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Honda Cars India domestic sales up 13% at 11,278 units in May

Honda has launched two cars this year -- a crossover called WR-V and a facelift of its most popular sedan the City

autos Updated: Jun 08, 2017 11:48 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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The logo of Honda Motor Co. is seen on a tire wheel of a Honda car in Tokyo.(AP file photo)

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) on Thursday reported a 13.3% increase in domestic sales at 11,278 units in May, as over 9,954 units in the same month of last year, the automaker said in a statement.

Last month, the company sold 378 units of small car Brio, 1,818 units of premium hatchback Jazz, 1,323 units of compact sedan Amaze and 4,046 units of mid-sized sedan City.

The company also sold 2,814 units of its new compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) WR-V. Besides, SUV BR-V saw sales of 870 units. The sales for SUV CR-V stood at 29 units.

In addition, it exported a total of 498 units during the month under review.

On the sales performance, HCIL president and CEO Yoichiro Ueno said: “We continue to receive strong demand for New City and Honda WR-V. The government’s plan for timely rollout of GST and a better monsoon forecast will aid in sales growth in coming months.”

First Published: Jun 01, 2017 17:15 IST