Honda 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine, 1 lakh units and counting

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has sold more than a lakh 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine powered cars here. Honda Amaze, City and Mobilio diesel variants have already traversed 90 crore kms cumulatively according to service data.

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Honda Amaze powered by 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine was launched in April 2013, followed by 4th Gen Honda City in January 2014, and Mobilio MPV in July 2014. Honda City’s 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine is India’s most fuel efficient car at 26 kmpl as per test data.

Honda Amaze, and Mobilio fuel efficiency is best in its segments at 25.8km/l and 24.5km/l, respectively. Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd spoke about the engine having heralded Honda’s diesel market expansion with exceptional results.

i-DTEC diesel engine tech offers outstanding fuel efficiency coupled with power delivery. It’s acceptance in India continues to beckon new customers to the brand each day. 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine is developed exclusively for India based on Honda’s latest ‘Earth Dreams Technology’.