With the hike in the GST-cess, after Toyota, Honda Cars India has announced the increase the price of its SUVs like Honda CR-V, BR-V, and also the popular City has been affected by the recent increase in cess. The price increase in Delhi for Honda City base petrol version S MT has been increased by Rs 11,836, while the top end version ZX CVT is has been increased Rs 18,713. The Honda City base diesel SV MT is dearer by Rs 14,951, while the top end ZX MT is costlier by Rs 18,791. The company has also increased the price of Honda BR-V in the range between Rs 12,490 for the base petrol version, while the V CVT is dearer by Rs 16,994, however, there is no price change in S trim of the petrol version. The base variant of the diesel version BR-V has no price change while the S trim is dearer by Rs 15,631.The BR-V top end trim prices have been increased by Rs 18,242. The biggest price change has been done on the CR-V, which is now dearer by Rs 89,069.
Upt ill August 2017 the company has been showing a healthy growth rate in domestic sales and have registered a growth of 25 percent, the company sold 17,365 units in August 2017 as compared to 13,491 units in same month last year. The company sold 5200 units of WR-V, 1247 units of BR-V, 55 units of CR-V and the 2017 Honda City managed 5538 units. Honda Cars India also exported a total of 575 units in August 2017 and an overall cumulative (domestic and exports) sales of 59,821 units between April-August 2017.