first full year on-sale, the RDX reached sales of 1,860 units for the month, up 36.7 percent versus last August. Year-to-date sales totaled 15,526 units.
"Our light truck lineup continues to attract customers to the Acura brand at a record pace," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president sales. "Customers are taking notice and appreciate the RDX and MDX's advanced performance, luxury and technology features."
The Acura TL performance luxury sedan was the division's best selling sedan, posting monthly sales of 4,992 units. The TSX sports sedan posted August sales of 3,245 and reached 23,433 units for the year.
*Year-to-date percentages are based on 205 selling days in 2007 versus 204 selling days in 2006.