August sales following the industry while the CR-V is white hot! Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2016 2016 FWD Honda CR-V - $24,745 to start including the $900 D&H charge provides owners with a 26/33 mpg city/highway rating. Honda August 2016 Sales Overview Honda reported August sales of 149,571 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 3.8 percent from the 155,491 sold in August of 2015. YTD sales of 1,094,725 is still up 3.8 percent over the 1,054,816 sold through the same period of 2015. Honda trucks set a new August record with sales of 76,140, up 4.3 percent over the 73,008 sold in August of 2015. Honda sales by themselves totaled 135,325 vehicles, down 3.5 percent from the 140,178 sold in August of 2015. Acura sales of 14,246 vehicles were down 7 percent from the 15,313 sold in August of 2015. Honda August 2016 Sales Highlights In August, it was all CR-V as that model set its second consecutive monthly sales record, sits at the top of the non-Pickup truck U.S. sales, and outsold everything in the entire company’s lineup. August sales of 36,517 was up 5.0 percent over the 34,771 sold in August of 2015. YTD sales of 231,609 is up 0.9 percent over the 229,574 sold through the same period of 2015. Along with the CR-V, the Civic and Accord also topped the 30,000 vehicles sold in August. August 2016 U.S. Automobile Market Share Detail In August, Ford’s U.S. market share was down a significant 0.7 percent. Subaru on the other hand experienced an uptick of 0.7 percent thanks to their blowout August results shown below. On a volume basis, August of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.51 million vehicles down a rather steep 3.8 percent below August of 2015s 1.57 million vehicle sales result. 2016 YTD sales of 11.2 million is up 0.3 percent above the 11.58 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. August 2016 Sales vs. August 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM August 2016 Sales Down 5.2% with 256,429 Vehicles Sold Ford August 2016 Sales Down 8.4% with 214,482 Vehicles Sold Toyota August 2016 Sales Down 5.0% with 213,125 Vehicles Sold FCA August 2016 Sales Up 3.1% with 196,756 Vehicles Sold Honda August 2016 Sales Down 3.8% with 149,571 Vehicles Sold Nissan August 2016 Sales Down 6.5% with 124,638 Vehicles Sold Hyundai August 2016 Sales Up 0.0% with 72,015 Vehicles Sold. Subaru August 2016 Sales Up 14.7% with 60,418 Vehicles Sold. Kia August 2016 Sales Down 7.9% with 54,248 Vehicles Sold. Mercedes-Benz August 2016 Sales Up 2.1% with 31,909 Vehicles Sold. BMW August 2016 Sales Down 7.2% with 30,500 Vehicles Sold. VW August 2016 Sales Down 9.1% with 29,384 Vehicles Sold Mazda August 2016 Sales Down 12.8% with 26,109 Vehicles Sold Audi August 2016 Sales Up 2.5% with 19,264 Vehicles Sold In August, Toyota moved within 1,357 vehicles of overtaking Ford for the 2nd position. The juggernaut called Subaru overtook Kia and has now placed Hyundai clearly in its gun sights. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in August was 17.2 million vehicles. On a YTD sales basis, light-vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.