Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. officially launched the world premiere of the
5th generation all-new Honda City in Thailand. The new model’s exterior design
offers an image of uncompromising sportiness and elegance, while the cabin is
spacious and luxurious beyond its class.
all-new Honda City takes driving performance to the next level with a new 1.0
litre Vtec Turbo engine that delivers 120.33hp combined with superior fuel
efficiency, and it’s also fully equipped with advanced technologies for comfort
RS variant of the all-new Honda City is available for the first time, offering
a sportier look with a complete RS package, the latest generation of Honda
CONNECT technology that provides connectivity between a driver and car, and a
new exterior color “Ignite Red.”
car was displayed at the 36th Thailand International Motor Expo 2019 which takes place from November 29 until December 10, 2019. The all-new Honda City will be
available at Honda showrooms in Thailand starting from December 24, 2019.
Igarashi, Chief Officer for Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania), Honda
Motor Co., Ltd., and President and CEO, Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd., said,
“Honda City, one of our most important models, was developed and launched as a
regional model back in 1996. It has consistently received overwhelming feedback
from the 1st through the 4th generation, with accumulated sales of four million
units in 60 countries worldwide. The Asia & Oceania region is an important
market for Honda City, with more than 100,000 units sold in the region in 2019
(January to September 2019), which accounts for almost 70% of Honda City sales
also consider Thailand as a key market for Honda City due to the country’s
strong market potential and because it is Honda’s largest production base in
the region. As Thailand is the leading market for City, today Thai people will
be the first to witness the world premiere of the 5th generation all-new Honda
City, which we expect to create an unprecedented phenomenon as it exceeds the
expectations of customers and sets a new standard for Thailand’s automotive
market once again.”
City new features
all-new Honda City’s exterior delivers a more premium yet sportier look with
sharp character lines, as well as projector headlights with LED Daytime Running
Lights (DRL), LED Tail Lights, Chrome Front Grille, Shark Fin Antenna, and
newly-designed 15-inch alloy wheels.
interior design contributes to its smart ergonomics along with a more spacious
cabin that creates an ergonomic environment with seating that provides optimal
comfort for the driver and all passengers. The all-new Honda City’s luxury and
elegance is enhanced by a black interior or leather seats with a two-tone
ivory/black interior (SV variant only), a Piano Black console, and chrome
inside door handles.
responds to all driving styles with premium functions such as a
Multi-information Display (MID) with illumination, 8-inch Advanced Touch
Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Siri Voice Control, Multi-function Steering
Wheel with HFT, Bluetooth connectivity, and an automatic Air-conditioning
Honda City RS
the first time, the all-new Honda City is available in a RS variant that gives
it a sportier and more premium look. The RS variant comes with a complete set
of sporty aeroparts including a Gloss Black front grille with RS logo emblem,
sporty front bumper and grille, LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights
(DRL), LED Fog Lights, Sporty Black Power-retractable Side Door Mirror with
Turning Light, Gloss Black Trunk Spoiler with an “RS” logo, and new
sporty-design 16-inch Alloy Wheels.
cabin is fully equipped to reflect a complete look of sportiness with
newly-designed suede leather seats with red stitching, a Multi-information
Display with red illumination, and an eye-catching new Ignite Red exterior
color exclusively available for the RS variant.
all-new Honda City takes performance to the next level with a new 1.0 litre DOHC
3-cylinder, 12-valve, VTEC TURBO engine. The turbocharger further enhances combustion
efficiency, and the engine delivers a maximum 120.33hp@5,500 rpm and maximum
torque of 173Nm@2,000 to 4,500 rpm. The new engine provides driving performance
superior to the 1.5 litre engine in the previous generation and powerful torque
equivalent to a 1.8 litre engine.
engine is mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to ensure
ultimate fuel efficiency of 23.8 kml. The 7-speed paddle shift offers exciting
driving yet a comfortable drive with the cruise control system. The all-new
Honda City is more environmentally friendly as it meets the EURO 5 standard and
has a CO2 emission rate of only 99 grams/kilometer. This engine is compatible
with E20 fuel.
all-new Honda City’s advanced safety technologies include a G-CON (G-Force
Control) body structure, six airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS),
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start
Assist (HSA), and Multi-angle Rearview Camera.