Honda Cars India registered monthly domestic sales of 18,331 units in January 2015 witnessing a growth of 17% and being the highest monthly sales of this fiscal. The company sold 15,714 units in the corresponding month last year. HCIL also exported a total volume of 1,369 units during January 2015. The company’s overall sales in January 2015 are its highest ever monthly sales including exports.
Commenting on the company’s performance, Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd., said, “January 2015 has been an extremely good month for HCIL. We registered our highest monthly domestic sales of this fiscal contributed by strong sales momentum for all the models. We are extremely thankful to our customers for their faith in us and we are confident of a strong performance through the year.” The company also registered an overall growth of 47% during April 2014 – Jan 2015 with 149,464 units as against 101,370 units during the corresponding period in FY 2013-14.
If we talk about specific models, then the best-seller for Honda in Januarry '15 was its mid-sized sedan City, of which around 7671 units were sold. It was followed closely by compact sedan Amaze as the company sold 6709 units of Amaze in the month of January 2015. Mobilio MPV was at third with 2942 units, while Brio hatch and CR-V SUV grabbed the fourth and fifth slots with 951 units and 58 units, respectively. Soon, new Honda Jazz would be introduced in the country which will further strengthen Honda's sales and consolidate its position in the country. The company is also expected to launch the 2015 model of CR-V in the country by the end of this year.