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Fourth Generation Honda City Sales Cross 2.5 Lakh Units
India is the largest and the most important market for the Honda City and accounts for over 25 per cent of City’s worldwide sales.
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Japanese car manufacturer Honda has announced, that its fourth generation Honda City sedan has achieved sales volume of over 2.5 lakh units in just 42 months of launch in India, in an official statement.
The fourth generation Honda City, which was launched in January 2014, features all-new i-DTEC diesel engine and a new-generation continuously variable transmission (CVT) technology.
Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India, said, “The Honda City is an important pillar of Honda’s business and success in India. With its new-generation technologies, the 4th Generation City meets our customers’ aspirations for a premium product. It is also a testimony of our commitment to bring the best models and technologies for our customers in India.”
The Honda City, first introduced in India in January 1998, has cumulatively achieved sales of more than 6.8 lakh units in the Indian market, making it a segment leader. India is the largest and the most important market for the Honda City and accounts for over 25 per cent of City’s worldwide sales.
Globally, the Honda City has registered cumulative sales of over 3.5 million units in more than 60 countries. Of this, over 1 million units are attributed to the fourth generation City.
The City comes equipped with keyless entry, electric Sunroof, steering mounted audio and Bluetooth handsfree, advanced 17.7 cm touchscreen infotainment system called the Digipad, reverse camera and parking Sensors, cruise Control, automatic air-conditioner, leather seats, 16-inch diamond alloy wheels, Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), and airbags.
The petrol City mated with Honda’s CVT with 7-speed paddle shifters powered by 1.5L i-VTEC engine that delivers fuel efficiency of 18 kilometers per litre (kmpl). The 5-speed manual transmission delivers fuel efficiency of 17.4 kmpl. The diesel City mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, powered by the 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine of Earth Dream Technology deliver fuel economy of 25.6 kmpl.
Honda Cars India has two manufacturing facilities at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh and Tapukara, District Alwar, Rajasthan.
The company’s product range includes Honda Brio, Honda Jazz, Honda Amaze, Honda City, Honda WR-V, Honda BR-V and Honda CR-V – which are manufactured in India. The Accord Hybrid is being sold as a completely built unit (CBU) imported from Thailand.
The company has a sales and distribution network of 346 facilities in 231 cities across spread across the country.