Honda set to discontinue two flagship models from Indian market

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New Delhi : Honda cars India is all set to discontinue its two flagship models – Civic sedan and CRV from the Indian market; this comes after the news of Honda ending its Greater Noida unit and shifting its all operations to Alwar district, Rajasthan.

Due to closure of Greater Noida plant the two cars cannot be manufactured in India, a Honda India spokesperson told carandbike.

It should also be noted that the discontinuation of the two models will not impact Honda's sale majorly as the two were lowest selling models from the manufacturer in Indian market.

In the last six months alone, the company only sold about 850 units of the Civic and a little over 100 units of the CR-V in India. If the figures are put in comparison, new version of Honda City was purchased by an average of 4000 people per month while the WR-V is good for about over 1000 units a month.

Meanwhile, Honda Amaze continued to top the chart with an average sale figure of 5000 units per month.

The Honda Civic was priced between ₹ 17.94 lakh and ₹ 22.35 lakh, whereas the CR-V was priced from ₹ 28.27 lakh to ₹ 29.50 lakh (all ex-showroom, Delhi).