Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) registered monthly domestic sales of 11,177 units in August 2021 against 7,509 units in the corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 49%. On a monthly basis, the company reported an increase of 85% compared to 6,055 units sold in July 2021. HCIL also exported a total of 2,262 units in Aug’21. The export numbers stood at 450 units in Aug’20.
Commenting on Aug’21 sales performance, Mr Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President and Director, Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd, said, “Positive sales momentum and overall strong demand helped us to achieve good volumes with onset of festive season. The celebratory fervour which began with Onam in Southern India will extend to rest of the markets as we move towards the peak of festivities. Our best seller Amaze, which we launched in its new avatar last month, drove commendable sales volume with 6,591 units and reinforced its position as the most preferred family sedan in India.” “While we are quite optimistic on demand side going forward, we are carefully monitoring the prevailing supply side issues affecting the industry and any future COVID related disruptions,” he added.
The current portfolio of Honda cars in India consists of the newly updated Honda Amaze, the WR-V, the Jazz, their flagship product which is the Honda City. Furthermore, the brand has plans to increase the line-up by 2022.