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May 27, 2011

Production, Sales and Export Results in April, 2011

May 27, 2011 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of April 2011

Worldwide Production

  April Year-to-Date Total
(Jan.-Apr. 2011)
Units vs.'10 Units vs.'10
  Japan 14,168 -81.0% 188,438 -42.7%
  Outside of Japan 124,330 -43.5% 808,246 -9.2%
Worldwide Total 138,498 -52.9% 996,684 -18.3%

Production Outside of Japan

  April Year-to-Date Total
(Jan.-Apr. 2011)
Units vs.'10 Units vs.'10
  North America 53,624 -52.1% 387,989 -12.3%
  (USA) 38,302 -53.8% 291,801 -10.8%
  Europe 5,235 -55.8% 40,362 -14.4%
  Asia 53,414 -38.0% 333,641 -4.7%
  (China) 38,146 -35.1% 218,937 -4.2%
  Others 12,057 +21.4% 46,254 -8.7%
Overseas Total 124,330 -43.5% 808,246 -9.2%

Production in Japan for the month of April 2011 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the fifth consecutive month (since December 2010).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the second consecutive month (since March 2011).

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month (since February 2011).

Japan Domestic Market Sales

Vehicle type April Year-to-Date Total
(Jan.-Apr. 2011)
Units vs.'10 Units vs.'10
  Registrations 18,919 -48.5% 124,425 -28.8%
  Mini-Vehicles 8,167 -40.4% 48,060 -19.8%
Honda Brand Total 27,086 -46.3% 172,485 -26.5%

Total Japan domestic market auto sales for the month of April 2011 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the eighth consecutive month (since September 2010).

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year decrease for the eighth consecutive month (since September 2010).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year decrease for the second consecutive month (since March 2011).

<Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles>

Fit was the industry's best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of April 2011 with sales of 8,574 units. Freed was the industry's fourth best-selling car with sales of 3,761 units. Step WGN was the industry's sixth best-selling car with sales of 3,082 units.

<Mini-vehicles - under 660cc>

Life was the industry's fifth best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of April 2011, with sales of 4,755 units.

Export from Japan

  April Year-to-Date Total
(Jan.-Apr. 2011)
Units vs.'10 Units vs.'10
  North America 4,544 -73.1% 50,059 -5.9%
  (USA) 4,361 -72.9% 48,299 +1.0%
  Europe 770 -86.9% 9,421 -39.6%
  Asia 92 -92.2% 5,745 +8.5%
  Others 1,067 -67.1% 10,609 -40.0%
Total 6,473 -76.2% 75,834 -17.3%

Total exports from Japan in April 2011 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the second consecutive month (since March 2011).

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