Honda City is one of the popular C-segment sedan in the country. It competes with cars like Hyundai Verna, Maruti Ciaz, Skoda Rapid in the segment. Honda recently launched the updated all-new fifth generation City sedan in the Indian market. It is entirely different from the older version and is offering more features than before. The 2020 Honda City has started reaching dealerships and the automaker has now released a demo film for the all-new sedan. The film basically takes us through almost all the features of the all-new City.
The video has been uploaded by Honda Cars India on their official youtube channel. The video starts by showing the sedan. Starting from the exterior, it shows the headlamps which is an all LED unit with 9 LED lights placed in a row. The DRL and turn indicators are also integrated into it. The video then shows the split LED tail lamps that wrap around the rear portion of the car.
With all these additions, Honda City now looks a lot like its elder sibling Civic and Accord. The signature Honda grille, LED fog lamps, shark fin antenna and redesigned bumper all gives it a new look. The alloy wheels also get a new design. In terms of dimensions, the all-new City has grown and is now longer and wider than before.
On the inside, the all-new sedan gets an industry-first connected car feature that supports Amazon Alexa. Using this feature the one can do multiple things like turning on the AC by giving voice commands to the car using the application. Apart from that, it has a very spacious cabin with leather upholstery, touchscreen infotainment screen, multi-function steering wheel, semi-digital instrument cluster, electric sunroof, automatic climate control and so on.
The 2020 City is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version is powered by a 1.5 litre DOHC engine that is available with a manual and CVT gearbox options. The engine generates 121 Ps of peak power and 145 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version is powered by a 1.5 litre unit that generates 100 PS of peak power and 200 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version only comes with a manual gearbox option. Prices for fifth generation Honda City starts from Rs 10.89 lakh, ex-showroom and go all the way up to Rs 14.64 lakh, ex-showroom. The prices are quite competitive given the long list of improvements.