Key aspects of upcoming Honda City diesel

Friday 29 November 2013, 11:52 AM by

Japanese car maker, Honda, recently took the lid off the fourth generation version of Honda City. As expected, the company has made several changes in the next-generation model, the most significant being the addition of a diesel variant. Apart from this, the car gets exciting new features and different dimensions as compared to the outgoing version. With Honda is claiming that City would soon put things in order for the company in mid-size sedan segment and experts are backing this statement. 4th generation Honda City has got plenty of things to offer, which shall be critical to its success in India. So as to assess different aspects of the car, here is an account of why Honda City shall be liked by audiences in India.

Key aspects of upcoming Honda City diesel |
Key aspects of upcoming Honda City diesel

Advanced Sporty Design

Based on the new concept design philosophy, the upcoming generation Honda City sports a edgy body structure with narrow lines. The body structure of the car demonstrates the 'Exciting H Design' concept followed by the company. Interestingly, City is the first car from the stable of Honda in which this new concept has been adopted. Main characteristics of the design concept are Solid Wing Face, Well Toned Athlete Form body and Finely Honed Surfacing on the exteriors. Talking about the exterior design further, the new Sleek Cross-motion form of next-generation Honda City gives a unique identity to the car as compared to the conventional structure. Also to mention, the One Motion Styling and Coupe like design of City enhances the glamour quotient. Owing to all these characteristics, Honda City is expected to be a head turner in true sense.

Best Fuel Efficiency

The next-generation City sedan will be offered in two engine options, wherein diesel version would be making an entry for the first time. The petrol version would be powered by the tried and tested 4-cylinder 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine. On the other hand, the 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit given in Amaze would power the diesel version of City. Developed keeping in mind about the driving conditions in India, Earth Dreams technology inspired diesel powertrain is expected to offer best-in-class mileage and render a superlative performance. Even though the company has not announced outputs of both these engines, experts are betting high that Honda would be giving a significant amount of power in both versions.

Best Comfort

Honda is well known for the kind of interior packaging in its cars, the upcoming City shall be no exception to the rule. Interiors have been designed in a way to give optimum comfort for occupants without compromising on the space. Truly demonstrating the 'man maximum machine minimum' concept of Honda, City has got enough space to comfortably seat five people. The new and changed dimensions of the car have helped in creating more space. Talking about the dimensions, the next-generation City sedan measures 4440 mm in length, 1695 mm in width, 1495 mm in height and 2600 mm in wheelbase. Also to mention, the futuristic Layered Floating Cockpit of City gives ease for driver in assessing the different functions. The central console panel has been made keeping in mind about the convenience of passengers.

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