Experience Supremacy with All- New 5th Generation Honda City Official Details Revealed

June 17, 2020 New Delhi

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Highlights
- Longest and widest sedan in its segment
- ASEAN N-CAP 5 Star rating equivalent
- India’s first connected car with Alexa remote capability
- Next Generation Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU)
- First in segment features such as Full LED headlamps, Z- Shaped wrap-around LED Tail lamp, 17.7 cm HD full color TFT meter with G-meter, LaneWatch camera, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Agile Handling Assist (AHA) and many more

New Delhi, June 17, 2020: Honda Cars India Ltd., leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today released the details of its All New 5th Generation Honda City, ahead of its launch in July 2020. The much awaited All – New Honda City has been conceptualized to carry forward its legacy, deliver supremacy and exceed previous benchmark by offering superior value proposition to its customers.

Honda City is among the most popular sedans in the country and is synonymous with Honda brand since the company entered Indian market with the launch of 1st generation Honda City.

The 5th generation Honda City embodies supremacy in its every detail, ranging from its styling, performance, space, comfort, connectivity and safety. In an Industry First move and in line with increasing usage trend of smart devices ecosystem, Honda City is India’s First Connected Car with Alexa remote capability.

The Grand Concept of the 5th Generation Honda City is ‘Ambitious Sedan’ and the model aims to complement its customer’s ambitions and provide them a strong sense of confidence to upgrade their lives.

EXTERIOR DESIGN – STANDING ON THE EDGE


Ever since its launch, the City has defined the original, authentic shape of the sedan in India. The ‘Ambitious Sedan’ design enhances the stance and strength of the car. Inspired by the Japanese Katana blade, a type of curved sword used by ancient samurai, the All New City follows a continuity of lights with a sharp shoulder line that accentuates its premium look and length. This character line runs right from the headlamp all the way to the tail lamp defining its shape, making the hood seem longer, and gives the car a distinguishingly precise and aerodynamic impression. The exterior design combines sportiness and elegance with a more spacious cabin beyond its class making it the longest and widest sedan in its segment.

Length Width Height Wheelbase
4549 mm 1748 mm 1489 mm 2600 mm
Attractive sporty character by creating stable lower body that projects advanced and dynamic sleek cabin motion.
Three-box true sedan style with Horizontal stretched form approach
Sharp horizontal character line inspired by KATANA BLADE in motion
Thick long nose enhancing strength and presence
Solid Wing Face with Chrome Front Grille inherited from Honda’s top-class sedans
Cutting Edge Lights
Adoption of Daytime Running Light integrated with the solid wing face asserting overwhelming presence even in day time
Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array Inline Shell, Integrated LED DRL and L Shaped LED Turn Signal
Z Shaped 3D Wrap-around LED Tail Lamp with LED Side Marker Lamps
16-inch Diamond cut alloy wheel design with Shark Gray paint two tone appearance expresses strength & dynamic sportiness

INTERIOR DESIGN – AMBITOUS BEAUTY

The concept of interior design is “Ambitious Beauty” which is expressed by pursuing High Contrast and Sophisticated textures and Easy to use functionality. The Interior colour, material and finish coordination is a beautiful contrast of beige and black to give a clutter-free and open feeling. The instrument panel is made in a horizontal and linear form for improved clarity of car’s sense and direction. The excellent driving visibility helps to reduce stress and contributes towards a safe drive.

Supremacy of Luxury: Sophisticated & high-quality dashboard with real stich soft pad and woody garnish; 20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audio; Click-Feel AC dial with Red/ Blue Illumination, High quality leather steering wheel & and shift lever and soft interior ambient lighting in front footwell and map lamp with LED interior room lamps.
Large 17.7 cm High Definition Full Color TFT Meter for Multi-Function Driver Information Interface like Trip meter, Real-time fuel efficiency, Digital speed and an innovative G-meter
Supremacy of Comfort: Exclusive Leather Upholstery with Contemporary Seat Design; Centre armrests & Door trims with soft pad, Rear AC Ventilation with improved Air Flow; Rear Sun Shade
Outstanding Package - SO-KAI (INVIGORATING) COCKPIT based on Honda’s Man Maximum Machine Minimum Concept; Enhanced Visibility and Blind Spot reduction (Door mirrors mounted on door skin, Front Hood visibility suitable for India’s traffic situation, Rear visibility improvement by redesigned parcel tray & lower trunk lid, Enhanced dynamic visibility by horizontal dashboard design, Enhanced rear seat shoulder room, Best-in-class knee room & legroom to guarantee more comfort and hospitality, Top Class Trunk Capacity of 506L.
Smart Utility – Improved Usability withstorage spaces all around the car; Smartphone tray in center panel, Easy to access Cup holders in centre console, rear arm rest and 1L bottle holders in door pockets; New and convenient sub-pockets for smartphones inside the front seat back pockets.

NEWLY DESIGNED PLATFORM

Improved High Efficiency Performance with enhanced light weight, high rigidity and collision safety.
Increased use of Ultra High Tensile steel along with use of Super High Formability 980 MPa grade steel for first time in India as Honda, and other advanced high strength steel for increased rigidity and Weight reduction.
Improved suspension set-up with reduced Friction for superior handling stability as well as ride comfort
Improved Front torsional rigidity for confident driving dynamics at high speeds
Improved Quietness & NVH using New technology like Spray Foam Sound Insulator in Body, Variable Thickness Insulator increased up to 3.5 times for Engine Undercover, and Full Double Sealing structure for Door

POWERTRAIN

Supremacy of Power - Honda’s superior EARTH DREAMS TECHNOLOGY range of BS-6 compliant powertrains.

Petrol

Newly introduced 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC with VTC (Variable Valve Timing Control) petrol engine to deliver high fuel efficiency, low emission and spirited driving performance
Offered with All New 6 speed Manual Transmission and New 7 speed CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission)with “full-open acceleration step up-shift control” and “brake operation step down-shift control” for reduced rubber-band effect

Diesel

Refined 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine to deliver best balance of powerful performance and high fuel economy despite the application of strict BS6 norms.
6 Speed Manual Transmission with new sliding mesh type reverse gear for improved quietness.
Application of advanced exhaust gas after-treatment system with NSC (NOx Storage Catalyst) and DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) to meet the challenging target of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission in case of diesel engines.
Honda's original Silver Thin Coated DPF (STC-DPF) enables reduction of PM combustion time by 40% compared to the conventional DPF.
Engine Transmission Power Torque Fuel efficiency*
As per test data
1.5L i-VTEC (Petrol) 6MT CVT 89 kW [121 PS] @ 6600 rpm 145 Nm@ 4300 rpm MT - 17.8 kmpl
CVT - 18.4 kmpl
1.5L i-DTEC (Diesel) 6MT 73 kW [100 PS] @ 3600 rpm 200 Nm @1750 rpm 24.1 kmpl
* As Certified by ARAI under rule 115 of CMVR 1989

ADVANCED SAFETY

ASEAN N-CAP 5-star safety rating equivalent
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body
Ultra High Tensile Strength Steel Frame with use of Super High Formability 980 MPa grade steel. • 6 Airbags System - Dual Front i-SRS^ airbags, Front seat i-Side^ airbags and Side curtain airbags
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Agile Handling Assist (AHA^)
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Honda LaneWatch™ Camera
Tire Pressure Monitoring System – Deflation Warning System)
Emergency Stop Signal
All 5 seats 3-point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) Seatbelts and Head Restraints
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
ISOFIX compatible Rear Side Seats with Lower Anchorages & Top Tether
Multi-angle Rear Camera
Variable Intermittent Wiper with Headlight Integration
Pedestrian Injury Mitigation Technology
Neck-impact injury mitigating Front Seat Head Restraints

ADVANCED EQUIPMENT

20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audio
Seamless Smartphone Connectivity with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Weblink^
17.7 cm HD Full Color TFT Meter^ with Multi-Function Driver Information Interface and G Meter^
One-Touch Electric Sunroof
Automatic Headlight Control with Light Sensor, Follow-Me-Home / Lead-Me-To-Car Headlamps with Auto Off Timer
Auto Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror
All 4 Power Windows Auto Up/Down with Pinch Guard
Seat-back Pockets with Smartphone Sub-Pockets^
Steering Mounted Commander Scroll Switch^
Steering Mounted Paddle Shifters for CVT
Rear Sunshade
Ambient Lighting and LED Interior Lamps
Advanced Smart Key System
Engine One-Push Start/ Stop
Touch Sensor Based Smart Keyless Access Entry
Smart Electrical Trunk Lock with Keyless Release
Walkaway Auto Lock^
Remote Engine Start
All Auto Power Windows and Sunroof^ Keyless Operation

NEXT GENERATION HONDA CONNECT – SAFETY, CONVENIENCE AND PEACE OF MIND

Honda City is India’s First Connected Car with Alexa remote capability and will let customers conveniently interact with their car right from the comfort of their homes.
Equipped with Next Generation Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU) that offer over 32 connected features
Customers can obtain a variety of information such as vehicle position and door lock status from a remote location
Offers multiple functions such as Auto Crash Notification & Emergency Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, Security Alert, Geo-Fence Alert and many more

About Honda City

Honda City is one of the most successful car brands in India with very high brand equity. It was first introduced in India in its 1st Generation in January 1998 and later launched as 2nd generation in November 2003, 3rd Generation in September 2008, 4th Generation in January 2014 and has cumulatively sold 8 lakh units so far. The Honda City is currently sold in 60 countries with cumulative sales of 4 Mn units globally and is the leading brand of Honda in Asia and Oceania region.