Honda Cars India Ltd 16% sales growth with 5,508 cars sold in September 2012

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), have posted a 16% increase in sales during September 2012 as compared to sale in the same month last year. The company sold 5508 units in September 2012 while they sold 4758 units in September 2011. Taking period April to September 2012, HCIL sold 35,440 units while this figure stood at 24,191 units in September 2011 resulting in an outstanding growth of 47%. During September 2012, HCIL sold 2815 units of City, 2064 units of Brio, 556 units of Jazz, 47 units of Civic, 223 units of Accord and 3 units of Honda CR-V.

The Japanese automobile manufacturers Honda wholly owned by their Indian subsidiary Honda Cars India Limited have announced price increases which came into effect from October 1, 2012 onwards. Price increases will be seen across Brio, Jazz and City variants ranging from 0.2% to 2.6%.

The company has taken this decision to hike prices following rising input costs and various other inflationary pressures along with higher freight charges following increased diesel prices. HCIL now joins other auto manufacturers in the country who are counting on the auspicious months of October and November to take sales to a new pitch and bring the year to a momentous close.

India auto news release: HCIL registers a growth of 16% during September 2012

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, sold 5,508 units during September 2012 as against 4,758 units during the same period last year reporting an increase of 16%

The company sold 35,440 units during April – September 2012 as compared to 24,191 units in the corresponding period last year recording a growth of 47%.

Model wise sales break-up (Sept 2012):

Brio: 2064

Jazz: 556

City: 2815

Civic: 47

Accord: 23

CR-V: 3

About Honda Cars India Limited

Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India was established in December 1995 with a commitment to provide Honda’s latest passenger car models and technologies, to the Indian customers.

HCIL has two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Greater Noida, U.P and Tapukara, Rajasthan.

The company’s product range includes Honda Brio, Honda Jazz, Honda City, Honda Civic and Honda Accord which are produced at the Greater Noida facility. The Honda CR-V is imported from Japan as Completely Built Unit. Honda’s models are strongly associated with advanced design and technology, apart from its established qualities of durability, reliability and fuel-efficiency.

The company has a strong sales and distribution network with 137 facilities in 85 cities spread across the country.