Printed On Jun 29, 2017 03:50:00 PM
Japanese carmaker garners over 29,000 bookings for the facelift launched earlier this 12 months.
Honda’s well-liked sedan, the Metropolis, has crossed the two.5 lakh unit gross sales milestone within the home market. In consequence, the present fourth-generation mannequin is the highest-selling Metropolis but, the carmaker mentioned in an announcement right now.
Earlier this 12 months, Honda launched a facelift of the Metropolis that continues to be effectively accepted. As of Might, the sedan has garnered over 29,000 bookings since its launch. The Japanese carmaker bought 9,994 models of the Metropolis in Might, up from 9,098 models bought throughout the identical month final 12 months.
The refreshed Metropolis gives the choice of a 1.5-litre petrol or a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Gearbox choices embrace a five-speed guide or CVT for the petrol, however solely a guide for the Metropolis diesel. Curiously, practically 30 p.c of Metropolis prospects have opted for the CVT variant of the mannequin.
With cumulative gross sales of over 6.eight lakh models within the Indian market, the Metropolis has been one of many key quantity grossers for Honda in India. Actually, India is the most important marketplace for the mid-size sedan and accounts for over 25 p.c of Metropolis’s worldwide gross sales, the corporate mentioned.
Globally, the Honda Metropolis has registered cumulative gross sales of over 3.5 million models in additional than 60 international locations, with the current-generation mannequin accounting for over 1 million models.