Honda Cars India Ltd has launched the New City (Petrol) and New City e:HEV in the Indian market with sporty exterior styling, elegant interior enhancements and new features for advanced safety, connectivity, and convenience. Both models are BS-6 RDE compliant on E5 fuel and E20 material compatible.
The New Look of the City
The new City gets sporty and stylish new looks with a New Sporty Front Grille with Diamond chequered flag pattern, newly designed Front Bumper with Carbon wrapped Lower Molding, Sporty Fog Lamp Garnish, New Rear Bumper with Sporty Carbon-Wrapped Diffuser, Body coloured Sporty Trunk Lip Spoiler and newly designed R16 Dual-Tone Diamond-Cut Multi-Spoke Alloy Wheels. A brand-new addition to the New City’s fascinating and distinctive colour palette is the Obsidian Blue Pearl colour.
Advanced Safety Technology
The New City (Petrol) now comes with Honda Sensing – an advanced driver assist safety technology that alerts the driver to minimize the risk of accidents and, in some cases, intervenes to mitigate a collision or lessen its severity. The City e:HEV already comes with Honda Sensing and now has an additional feature of “Low-Speed Follow” in Adaptive Cruise Control function that helps to maintain a safe distance from the preceding vehicle while driving at low speeds/ stop and go traffic. Another new feature ‘Lead Car Departure Notification System’ has been added in Honda Sensing suite of safety features in both City (petrol) and City e:HEV that informs the driver with visual and audible alerts when the preceding vehicle starts moving in situations like Traffic Lights junctions.
The interior of the New City packs a plush, premium, and spacious cabin with Two-Tone Beige & Black Interiors in Petrol variants and Luxurious Two-Tone Ivory & Black Interior Colour Theme in City e:HEV. Introduction of new advanced connectivity features like Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Improved Infotainment System with new background & colours, Remote control operation via Smart Phone Application, Improved Rear Camera, Wireless Charger, Rain Sensing Auto Wiper add to the appeal and convenience for the customers.
The New City (Petrol) comes with 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC engine with Variable Timing Control (VTC) to deliver high fuel efficiency, lower emissions, and spirited driving performance. This high-performance engine delivers 89 kw (121PS) @6600 rpm power and 145 [email protected] rpm torque, with quicker torque increase at lower engine speed. It has been mated to a 6-speed Manual Transmission and 7- speed CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) offering impressive fuel efficiency of 17.8 kmpl and 18.4 kmpl respectively*.
New Additions to the City e:HEV Range
The company has expanded the City e:HEV range with a new ‘V’ grade in addition to the existing top grade ‘ZX’ to provide customers with more choice and experience of this advanced self-charging strong hybrid electric technology. The New City (Petrol) comes in four grades SV, V , VX and ZX with a choice in Manual or CVT transmission in V, VX and ZX. The New City e:HEV comes in V and ZX grade. The New City will be available with a choice of 6 colour options – Obsidian Blue Pearl (New), Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic.
Comment from Honda
Commenting on the launch of the New Honda City, Mr Takuya Tsumura, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd. said
“Honda City has been our strongest pillar of business, defining the mid-size sedan segment in India and has achieved immense success during its 25-year glorious legacy. With India as the lead market for the model, we are excited to introduce the New City with sportier new look and enhanced new features for advanced safety, connectivity and convenience. We are confident that our esteemed customers who are increasingly prioritising Safety and Eco-friendliness in their vehicle choice will appreciate the New City. The expansion of Honda Sensing application in New City Petrol line-up and new grade introduction for City e:HEV is aligned with Honda’s global vision to promote safety, environment friendly and fuel-efficient vehicles that meet the changing needs and preferences of today’s consumers.”
2023 Honda City Price
Honda Cars India has launched the New City (Petrol) and New City e:HEV models in the Indian market. The new models feature sporty exterior styling, advanced safety and connectivity features, and a spacious cabin with luxurious interiors. The City (Petrol) now comes with Honda Sensing, an advanced driver assist safety technology, while the City e:HEV has an additional Low-Speed Follow feature in Adaptive Cruise Control. The Petrol model comes with a 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC engine with Variable Timing Control, while the e:HEV features Honda’s unique self-charging and highly efficient Two motor e-CVT hybrid system.
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