~ Global Sales of Current City – One Million Units~
~India Accounts for 25% of Global Sales of the City ~
~30% of Customers Choose New CVT technology~
New Delhi, June 29: Driving high on its technology prowess and deep customer loyalty, the Honda City, the best-selling sedan from Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), reached yet another milestone in its successful journey in India. The 4th Generation Honda City has achieved sales volume of over 2.5 lakh units, making it the best-selling City ever from Honda.
The 4thGeneration City, which was launched in January 2014, set a new benchmark with an all-new i-DTEC diesel engine and a new-generation CVT transmission technology. The model also witnessed tremendous change in customer’s preferences, with over 30% opting for the the highly fuel-efficient CVT variant.
Speaking about the milestone achieved by Honda City in India, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India, said, “The Honda City is an important pillar of Honda’s business and success in India. With its new-generation technologies, the 4th Generation City meets our customers’ aspirations for a premium product. It is also a testimony of our commitment to bring the best models and technologies for our customers in India. I would like to thank our customers for their support to the model.”
The Honda City has occupied a special place in the hearts of its customers in India ever since its introduction as Honda’s first model in January 1998. Cumulatively, Honda City achieved sales of more than 6.8 lakh units in the Indian market, making it a segment leader. India is the largest and the most important market for the Honda City and accounts for over 25% of City’s worldwide sales.
Globally, the Honda City has registered cumulative sales of over 3.5 million units in more than 60 countries. Of this, over 1 Million units are attributed to the 4th Generation City.
Over the past two decades, the City has defined the premium sedan segment in India and been a pioneer of many first-in-class technologies. Being the market leader, Honda City has evolved with the segment.
Highlights of Honda City
|1. Global Presence of Honda City||60 Countries|
|2. Cumulative sales since Global Launch||3.5 Million|
|3. Cumulative sales of 4th Generation City||1 Million|
|1. Cumulative sales since Launch||
|~ 1st Generation City (1998-2003)||59,378|
|~ 2nd Generation City (2003-2008||1,77,742|
|~ 3rd Generation City (2008-2013)||1,92,939|
|~ 4th Generation City (2014- till June 2017)||2,50,274|
|2. Cumulative sales of 4th Generation City (Till June 2017)||2.5 Lakh|
|3. Sales Specification of 4th generation City|
|a) Petrol: Diesel Ratio||61%:39%|
|b) MT: CVT (Petrol)||70%: 30%|
|c) Zone Wise Contribution||North -30%
*Global Statistics till April 30th, 2017