New Honda City Engine Specs, Variants & Dimension Details Leaked Ahead Of India Launch

Honda Cars India is all set to unveil the fifth-generation City sedan in the market on the 16th of March. The new (2020) Honda City was globally unveiled in Thailand back in November 2019 and is expected to arrive in the Indian market soon.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

Ahead of the launch of the 2020 Honda City in India, Team-BHP has released a document which reveals the engine specifications, dimensions and variants expected to be offered on the new sedan in the country.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

As seen from the document, the new Honda City will be offered with a single petrol engine option. This is said to be in the form of a 1.5-litre BS6-compliant i-VTEC petrol unit producing 119bhp (89kW) of peak power output at 6,600rpm. The document doesn't reveal any option of a diesel-powered unit. The 1.5-litre petrol engine on the new Honda City will come mated to either a six-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

The document also reveals that once launched in India, the 2020 Honda City could be offered in a range of three variants: V, VX and ZX. All three variants will be powered by the same engine and will receive the optional CVT gearbox as well.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

The new (2020) Honda City measures in at 4549mm in length, 1748mm in width and 1489mm in height and comes with a wheelbase of 2600mm. The CVT-equipped variants of the new Honda City, however, are 20mm longer at 4569mm while all other dimensions remain the same.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

The new Honda City comes with a host of features and equipment, compared to the outgoing model. The 2020 City sedan also features a new design with some major changes to its styling both inside and out.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

The new Honda City is also longer than the outgoing model. It comes with a new distinctive styling which is similar to other models from the brand, such as the Civic and the Amaze. Inside, the new Honda City features a completely new dashboard layout, with a more premium and upmarket feel than the current model on sale in the Indian market.

New Honda City Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch: Engine Specs, Variants, Dimensions & Other Details Explained

Thoughts On The 2020 Honda City Details Revealed

The new Honda City will continue to be positioned as a C-segment sedan in the Indian market. Compared to the current/outgoing model, the new City features a new design, host of new features and equipment and a much more refined and powerful engine as well. Prices for the new Honda City is also expected to increase, while bookings are expected to start soon.

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Article Published On: Saturday, March 14, 2020, 13:46 [IST]
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