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Nissan, Subaru, Kia and Hyundai hit sales Mitsubishi finally gains up 24.3% — after of declines Toyota reports up 22.8%, best August in years


brands roared to big sales in August and it should be good for up their U.S. market as well.

Nissan, Honda and all reported their best sales ever, while had its best month of all time. had its best August in 10 years, Toyota says it had its best in five years.

The breakdown by


Toyota Motor a 22.8% overall sales and said that while is traditionally a strong sales the sales this August particularly sweet.

The auto continues to be a bright spot in the recovery, said Bill Toyota division group president and general manager. capped a great summer for new sales, and it was Toyota’s best in more than five

The Toyota division, including was up the same 22.8% to 201,745, upscale Lexus clocked in at up to 29,792. The Toyota would been higher if not for a .3% decline for the Scion lineup.

Among the Toyota brands models, the Camry mid-size was up 21.8% to 44,713, the Corolla was up 10% to a redesigned 2014 is coming this year) to 26,861 and the redesigned RAV4 was up 50% to 23,502.

also pointed to sales of its hybrid line, up 30% as a group of to 27,358, for their best-ever The new Avalon, considered a strong over the model it replaced, than doubled sales to a year ago to 6,241.

The full-size boom that pumped up sales for the Detroit makers bypassed Toyota, however, sales of the just-redone Tundra up 18 trucks from last to 11,365. It was even outsold by its sibling — the mid-size pickup that is currently the mid-size pickup on sale in the market. Its sales were up to 15,223.

On the Lexus side, of the just-redesigned IS sport sedan 87.1% to 4,432. Lexus leaders were the ES midsize, up .9% to and the RX midsize SUV, up 32.4% to


Honda says it saw sales increase, good for an record.

Among its stars the CR-V, which broke its sales record set in March with a 45.1% gain to of 34,654 for the month.

And Accord and did well. Civic had its best since 2009. With of our core models topping units and the Honda brand up than 29%, our August definitely didn’t take a for the holiday weekend, said Mendel, executive vice of sales at American Honda, in a

We’re keeping our foot on the gas as we into the 2014 model

Next up for new models: the Accord which arrives in October.

Nissan set an August sales with a 22.3% sales over the same month year.

Most of the big gains in the Nissan division, which saw soar 24.3%. The Infiniti division had a modest 6.5% boost.

Some of the biggest came in the most important Altima, Nissan’s midsize that was new for 2013, had a 19.6% increase. The just redesigned compact’s sales rose

And the small Versa had a 8.8% led by its newest model, the just-out Note hatchback.

The Leaf car had its best sales month with 2,420 sold.


Kia its best August ever, sales up 4% to 52,025.

Kia said its Cadenza full-size sedan a strong launch with sold, a second month of than 1,500.

Volume were the Optima mid-size (the top seller at 15,199, up Sorento and Soul ((10,568 and respectively, both about from a year ago). A 2014 Soul is due on sale


In selling 66,101 August sales were up 8% and a record for the month, CEO John said in an early morning

The gain came despite tight supplies of Elantra, Santa Fe.

The company said sales led by the new Santa Fe models (up 79%), the new (up 47% to a record month), Elantra (up and Genesis (up 30%). The Sonata sedan, however, was down

Still, Hyundai said of its three core U.S.-built – Santa Fe, Sonata and Elantra – up a combined 18% and generated 75% of the brand’s sales.

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As it has done with some regularity, declared last month to be its for U.S. sales, with sales of 41,061 vehicles, up a 45% over the same month year.

Driving the big increases was the Forester, still hot and up 89.2% to for the models best month And the performance Impreza WRX was up 45% over 2012.

Year-to-date sales for total 281,652, up 29.3% the same period in 2012 and the is on track for a fifth consecutive of higher sales.

Sales for the compact and BRZ sports car reached and 868 respectively, both August


Mazda reported up 26.4%, 28,106 vehicles, for its August in 10 years. Year-to-date are up 6.8% to 198,026.

Among the highlights:

• It was the best ever for sales of the CX-5 SUV, up 82.3% from a ago to 8,506.

• Sales of the redesigned mid-size sedan were — hardly Toyota or Honda Accord numbers, but up a from a year ago.

Mazda3 compact sedan and was down .8% to 11,031, but was in the middle of a changeover, with the redesigned beginning to arrive at dealers 21.


After a string of sales declines this from what were low starting points, Mitsubishi reported a big jump — up in August, to 5,281.

The gain was was by Its U.S.-made Outlander Sport which posted sales up vs. a year ago, and its Outlander a different vehicle despite the name. The Outlander has been redesigned for the 2014 model and snagged more than as many buyers as a year a gain of 103%.

The Lancer a high-performance sporty car, a gain of 13.2%, while the its tamer relative, was up 9.8%.

Mitsu said it sold 30 of its battery cars in August, the year’s total to 958.

The says the 2014 Mirage a four-door hatchback small car — should be fully out in the U.S. in October. It’s a new to the lineup, so should boost sales and drive a continued for the brand.

Mitsu also has a replacement for the discontinued Galant sedan and also to have a SUV and a hybrid model, but precise dates haven’t been


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