Honda Cars Sales Suffer Massive Drop, Amaze and WR-V Biggest Losers

by Jatin Chhibber | 02/08/2019
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Honda cars sales have suffered a massive setback last month, with the Amaze and the WR-V taking the biggest hit among all the models in the carmaker's lineup.

Honda has registered a massive sales drop of 48.7, as per the recently revealed car sales data of July 2019. Honda is within the worst-hit carmakers in the previous month's sales. with Nissan and Fiat being the only carmakers who have performed worse than the Japanese carmaker. Honda Cars India has been among the top five car manufacturers in India. Every month, the brand usually sells more than 15,000 units, but in July 2019, the carmaker's position was taken over by Toyota Kirloskar Motor. Although in July last year, the car brand retailed around 19,970 units, it could sell only 10,250 units last month, thereby clocking a total sales decline of 48.7%.

Front side shot of Amaze

Honda has registered a massive sales drop of 48.7 in July 2019. 

In June 2018, the carmaker sold 17,602 units, while in June this year, the brand could sell only 10,314 cars, which resulted in a massive sales decline of 41.4 %. The company has not revealed the model-wise sales data, but cars like Civic, Amaze, City and WR-V have recorded negative sales. That said, the Amaze remains to be the best-selling car in the company's portfolio. The Indian automobile industry is undergoing extreme depression by reporting a major sales slump in the past 18 years. In July this year, the industry suffered a sales decline of 30%.

Rera, side shot of the car

In June 2018, the carmaker sold around 17,602 units, while in June this year, the brand retailed 10,314 cars. 

The Indian car industry, as a whole, sold around 2,00,211 units in July 2019 compared to 2,86,397 units sold in July 2018. Maruti Suzuki remains at the top by retailing 96,400 units, but the brand has faced a 36.8% sales decline. After Maruti Suzuki, the second position is grabbed by the Hyundai, followed by Mahindra at third, Tata is slotted at fourth and Toyota at the fifth place. Moreover, recently, Honda recalled the last-gen Jazz, Civic, City, CR-V and Accord for the replacement of faulty front airbags from Takata. The company has recalled a total of 5,088 cars. Out of all the cars, the CR-V and the City are the most affected models.

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