The new Honda City wins 10 auto awards in Auto Awards 2009

February 23, 2009 New Delhi

New Delhi, 23rd February: Honda Siel Cars India Ltd., leading manufacturer of premium cars in India today announced that the new Honda City has bagged 10 awards in the recently concluded auto awards ceremonies of leading publications. HSCI also won 6 other awards in various categories making a total of 16 awards for the year.

The new Honda City has bagged several awards including 3 Car of the Year and the prestigious ICOTY (Indian Car of the Year) 2009. The model made a clean sweep in the viewers’ choice category winning all 3 awards announced by NDTV Car India & Bike India Awards, UTVi Autocar Awards and CNBC TV 18 Overdrive Awards. These awards truly exemplify the experts’ as well as the customers’ admiration and trust in the product.

The new and completely re-designed 3rd generation Honda City was launched in India in September 2008. The model has been a runaway success with sales crossing 12,000 units since the commencement of deliveries in November 2008. Honda City provides optimal combination of performance and fuel efficiency and provides values exceeding customer expectations.

The 8th generation Honda Accord that was launched in May 2008 won the UTVi Autocar Best Luxury Car award. The car has spacious interiors, with upscale luxury features.

Expressing delight at HSCI’s performance Mr. M. Takedagawa, President & CEO- Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. said, “These awards are a matter of great pride for all of us at HSCI. The sales and our customer feedback is a testimony to the success of the new Honda City in India. We are delighted to receive these prestigious awards and would like to thank our customers and channel partners who have supported and shown trust in our brand.”

List of Awards

ICOTY 2009 - New Honda City

NDTV Profit – Car India & Bike India Awards 2009
Car of the Year - Honda City
Mid-Size Car of the Year - Honda City
Viewers’ Choice Car of the Year – Honda City
CNBC TV – 18 Overdrive Awards 2009
Viewers’ Choice Car of the Year – Honda City
Green Award - Civic Hybrid

BS Motoring Awards 2009
Car of the year – Honda City

Zigwheels Awards 2008
Car of the Year - Honda City
Sedan of the year - Honda City

UTVi Autocar Awards 2009
Viewers’ Choice Car of the Year - Honda City
Best Design Award – Honda City
Best Luxury Award – Honda Accord
2009 Green Award – Civic Hybrid

Apollo Tyres Auto India Best Brand Survey Awards 2009.
Very Reliable
Environmental Friendly
Good Advertising