November 25, 2019 - by Abhishek Sahani
The new Honda City of (2020) has been reviled in Thailand on Monday yesterday. The new car is bigger, better and gives more mileage than the previous model. The company has not yet disclosed the launch date for 2020 Honda City, but it is expected that it will be launched in the second half of 2020 in the Indian market. The fifth-generation Honda City is very much similar to the company's Accord and Civic model which is running in the market already.
The front look of the new Honda City is all new designs. It gets larger and wider chrome grille, revised wraparound LED headlamps with daytime running lights (DRL) and new design of fog lamps. Changes have also been made to this design to the bonnet of the car. At the rear end of the car features with a redesigned rear bumper with LED taillamps in C-shape and the reflectors are mounted in the vertical positions. This luxurious sedan car features with multi-spoke diamond-cut alloy wheels.
The new Honda City is 100mm longer and 53mm wider than the current model. However, its height is 28mm and the wheelbase is 11mm shorter. The greater length and width means that the new Honda City will be offering more cabin space and the legroom than the current model.
The interior of the new city seems to be inspired by new-generation Honda Jazz. The car features a newly designed to the dashboard of the car and features such as a newly designed multi-functional to the steering wheel with mounted audio system, Bluetooth and cruise control from the new model of the Jazz. Apart from this, it has a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The interior of the model introduced in Thailand is in black, while the model in India is expected to be given a beige-on-black theme.
Talking about safety, the new city has features with the 6 airbags, a multi-angle rearview camera, ABS, EBD, vehicle stability control and hill start assist.
The Thailand model of the next-generation Honda City will get two engine options. These include a 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder iVTEC turbocharged petrol engine that generates 122bhp of power and 173Nm of torque. This engine is equipped with a CVT gearbox. The company claims that this engine gives a mileage of 23.8 kilometers per liter (according to Thailand test cycle). The second is a 1.5-liter hybrid petrol engine. The company claims that this mild-hybrid engine will give 33% more mileage than the standard engine.
The mileage seems to be excellent by its numbers which the company has a claim yet.
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