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The much-awaited fifth-generation Honda City has made its world premiere in Thailand. The new sedan comes with a host of changes not only to the exteriors and interiors but also under the hood.
The all new fifth generation Honda City has just been unveiled in Thailand. The new City will make its way to India in mid 2020. The City has grown in size overall making it slightly bigger than the previous model it replaces. It’s wider by 53mm but has a shorter wheelbase.
Design wise Honda has not messed about too much carrying forward the clean line of the older model making it easily recognisable as a Honda Product. The design language also connects well to the other Honda products like the civic and amaze with the bold chrome grille that grabs your eye on first glance. The new city comes with LED projector units and Daytime running lamps that give it a distinct character both in the front and the rear.
The new generation City also gets a more plush cabin with 2-tone interiors in ivory and Piano black. The Multi-function steering also is new along with a 8-inch touchscreen display that comes with Apple CarPlay and Siri voice command
The City that was showcased today comes with a new 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine making 122bph and 173Nm of torque. This power is sent to the wheels via a CVT(Constant variable transmission) with a 7-speed paddle shift option. Honda states that the city will have a claimed mileage of 23.8kmpl.In India we will expect to get the city with both BSVI compliant petrol and diesel variants.
Stay tuned to EVO India for more updates on the City’s India launch schedule.