We have informed you earlier that Honda is working on an all-new generation update of its popular c-segment sedan City. There have been speculations that the automaker will debut this model sometime during the second half of 2019 globally.
So far there has been no official word from Honda regarding the debut of the next-generation of the City sedan in India. However, recent developments suggest that the next-generation iteration of this c-segment sedan could make its debut in our country sometime around the first half of 2020.
If the same turns out to be true, it would make sense for the automaker to debut the all-new Honda City in India during the 2020 Auto Expo. The Japanese automaker has done this before i.e. showcasing its upcoming cars at the said auto event in India.
At this year’s auto expo, Honda brought the all-new maze, the CR-V and the next-gen Civic, its entire upcoming line-up for the financial year 2018-19. Similarly, we can expect the debut of the next-generation Honda City at the 2020 iteration of the said event.
Talking about the car itself, so far there has been no official word on the specifications or what this vehicle is going to look like. That said, we believe that the exterior design of the c-segment sedan is going to take its inspiration from the Honda Insight prototype. Whatever it may be, expect the design to be sharper and edgier than before.
The cabin of the next-generation Honda City will get number of features and creature comforts. With the automaker now sticking to premium vehicles, expect the cabin quality to improve drastically along with its comfort levels.
As far as the engine specifications are concerned, expect the next-generation Honda City to come with the
The introduction of Hybrid or mil-Hybrid technology to the line-up of the Honda City will have a positive effect on its mileage figures as well.
In-terms of its features, the next-generation Honda City can offer the following
- LED Projector Headlamps
- LED Daytime Running Lights
- LED Tail-lamps
- Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
- Automatic Headlamps
- Rain-Sensing Wipers
- Automatic Climate Control
- Touchscreen Infotainment System
- Multi-Functional Steering Wheel
- Adjustable Steering Wheel
- Height Adjustable Driver’s Seat
- Leather Upholstery
- Key-less Entry
- Push-Button Start Stop
Since the next-generation iteration of the Honda City will arrive in India post the implementation of the new safety regulations, it will get all the safety kit as specified under the new norms. Hence, it is going to feature
- Dual Front Airbags
- Side And Curtain Airbags
- Reverse Parking Sensors
- ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
- Traction Control
- Electronic Stability Program
With this next-generation update, the 2019 Honda City is likely to get expensive. Honda products are already a notch up in comparison to its competition when it comes to their prices. Expect the new City to fall in-between the range of INR 9 lakh to INR 15 lakh.