Honda Cars India (HCIL) has launched the 5th generation City (7th generation globally) in the country with prices starting at Rs 10.90 lakh, ex-showroom. Variant wise ex-showroom prices below –
|V||Rs 10,89,900||Rs 12,39,900|
|VX||Rs 12,25,900||Rs 13,75,900|
|ZX||Rs 13,14,900||Rs 14,64,900|
|V CVT||Rs 12,19,900||–|
|VX CVT||Rs 13,55,900||–|
|ZX CVT||Rs 14,44,900||–|
Depending on the trim, exterior features for the Indian market include full LED headlights with an array of 9 LEDs, LED taillight signature, an electric sunroof, and 16-inch two-tone Diamond-cut alloy wheels.
Features inside would include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 7-inch digital instrument cluster, auto AC, 8-speaker audio system, tilt & telescopic steering adjustment, and cruise control.
As for connected car technologies, the new City features Alexa Remote Capability with several functions including setting the temperature and locking/unlocking doors via voice command. Download the brochure here.
Safety equipment includes 6 airbags, Lanewatch Camera, Multi-Angle Rear Camera, Vehicle Stability Assist, Hill Start Assist, and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System.
The new City can be had with either a 1.5L petrol or 1.5L diesel engine. The 1.5-litre (1,498 cc) 4-cylinder petrol engine develops 89 kW (121 hp) at 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm (107 lb-ft) of torque at 4,300 rpm, and is paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT. The 1.5-litre (1,498 cc) 4-cylinder diesel engine offers 73 kW (99 hp) at 3,600 rpm and 200 Nm (147 lb-ft) of torque at 1,750 rpm. The diesel engine is available only with a 6-speed manual transmission.
Buyers can choose from 5 exterior colours – Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic.
Honda City has been our key pillar of business for more than 22 years, being one of the longest running nameplates in the Indian automotive history. With cumulative sales of more than 4 million units worldwide, it has provided joy to almost 8 lakh customers in India and many more aspiring to own the model. Each generation of the City has raised the bar on design, technology, quality, driving pleasure, comfort & safety, and has come with several industry firsts or segment first features. – Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, HCIL