Honda Mid-Size SUV launch timeline revealed

Honda Motor's upcoming all-new mid-size SUV for the Indian market could launch by Mid 2023 to rival Hyundai Creta.

The Japanese multinational automaker Honda Motor has announced that it will be launching an all-new mid-size SUV in the Indian market. It will take on the rivals like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, and a ton of others. The launch timeline of the upcoming mid-size SUV has been revealed.

Now the company official has revealed that this SUV will be having its official launch in Mid 2023. As per the company, the new SUV debut globally in the coming months but, will go on sale in India first. Additionally, the company has also announced that it will add one new model to its India portfolio every year from 2023 .

Kunal Behl, vice-president, marketing and sales, for Honda Cars India, said that the company will launch the new SUV (sport utility vehicle) in mid 2023. we plan to launch at least one new car every year. He also added that India is a growth story and is the third largest player in the world. So, the company has no plans to exit this market.

The Marketing and Sales head further revealed Honda Cars India’s plan for expansion. He stated, to lower fixed costs and boost operational efficiencies, certain difficult choices were made, including downsizing and reorganizing activities. The company is reportedly investing Rs 260 crore in modernizing and refurbishing dealerships around the nation.

Honda’s plant in Tapukara, Rajasthan is set to increase its daily vehicle manufacturing from 540 vehicles to up to 660 vehicles, starting April 2023, HCIL’s president and CEO Takuya Tsumura.

Earlier, Honda Cars launched a facelifted variant of the new City in India. The prices of the new car ranges from Rs 11.49 lakh to Rs 20.39 lakh (ex-showroom). The company has also introduced two trims for the hybrid-powered variants of the facelifted City- V (Rs 18.89 lakh) and ZX (Rs 20.39 lakh). The prices of the updated City are around Rs 15,000-35,000 higher compared to the outgoing model

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