Pre-launch bookings for the 2020 Honda City can now be made, either on the brand's online portal at any dealership. The new-gen City is scheduled to launch in July this year.
The Japanese automaker, Honda has started accepting bookings for the new-gen City. The all-new model is scheduled to hit the Indian shores by next month. The fifth-gen City can be booked online via the company’s official website at a token amount of Rs 5,000 or for Rs 21,000 at any Honda car dealership across the country. As compared to the current model, the all-new City will be completely different. In terms of dimensions, the fifth-gen City will be the longest and widest car in its segment. The upcoming model will be 4,549 mm long and 1,748 mm wide. The wheelbase of the car will be similar to that of the BS4 model at 2,600 mm. Honda has plans to sell the new-gen City alongside the ongoing model.
The upcoming version of the sedan will only be offered in the top-spec variants: VX and ZX. The premium sedan also features a new design language for both exterior and interior. On the outside, it gets Honda’s signature chrome grille, LED headlamps with integrated DRLs. The side profile of the car will get a new set of sporty looking alloy wheels, body-coloured door handles, and blacked-out B-pillar. The rear fascia of sedan features LED taillights, proportionately designed boot, and a shark fin antenna. Inside, the car will feature a two-tone theme for the cabin along with a new dashboard layout. The car will come loaded with features like a 7-inch MID, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, rear sunshade, auto-dimming IRVM, cruise control, automatic climate control and so on.
The fifth-gen City will rival with the likes of Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz
Moreover, the sedan will employ safety feature like 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, LaneWatch camera, 3-point seatbelts, vehicle stability assist, and TPMS. Mechanically, the all-new City will be powered by 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel motor. The former puts out power and torque outputs of 121 PS and 145 Nm, respectively. However, the latter of the two develops 100 PS of peak power and 200 Nm of twisting force. Transmission duties will be done by a 6-speed MT or an optional CVT, but the oil burner will only be offered with a manual gearbox.