TORRANCE (AP) — American Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday its U.S. auto sales in October rose 19.8 percent from a year ago, led by the Accord model.

Honda sold 98,811 vehicles last month, up from 85,502 in October 2009.

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Sales of the Accord increased to 24,344 in October from 23,210 last year.

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Sales of the Odyssey minivan jumped 52 percent to 9,955.

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