5th-gen Honda City launched at Rs. 10.90 lakh

Honda has launched the fifth generation City in India. The car is available in three variants - V, VX and ZX and is priced from Rs. 10,89,900 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The fifth-generation City is based on a new platform which uses ultra high strength steel that is claimed to increase rigidity and reduce weight. It measures 4,549 mm in length, 1,748 mm in width, 1,489 mm in height and it has a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.

The exterior design of the new City is based on Honda's latest design language. It's a typical 3-box design featuring LED lights and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.

On the inside, the new City is equipped with features such as an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, 7-inch digital instrument cluster, electric sunroof, automatic headlights, steering-mounted paddle shifters for CVT, rear sunshade and ambient lighting. The car also gets an engine start / stop button, keyless entry, keyless boot release and remote engine start.

Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit is also available on the new model. It comes with 32 connected features that enable owners to interact with the vehicle from their homes. The system provides information related to the vehicle position and door lock status. It has other functions like Auto Crash Notification and emergency assistance, stolen vehicle tracking, security alert and geo-fence alert. The car also has Alexa remote capability.

The new City is available with a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 119 BHP @ 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm @ 4,300 rpm. This engine will be offered with either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed CVT. The engine delivers an ARAI certified fuel economy of 17.8 km/l (MT) and 18.4 km/l (CVT). The car will also come with a BS6-compliant 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder diesel unit producing 98 BHP @ 3,600 rpm and 200 Nm @ 1,750 rpm. The diesel engine will be paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The diesel engine has an ARAI certified fuel economy of 24.1 km/l.

The new City also comes with safety features such as 6 airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Agile Handling Assist (AHA), Hill Start Assist, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Honda LaneWatch Camera, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, ISOFIX child safety seat anchor points and rear view camera. The car has a 5-star ASEAN NCAP crash safety rating.

Variant-wise ex-showroom prices:


V MT - Rs. 10,89,900

VX MT - Rs. 12,25,900

ZX MT - Rs. 13,14,900

V CVT - Rs. 12,19,900

VX CVT - Rs. 13,55,900

ZX CVT - Rs. 14,44,900


V MT - Rs. 12,39,900

VX MT - Rs. 13,75,900

ZX MT - Rs. 14,64,900


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