2020 Honda City
With the 2020 Honda City, the Japanese carmaker has yet again given the iconic compact sedan a generation upgrade in India. The new-gen model comes with a new design, improved styling, and a host of smart features, including the industry-first Alexa remote compatibility, which take the new City to the next-level.
The new Honda City borrows its cues from the existing Civic sedan, especially the front section. The heavy chrome slat above the grille extends into the headlamps, which are full-LED units. The new City also gets a new front bumper with a wider central airdam and new foglamp housings.
The new Honda City is now bigger and bolder. The overall length of the sedan has been increased by 109 mm to 4,549 mm, while the width and height of the car also have been increased by 53 mm and 6 mm, measuring 1,748 mm and 1,489 mm, respectively. However, the wheelbase of the car remains untouched at 2,600 mm.
Among other exterior highlights, the new Honda City also comes with new Z- Shaped wrap-around LED taillamps and a set of sporty dual-tone alloy wheels. The car also gets a new, sculpted rear bumper with nicely integrated reflectors at either end.
The new Honda City gets an updated cabin with the familiar dual tone beige and black interior, along with a new dashboard and a large sunroof. The car also gets a new multi-functional steering wheel, new air-con vents, and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
The new Honda City is now connected. In fact, it's India's first connected car to come with Alexa remote compatibility and is equipped with next-gen Honda Connect system with Telematics Control Unit.
The 2020 Honda City comes with full beige leather upholstery, with headrests and 3-point seat belts for all 5 passengers. The rear seat comes with a foldable central armrest with two cup holders, along with rear AC vents, and two 12V power sockets.
The new Honda City comes with a 506-litre boot space, which is marginally lesser than the 510-litre luggage capacity of the previous-generation model.
The 2020 Honda City comes with a pair of BS6 compliant petrol and diesel engine options. The former gets a 1.5-litre i-VTEC DOHC engine tuned to make 119 bhp and 145 Nm, while the oil burner, a 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit, offers 99 bhp and 200 Nm of peak torque.
The new-gen Honda City is bigger, bolder, and comes with a whole lot of modern tech to reclaim its top spot in the compact sedan segment. In India, the car will compete with the likes of - Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento, and Skoda Rapid.