Honda Amaze reaches one lakh units sold milestone
It took the Mahindra XUV500 around three years, while the Renault took two - but Honda's first entry-level mid-size car for India, the Amaze has clocked in the one lakh units sold milestone in a little over a year.
Launched in April 2013, it's based on the Brio, the popular hatchback from the Honda. The sedan comes with the 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine and the 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and is available in 12 trims. The much awaited i-DTEC was Honda's foray into the diesel car segment. And boy, has it paid off! We really, really like diesel here in India.
Honda at the OVERDRIVE awards 2014
Competitively priced at par with its rivals and as the most affordable Honda sedan, it also bagged the 'car of the year' title at the 2014 OVERDRIVE awards.
Jnaneswar Sen, senior vice president, marketing and sales, Honda Cars India Limited said, "This is a very proud moment for us. Honda Amaze has witnessed great success in the Indian market and the one lakh sales milestone only validates its strong presence. Honda Amaze has been a game changer in its segment and has enabled HCIL to reach out to a whole new set of customers experiencing the joy of owning and driving a Honda car. Honda entered the diesel car segment with the Amaze and we would like to thank our customers for the confidence they have showed in us and their support that has enabled the brand to grow from strength to strength."
Honda recently also launched the Mobilio on July 23, this year.
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Honda Amaze crosses 1 lakh sales milestone ~ Reaches this landmark in record time of 16 months~
|Mumbai, August 8, 2014: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today announced that its family sedan Honda Amaze has crossed the 1 lakh sales milestone. The compact family sedan clocked phenomenal sales since its launch in April 2013 thus crossing this milestone in just 16 months and fastest in HCIL history since its inception in the Indian market. Announcing the new milestone, Mr. JnaneswarSen, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd said, "This is a very proud moment for us. Honda Amaze has witnessed great success in the Indian market and the 1 lakh sales milestone only validates its strong presence. Honda Amaze has been a game changer in its segment and has enabled HCIL to reach out to a whole new set of customers experiencing the joy of owning and driving a Honda car. Honda entered the diesel car segment with the Amaze and we would like to thank our customers for the confidence they have showed in us and their support that has enabled the brand to grow from strength to strength." Honda Cars India forayed into the diesel car segment in the country with the Honda Amaze venturing into new market segment and increasing its operating universe. Powered by the revolutionary 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine and 1.2L i-VTEC petrol engine, the Amaze continues to be a perfect package which embodies the best of Honda's technologies to deliver fun, agile and effortless driving, fuel-efficiency, spaciousness & safety. The car's best in class fuel economy along with a host of other features ensured an equally smooth run for the Honda Amaze in the metros, mini-metros and tier-2 and tier-3 markets alike. Honda Amaze continues to have a strong sales momentum in the market and has lot of sales potential with Honda's expanding dealership network which is expected to go up to 230 outlets in 150 cities by the end of 2014 15. The Honda Amaze was declared as the "Car of the Year" and "Compact Sedan of the Year" by leading automobile magazines and has clinched 12 major automobile awards in 2013 14. The complete range of the Amaze is available in 12 variants - E, EX, S, SX & VX (in Manual Transmission in Petrol and Diesel) and S and VX in Automatic Transmission in Petrol).|
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