Are you planning to book the all-new Honda City? Here are the 8 things that you must know about the new-gen Honda City.
Honda dealerships located across the nation have officially started to accept the bookings for the upcoming all-new Honda City against a sum of Rs. 21,000. Also, the same can be done while sitting your home itself via the carmaker’s online portal. It would also save you on some money as the online bookings can be made by paying just Rs. 5,000. We advise you to go through our list of 8 facts about the all-new Honda City that you didn’t know before you book one for yourself.
The new-gen Honda City is going to be the longest and widest car in its segment. Honda has released the dimensions of the car, and it measures at 4,549 mm in length and 1,748 mm in width. Also, the new-gen model is shorter by 6 mm in comparison to the outgoing model.
New 1.5 Petrol Engine With Segment-leading Power Figures
Talking of the powertrain, the new City will come with a 1.5L i-VTEC engine that is designed to put out a segment-leading power figure of 121 PS. However, the new-gen Honda City will be one of the only few cars in its segment that offer the buyers with the option of a diesel engine. It will be the same 1.5L oil burner that also does duties on the Amaze. It is capable of putting out a peak power output of 100 PS and max torque of 200 Nm.
5-Star A-NCAP Crash Test Rating
While a lot of Indian-made cars are now scoring well on the crash-testbeds, the safety rating hs become a crucial aspect while buying a car. This Honda is not short of it either. It has scored a complete 5-star rating at ASEAN-NCAP’s testbed.
IoT-based connected car features are the new talk of the town. Thus, Honda has also loaded the new-gen City with this tech. It uses Amazon’s Alexa for this party trick, and it capable of performing 32 features in total.
G-force Meter In MID
The all-new Honda also gets a G-Force meter, which has been neatly fixed in the MID that sits in the instrument console. It tells the G-Force (acceleration in multiples of 9.8 m/sec2), in simple words.
Electric Sunroof With Smart Key Operation
The sunroof is the new feature that is highly fancied by the Indian audience. The all-new Honda City gets one as well. Also, this can be opened via the key fob itself.
LaneWatch camera is a feature that is specific to Honda cars only. Until recently it was available on the expensive Honda offerings only. However, with the new-gen Honda City, LaneWatch camera has filtered down its presence to the volume generators as well. It basically shows the blind spot view on the instrument cluster to the driver.
Generally, when a new-gen model makes its way to the market, the plug is pulled on the older one. In the case of new-gen Honda City, the story is a tad bit different as Honda will continue selling the outgoing model. The outgoing model will be retailed at a revised and slightly lowered price tag. Also, the new-gen model will be sold in top-spec VX and ZX trims only.