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Trucks Deliver October Sales Records for AHM, Honda and Acura Brands as Sales Rise Across Divisions

  • Honda brand sets new October sales record with an 8% gain; trucks gain 17.5% and a new October mark 
  • Honda CR-V nets new October record and cumulative sales top 5 million 
  • Honda HR-V sets a new all-time monthly record with sales of over 10,000 units
  • Acura trucks set October record as division nets 2.4% gain


“With the Honda CR-V topping the 5 million cumulative sales mark to reaffirm its position as the best-selling crossover for over two decades, it’s fitting that Honda crossover and light truck models led Honda to an all-time October sales record
,” said Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of Automobile Sales at American Honda Motor Co. “Both the Honda and Acura brands are marching forward as we head into the final two months of the year on pace to see American Honda post a sales increase for 2019.”

 

BRAND REPORT

 


Sales Highlights

The harvest moon shone brightly on Honda sales, with new October overall and truck sales records and cumulative CR-V sales cresting 5 million. Several models made major gains with trucks leading the way as HR-V set an all-time monthly record and CR-V a new October mark. Civic and Fit also made major gains.

  • HR-V set a new all-time monthly record, jumping 104% on sales of 10,130 units.
  • CR-V sales climb 20% on sales of 33,344 for a new October record.
  • Fit gained a whopping 204% while Civic gained 5% and Accord topped 21,000 deliveries.
  • Odyssey now holds an incredible 42% share of the minivan segment with October sales of over 7,800 units.

Model Notes

Honda is the retail best-selling passenger car brand in America in 2019 – with Fit, Civic, Insight and Accord #1 or #2 in their respective segments — gaining the most share of any mainstream brand this year.

 

Honda has led the industry in sales to under-35-year-old buyers since 2010, with Civic and Accord the #1 and #2 cars, CR-V the #1 CUV/SUV and Odyssey the #1 minivan

 

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Honda Fit, CR-V and Odyssey Win 2019 ‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards from U.S. News & World Report

Honda has won three U.S. News & World Report 2019 “Best Cars for the Money” Awards, including a fifth consecutive award for the Honda Fit, a third straight year for CR-V and a second for Odyssey.

Honda vehicles took home top honors in the following categories:

  • Best Subcompact Car for the Money: 2019 Honda Fit
  • Best Compact SUV for the Money: 2019 Honda CR-V
  • Best Minivan for the Money: 2019 Honda Odyssey

For the awards, which are a measure of the best combination of quality and value, U.S. News & World Report uses data from their own vehicle rankings plus other credible sources to assess quality plus pricing information from TrueCar to determine average transaction prices. More information about the 2019 “Best Cars for the Money” Awards from U.S. News & World Report can be found at https://www.usnews.com/cars-money.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda includes the Fit, Civic, Insight, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey lineup minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2018, more than 90 percent of all Honda brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

For More Information
Consumer information is available at automobiles.honda.com. To join the Honda community on Facebook, visit facebook.com/honda. Additional media information including detailed pricing features and high-resolution photography of all 2019 Honda models is available at hondanews.com.

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2019 Honda Pilot, Accord, Odyssey and Fit Achieve ALG Top Retained Value Ratings

Honda today announced the 2019 Honda Fit, 2019 Honda Accord, 2019 Honda Odyssey and 2019 Honda Pilot have each received Residual Value Awards from ALG, with each vehicle predicted to lead its segment in retained value after three years of ownership.

All Honda Pilot trims received extensive updates for 2019, and its revised front and rear styling, standard Honda Sensing®, an updated Display Audio system, and significant revisions to the 9-speed automatic transmission for improved drivability, helped give it the win in the Midsize Utility 3-Row category. Accord was all-new last year, and retains its winning spot in ALG’s Midsize Car category thanks to its class-above technology, safety, and driving dynamics. The Honda Odyssey also retains its top spot in the Minivan category thanks to features such as the multi-configurable Magic Slide second-row seats™, CabinWatch® and CabinTalk™, and available Honda Sensing®. Finally, the 2019 Fit returns for the fifth year in a row, winning the Subcompact Car thanks in part to the unparalleled cargo and passenger flexibility of its 2nd-row Magic Seat®.

For more information about the updated 2019 Honda Pilot, please visit: hondanews.com/honda-automobiles/channels/pilot. For details on the 2019 Honda Accord please visit: hondanews.com/honda-automobiles/channels/accord. More information on the family-friendly 2019 Odyssey can be found at: hondanews.com/honda-automobiles/channels/odyssey. And additional details on the 2018 Fit are at: hondanews.com/honda-automobiles/channels/fit.

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2019 Honda Fit Earns 2018 U.S. News and World Report ‘Best Car for Teens under $20,000’ Award

The 2019 Honda Fit won the U.S. News and World Report “Best New Cars for Teens Under $20,000” award. The Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver assistive technologies, available on all trims and standard on EX and above, was recognized as adding an important level of peace of mind for parents. Honda Sensing® includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). In addition to Honda Sensing®, the 2019 Fit was lauded for its superior crash test scores, excellent interior space and flexibility, fuel economy and long-term reliability.

U.S. News and World Report picks cars it feels have the best combination of overall quality, reliability, safety ratings, and accident-avoidance technologies across five differerent price brackets.

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2019 Honda Fit Earns 2018 U.S. News and World Report ‘Best Car for Teens under $20,000’ Award

The 2019 Honda Fit won the U.S. News and World Report “Best New Cars for Teens Under $20,000” award. The Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver assistive technologies, available on all trims and standard on EX and above, was recognized as adding an important level of peace of mind for parents. Honda Sensing® includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). In addition to Honda Sensing®, the 2019 Fit was lauded for its superior crash test scores, excellent interior space and flexibility, fuel economy and long-term reliability.

U.S. News and World Report picks cars it feels have the best combination of overall quality, reliability, safety ratings, and accident-avoidance technologies across five differerent price brackets.

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2019 Honda Fit Earns 2018 U.S. News and World Report ‘Best Car for Teens under $20,000’ Award

The 2019 Honda Fit won the U.S. News and World Report “Best New Cars for Teens Under $20,000” award. The Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver assistive technologies, available on all trims and standard on EX and above, was recognized as adding an important level of peace of mind for parents. Honda Sensing® includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). In addition to Honda Sensing®, the 2019 Fit was lauded for its superior crash test scores, excellent interior space and flexibility, fuel economy and long-term reliability.

U.S. News and World Report picks cars it feels have the best combination of overall quality, reliability, safety ratings, and accident-avoidance technologies across five differerent price brackets.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Insight, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2017, more than 90 percent of all Honda brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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Putting the ‘Fun’ in Functional: 2019 Honda Fit Arrives in Showrooms

  • Fit stands out as the clear segment leader with a fun-to-drive character, exceptional people- and cargo-hauling versatility, and premium feature content
  • With available Honda Sensing®, Fit is among the most affordable new cars to offer such a comprehensive suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies
  • Auto High-Beams added to Honda Sensing®-equipped models

The fun, versatile and stylish 2019 Honda Fit begins arriving at dealerships nationwide on April 30 with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 of $16,190 (excluding $890 destination and handling), unchanged from the previous model year. The 2019 Fit continues to boast unparalleled versatility, premium feature content and a playful, city-friendly demeanor – particularly with its standard 6-speed manual gearbox.

The 2019 Fit lineup includes the affordable-yet well-equipped Fit LX, aggressively styled Fit Sport, the upgraded Fit EX, and leather-lined Fit EX-L. With available Honda Sensing®, the 2019 Fit provides one of the most robust suites of advanced driver-assistive and safety technology packages in the subcompact car segment. Better yet, Fit LX models equipped with Honda Sensing® start under $18,0001.

Combined to either a slick-shifting 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT2), Fit’s 1.5-liter direct-injected 4-cylinder i-VTEC™ engine produces a peak output of up to 130 horsepower and 114 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2019 Fit carries an EPA fuel economy rating of 29/36/31 mpg (city/highway/combined)3 for the manual transmission, and 33/40/36 mpg for CVT models.

2019 Fit Pricing & EPA Data

Trim Transmission MSRP
MSRP Including $890 Destination EPA Fuel Economy Ratings
(city / highway / combined)4
LX 6MT $16,190 $17,080 29 / 36 / 31
LX CVT $16,990 $17,880 33 / 40 / 36
LX w/ Honda Sensing® CVT $17,990 $18,880 33 / 40 / 36
Sport 6MT $17,500 $18,390 29 / 36 / 31
Sport CVT $18,300 $19,190 31 / 36 / 33
Sport w/ Honda Sensing® CVT $19,300 $20,190 31 / 36 / 33
EX 6MT $18,160 $19,050 29 / 36 / 31
EX CVT $18,960 $19,850 31 / 36 / 33
EX-L CVT $20,520 $21,410 31 / 36 / 33
EX-L w/ Navi CVT $21,520 $22,410 31 / 36 / 33

Standard features on all Fit models include rearview camera, liftgate spoiler, auto on-off headlights, LED taillights, Bluetooth®, and a multi-function center console.

Fit’s vibrant palette of exterior color consists of eight choices: Helios Yellow Pearl, Orange Fury, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Milano Red, Aegean Blue Metallic, and new Platinum White Pearl.

The Honda Fit continues to blend fun-to-drive performance with outstanding fuel efficiency, comfort, and safety in a high-quality, affordable package. Clever packaging, such as the fuel tank mounted underneath the front-row seats, gives the 2019 Fit unequaled cargo capacity, boasting a class-leading 52.7 cubic-feet of space with the rear seats folded down.

For the latest in-vehicle connectivity experience, Sport models and up include Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration through a high-resolution, 7-inch touchscreen. The available Honda Sensing® suite of technologies includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and pedestrian detection, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and new Auto High-Beams.

What’s New for 2019?

  • Auto High-Beams added to Honda Sensing-equipped models
  • New Platinum Pearl White exterior color replaces White Orchid Pearl

Honda Fits for the U.S. market are manufactured in North America, at Honda’s Celaya, Mexico plant.

More Information
Additional media information including high-resolution photography and video of the 2019 Honda Fit is available at www.hondanews.com/channels/fit. Consumer information is available at www.automobiles.honda.com/fit. To join the Fit community on Facebook, please visit www.facebook.com/hondafit.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2017, nearly 93% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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