New and Used Honda for sale in Myanmar Car Market
p>World-renowned Japanese automobile, power equipment and motorcycle manufacturer, Honda Motors Co. is famous for its dependable and economical products. Founded in 1946 in Hamamatsu, Japan where its corporate headquarters are currently located, Honda is one of the top ten automobile manufacturers from Japan, along with Nissan and Toyota. Since 1959, it has been regarded as the world's largest producer of motorcycles. It is also the automobile company which manufactures the highest number of engines in the world, the eighth largest automobile company globally, and has the second largest automobile production in Japan. The company also owns Acura, its luxury sports vehicle maker. Honda saloons, vans, SUVs, as well as crossovers, subcompacts, hatchbacks, hybrids, coupes and luxury models are in high demand in the Myanmar motor market.
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A favorite among Myanmar customers, Honda is also the biggest motorcycle brand-name in the country. Currently in Myanmar, there are Honda cars and motorcycles, ranging from the models of the early 70s to the brand-new 2015 versions, being operated in every city street. Outside the Yangon city region, especially across Mandalay, Taunggyi, and Taungngu, and northern Myanmar, there are many Honda motorcycles of all model years. It is then no wonder that Honda is one of the brands with the highest number of listings on Motors.com.mm, competing closely with Mazda and Mitsubishi.
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Honda is the most technologically-advanced company in Japan, and perhaps in the world. Honda even manufactures space technology equipment in collaboration with General Electric. Apart from cars and motorcycles, Honda produces robots, power equipment and solar cells. Honda has been involved with robotics and artificial intelligence research since 1986. In 2000, the company introduced the ASIMO robot, the first and only robot that can independently climb and descend stairs. This technological prowess and diversity of interest are reflected in the quality of its cars as well. The Honda vehicles are as well known for their quality as they are for their technological sophistication. Honda’s engines use Variable Valve Timing Technology, which they called VTEC. Most top-of-the-line variants have this engine. Honda was one of the pioneers automakers in the world to introduce fuel cell, hybrid, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and plug-in vehicles. Honda has also developed vehicles that run on either fossil alternatives or electricity known as hybrids. The Honda Civic GX, for example, runs on natural gas.
Popular Honda Car Models Myanmar Motor Market
Famous in Myanmar are the following Honda models, in no particular order:
For the Myanmar car market, the Honda Fit is the most popular model, thanks to its economical price, usability as a taxi cab, great gas mileage, and nicely-equipped standard package. With the current market value of 130L Kyats, the Honda Fit continues to be in high demand in Myanmar.
A compact, small family car, Honda Civic is a 4-door sedan that can accommodate five people in a 2-3 seating arrangement. The Civic also has a 5-door sedan and a coupe version. Since its inception, the Civic has established itself as a household name in compact cars division across the world. Its low running cost, reliability, numerous safety features and impressive cabin space make the Honda Civic a great choice for a small family.
The Honda Insight is a hybrid-electric vehicle, which was introduced as a three-door, two passenger hatchback in 1999. Currently, in its second generation as a five-door, five passenger hatchback, the Insight is one of the cheapest hybrid vehicles in the foreign market and is considered one of the most reliable hybrids in the local market. Unfortunately, though, drivers quickly found out that Honda Insight is not actually the best car for the Myanmar heavy rain during the monsoon season. Because the car batteries are found to be not optimally protected from becoming wet during floods, popularity of the Insight has been quickly declining.
A crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) that was first produced in 1995, Honda CR-V has become a favorite family vehicle since its inception. According to Honda, CR-V means “Compact Recreational Vehicle.” The CR-V can accommodate five people in a 2-3 seating arrangement. Featuring Honda front wheel drive design, a 4x4 drivetrain (for the 2.4L) and several editions have hybrid technology, the Honda CR-V comes with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.
The 5-door station wagon version of the Honda Aria and Honda Fit, Honda Airwave was also sold under the name Honda Partner panel van. Honda Airwave's production was stopped in 2010 and it was replaced by Honda Fit Shuttle. The Honda Airwave is widely appreciated by customers worldwide due to its practical design and admirable performance. Offered by Honda in two trims, ‘G’ and ‘L’, with both trims available as front wheel drive and four wheel drive, Honda Airwave is powered by a 1.5 Liter VTEC L15A engine generating 109 hp and 105 lb/ft of torque. The engine is mated with a Continuously Variable Transmission in G trim while the L trim sports a CVT with seven-speed mode. The seven-speed mode allows shifting between seven computer-controlled gears. It boasts an impressive fuel economy of 18.0 km/L.
The following is a list of all the Honda models currently being listed on Motors Myanmar website and app:
Honda Features in Myanmar Used Car Market
Within the Myanmar car market, the most well-known feature of Honda is its fuel efficiency and low running costs. It is, without any doubt, the most affordable cars ever run on Myanmar streets. This remains to this day, Honda's most attractive selling point.
Honda Accessories in Myanmar car market
Honda’s after-market parts and accessories are easily available at car showrooms in Yangon or Mandalay and can be imported directly from Japan. Hondas available in Myanmar already come with the following various after-market gadgets pre-installed in them:
Honda Entertainment Features in Yangon Car Market
As with the luxury accessories mentioned above, Honda in Myanmar also comes with a range of entertainment systems, such as the following:
- LCD TV display
- Radio and cassette Players
- Surround-sound Stereo Systems
- DVD players
Honda Safety Features in Myanmar Used Car Market
Honda is truly ahead of the game in terms of its safety features with the following state-of-the-art technologies:
- automatic windshield wipers
- advanced brake control with ABS system
- automatic anti-glare rearview mirror
- multi-operation touch pan
Honda Best Offers in Myanmar
Honda is ideal for those looking to have a luxury car that provides a full range of comfort as well as prestige and utility.
Honda Price in Myanmar Car Market
The price of Honda cars in Myanmar car market can range from the cheapest at 20L Kyats for Honda Wish 2003 to the most expensive at 2000L Kyats for Honda Land Cruiser 2014.
Honda Price in top Myanmar Cities
The price of Honda can vary significantly, depending on whether one is looking to buy in Yangon or in the upper regions such as Mandalay or the Shan cities, like Taunggyi. Below is a brief summary of the prices of the latest Honda models:
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