Three core Honda fashions — Accord, up 81 %; Civic, up 98 %; and CR-V, up 95 % — helped the automaker obtain that 58 % enhance final month, with Honda division quantity rising 53 % and Acura up 112 %. May marked American Honda’s third straight month-to-month enhance after a stretch of declines prompted by extreme stock shortages tied to tight microchip provides and delivery woes.
Sales of electrified fashions set a Honda model month-to-month report of greater than 32,000 automobiles in May, in keeping with the Honda division.
The Honda model ended May with 34,000 automobiles on the bottom, up from 12,000 a 12 months earlier, whereas Acura had about 21,000 automobiles in inventory, up from 4,000 at first of June 2022.
Toyota Motor North America noticed gross sales rise 6.4 % to 187,205 automobiles in May, with the Toyota model up 3.7 % and Lexus up 25 %. Light vans, with an 11 % achieve, offered a serious carry for the Toyota model, offsetting an 8.9 % decline for vehicles.
The automaker mentioned it ended May with 153,742 Toyota and Lexus fashions in inventory, 27,255 at dealerships and the remainder in ports or in transit.
Ford Motor Co.’s May U.S. gross sales rose 11 %. The Ford model was up 12 % with Lincoln down 14 %. Led by a 43 % enhance in F-Series quantity, Ford’s total pickup deliveries rose 33 % final month.
Ford model gross sales have climbed for six straight months, whereas Lincoln quantity has dropped for 3 straight months.
Ford mentioned it ended May with gross shares of 383,000 automobiles, together with medium and heavy-duty vans.