Here are five big changes expected in the upcoming 2020 Honda City sedan
Honda has already started working on the next-generation City sedan. In fact, the sedan is reportedly in final stages of development and could make Thailand debut in October this year. In India, the new City sedan will be unveiled at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo. The sedan could be launched in March 2020. Here are five big changes expected in the upcoming 2020 Honda City sedan –
– Hybrid Powertrain
The Japanese automaker has officially confirmed that the next-gen City sedan will come with a fuel efficient hybrid powertrain. The Hybrid model is likely to receive a 1.5-litre petrol engine coupled with 2 electric motors. It is expected to be highly fuel efficient and will also offer a certain range on full-electric mode as well. Continue reading..
– BS6 Compliant Petrol & Diesel
Coming April 2020, all the cars on sale in India will need to meet the stringent BS6 emission norms. Most of the automakers are uncertain about the diesel cars; however, Honda has confirmed that it will continue to sell diesel cars post BS6 norms. It will be powered by the BS6 compliant 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines.
– Bigger and Spacious
The next-gen Honda City will grow in size. It will be based on the thoroughly updated version of the existing platform. The sedan will offer more legroom and headroom space for rear occupants. Continue reading…
– Better Quality & Feature-loaded Interior
Honda will surely work on the quality aspect of the City sedan. It is likely to offer better quality plastic and offers improved fit and finish. The new City diesel will also offer improved NVH levels. It will receive additional sound deadening materials.
Besides offering improved legroom and headroom space, the next-gen Honda City will offer several high-end features. It will get advanced touchscreen infotainment system with high-end connectivity options, automatic climate control, cruise control, electric sunroof and many more. Also See – Honda HR-V India Launch & Other Details
– Design Inspiration from Accord & Insight sedan
The next-gen Honda City will also with an all-new design inspired by Honda’s new-gen design philosophy from bigger sedans. It is expected that the design of the sedan will be heavily inspired with the Honda Insight and Accord sedans. The front fascia of the sedan will feature the signature look similar to the Insight sedan, though Honda will make subtle changes to keep things fresh. Design highlights are likely to include a massive chromed grille, projector headlamps with LED daytime running lamps, sculpted bonnet, fastback-like roofline and strong creases all around the body. The front could get more rectangular profile, similar to that of the new Amaze and Accord.