Honda City Tops Sales Chart as Best-selling C-Segment Sedan in January 2021

by Vivaan Khatri | 14/02/2021
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Honda City regained the number 1 position in the C-segment sedan space last month with a YoY growth of 112 per cent for the month of January.

Honda City is a key product of the Japanese car manufacturer in the Indian market. Even though the sedan segment does not retain the same level of popularity as before, it manages to attract a number of loyal followers. With the launch of the fifth-gen model, Honda City is regaining its hype and has bagged the number one position in the C-segment sedan space on the sales tally in January this year.


New-gen Honda City is now the most popular vehicle in the segment 

The fifth-gen Honda City was launched with various updates for the exterior and interior. In the first month of 2021, Honda sold a total of 3,667 units of the City in India, making it the best-selling model in its segment. Compared to the sales of the same month last year, Honda City has gained a year-on-year growth of 112 per cent. In January 2020, Honda City registered a total sales of 1,734 units. Back then, it was still on sale under the fourth-gen form.


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The major reason contributing to the success of the Honda City is its updated and well-equipped feature list. Besides the premium design, the interior of the new-gen City also offers some outstanding upmarket features including an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, Alexa compatibility, 7.0-inch MID, a G-force meter, LaneWatch camera, Honda Connect telematics system with 32 connectivity features, a cruise control, paddle shifters (CVT only), and electric sunroof, ambient lighting and more.


The new-gen Honda City is powered by either a 1.5-litre DOHC four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine or a 1.5L four-cylinder diesel engine. The petrol engine is capable of making 121 BHP and 145 Nm while the diesel engine can generate 100 BHP and 200 Nm. A 6-speed manual gearbox is offered as standard in both diesel and petrol engine. However, only the petrol engine gets an additional CVT gearbox.


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Honda City is rivalling against the likes of Maruti Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento and Toyota Yaris. The fifth-gen Honda City is available on sales alongside the fourth-gen model. At the moment, Honda City is priced from Rs 10.99 lakh and goes up to Rs 14.84 lakh.

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