Honda Dio Achieves 30 Lakh Cumulative Sales Milestone
Honda also claims that the Dio is the highest exported scooter in India
- The Honda Dio was first launched in 2002.
- It is the sportiest-looking scooter in Honda’s lineup.
- The last update Dio received was in 2018.
The Honda Dio has achieved a cumulative sales milestone of 30 lakh units including the domestic and export markets. It isn’t surprising considering the fact that right from the first generation model, it has been the Japanese brand’s sportiest-looking scooter, primarily appealing to youngsters. Even though the Dio has received only a few major design changes over the years, its sales have been more or less consistently healthy.
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In 2018, the Dio received an LED headlamp, semi-digital instrument cluster and a range of funky new colours, apart from the new 3-in-1 lock switch. That said, Honda retained the overall design theme of the scooter. Another interesting point to note is that the Dio is also Honda’s second best-selling scooter at present, after the Activa. It goes to show that once the design mantra works, the product etches itself into the heart of the consumer forever. Here’s Honda’s statement regarding their recent achievement:
Honda Dio crosses 30 Lac+ sales milestone
- Uber trendy moto scooter-choice of Indian youth: Dio stands in Top 4 Most Selling Scooters of India
- A testimony of ‘Make in India, For the World’: Dio is India’s No.1 exported scooter
Gurugram, May 06 2019: Honda 2Wheelers India, the undisputed leader of scooterization in India, today announced that Dio - its youthful moto-scooter, accomplished a new milestone.
Honda Dio has now delighted over 30 Lac trend-setting youngsters since its launch in 2002.
India & the World are Dio’ing it the New Way
While it took 14 years to achieve the first 15 lac sales, the latest 15 lac sales were achieved in last 3 years i.e. almost 5 times faster the former pace. Honda’s Dio retains the position of India’s 4th largest selling scooter in India.
Noteworthy, Dio is not only delighting young customers of India but enjoys global acceptance as well. With 44% export market share in scooter segment, Dio is the largest exported scooter of India & exported to more than 11 South Asian & Latin American countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Colombia & more; Dio is also Honda 2Wheelers India’s highest exported model.
Expressing his delight on this landmark, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “With its 17 years of legacy, Dio remains fresh as ever while celebrating the spirit of youthfulness. Convenient features & stylish looks make it a perfect partner for youngsters of today – not just in India but in international markets as well. We thank all our customers who choose to ride on the uber-trendy Dio while living life their own way.”
With LED headlamp plus LED position lamp & fully digital meter fitted for extra convenience Dio is available in 9 attractive colours under 2 variants- Standard & Deluxe. The standard trim is offered in Vibrant Orange / Sports Yellow / Sports Red / Candy Jazzy Blue / Matte Axis Grey Metallic. The deluxe variant is available in Dazzle Yellow Metallic / Matte Marshal Green Metallic / Pearl Igneous Black / Matte Axis Grey Metallic. Dio is attractively priced, starting at Rs. 52,938 (ex-showroom, Delhi).