Cumulative Worldwide Sales of the Jazz/ Fit Reaches 2 Million Units

July 17, 2007 New Delhi

July 17, 2007, Tokyo : Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the worldwide cumulative sales of the Jazz/ Fit automobile has reached 2 million units at the end of the June 2007.

The car, Honda's global premium hathchback, is called "Jazz" in Europe and Asia/ Oceania and is called "Fit" in Japan, North America, South America and China.

Since its release in June 2001 in Japan, the Jazz/ Fit has won fans everywhere for its efficient packaging, superior fuel efficiency, and advanced styling, and in 2002 became Japan's best-selling car. Although into its seventh year, the current generation Fit manages to maintain its position as one of the top selling vehicles in Japan.

Released in Europe in December 2001, the Jazz/ Fit is now available in some 115 countries, manufactured at 6 facilities in 5 different countries and delivered to some 400,000 customers annually.

Breakdownof Jazz/ Fit Global Sales
Market Sales Start Cumulative Sales
Japan June 2001 Approx 962,000 units
Europe December 2001 Approx 417,000 units
Asia/Oceania January 2002 Approx 230,000 units
Released in South April 2003 Approx 151,000 units
China September 2004 Approx 173,000 units
North America April 2006 Approx 77,000 units