Honda Accord closing in on Toyota Camry sales

Honda Accord

Honda is creeping up on the No.1 car sold in the United States – the Toyota Camry. In the first six months of 2009, the Honda Accord trails behind by just 19,199 units, reports WardsAuto. Data shows that Toyota sold 150,242 units of the Camry through June, while Honda sold 131,043 units of the Accord.

The margin between the two cars is the smallest since 2003. Honda has been closing the gaps for the past two years says WardsAuto. In 2008, the Camry beat the Accord by 63,828 units, down from 80,877 in 2007 and 94,004 in 2006.

Data shows that demand for the Honda Accord has slipped 36.3 form 2008 during the first six months of 2009. Demand for the Camry has slid 37.4 percent.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: WardsAuto