September Auto Sales: Honda

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Honda said Tuesday its September U.S. sales jumped 31 percent, boosted by strong demand for its Acura luxury vehicles.

BY THE NUMBERS: Honda sold a total of 117,211 vehicles last month, up from 89,532 in the same month last year.

TOP SELLER: Sales of the Accord sedan rose 57 percent to 29,182 from 18,639 in September 2011.

HOT MODELS: Sales at the company's Acura division rose a combined 44 percent to 14,366. Sales of the Civic jumped 57 percent to 21,546, while sales of the Odyssey minivan increased 29 percent to 11,365.