New- generation Honda city was the most sold mid-size sedan in December 2020. It has contributed 10 percent to the overall growth in the segment in July to December 2020 period.
- A total of 2,717 units were sold last month
- 171 % year-on-year sales growth for Honda City
- It is available in two engine options
Honda car India mainly relies on their two cars, City and Amaze for most of their domestic sales tally. While on the other hand Honda Civic was leading the segment but unfortunately discontinued due to closer of greater Noida Plant. The most important launch of the Japanese company was the fifth generation Honda City. And as expected the new generation helps the brand to garner some volume in the domestic market. Honda City totals a cumulative domestic tally of 2,717 units in December 2020, as against 1,004 units in December 2019, with a huge 171 percent year-on-year sales growth.
The Fifth generation City was launched back in July 2020, with some cosmetic changes inside out, which includes redesigned grille, LED headlamps, redesigned Z-shaped LED tail lights, 17.7 cm HD full-color TFT, vehicle stability assist, car connectivity with Alexa, Honda Connect with telematics and so on. Between January to December 2020 period, the sedan posted cumulative sales of 21,826 units. Also, the brand’s most sold sedan gets 41 percent market share in December 2020 in the segment. The total cumulative sales in the segment for that period was 45,277 units as against 41,122 units were recorded in the same corresponding period in 2019. Honda city December 2020, sales help the brand to get some volume in the Indian market.
If we talk about Honda City volume in the frame since the launch of the new generation it stood at 17,347 units. The City was the second most sold car from Honda behind Amaze. The fifth-generation City powered with 2 engine options, a 1.5-liter I-VREC DOHC VTC petrol unit, and a 1.5-liter I-DTEC diesel unit. The top-end trim ZX grade contributed almost 50 percent of the demand and the share of CVT(continuous variable transmission) variants stood at 48 percent for the first six months from the new generation launch.