Auto giant Honda decided to make entry in the diesel market and as per reports, the company will launch the Honda City diesel shortly.
Honda Cars India is ready to introduce 8 new products by the next three years with the aim to stretch out to a larger segment of individuals and recover its lost market share.
Honda City diesel will bring the novel Honda diesel vehicles to a total of 2, which will be rolled out by the coming year (2013).
The company already has proposals to introduce the Honda Brio’s sedan edition dubbed the Honda Amaze by next year and now contributing to that the report said that the most popular Honda City will witness a diesel edition during 2013 as well.
The diesel catered City will take advantage of the identical 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine, which will be exhibited in the forthcoming Honda Amaze, Jazz and the Brio.
This 1.5 litre i-DTEC engine is expected to arrive in more than one tune that can be interpreted from the truth that it will cater a good number of vehicles.
As the introduction of these vehicles is still far away, the company, in the interim, would introduce a couple of premium spaced vehicles such as CR-V crossover and the Accord luxury sedan.
According to reports, diesel option of Brio hatchback as well as Jazz hatchback is expected to hit markets by the year 2014.
Honda is expected to roll out a compact multi purpose vehicle (MPV) on Brio stage by the year 2014 to challenge the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga. But, the Civic sedan has no reference in the company’s proposal in the offing.