In a significant move that is bound to bring joy to car enthusiasts and potential buyers alike, Honda has decided to reduce the prices of its cars in Pakistan by up to Rs. 300,000. This strategic decision comes in response to the recent depreciation of the US dollar against the Pakistani rupee. In a notification issued on a Wednesday, the renowned auto-giant announced substantial price cuts on various models, making their cars even more accessible to the Pakistani market. Let’s dive into the details and explore the impact of this decision on both Honda and the local automotive industry.

The Price Reductions

Civic RS1.5L

Honda’s most expensive car, the Civic RS1.5L, has seen a substantial reduction of Rs. 300,000. This price cut opens the door for more customers to experience the luxury and performance that the Civic offers.

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City MT 1.2L

For the budget-conscious buyers, there’s great news as well. The price of Honda’s cheapest car in Pakistan, the City MT 1.2L, has been reduced by Rs. 100,000. This adjustment is aimed at making the City even more affordable for the masses.

A Closer Look at the New Prices

Let’s take a look at the updated prices after these significant reductions:


ModelPrevious Price (PKR)New Price (PKR)
City MT 1.2L4,799,0004,699,000
City CVT 1.2L4,929,0004,829,000
City CVT 1.5L5,549,0005,439,000
City Aspire MT 1.5L5,759,0005,649,000
City Aspire CVT 1.5L5,979,0005,849,000

BR-V and HR-V

ModelPrevious Price (PKR)New Price (PKR)
BR-V CVT S6,529,0006,299,000
HR-V VTI7,899,0007,649,000
HR-V VTI S8,199,0007,899,000


ModelPrevious Price (PKR)New Price (PKR)
Civic 1.5L M CVT8,599,0008,329,000
Civic 1.5L Oriel M CVT8,949,0008,659,000
Civic RS 1.5L LL CVT10,199,0009,899,000

Honda’s Response to Market Dynamics

Honda is not the only automaker to adjust its prices in response to market dynamics. It follows in the footsteps of Toyota Indus Motor Company, MG Motors, and Kia Lucky Motors. Toyota, for instance, had decreased its car prices by up to Rs. 1.3 million, making it a more attractive option for consumers. MG Essence’s price was also slashed by a significant Rs. 600,000, and KIA announced a reduction of up to Rs. 500,000 on its cars.

These price adjustments indicate the adaptability of these auto manufacturers in the face of economic changes, ensuring that customers can continue to enjoy quality vehicles without straining their budgets.

Impact on Production

It’s essential to note that while car prices are decreasing, auto manufacturers are still facing challenges. Inventory shortages have adversely affected production. In October 2023, Toyota, Suzuki, and Honda suspended their production due to these inventory shortages. Although they are set to resume production in November, there is a possibility of extending the plant shutdowns if the supply chain and inventory issues persist.


In conclusion, Honda’s decision to reduce car prices is a welcome development for car buyers in Pakistan. The depreciation of the US dollar against the Pakistani rupee has enabled Honda, along with other leading automakers, to make their vehicles more accessible to a wider range of customers. While this price reduction is undoubtedly a step in the right direction, challenges in the form of inventory shortages continue to affect the production capabilities of these companies. The coming months will reveal how these companies navigate the ever-changing automotive landscape.


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