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Honda Metropolis crosses 2.5 lakh gross sales milestone | Autocar India

Written by Kiara kumari

Revealed On Jun 29, 2017 03:50:00 PM

Japanese carmaker garners over 29,000 bookings for the facelift launched earlier this yr.

Honda’s standard sedan, the Metropolis, has crossed the two.5 lakh unit gross sales milestone within the home market. Consequently, the present fourth-generation mannequin is the highest-selling Metropolis but, the carmaker mentioned in a press release in the present day.

Earlier this yr, Honda launched a facelift of the Metropolis that continues to be nicely accepted. As of Could, the sedan has garnered over 29,000 bookings since its launch. The Japanese carmaker bought 9,994 models of the Metropolis in Could, up from 9,098 models bought throughout the identical month final yr.

The refreshed Metropolis affords the choice of a 1.5-litre petrol or a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Gearbox choices embrace a five-speed handbook or CVT for the petrol, however solely a handbook for the Metropolis diesel. Curiously, practically 30 p.c of Metropolis clients 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. The truth is, 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 nations, with the current-generation mannequin accounting for over 1 million models.

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