Honda Cars India have announced to have registered a massive growth of 72 per cent in the month of August 2013 with total sales of 9,469 units. The automaker had sold 5,490 units in same month last year. In the domestic market alone, the Japanese automaker has reported to have clocked 63 per cent increase in sales at 8,913 units as against 5,470 units sold in the year ago period.
The star performer for the month of August, as expected is once again the newly launched Honda Amaze with an diesel option that registered total sales of 6,242 units. The rest of the sales numbers were scaled by City sedan (953 units), Brio hatchback (1,508 units) and premium sedan Accord (62 units). The Honda CR-V on the other hand, is selling at almost its full production capacity at 148 units. In addition to these sales, the carmaker also exported a total of 566 units during August 2013.
Mr Jnaneswar Sen, senior vice president of marketing & sales commented, "HCIL overall sales volume during August 2013 was quite robust. With the onset of festival season in West and South India, we have tried to maximize the production of Honda Amaze during August to be able to speed up the deliveries".