As your Honda car dealers we like to keep up to date on the goings-on in the auto world, especially when those goings-on are all about the Honda cars we love like the 2016 Honda CR-V available in our new car inventory here at Executive Honda. And there was a lot going on last month as Honda stayed on track on their way to another year of record sales.

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The 2016 Honda CR-V led the automaker’s light trucks division on the month, recording sales of 29,359 vehicles during May 2016 to bring its year to date sales total to 129,460 vehicles. It boasts a spacious and versatile interior that offers available leather seating surfaces, an optional seven inch touch screen display, and an available powered rear tailgate. It can accommodate five passengers or as much as 70.9 cubic feet of cargo. The 2016 Honda CR-V also features a responsive and powerful four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower, matched to a refined and sporty continuously variable transmission. It also offers an available real time all-wheel drive system.

Overall Honda reported an impressive 7.1 percent sales gain on a year to date basis, recording sales of 585,998 vehicles through the first five months of the year. The automaker reported sales of 133,547 vehicles during May 2016.

According to Jeff Conrad, Honda Senior Vice President and General Manager, “We continue to see solid demand for Honda cars and light trucks, and all indicators point to a strong summer selling season for Honda… We remain bullish on our prospects for a third consecutive yearly sales record for the Honda brand.”

We love hearing good news about goings-on in the auto world, especially news about the 2016 Honda CR-V! It offers lots of SUV all at an amazing value. So if you’d like to learn more about how you can get behind the wheel of a 2016 Honda CR-V near Meriden CT, be sure to stop in to check out our inventory today!