For the Honda car aficionados in India, the company has already announced the good news that it is about to bring in a number of new cars in the country pretty soon. It is already a known fact that this armada of new Honda cars comprises of the next-gen Jazz, 2014 City, Brio based Mobilio MPV and a compact SUV. Even a new compact hatchback is scheduled for the year 2017 that Honda is planning to produce at it’s yet to be build third manufacturing plant.
As for the most imminent launches for the year 2014, Honda Cars India is definitely preparing to introduce the next-generation 2014 Jazz that is scheduled to be unveiled at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo. Another major launch would be the Brio based Mobilio MPV which is expected to hit the market soon in 2014, as the vehicle is already launched in the Indonesian car market. Apart from this, a major Indian launch from the house of Honda will be the next generation City’s launch that will also along with its diesel avatar this time around.
The sleek and stunning City sedan has been a most prominent Honda car in India, and now the company feels that it is high time that it introduces the latest gen City to the Indian consumers. Thus, the 2014 Honda City is on its way to reclaim its position in the Indian auto industry. Moreover, buoyed by the Amaze compact sedan’s overwhelming success, Honda is ready to bring in the diesel variant of the new 2014 City as well to boost its sales.
The senior vice president of sales and marketing at Honda Cars India Limited confirmed the reports by saying that the company is planning to create a new segment in the Indian market that the company calls crossover utility vehicle. The company is also going to launch the diesel variant of its most preferred car, City in India in the year 2014. Sen also revealed that the new City will be launched in the car market of Japan this year following which it will make its way to India by 2014.
Sen further added that Honda could not launch the diesel variant of its popular City sedan, as the company is unable to equip the City with the diesel motor that runs the Amaze compact sedan. Thus, Honda Cars India has to bring in the new 2014 City along with its diesel model to offer a great range of diesel models to the Indian car consumers. Sen also added that the all new 2014 Jazz will also come to the Indian market with an absolute new look and feel. As per reports, Honda will launch the bigger and better 2014 Jazz in the Indian market in both the fuel options of petrol and diesel as well.
Honda has also expressed that it is eager to bring in the more affordable Civic Hybrid, if the Indian government extends some help in the form of subsidies.
Thus, the new 2014 Honda City is on its way along with a slew of cousins.