Honda has officially launched the all-new fifth generation City sedan in the Indian market. Honda City was initially launched in Thailand and it came to Indian shores a few weeks ago only. Now, the car has started reaching dealerships and is being sold alongside the fourth generation City. Prices for the fifth generation Honda City starts from Rs 10.89 lakh, ex-showroom. We drove the all-new City a few weeks ago and to know how the car feels to drive, click here. It is available in V, VX and ZX trims and here we have a video that shows what the base V CVT trim of Honda City offers.
The video has been uploaded by DSD Cars on their youtube channel. The video starts by showing the exterior of the all-new Honda City. Being the base variant, the City does not get all-LED headlamps. The V trim of City gets a projector type headlamp with LED DRLs and turn indicators integrated in it. The front grille remains the same with chrome strip and Honda logo in the centre. The bumper looks muscular and has fog lamps with black inserts around it.
Coming to the side profile, even the V trim gets 15 inch silver alloy wheels which is an inch smaller than the top-end trims. Apart from that it gets body coloured door handles, ORVMs with integrated turn indicators and a sloping roof design towards the rear. The rear of the car gets split LED tail lights and a redesigned bumper.
The V CVT trim offers almost all features that a customer wants. It has touchscreen infotainment screen, all four power windows, cruise control, manually height adjustable driver seats and so on. It also offers automatic climate control and supports Alexa connectivity feature. It has a dual tone interior and the seats use fabric material. In comparison to the fourth generation City, the all-new version has grown in size and now offers more space on the inside.
The price for V CVT trim of Honda City is Rs 12,19,900, ex-showroom. The CVT gearbox is only available with the petrol engine. It is powered by a 1.5 litre naturally aspirated DOHC, engine that generates a maximum of 12 Ps and 145 Nm of peak torque. Honda City competes with cars such as the Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Skoda Rapid in the C-segment sedan class.