Record sales of the MDX luxury SUV and RDX turbocharged SUV contributed to Acura September sales of 14,369 units, down 8.4 percent versus last year based on the daily selling rate*. Year-to-date Acura sales reached 136,726 units.
The Acura light-truck lineup posted record sales of 7,113 units, bolstered by strong demand for the MDX and RDX luxury SUVs. The MDX posted record September sales of 5,162 units, up 34.1 percent versus last year and surpassing the previous record of 4,958 set in 2004. Year-to-date MDX sales reached 42,954, up 14.9 percent versus last year. The RDX continues to post sales gains, setting a September record with 1,951 units sold, up 19.1 percent versus last year. Year-to-date RDX sales reached 17,477.
"RDX and MDX sales continue to impress thanks to smart styling, innovative features and excellent performance," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president sales. "We expect strong light-truck sales as winter approaches, thanks to all-weather features such as Super Handling All-Wheel Drive."
Acura's monthly car sales were led by the TL performance luxury sedan, with monthly sales totaling 4,324 units and year-to-date sales of 45,072 units.
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*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for September 2007, versus 26 days for September 2006. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 230 days for 2007 and 2006. All sales percentages reflect DSR.