The Honda City was the best-selling model for many months, but the Amaze has now replaced it as it surpassed the sales of the mid-sized sedan last month. The carmaker sold 3,322 units of the Amaze in the domestic market, while 2,898 units of the Honda City were sold.
On the other hand, Honda sold 443 units of its entry-level car Brio, 1,601 units of their premium hatchback Jazz and 151 units of multi-purpose vehicle Mobilio last month. Besides, the automaker also sold 1,601 units of the BR-V and 55 units of their SUV CRV. In addition, the company exported a total of 448 units during December 2016.
The domestic sales for Honda in December 2016 were down by 18.64 per cent. The monthly domestic sales declined as only 10,071 units were sold last month as compared to 12,379 vehicles that were sold in December 2015. During 2016, Honda sold a total of 1,56,107 units in the domestic market.
Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “After a severe impact of demonetisation in Nov’16, the Dec’16 sales continued to be challenging. We expect the New Year to gradually bring back normalcy in the market. During 2016, HCIL sold a total of 1,56,107 units in domestic market and we are thankful to our customers to have continued faith in the Honda brand.”