Honda is all set to launch the 5th generation of its most successful sedan next month in the Indian market.
All the previous generations the Honda City were a big hit in the Indian and global market.
Honda introduced its diesel motor in 2014 in the 4th generation of the city. Although the motor was not so refined, It was noisy and didn’t offer a great punch. Honda realised the market was inclined Diesel engines and took a shot on it.
The 5th generation Honda City is going to fulfil all the wishlist features you have been looking in an entry-level sedan.
Honda is going to renew the battle against its competitors like the Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento. The new city will have a lot of upgraded feature from its previous generation such as full LED headlights, Z shape wrap-around LED tail lights, 17.7 cm (6.97-inch) full HD TFT meter with G-meter, LaneWatch camera, 360-degree camera, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Agile Handling Assist (AHA) and many more.
The new Honda City will be available in two engine options ie Diesel and Gasoline (Petrol) 1.5L i-DTEC (Diesel) will kick out 73 kW (100 PS) at 3,600 rpm and 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm. It will be available with a 6 MT gearbox only and will deliver the highest 24.1 km/l of fuel economy.
1.5L i-VTEC (Petrol) will deliver 89 kW (121 PS) at 6,600 rpm and 73 kW (100 PS) at 3,600 rpm, and 145 Nm at 4300 rpm. It will be available with a 6 MT and CVT unit. In the MT configuration, it will return 17.8 km/l of fuel economy, while in CVT it will deliver 18.4 km/l.
Talking about the dimensions the latest Honda City will the longest and widest in the segment. The dimensional figures are 4,549 mm of length, 1,748 mm of width and 1,489 mm of height with a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.
When launched it could be the most feature-packed car in the entry-level sedan segment and could put some life in the sedan segment of the country.