Honda cars have always been famous in India for being the perfect package of style and performance. One of the flagship variants of the company, Honda City has been present in the Indian market for more than 20 years. It has created a niche for itself amongst car lovers and is touted to continue its reign for many more years to come.
Honda City Engine
Technically speaking the Honda City is powered with a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine. The petrol engine produces 119PS/145Nm and is mated to either a 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT automatic gearbox. The diesel engine, on the other hand produces 100PS/200Nm and is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Both the petrol and the diesel engines offer great power and make the car very tractable and smooth on city roads as well as highways to provide a completely smooth driving experience.
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Honda City Performance
The Honda City claims a mileage of 17.4kmpl and 25.6kmpl for petrol and diesel respectively. The automatic petrol CVT gearbox is more refined and has a mileage of about 18kmpl. The Honda City also has been given Paddle shifters which helps the drive to change gears while not taking his eyes off the road. Along with the facelift given to the new Honda City there are also tons of changes that Honda has made inside the car to take the driver and the passenger experience to the next level and make it feel like a very premium sedan.
Honda City Features
Inside the Honda City they have come up with a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system with 8 speakers HDMI input and mirror link to your phone which practically counts as a mini movie theatre. It also has an internet browser which can be used if connected to your mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. It has three 12-volt sockets which provide ample amount of power to charge devices. Along with it they also have rain sensing wipers and a sunroof.
Honda City has come up with a much-refined engine and the car has been insulated better than any of the other previous Honda City. It also comes with a large wheelbase and bigger tyres. The top end model with full LED headlamps and DRL. The Honda City also has a very sporty rear which makes it visually very appealing to every Indian. The seats behind are spacious and much more comfortable and has a boot space of 510 Litres.
In terms of safety, the Honda City gets dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat anchors as standard across its range. However, the top-spec ZX variant gets six airbags instead of two.
Honda City price starts from 8.77L (ex showroom, Delhi). In comparison to other cars of its segment the Honda City proves to be a premium sedan in terms of driving pleasure as well as experience and entertainment of the passenger.
Honda City continues its reign on the streets of India and is always a popular and premium car in its range. Thus, the Honda City definitely proves to be worlds ahead!