Honda 2012 global sales up 19 pct to 3.82 million vehicles

Japan's Honda Motor Co <7267.T> sold a record 3.82 million vehicles globally in 2012, up 19 percent from 2011, the automaker said on Monday, as it recovered from natural disasters and saw sales grow in the United States, its biggest market.

Honda is Japan's third-biggest carmaker.

(Reporting by Yoko Kubota; Editing by Richard Pullin)