10 Important Things To Know About The Honda City

author image Thursday 27 August 2015, 15:15 PM TOP 10

One of the most successful sedans in India, the Honda City was recently awarded with a diesel mill that brought along several changes in appeal and approach of this car. Here are 10 important facts on the all new Honda City that one must know before overlooking it for some other option.

Honda city
Honda city
  1. Inception: The one that you are seeing right now is the fourth generation version of this legendary vehicle. It set its foot in market in year 1996 with its first generation model. The second generation came almost after half a decade in year 2002 and third was introduced in year2008. The fourth generation came in year 2014 when the new Honda City was rewarded with a diesel mill. This one also shared its platform with the Jazz.

  2. Mileage: The new Honda City is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in the country today. Its 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel equipped model is claimed to return an impressive 26km/l, which makes it the second most fuel-efficient car in its league.

  3. Interiors: In terms of interior, the latest generation of the new Honda City is completely different than the previous ones. It has lot more gizmos than the previous one, and has better appeal. The finish is of greater quality and the instrument panel looks better than ever. All other features are now plusher and enhance the pleasure of riding one of the most beautifully sculpted Honda cars in India.

  4. Equipment: The new design is feature rich with a number of new equipment like Bluetooth connectivity, powered ORVMs, keyless push-button start, rear parking camera, bottle holders, storage cubicles, ABS, airbags for front passengers, a sunroof, and info-rich instrument panel.

  5. Space: The size of the new generation Honda City however remains the same. The dimensions are almost the same except for the wheelbase which is now a little more expanded than the last one. It is already one of the most spacious cars in India and the extended wheelbases further added to comfort level on inner level. There is more than enough knee room, head room, and shoulder room for front seat as well as rear seat accommodators.

  6. Engines: The new generation Honda City has been installed with 1.5-litre petrol and diesel burners. Both mills ensure great fuel economy and a heart-winning performance over all kind of roads. The petrol mill has the same configuration and power output as in previous ones, the diesel mill, on the other hand, churns out 98bhp of maximum power.

  7. Transmission: The Japanese car maker has offered two transmission gearboxes with its car. The versions powered by oil burners, however, come only with a 6-speed manual transmission. The petrol powered trims have been offered with both manual and automatic gearboxes.

  8. Versions: Each power mill has been blessed with three trims – the E, the S, and the V. The base-end version is the E version that does not get all features and equipment. The other two come embellished with all lush features and gadgets that make them comfortable and compatible rides.

  9. Pricing Strategy: The new Honda City is much more equipped and spacious than the preceding versions. The Japanese car maker is expecting a 70:30 split between the two fuel types. The pricing is affordable and promise true value for the money spent.

  10. Availability: Honda commands a very deep penetrated dealership network in India. You can use our dealer locator tool and book a test drive today for the Honda City. 

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