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Honda has increased the price of its mid-sized sedan City as well as its SUV CR-V among other models.
Honda has increased the price of its mid-sized sedan City as well as its SUV CR-V among other models.

GST cess: Honda hikes prices of car models by up to89,069

Under the GST regime, cars attract the highest tax slab of 28 per cent and on top of that a cess is levied.

Honda Cars India on Wednesday said it has hiked the prices of its models - City, BR-V and CR-V models, ranging between 7,003 and 89,069.

The revised prices became effective from September 11, due to the additional compensation cess in GST ranging between 2-7 per cent, Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) said in a statement.

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The company has increased the price of its mid-sized sedan City between 7,003 and 18,791 depending on various variants.

The prices of SUV BR-V have been hiked ranging between 12,490 and 18,242.

Similarly, the company has raised prices of its premium SUV CR-V ranging between 75,304 and 89,069.

Earlier, this week Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) had announced hike in prices of select models, including Innova Crysta and premium SUV Fortuner, ranging from 13,000 to 1.6 lakh.

The company has increased the price of Innova Crysta by around 78,000, Corolla Altis by 72,000, Etios Platinum by 13,000 and Fortuner by 1.6 lakh.

With the government notifying levy of increased cess, the effective GST rate on mid-size cars will be 45 Per cent, and on large cars it will be 48 per cent.

The rate will be 50 per cent on sports utility vehicles (SUVs), which include cars with length exceeding 4,000 mm and having a ground clearance of 170 mm and above.

However, the cess on small petrol and diesel cars, hybrid cars and those carrying up to 13 passengers has not been raised.

Under the GST regime, cars attract the highest tax slab of 28 per cent and on top of that a cess is levied.

  • First Published Date : 14 Sep 2017, 05:30 PM IST