Honda Cars India Ltd has registered monthly domestic sales of 19,970 units in July 2018 against 17,085 units in corresponding month last year. The company has registered an impressive growth of 17%. The new generation Amaze is playing an important role in company’s growth in the recent times. This time around, the sedan has accounted for 51 percent of the company’s total July sales.
The All-New Amaze continued to perform strongly, registering July sales of 10,180 units and setting a new record for highest ever monthly sales for a single model in HCIL history. HCIL also exported a total of 638 units in July 2018. Besides Amaze, the City sedan and the WRV crossover are two products adding a decent numbers to the total sales. HCIL has been maintaining strong sales momentum in the current fiscal year and has sold 62,579 units during April – July 2018 with a cumulative growth of 12.5% as against 55,647 units in the corresponding period April – July 2017 in the domestic market. Also See – New Honda Amaze Review
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Mr. Rajesh Goel, SVP & Director, Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “We have recorded our best ever July sales, thanks to the overwhelming response to the All New Amaze and sustained momentum for City and WR-V. We have been maximizing the supply of new model Amaze in the market to reduce its waiting time.” “The onset of festive season in many regions from August will give another boost to our sales and ensure sustained good performance in future months,” he added.
The new Honda Amaze is available in petrol and diesel guise, priced in the range of Rs 5.50 lakh – Rs 7.99 lakh and 6.69 lakh – Rs 8.99 lakh respectively. These prices are introductory, and the new Amaze will soon receive a price hike. The company claims that the increase in prices is due to rising custom duty and increasing input and freight costs.
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The petrol version is powered by the same 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine producing 88.7bhp of power and 110Nm of torque. On the flip side, the diesel engine offers two states of tunes – 98.6bhp with 200Nm in manual version and 78.9bhp with 160Nm in CVT version. It is based on an all-new platform, which is claimed to be versatile, stiffer and safer than the previous platform. This platform helps the automaker to create more space inside the cabin.