Honda Brio sales down 64.5% in April 2014, 30% overall growth

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) reports domestic sales of 11,040 units in April 2014 equating to 30% sales growth owing largely to all new Honda City sedan’s success. and strong sales momentum for Honda Amaze. Honda sold 8,488 units in the corresponding month last year.

2014 Honda City Diesel IndiaHonda has worked on a strategy to offer more specific vehicles in different segment than offer a large range. After stopping Civic availability, Honda has done away with Accord for the time being. A closer look at sales for April reveals demand for CR-V has remained stable with 63 units sold as compared to 58 in April 2014.

Honda Brio sales stand at 578 units for April 2014 as compared 1628 units sold in April 2013 equating to sales decline of 64.5%. Honda Amaze too has registered lower sales in April 2014 with 3355 units sold as compared to 4852 diesel sedans sold in April 2013 equating to 31% sales decline in this segment. HCIL exports stood at 402 units during April 2014 as compared to 182 in the corresponding month.

Model wise sales break-up for April  2014

Brio

578

Amaze

3,355

City

7,044

CR-V

63

Domestic Total

11,040

Exports

402

Grand Total

11,442

Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “We have started the financial year 2014 – 15 on a positive note and would like thank our customers for the fantastic response to the all new Honda City. We also celebrated the 1st anniversary of Honda Amaze by introducing the anniversary edition and we are confident of its good sales in this fiscal as well.”