The new City has been unveiled today by Honda Malaysia at the Convention Center in Setia Alam. Since the launch of the previous generation City in March 2014, the model has been the leader in the B-segment Sedan category with more than 100,000 units on Malaysian roads, equivalent to almost 40% of Honda Malaysia’s sales in three years.
Available in three variants, the new City S is priced at RM 78,300, the mid-range City E at RM 84,600 and the high-spec City V is RM 92,000.
In looks, the new City comes with new dual-tone alloy wheels, further elevating the compact’s overall design. All variants come with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL),. The V variant however includes LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and Front LED Fog Lights to give it a fresh exterior appearance. From the rear, the V variant is equipped with a duck-tail spoiler integrated with LED Brake Light, LED Taillights and a multi-angle reverse camera.
Inside, the new City is developed under Honda’s “Man Maximum, Machine Minimum”
design principle, much like its immediate siblings the Jazz, BR-V and HR-V. In terms of practicality, the new City’s 60:40 foldable rear seats provide convenience to owners on different occasions and make the new City a sedan with hatchback utility. For the high-spec City, the package includes leather Seats, 8 Speakers, a steering with paddle Shift and cruise control and a reverse camera.
The new City continues to utilize a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine, mated to the Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT). The package provides the ideal balance of driving performance and fuel efficiency, in and about the city.
To reinforce City’s position at the forefront of its segment in terms of safety, Honda Malaysia has made available Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) safety features standard across all City variants. On top of that, Smart Entry with Push Start Button and Auto Retractable Door Mirrors.
For accessories to prep the new City, Honda Malaysia offers addition accessories at a starting price of RM 820. The City’s price package include the standard 5-year warranty, along with 2-year free service (parts & labor).
The new City is available in 5 body colors of Lunar Silver Metallic, Dark Ruby Red Pearl, Taffeta White, Modern Steel Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl.