BANGKOK: The new Honda City 2017 has arrived in Thailand.
According to Honda Thailand, the subcompact car is the best in all dimensions, with a sportier and more luxurious touch. Its rejuvenated design includes LED front lights, new bumpers, and a new interior with a gun metallic-color accented console. The new Honda City features a sleeker and more stylish exterior, with a newly-designed chrome grille.
LED daytime running lights are standard in all variants.
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In the cabin, there are LED interior map lights and LED interior lamp, a touchscreen display audio system with a wireless phone connection via Bluetooth (for both Android and iOS mobile operating systems); 7-speed paddle shift; audio control switch and hands-free receiver and end-call switch; eco coaching; one-push ignition system; Honda smart key system.
It is powered by a 1.5-litre SOHC i-VTEC engine that generates maximum output of 117hp at 6,000rpm and torque of about 146Nm at 4,700 rpm. This revamped subcompact car also features a continuously variable transmission (CVT), developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology, that offers fuel efficiency of 17.9 km per litre.
Safety features include six airbags; Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA); Hill Start Assist (HSA); Emergency Stop Signal (ESS); and a Multi-angle Rearview Camera.
The new Honda City comes in six variants, which are priced from 550,000 Baht (RM69,255) to 751,000 Baht (RM94,563).
It is available in six colours, which are: Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Taffeta White, White Orchid Pearl, and new Cosmic Blue Metallic with an all-black passenger cabin.