Honda BR-V

Honda sales fall for 11th consecutive month in India; September results

On October 1, Honda Cars India Limited announced its sales results for September 2016.

According to these results, overall unit sales dropped 18.8% from the previous year to 15,034 units (excluding exports), resulting in a deficit for the 11th consecutive month.

Of the 15,034 unit sales, the City compact sedan comprised 5,855 units, becoming the top selling model for the 12th straight month. This was followed by the Amaze with 2,861 units, the Fit with 2,608 units, the Brio with 1,209 units, the Mobilio with 261 units and the CR-V with 47 units.

Moreover, the all-new BR-V sport utility vehicle, which was introduced to the Indian market this April, recorded 2,193 units. Exports from India for the month of September plunged 48.2% yoy to 405 units, as it suffered a deficit for the first time in two months.

In fiscal 2015 (April 2015 to March 2016), Honda recorded 192,059 units in sales, a 2% increase from the year before. This was a record high for the third year in a row.

(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)