‘Cheaper than imported, Honda automobiles are by no means the fitting value’

On the morning of August 25, Honda launched the SH 350i within the Vietnamese market after some time of teasing. As a substitute mannequin for the SH 300i, the shocking factor in regards to the SH 350i just isn’t the design, tools or engine. Honda distributes SH 350i with 2 variations: Commonplace and Sport with the worth of 146 million VND and 147.5 million VND respectively.

It may be seen that the Honda SH 350i is “unbelievably” low-cost. Even for the media, if we don’t obtain a press launch from Honda Vietnam, we don’t consider this value is actual. After its launch, SH 350i acquired quite a lot of feedback on social networking websites.

Honda SH 350i has a price difference of 42 million VND at the dealer, Vietnamese customers still close hands: Cheaper than imported, Honda cars are never the right price - Photo 1.

“The worth of 146 million dong is the listing value, it is 190-200 million dong again to the seller,” account Duc Nguyen left a touch upon a put up about SH 350i in a bunch on Fb.

Certainly, not lengthy after its launch, SH 350i used to be deposited by quite a lot of prospects throughout the identical day. Ordering a automotive at a seller in Binh Thanh district, Duong Pho mentioned it prices greater than the listed value to have the ability to personal this scooter mannequin. “I ordered the SH 350i Sport model for practically 190 million VND. After getting the license plate for the automotive, it should value me a complete of about 205 million VND”, Mr. Duong Pho shared.

Honda SH 350i price difference of 42 million dong at the dealer, Vietnamese customers still lock hands: Cheaper than imported, Honda cars never have the right price - Photo 2.

The automotive was priced at greater than 40 million VND, however Duong Pho nonetheless accepted to purchase it as a result of he thought that this value was cheap in comparison with imported automobiles. “Honda automobiles by no means promote for the fitting value, earlier than I purchased a Tremendous Cub C125 for 93 million VND, eight million VND costlier than the listed value. Though 40 million VND costlier, I nonetheless discover this value fairly good. worthy of the SH 350i as a result of I’ve a couple of acquaintances who purchased the Italian imported SH 350i for as much as 370 million VND,” Duong confided.

In the meantime, a Honda seller in District three introduced the worth for the SH 350i Sport model is about 187 million VND, barely completely different from the seller in Binh Thanh district.

Commenting on this value distinction, Mr. NT – a high-end scooter seller in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis – thinks that the worth of Honda SH 350i is kind of comprehensible. “SH is the most well-liked luxurious automotive in Vietnam. Beforehand, the SH 300i didn’t have a price ticket as a result of the worth of this mannequin was already costly. Nonetheless, the worth of the SH 350i used to be too low-cost, simply equal to the worth. half of the SH 300i whereas utilizing a brand new engine and extra trendy tools”, he commented.

Honda SH 350i has a price difference of 42 million VND at the dealer, Vietnamese customers still close the deal: Cheaper than imported, Honda cars are never the right price - Photo 3.

SH 350i Sport model is offered for as much as 190 million VND.

“Subsequently, this mannequin turns into “nearer” to the shopper and the worth tag state of affairs might be inevitable. Even whether it is priced at 40 million dong, the real SH 350i remains to be less expensive than the worth of greater than 300 million dong of the imported model. Moreover, privately imported SH 350i’ll nonetheless have its personal variety of prospects preferring imported automobiles”, Mr. NT shared his opinion in regards to the value distinction of greater than 40 million VND of SH. 350i.

First launched on the finish of 2020, SH 350i used to be delivered to Vietnam by non-public brokers in April 2021 with the best value of as much as 360-370 million VND. Honda SH 350i has a design shared from the “juniors” SH 125i and SH 150i. The spotlight within the design is the LED lighting system positioned below the automotive cowl and black painted particulars, chrome border on the entrance of the automotive.

Notable tools on the Honda SH 350i features a digital dashboard that may be totally related to a smartphone, 2-channel ABS brakes, traction management system (HSTC), emergency brake warning gentle system. … Powering the automotive is a Euro4 normal eSP + engine, 330 cc capability, capability of 28.eight horsepower, torque of 31.8Nm.

Honda SH 350i price difference of 42 million dong at the dealer, Vietnamese customers still close hands: Cheaper than imported, Honda cars are never the right price - Photo 4.
Honda SH 350i price difference of 42 million dong at the dealer, Vietnamese customers still lock hands: Cheaper than imported, Honda cars never have the right price - Photo 5.

SH 350i is upgraded rather a lot in comparison with SH 300i, together with clocks and engines.

In Vietnam, the Honda SH 350i’ll compete with rivals within the 300-400cc massive displacement scooter group reminiscent of Vespa GTS Tremendous Tech 300 (155 million VND), BMW C 400 X (269 million VND), C 400 GT ( 319 million dong) and the Honda Forza 350 “brother” mannequin (300 million dong).

Photograph: Honda.

Minh Quan

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