Honda Malaysia (HM) celebrated a milestone at the moment by delivering the 100,000th unit of the Honda Jazz to its proprietor. The event was marked by a handover ceremony on the Ban Lee Heng Motor dealership in Seremban.
A world mannequin, the first-generation Jazz hatchback was launched right here in 2003 as a CBU import, and 18,000 models of the roomy GD was offered. The second-generation GE first appeared right here in 2008, earlier than HM rolled out the CKD Jazz Hybrid and Jazz Petrol in 2012 and 2013 respectively. Since then over 80,000 models of domestically assembled Jazz have been delivered to Malaysians.
The present and third technology GK has been round since 2014, with a mid-life facelift surfacing in mid-2017. Gross sales of the present technology stand at over 75,000 models as of Could 2019. With a market share of 62% (based mostly on HM’s personal figures), it leads the non-national compact hatchback section. Malaysia can be the one market outdoors of Japan to assemble and promote the Jazz Hybrid.
“We celebrated the 130,000th buyer for Civic final month and with the Jazz at the moment, we’ve got recorded one other essential milestone. We need to thank all 100,000 Jazz clients for his or her unwavering assist in making this milestone potential. The belief and perception in our model has allowed us to serve all our clients higher and made it potential for us to keep up our management place as No.1 within the non-national section and No.2 in general as of Could 2019,” mentioned MD and CEO Toichi Ishiyama.
“The Jazz has captured many hearts through the years. It’s a compact automobile designed to be enjoyable, versatile and sensible; assembly the wants of shoppers from totally different existence. The Jazz attracts a large group of shoppers, which varies from younger executives to school goers and younger married ,” he added.
The fortunate 100,000th Jazz proprietor, which solely wished to be generally known as Kelvin, was gifted a ‘Safety Package deal’ by HM. The package deal consists of Extremely Physique Coating, Extremely Window Coating and wheel lock nuts by Honda Entry Japan. The package deal shall be accessible for all from July. Kelvin additionally obtained a free Mugen accent package deal as a token of appreciation.
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