NEW DELHI: Japanese carmaker Honda on Thursday said the fourth generation Honda City has crossed the cumulative sales milestone of 250,000 units within 42 months of launch.
The fourth generation City was launched in January 2014 with an all-new i-DTEC diesel engine and a new-generation CVT transmission technology. The model also witnessed significant change in customer’s preferences, with over 30% opting for the the highly fuel-efficient CVT variant.
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.”
Cumulatively, Honda City achieved sales of more than 680,000 units in the Indian market since its launch in January 1998. India is the largest and the most important market for the Honda City and accounts for over 25% of City’s worldwide sales.
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Globally, the Honda City has registered cumulative sales of over 3.5 million units in more than 60 countries. Of this, over one million units are attributed to the 4 th Generation City.