CR-V and Civic are white hot! Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Aug, 2, 2016 2016 Honda Civic EX-T - $23,035 incl. the $835 D&H charge to start provides owners a great looking modern sedan with a lot of technology plus one that is extremely efficient. As in a 31/42 mpgUS city/highway rating when equipped with the powerful 174 hp and 162 lb-ft. of torque 1.5L I4 with the turbo mated to the brands CVT. One of its highlight beyond the futuristic looks, excellent efficiency, and beyond expectations performance is its class leading interior and cargo volume at 95.0 and 15.1 cu. ft. respectively. TrueCar is showing the Civic EX-T can be picked up for $1,500 off retail on the West coast and up to $2k off retail in the Midwest and East Coast. Honda July 2016 Sales Overview Honda posted yet another sales record in July with continued strong demand across its entire lineup. The highly regarded Japanese brand sold 152,799 vehicles in July, up 4.4 percent over the 146,324 sold in July of 2015. Even more prominent is the YTD results. YTD sales of 945,154 vehicles is up 5.1 percent over the 899,325 sold through the same period of 2015. The Honda Division on its own set a new July total vehicle sales record with 139,125 vehicles reaching new drives, up 5.9 percent over the 131,409 sold in July of 2015. Honda July 2016 Sales Highlights CR-V sales are on fire and if you look at the Top 10 U.S. sales ranks, this single model has climbed from 10th to 8th and now to 4th over the previous 3 months behind the super-hot domestic pickups. Sales of 36,017 set an all-time July record, up 13.3 percent over the 31,785 sold in July of 2015. YTD sales of 36,017 is up 13.3 percent over the 31,785 sold through the same period of 2015. 2016 Honda Civic Touring Looks like it is running at light speed even when parked. The super sharp looking and very efficient all-new 10th gen Honda Civic also achieved record July sales with 32,952 vehicles sold, up 5.8 percent over the 31,139 sold in July of 2015. YTD sales of 222,792 are up an even more impressive 17.6 percent over the 189,440 sold through the same period of 2015. Despite a July sales downtick vs. July of 2015 (31,946 vs. 34,496, down 7.4%), the Accord continues to hold onto a Top 10 U.S. sales result. YTD sales of 201,300 is up an eye opening 5.8 percent over the 190,242 sold though the same period of 2015. Market Share Detail In July, GM and Ford market share were both down a significant 0.5 percent. Honda on the other hand experienced an uptick of 0.4 percent while Hyundai and Kia share were up both 0.2 percent. On a volume basis, July of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.52 million vehicles was up 0.6 percent over July of 2015s 1.51 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 10.11 million is up 1.0 percent above the 10.01 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. July 2016 Sales vs. July 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM July 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 267,258 Vehicles Sold Ford July 2016 Sales Down 2.8% with 216,479 Vehicles Sold Toyota July 2016 Sales Down 1.4% with 214,233 Vehicles Sold FCA July 2016 Sales Up 1.3% with 180,727 Vehicles Sold Honda July 2016 Sales Up 4.4% with 152,799 Vehicles Sold Nissan July 2016 Sales Up 1.2% with 132,475 Vehicles Sold Hyundai July 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 75,003 Vehicles Sold Kia July 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 59,969 Vehicles Sold Subaru July 2016 Sales Up 3.1% with 52,093 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz July 2016 Sales Up 7.2% with 32,288 Vehicles Sold BMW July 2016 Sales Down 5.0% with 30,551 Vehicles Sold VW July 2016 Sales Down 8.1% with 28,758 Vehicles Sold Mazda July 2016 Sales Up 2.8% with 27,915 Vehicles Sold Audi July 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 18,364 Vehicles Sold In June, Toyota moved within 2,246 vehicles of overtaking Ford for the 2nd position, Honda overtook Nissan for the 5th spot, Mercedes-Benz overtook BMW for the 10 position, and VW moved ahead of Mazda to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in July was 17.9 million vehicles. On a YTD sales basis, light-vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.