HONDA Cars India, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India has reached a significant milestone of achieving 1.5 million satisfied customers in India.
Honda entered the Indian car market with its premium sedan Honda City in the year 1998 and the model has been the largest contributor to the company’s cumulative sales followed by the compact family sedan Amaze and premium hatchback Honda Jazz as the next two contributing models. With a rich product portfolio of eight models in various segments, 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 of 341 facilities in 231 cities across the country.
With the first car sold in January 1998, HCIL reached the first 5 Lakh sales milestone in March 2012 (14 years three months). The journey to the next five lakh sales (cumulative 10 lakh) was much quicker in October 2015 (three years 7 months) and the latest five lakhs (cumulative 15 lakh) have been the fastest in just 34 months.
Speaking about this achievement of HCIL in India, Rajesh Goel, senior vice president & director, Honda Cars India said, “Reaching 1.5 million milestone is a proud moment for all of us at Honda Cars India Limited. This has been a phenomenal journey and at this juncture, I would like to thank all our customers, dealer partners and our supply chain for their immense support and belief in the Honda brand. The success in the Indian market is strongly associated with Honda’s advanced design and technology, reliability, durability, and fuel-efficiency that characterizes our DNA. I would like to reiterate our commitment to all our customers in India offering them the best of technology, product, and services.”
HCIL has been maintaining strong sales momentum in the current fiscal year and has sold 79,599 units during April – Aug 2018 with a cumulative growth of over nine per cent as against 73,012 units in the corresponding period April – August 2017.