The Japanese automaker and probably the most established marketer in India, Honda is believed to bring a new taste of the classic sedan Honda City. Customers from all over India are looking out for what Honda has to offer them this time. Honda has just begun the operations on the new model of Honda City which is speculated to hit the showrooms by 2020. The next-gen City sedan will roll out from the Greater Noida plant after it is unveiled at the Delhi auto expo. The sedan is expected to have a sleeker design along with some premium inputs that will match Honda’s global standard as well. Furthermore, the cabin will undergo skittle changes. The cabin as Honda suggests will have a touchscreen infotainment system.
On the technical grounds, the sedan will house a petrol-hybrid version powered by the 1.5-liter engine. Now, apart from the manual transmission system, this model will also encompass automatic transmission which makes it more convenient for the customers to drive. Now, let us have a look on the launch date, price, and some specifications that make the next-gen Honda City a perfect sedan for the perfect family.
Next-gen Honda City Launch and Price
The all-new City will make its debut at Auto Expo in 2020 which is the global platform for any vehicle to create an impact on the customers. Moreover, the next generation Honda City is the most expected car of the time. So, the unveiling of the automobile will be quite a thrill. However, it may take up to the end of Q1 of 2020 to facilitate the actual launch.
The new sedan comes with BS VI compliant engines for both variants – petrol and diesel. As the model is tech loaded and will be more premium compared to its ancestors, the car is expected to be costlier. As per the current source, the expected price may range from 10 to 15 lakh (INR).
Honda City Specifications
Following are the specifications that the next-gen will have for the offering. The Japanese automaker has made it quite clear that the specifications and features will be astounding and the people will lurk over the new model. They are also optimistic that the specifications will be a major driver and a key selling proposition.
The engines are BS VI compliant which make them eco-friendly and will be available in 1.5-liter i-VTEC as well as 1.5-liter i-DTEC versions. The engines are a mild hybrid which uplifts the costs but to a small margin. The i-DTEC engine is able to provide 99bhp power with 200 Nm torque. On the other hand, the petrol unit i-VTEC will offer 118bhp power with 145 Nm torque.
The next-gen Honda City is also believed to be loaded with new design cabins with exemplary features. The cabin will hold a basic 5-seater template with the state-of-the-art infotainment system. Reports also suggest that the design is inspired by Honda Gienia which will impart a look similar to the coupe, thereby making it coupe sedan.