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October 6, 2010

Cumulative Sales of Honda Fit Reach 1.5 Million Units in Japan, 3.5 Million Units Worldwide

TOKYO, Japan, October 6, 2010 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that Japanese market cumulative sales of the Honda Fit*1 surpassed the 1.5 million-unit mark at the end of September 2010, since the introduction of the first-generation model in June 2001.

Globally, cumulative sales of the Fit model also surpassed the 3.5 million-unit mark at the end of July 2010.

The Fit is sold to customers in approximately 115 countries*2 and is highly acclaimed for unique features that include a spacious cabin made possible by highly-efficient packaging technologies that leverage Honda's innovative center tank layout, flexible seating configurations and excellent fuel economy. On October 8, 2010, Honda will introduce the refreshed Fit model and the all-new Fit Hybrid in addition to the lineup in Japan.

  • *1Also sold as Honda Jazz in some countries
  • *2As of July 2010

Fit (Jazz) cumulative sales (Japanese domestic and global sales)

June 2001 1st generation Honda Fit sales start in Japan
September 2003 Japanese domestic sales reach 500,000 units
December 2004 Global cumulative sales reach 1 Million units
June 2007 Global cumulative sales reach 2 Million units
October 2007 2nd generation Honda Fit sales start in Japan
November 2007 Japanese domestic sales reach 1 Million units
July 2009 Global cumulative sales reach 3 Million units
July 2010 Global cumulative sales reach 3.5 Million units
September 2010 Japanese domestic sales reach 1.5 Million units
October 8, 2010 Fit model refresh / Fit Hybrid Launch for Japanese market