The fifth-generation Honda City, called the All-New Honda City will be launched in India tomorrow. The upcoming sedan will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The All-new Honda City gets fresh set of design and feature updates along with BS6 compliant petrol and diesel engine options.
The sedan has scored five-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating. The latest model uses Ultra High Tensile steel along with Super High formability 980 MPa grade steel for the first time in India, along with other advanced high strength steel. As for dimensions, the All-New Honda City measures 4,549mm in length, 1,748mm in width and 1,489mm in height while the wheelbase stands at 2,600mm.
Mechanically, the 1.5-litre i-VTEC DOHC petrol engine produces 119bhp and 145Nm of torque. This engine comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission and CVT option. The manual version returns a fuel efficiency of 17.8kmpl, while the CVT version has a fuel efficiency of 18.4kmpl. The diesel version is powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine that generates 98bhp and 200Nm of torque. The diesel version gets a six-speed manual transmission that returns a fuel efficiency of 24.1kmpl.