Bookings for hybrid City and Jazz exceed expectations

THE new Honda Jazz Sport Hybrid i-DCD and new City Sport Hybrid i-DCD have recorded 1,200 bookings as of Sept 30, exceeding Honda Malaysia's expectations.

"Customers’ strong support for our promise of delivering “Tomorrow’s Technology, Today’s Reality” has translated to the impressive booking numbers for the two models, achieving our combined sales target of three months in just two months. The new Jazz Sport Hybrid i-DCD and new City Sport Hybrid i-DCD opened for bookings about two months ago, at the end of July 2017, with a monthly sales target of 150 units and 250 units respectively," said the company.

"This good market acceptance was shared between both models, with the new City Sport Hybrid i-DCD having a higher demand at 61% of the total bookings received. The Sport Hybrid i-DCD technology is more popular with customers in the Central region with total bookings percentage of 53%. To date, we have sold more than 500 units of new City Sport Hybrid i-DCD and 330 units of new Jazz Sport Hybrid i-DCD. The recorded sales has enabled us to regain the lead position in terms of market share of the Hybrid segment among Hybrid vehicles below RM200,000, for the past two months.

"The high demand for the new Jazz Sport Hybrid i-DCD and new City Sport Hybrid i-DCD is mainly due to the many great offerings especially the sporty driving feel that gives an enjoyable drive without compromising on fuel efficiency or spaciousness. Despite the high number of bookings, we assure the public that the waiting period is still at standard one to two months."