The third-generation Honda City has sold more than 50,000 units in just 12 months in India.Â The third-generation City was launched in India in September â€™08 and the deliveries of the car began towards the end of Novemberâ€™ 08. The Honda City is the largest selling model of Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI), and India has emerged as the largest market for the City in the Asian region during this period.
The Honda City is equipped with a 1.5l, 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine that delivers class-leading power of 118bhp and also gives an impressive fuel economy of 16.5 kpl, as per ARAI test data. Honda City was awarded the â€œIndian Car of the Yearâ€ (ICOTY) 2009, from a jury comprising the most respected automotive journalists in India. â€œWe are very pleased with this milestone and would like to thank our customers for their trust and confidence in our product. The Honda City has been a leader in the premium sedan segment for more than a decade now,â€ said Mr. Masahiro Takedagawa, President & CEO, Honda Siel Cars India.