New Honda City overbooked before launch: Waiting period 2 months?

New Honda City launch is scheduled for 7th January 2014. Bookings have already commenced, even before the car was unveiled officially back in November.

It is now revealed that the demand for new City sedan in India, is such that even before launch the booking numbers have surpassed expectations. The exact number of bookings is not known, but Autocar India reveals that the waiting period for delivery of 2014 City stands at two months.

New Honda City overbooked before launch Waiting period 2 months

To be offered in a choice of diesel engine option for the first time since it was launched in 1996 as first generation. The fourth generation variant will come in petrol MT (5 speed), petrol AT (CVT) and diesel MT (6 speed) options. Of the three, it is the diesel which has created a buzz amongst fans. Honda has claimed that the new City diesel delivers 26 kmpl, and thus, the most fuel efficient car in the country.

Speaking about bookings of new City, dealers say that they are currently accepting a refundable payment of Rs 25-50,000 from customers who are interested in buying the City. For more information on the new City, you can read our earlier post here.