Honda’s 1.5 liter iDTEC engine, currently doing duty on both Amaze and City and to be installed on the new Mobilio MPV and Jazz, has proved itself as a fuel efficient, yet powerful diesel engine. However, despite these accolades, it is the strong engine clatter permeating into its interiors that has caused a major issue and which the company is in the process of tackling.
Honda Cars India have sold 45,900 units of City in 6 months and 95,445 units of Amaze since its launch in April 2013. Next product from Honda’s stable is also expected to reach high numbers, but question remains, will it outsell Maruti Ertiga?
Honda Cars India has reported 75% sale growth for June 2014 with 16,316 units sold over 9,297 units sold in June 2013. For Q2 2014 (Q1 FY 2015), HCIL has sold 40,718 units over 29,127 units sold in April – June’13 to report 40% sales growth.
May 2014 celebrates 88000 Honda Amaze sedans sold thus far. It was Honda’s big launch, and paved the way for future vehicle development for India with a diesel engine from the automaker.
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) is revising production strategy to accommodate high number of bookings of new City sedan, that are shooting through the roof. New Honda City has made it to 30,959 shelters in first four months of 2014. However, sales of Amaze, Honda’s previous best-seller, is struggling to keep up pace as City gets all attention in factory floor.
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) today announced a new Honda Amaze SX variant with added safety features. Honda Amaze SX sedan is positioned above S variant, and is available in both petrol and diesel with Manual Transmission (MT). Honda Amaze SX Ex-showroom (Delhi) price is Rs 622,640 (petrol) and Rs 712,240 (diesel).
A successful platform and engine has helped highlight the fact what one desirable car can do for a company. With a launch scheduled in April…
With just three cars in the line-up for the month of November 2013, Honda Cars India, the completely owned subsidiary of Japan’s Honda Motors has posted a record 151% growth in sales. The three cars are, Brio hatchback, CR-V SUV, and Amaze compact sedan.