The new generation Honda Giena hatchback has been officially revealed at the 2016 Chengudu Motor Show. Specifically developed for growing markets including China, the new hatchback is based on the Honda City platform. The hatchback is positioned between the Jazz and the Griez sedan (City). Here is everything you wanted to know about 2017 Honda Giena in 6 quick points
Based on Concept B - The 2017 Honda Gienia hatchback is designed and developed on the Honda Concept B. The concept was unveiled at the Auto China 2014 (2014 Beijing International Automobile Exhibition). This B segment hatchback would be manufactured by the Dongfeng-Honda joint venture, and will be launched in the Chinese market on 18 October.
Familiar Face - The 2017 Honda Gienia carries a very familiar face of the Griez (City Sedan). It features a large solid wing face front with large chrome elements, black multi-slat grille and projector headlamps. Other design elements include five-spoke alloy wheels, rounded fog lamps, electrically adjustable & foldable wing mirrors, 5-spoke alloys and chrome door handles.
Engine Specs - Under the bonnet is a 1.5-litre petrol engine that also powers the Griez sedan. This engine is capable of producing 128.69bhp of power and 155N of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox driving the power to front wheels come as standard while an optional CVT (Continuously Variablt Transmission) will also be available.
Civic Hatch-like rear - The rear profile of the hatchback shares most of its styling cues with the Civic hatchback. It features prominent combination taillights that cover the entire rear, giving an impression of Civic-FC, and rear fog lamp enclosures with chrome surrounds.
Dimensions - The Gienia is 4,517mm in length, 1,705mm in width and 1,477mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,600mm. The hatchback is just 22mm shorter than its sedan sibling; however, the wheelbase remains the same.
Features - The 2017 Honda Gienia is equipped with several high-end features like electric sunroof, Honda's LaneWatch blind-spot monitoring system, colour touchscreen infotainment system, keyless entry, leather upholstery, front and rear parking sensors along with a reverse camera.