Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has launched its much-awaited All-New 5th Generation Honda City in India. First introduced in India in January 1998, Honda City has been the country’s most successful mid-size sedan. The new Honda City will be available in three grades offered in Petrol and Diesel variants – V, VX and ZX.
2020 Honda City Price:
V MT: INR 10,89,900/-
V CVT: INR 12,19,900/-
VX MT: INR 12,25,900/-
ZX MT: INR 13,14,900/-
VX CVT: INR 13,55,900/-
ZX CVT: INR 14,44,900/-
V MT: INR 12,39,900/-
VX MT: INR 13,75,900/-
ZX MT: INR 14,64,900/-
All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
The new Honda City has been developed at Honda R&D Centre located in Tochigi, Japan following extensive market surveys in India, ASEAN countries and other markets for people’s driving needs and lifestyles.
In the new Honda City, the length and width have been expanded making it the longest and widest sedan in its segment. The All-New City takes a huge leap in Connected Car Services with Next Generation of Honda Connect available as a standard offering across all grades along with the 5-year free subscription. It is India’s First Connected Car with Alexa Remote Capability.
The all-new Honda City has been introduced in both Petrol and Diesel, powered by Honda’s superior EARTH DREAMS TECHNOLOGY range of BS-6 compliant powertrains – All-New 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC Petrol engine with VTC and India exclusive refined 1.5L i-DTEC Diesel engine respectively delivering high fuel efficiency, low emission and spirited driving performance.
The Grand Concept of the 5th Generation Honda City is ‘Ambitious Sedan’ which aims to complement its customer’s ambitions and provide them with a strong sense of confidence to upgrade their lives. Its design concept accentuates enhanced stance, higher strength, sportiness and sophistication.
The new Honda City boasts of the largest in segment dimensions including 4549 mm length and 1748 mm width. The height of the new model stands at 1489 mm and wheelbase of 2600 mm.
The overall styling of the new Honda City with its Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array Inline Shell, Integrated LED DRL, L Shaped LED Turn Signal and distinct Z- shape 3D wrap-around LED tail lamps with Uniform Edge Light, One-touch Electric Sunroof, 16-inch Diamond cut alloy wheels and shark fin antenna will surely be eye-catching on Indian roads and immediately identifiable as ‘City’ even at a glance.
In addition to the stylish exterior, the 5th Generation Honda City delivers ambition of spaciousness and comfort within the car. Inspired by putting people first, the interiors are based on ‘Man Maximum Machine Minimum’ philosophy. The new City offers Best in class knee room and legroom, enhanced rear-seat shoulder room, an ergonomically designed cockpit, multiple storage spaces and top Class Trunk Capacity of 506 litres.
The Petrol variant of the All-New City is powered by new 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC petrol engine with VTC, which is Honda’s first in India. Based on the High Accuracy Valve Technology DOHC + VTC, this newly introduced BS-6 engine improves combustion efficiency, reduces friction and lowers emissions. This high-performance engine delivers 89 kW (121PS) @ 6600 rpm best in segment power and 145 Nm @ 1750 rpm torque, with quicker torque increase at lower engine speed. It has been mated to an All-New 6 speed Manual Transmission and New 7 speed CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) offering fuel efficiency of 17.8 kmpl and 18.4 kmpl respectively.
The Diesel variant of the All-New City is powered by new 1.5L i-DTEC DOHC Diesel engine mated to the 6-speed manual transmission. It delivers the best balance of powerful performance and high fuel economy with 73 kW [100 PS] @ 3600 rpm power, 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm torque and impressive fuel economy of 24.1 kmpl. Application of advanced exhaust gas after-treatment system with NSC (NOx Storage Catalyst) and DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) has been done to meet the challenging target of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission in case of diesel engines.
2020 Honda City Colour Options:
The All-New Honda City will be available with a choice of 5 colour options – Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic and Golden Brown Metallic.
The All-New City is India’s first connected car with Alexa remote capability and is equipped with Next Generation Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU) standard across all grades with a 5-year free subscription. The Next-Gen Honda Connect, with over 32 features, aims to provide a sense of safety & security, convenience and peace of mind for customers.
By giving voice commands to Alexa, the cloud-based voice service from Amazon, customers can use 10 key features of Honda Connect to monitor and control their car from home. Hence, they can remotely access features such as car AC On/ Off, door lock/ unlock, check fuel status, locate the car, and status from the car dashboard, for unparalleled comfort and convenience.
The City’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body enhances self-protection while mitigating damage to other vehicles in the event of a collision. The 5th Generation Honda City offers a host of active and passive advanced safety features like 6 Airbags system, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist with Agile Handling Assist, Hill Start Assist, Honda Lane Watch™ camera, Multi-angle Rear Camera, Emergency Stop Signal, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, ISOFIX compatible Rear Side Seats with Lower Anchorages & Top Tether, and Immobilizer with anti-theft alarm.
In the new Honda City, convenience reigns supreme in the form of Honda Advanced Smart Key System with the Walk Away Auto Lock feature, Remote Engine Start (in CVT) & Keyless Window Remote Operation, Fully Automatic Climate Control with Max Cool, Click feel AC dials with red-blue illumination, Rear AC vents with Charging Ports, Driver Seat Height Adjuster, LED map and Rear reading lamps.
The ergonomically designed and thoughtfully laid instrument panel sports the 8-inch Advanced Touchscreen Display Audio which connects with Apple Car Play and Android Auto opening new ways of staying social and digital on the drive. The other features include 7-inch HD full-colour TFT meter with Multi-function driver information interface with G-meter, Digital Speed and Cruise Control display, Web Link smart connectivity, 8 speakers premium surround sound system, Ambient Lighting and LED Interior Lamps, Steering Mounted Paddle Shifters for CVT.
The 5th Generation City also offers a wide array of accessory choices to customers with wireless charger (with smartphone holder), front parking sensor with switch, legroom lamp, trunk spoiler with LED, front & rear bumper protector, Side airbag compatible seat cover, Door visor with chrome among many others.
The sedan also offers complete peace of mind with 3 years Unlimited Kilometres warranty as a standard benefit to the customer. Additionally, customers can opt for Extended Warranty for an additional two years Unlimited / Limited kilometres for extra peace of mind. The car offers a low cost of maintenance with Service interval of 1 year/ 10,000km whichever is earlier.
Customers can also book the new City online from the comfort of their home through Honda’s online sales platform “Honda from Home”, alongside HCIL authorized dealership network across the country.