Good news from Honda Motors is that the Honda CR-V launch will take place just as planned. The recent floods haven’t pushed the auto major deep into the mud as expected. They are trying to get the situation into their hands to bring the smile back on the consumers . The new Honda CR-V launch will take place just as expected. Initially, it is going to the USA launch, followed by the India launch. The year end is when the USA launch is slated and to be more specific during the Los Angeles Auto show and the one of our friends are lucky enough to get their hands on the new model before it goes live in front of the public. And whats more? They have been telling never ending stories covering all the minute details on the new SUV since then.
Rumors earlier suggested that the new Honda City will be launched in mid of November 2011, but on the contrary there is buzz in the market these days that the face lifted Honda City will be launched at the 2012 Auto Expo, which will be organized in January next year. The delay in the launch of the new Honda City is mainly due to the recent floods in Thailand, which is the home for Honda Motors.
The latest buzz in the Indian car market these days is that Honda India might come with the new face-lifted Honda City by the 3rd week of November 2011. The same face-lifted Honda City was launched in September in Thailand by Honda Motors. Earlier, the rumors suggested that the new Honda City will sizzle on the Indian roads around the festive season, but we guess now Honda India will give a miss this month and launch it next month. However, this would surely help Honda India in boosting up its sedan’s sales.
Honda recently launched the new hatchback Brio in Chennai, this hatchback by Honda was one of the most awaited cars by Honda till now. The demand for Honda Brio was so much that people in Chennai are even ready to spend Rs. 9000 extra. The Honda Brio price begins from Rs. 4.04 lakh in Tamil Nadu as due to VAT being higher there, which is 14.5, people need to pay a little higher price. In Delhi, Honda Brio price begins at Rs. 3.95 lakh only. The top end version of Honda Brio in Chennai costs Rs. 5.20 lakh.
Today, the Indian subsidiary of Honda has finally launched its most anticipated compact car, Honda Brio. Earlier the car was unveiled at the 2010 Delhi Auto Expo and since then Indian customers are waiting for Honda's cheapest car to be launched in the market. Honda will provide the high amount of localization and improved production efficiency with its Honda Brio. Due to this high percent of localization, Honda managed to put the Honda Brio price very lucrative.
The Honda Brio is the cheapest car offered by Honda Motors so far, slated to be launched on 28th of this month. The launch of the small car is awaited from the auto manufacturer who promises high-on-safety for its models. However, amidst the high demand for diesel cars in the market, the Japanese manufacturer has to set the price for the hatchback most competitively to ensure the success. The Honda Brio price is most likely to be under Rs 5 lakhs. As of now, Honda Motors envisages launching the car in just the petrol variant. The potential competitors in the market are top players in the segment, Ford Figo, Chevrolet Beat, Toyota Etios Liva, Skoda Fabia and Maruti Swift.
After the re-launch of new Honda Jazz at a discounted starting price of Rs 5.5 lakhs, the booking for the petrol car seems to be pouring in more than ever. The waiting period for the new car has reached 3-4 months. However, there are other options as well, which the consumer might want to explore which are listed below. The new Honda Jazz price is in the range of Rs 5.5 – Rs 6.05 lakhs. In the same price segments with petrol engine, the other options available for the consumers could be Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo and Skoda Fabia.
Finally we have Honda’s small car in the market , stylishly called Honda Brio. Honda Brio Price in India is around Rs 5 lakhs. Honda Brio was launched in Thiland few months ago. But for India it had to undergo an extensive customization to compete with the small-cars in the Indian market. Honda Brio Review has got a positive air due to its reduced price.
Honda City, a breadwinner sedan for Honda India has seen some really bad days a few months back. A car which didn’t allow any other rival car to overrule its ace position in that segment by displaying great show of performance was being neglected by the customers for some months. Winners do not like to lose and let anyone win with that ease. Such was Honda City’s attitude after it faced a long crisis. For many months, sales of Volkswagen Vento and Hyundai Verna outnumbered City’s. But slowly and gradually, Honda City regained its top position back. Well, all the mistakes cannot be deposited in Honda City’s account. It is evident that Honda City is available only in petrol engine whereas diesel variants of both-Vento and Verna are available in the market. After-all, the latter fuel is 40Persant cheaper than the petrol.
The continuous hike in petrol prices has shifted customers towards the diesel vehicles as the result of which various renowned companies are coming up with either diesel vehicles or are modifying the existing models of their vehicles with diesel engine. There are rumors that Honda Motors is going to launch the diesel variant of its highly acclaimed car Honda city by next year. Prior to this Honda has revised the pricing policy for the existing variant of Honda city in the Indian car market and succeeded in improving its sales in the month of August, which has declined due entrance of Volkswagen Vento.