Fifth-generation Honda City may launch in April this year and it takes cues from siblings Civic and Accord.
Honda Cars India is all set to launch the gen-next Honda City in India, an official teaser reveals. Set to be launched in April 2020, the bookings are expected to commence in March next month. As sighted in the teaser image, the fifth-generation City receives complete exterior and interior revisions alongside features hi-tech equipment list. After its launch, the New Honda City will compete with segment rivals Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen Vento. The global unveiling of the fifth-gen City happened in Thailand in November last year.
Honda City 2020 Exterior
In terms of looks, the fifth-generation Honda City carries ahead the latest design ideology sported by more premium siblings Honda Civic and Honda Accord. The teaser lets you see the front profile of the sedan featuring sharp-cut headlamps with LED and DRLs. Underneath is the restyled bumper and fog lamps with novel housing. The fascia captures a lot of similarities from the City version displayed in Thailand. Besides the front (in the teaser), the rear is also expected to get similar treatment as that of Thai-spec, which means a comprehensive update at the back in the form of suave curves, premium new LED taillights and sporty rear bumper.
2020 Honda City Specs
With no change in the mechanicals, the Honda City 2020 will continue to feature the 1.5L duo of petrol and diesel powertrains. The change will only be restricted to the compliance of BSVI emission norms in the powertrains. Moreover, there are chances that the City may come with a mild-hybrid petrol engine and a diesel-spec CVT to add variety in its portfolio.
Honda City 2020 Interior & Features
Inside the cabin, 2020 Honda City will probably receive a new dashboard layout against the Thai-spec model. Some of the premium features that we may witness include advanced infotainment system at the centre, an 8.0-inch touchscreen, auto climate control, connected tech, ventilated front seats and more.
Fifth-generation Honda City Dimensions
India bound City will come with more or less similar dimensions compared to its Thai-spec version. Against present Indian model that stretches 4440mm in length and 1695mm in width, Thai City version is 113mm longer and 53mm wider. With these changes and other minor modifications, we can expect a nearly identical model in India in April 2020.
Honda City 2020 Launch & Price
Likely to hit Indian showrooms in April 2020, Honda City price will also see some change over the current model. To be priced slightly higher than the current City, it will fall in the price bracket of Rs 9.50-13.90 lakh (ex-showroom, India).