Record October sales of the turbocharged RDX crossover SUV and strong MDX luxury SUV totals pushed Acura light-truck sales to a fifteenth consecutive record breaking month. October RDX sales of 1,937 units, up by 9.5 percent** versus last October, tallied a third consecutive record month while MDX sales continued strong by surpassing October 2006 sales by 426 units. Year-to-date MDX volume reached 47,809 units, up 13.9 percent*.
"The sporty RDX continues to impress with its strong sales," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president of sales. "The RDX's powerful turbocharged engine, performance-minded SH-AWD and smart design combine to make a vehicle that emphasizes the 'sport' in Sport Utility Vehicle."
Total Acura sales for October were 12,886 vehicles while overall year-to-date sales reached 149,612 vehicles, off 9.7 percent versus last year based on the daily selling rate. October sales of Acura sedans was led by the TL performance luxury sedan selling 3,421 units, followed by the TSX with 2,308 vehicles sold in October-a 0.5 percent increase over last year.
*Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 256 days for 2007 and 255 days for
2006. All sales percentages reflect DSR.
**The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for October 2007, versus 25 days for October 2006.