GUANGZHOU, China, June 26, 2013 - Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., Honda's automobile production and sales joint venture in China, today began sales of the CRIDER (Chinese name: 凌派), Honda's first model developed in China for Chinese market.
A new middle-class sedan, the CRIDER was developed primarily by Honda's Chinese associates exclusively for customers in China, with a focus on those who were born in 1980s, known for the energetic pursuit of their dreams. The CRIDER features a dynamic exterior design inspired by an image of a dragon, outstanding driving performance that realizes both power and fuel efficiency, spacious and comfortable cabin space, plentiful equipment such as a display audio system*1, and excellent safety and environmental performance.
The manufacturer's suggested retail prices start from 114,800 R.M.B. (approximately 1.84 million yen*2), making the vehicle more affordable to customers in China.
Honda will continue enhancing its product lineup in China to please more customers with its products.
- *1This audio system is able to display information for comfortable driving, including a navigation map obtained in coordination with a smartphone - as standard equipment on the mid-to-high grade vehicles.
- *2Calculated based on the exchange rate of 1R.M.B. = 16.04 yen
Key features of CRIDER
- Dimensions: length: 4,650 mm; width: 1,750 mm; height: 1,505 mm; wheelbase: 2,650 mm
- Engine: 1.8L i-VTEC
- Excellent fuel economy: 6.7L/100km for 5-speed automatic transmission type, 6.5L/100km for 5-speed manual transmission type (comprehensive fuel economy mode in China)