Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Honda Acura > Honda News

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 24 Aug 2012, 04:11 pm
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 110,242
Default Honda ups 2012 forecast by more than 25% on bullish CR-V, Civic sales

Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Plants/Manufacturing, Crossover, Honda



On the verge of launching an all-new 2013 Accord, Honda has significantly upped its expected sales figures for 2012. Riding on the success of both the new Honda Civic and the 2012 Honda CR-V, the automaker says its forecast of 2012 sales have increased by more than 25 percent from the original 1.2 million units projected earlier in the year up to 1.3 million units. This all despite having to recover from natural disasters in Asia that crippled its production and inventory.

This bullish estimate can directly be attributed to strong sales of the new CR-V and Civic, two models which account for almost half of all Honda's 732,165 units through July. In fact, the CR-V is on pace to "demolish" its 2007 sales record of 219,000 units. Compared to last year, CR-V sales are up 33.9 percent, and with five months left, Honda is well on its way of not only breaking this record but also beating out the CR-Vs closest rival - and last year's top-selling crossover - the Ford Escape. As for the Civic, despite its cold critical reception, it remains Honda's best-selling model as well as the best-selling car in its class. Things should get even better for Honda with the Accord coming out this year and an emergency-refresh Civic due out next year.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Honda Fit subcompact is down 26.4 percent for the year while the company's CR-Z and Insight hybrids have combined to sell just 7,194 units all year.

Overall, Honda's sales are up 18.5 through the first seven months of 2012.Honda ups 2012 forecast by more than 25% on bullish CR-V, Civic sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Aug 2012 15:46:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



Permalink | Email this | Comments


Source: Autoblog
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Austin, TX - 2012 Honda Civic Sales And Specials skylight Honda Videos 0 01 Aug 2012 07:12 pm
2012 Honda Civic Sales Event San Francisco, CA skylight Honda Videos 0 14 Jul 2012 10:51 am
2012 Honda Civic Sales Event - St. Peters, MO skylight Honda Videos 0 29 Jun 2012 03:29 am
2012 Honda Civic Sales Event - Minneapolis, MN skylight Honda Videos 0 04 Jun 2012 08:12 am
2012 Honda Civic Sales Event - Irvine, CA skylight Honda Videos 0 28 Apr 2012 11:40 am


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:11 pm.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.