Honda Cars India Ltd announced that its bestselling premium sedan Honda City has sold 7 lakh units since its first launch in the country in 1998. Currently in its fourth generation, Honda City has been a choice for many consumers not just in India, but worldwide. Where India being the largest and most important market for the Honda City, it accounts for over 25% of the car’s worldwide sales.
Speaking about the milestone achievement by Honda City in India, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “Honda City is our bestseller model in India and the only premium sedan to achieve cumulative sales of 7 lakh units in the country. With a strong legacy of four generations, the City brand has evolved with the changing tastes and aspirations of our customers. We thank all our City customers for their patronage of the brand.”
Further, he added, “India has always been a strong market for Honda City and currently accounts for 25% of its worldwide sales. It’s a complete package of sporty looks with advanced safety, superb driving performance, high fuel efficiency, best comfort and a rich equipment list. We hope the Honda City will retain its much-loved brand status in the years to come,” he added.
Since the launch of the fourth Honda has sold 2,69,941 units of the City sedan in India that includes both petrol and versions. It is a highly successful sedan with presence in over 60 countries, registering cumulative sales of 3.6 Million units. The currently generation Honda City gets some of the best in class range of technology, design, exterior and interior features.
It comes equipped with 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system called the Digipad, Electric Sunroof, Keyless entry, Steering mounted controls, Reverse Camera & Parking Sensors, Cruise Control, Automatic Air-conditioner, 16 inch diamond alloy wheels and leather seats. While for the safety, it gets airbags and ABS (Anti-lock braking system) with EBD. The car is available in Manual Transmission (both Petrol and Diesel) and Advanced CVT petrol, the Honda City adopts the best of Honda's powertrains to achieve a perfect balance of performance and fuel economy.