In 2021, Honda and Acura brands increased car sales in the USA with the CR-V and MDX the best-selling models.
In full calendar year 2021, American Honda increased vehicle sales in the USA by 9% with both Honda and Acura brands recording stronger sales. Trucks and SUV sales were stronger while passenger car sales for Acura improved while Honda car sales were slightly lower. The CR-V and Civic were the top-selling Honda models in the US in 2021 while the best-selling Acura models were the MDX and RDX.
American Honda Sales in the USA in 2021 (Full Year)
In 2021, American Honda sold 1,466,630 (+8.9%) vehicles in the USA including 537,524 (-2.2%) passenger cars and 929,106 (+16.6%) trucks (and SUVs).
As with most brands, Honda struggled with severe supply issues, especially during the second half of 2021.
Honda Brand Sales in the US in 2021
Honda brand vehicle sales in the US in 2021 total 1,309,222 (+8.2%) units including 497,186 (-3.1%) passenger cars and 812,036 (+16.6%) trucks. The CR-V was the most popular Honda model in the US in 2021 with the Civic the top-selling Honda car model.
2021 saw the best-ever annual sales of Honda electrified vehicles in the USA led by record sales of CR-V Hybrid (over 56,000 units) and Accord Hybrid (over 28,500 units). The HR-V and Passport post all-time annual sales records, Pilot posts 4th best annual sales, and Ridgeline achieves best annual sales since 2007.
Acura Brand Sales in the US in 2021
Acura brand vehicle sales in the US in 2021 total 157,408 (+14.9%) units including 40,338 (+10.9%) passenger cars and 117,070 (+16.4%) trucks. The MSX and RDX were the most-popular Acura models in the US in 2021.
Acura finished 2021 on a high note with increased MDX inventory leading Acura SUVs to all-time best annual US sales of 117,070 despite difficult supply constraints. The MDX had its 2nd best annual sales result, topping 60,000 units for the first time since 2014.
Honda and Acura USA Sales by Brand in 2021
The best-selling Honda and Acura models in the US in 2021 were:
Car Sales by Brand in the USA in 2021 (Full Year)
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Car Sales by Brand in the USA in 2021 (Full Year):
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- General Motors (GM, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC)
Note: Sales data as provided by manufacturers. Definitions may vary.