Honda Truck Sales Set New Record in 2018

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Honda has finished 2018 with a bang. The Japanese carmaker recently posted its 2018 years sales highlights, and it has finished the year with some impressive improvements.

Honda truck sales has specifically seen an improvement. This segment set both new monthly sales records and annual records, making 2018 the fourth year in a row of record light-truck sales. The CR-V led the way with 42,079 units sold in December, which marks a 13.8% sales gain. The Pilot set its own new annual record, beating its previous record by over 7,000 units. Honda’s three-row SUV was also considered the fastest growing SUV in its segment for 2018.

“In 2018, we took advantage of the continued consumer shift toward light trucks, contributing to another record year for our Honda and Acura light-truck businesses,” said Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the American Honda Automobile Division.

Along with these record truck sales, the Accord increased its year-over-year December sales by 29.4% with a total of 28,627 sales. This midsize sedan had the highest transaction prices in the midsize segment, while the Civic compact car managed to hold on to its crown as the best-selling retail compact car in America for the ninth consecutive year.

Honda trucks and SUVs are among the most respected in the industry. Check out the CR-V, Ridgeline and the others at Sunny King Honda to see what they’re all about.

2018 Civic and CR-V Winners for AutoWeb’s Buyer’s Choice Awards

AutoWeb’s Buyer’s Choice AwardsJust this month, the 2018 Honda Civic and CR-V were honored by being named overall winners in AutoWeb’s Buyer’s Choice Awards. The Civic won the Best Car of the Year category, whereas the CR-V swept in the Best Utility Vehicle of the Year category. Honda was the most awarded brand within the awards, leading five segments and garnering seven awards total.

Along with the two awards above, Honda beat out the competition and came out on top in the following categories: Best Compact Vehicle of the Year – 2018 Honda Civic, Best Hatchback of the Year – 2018 Honda Fit, Best Sedan of the Year – 2018 Honda Accord, Best Van of the Year – 2018 Honda Odyssey, and Best Small SUV of the Year – 2018 Honda CR-V. The Civic was completely redesigned in 2015, introducing new mechanical specifications and advanced technologies in its most diverse lineup ever. Additionally, the CR-V was completely overhauled in its 2017 model, making similar mechanical and technological advancements that have pleased consumers everywhere.

To determine who receives these awards, AutoWeb performs a thorough review of vehicle price quote requests it receives over its network of auto websites, gathering data from over 120 million potential car buyers in the course of a year.

To see these award-winning vehicles for yourself, be sure to stop by Sunny King Honda.