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Honda City Achieves 7 lakh cumulative sales in India

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Honda Cars India Ltd, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India today announced that its bestselling premium sedan Honda City has sold 7 lakh units since its first introduction in the country in 1998. The car, now in its fourth-generation version, enjoys a huge brand loyalty and a special place in the hearts of the customers. India being the largest and most important market for the Honda City, currently accounts for over 25% of the car’s worldwide sales.

Honda City journey in India to 7 lakh cumulative sales in India and beyond:

Cumulative sales Milestone Achievement
First introduction January 1998
100,000 Sales March 2005
200,000 Sales October 2007
300,000 Sales March 2010
400,000 Sales September 2012
500,000 Sales November 2014
600,000 Sales February 2016
700,000 Sales and counting October 2017

Generation-wise sales of Honda City in India

Cumulative sales in India since launch 7 lakhs Fuel Type
1st Generation City (1998 – 2003) 59,378 Petrol
2nd Generation City (2003 – 2008) 177,742 Petrol
3rd Generation City (2008 – 2013) 192,939 Petrol
4th Generation City (2014 – till current period) 269,941 Petrol/Diesel

Honda City is a highly successful sedan with presence in over 60 countries, registering cumulative sales of 3.6 Mn units. Currently in its 4th generation, the Honda City delights the customers with some of the best in class range of technology, design, exterior and interior features. 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.

The City offers some of the best-in-class features such: Keyless entry, Electric Sunroof, Steering Mounted Audio and Bluetooth handsfree, advanced 17.7 cm touchscreen infotainment system called the Digipad, Reverse Camera & Parking Sensors, Cruise Control, Automatic Air-conditioner, leather seats, 16 inch diamond alloy wheels and safety at its best with ABS (Anti-lock braking system) with EBD, & Airbags.

About the author

Parichay Malvankar

Parichay Malvankar

Founder, owner and editor-in-chief of www.Shifting-Gears.com; a born gearhead, nothing apart from a set of wheels gets his pulse racing.