Honda to hike prices across models in January 2018, here’s why

But before that happens, there are still some days to bring home a Honda at current prices and what's better is that dealerships are offering some neat discounts on the cars.

By: | Published: December 6, 2017 6:37 PM

Honda Cars India has announced a hike of up to Rs 25,000, depending upon the model, according to PTI report. A spokesperson for the Japanese brand said that the company plans to hike prices on all models ranging between 1-2% from January next year. Honda has clarified that the reason behind the increment is a rise in input costs, explaining that cost of base metals has been raised. With this Honda has joined Isuzu and Skoda in raising cars prices. Earlier this month, Isuzu had announced to increase prices of its models by up to Rs 1 lakh, and in the month of November, Skoda Auto India announced a price hike by up to 2-3% across its model range starting 1 January.

But before that happens, there are still some days to bring home a Honda at current prices and what's better is that dealerships are offering some neat discounts on the cars.

Find all details here: Car Discounts & Offers in December 2017: Savings of more than Rs 1 lakh on certain cars

Honda dealerships are giving benefits on cars in its product lineup including Brio, Jazz and BR-V. The dealerships are offering a cash discount, exchange benefits and free insurance. The Brio is offered with one-year free insurance and the Jazz comes with benefits like cash discount of Rs 25,000. The BR-V is offered with a maximum cash discount of Rs 1 lakh, while the BR-V and 2017 Honda City is sold without any cash and exchange benefits.

Also read: Isuzu D-Max, MU-X SUV to cost more by up to Rs 1 lakh; Here’s why

Honda City remains a top seller for the brand, the facelift of which is launched in January this year. The sedan has been so very popular that it registered 5,000 bookings within 12 days of its launch.

Read review here: Good enough to take back the top spot again?

The facelifted Honda City gets new features in interior and exterior, however, it carries the same engine. The 2017 Honda City is powered by the same 1.5-litre i-VTEC and a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engines.

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