The New Honda City Is Now Open For Booking

The hype is real, the fifth generation Honda City is coming into Malaysia, and the much talked about RS will be part of the line-up. The Honda City RS is dubbed the City RS intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) in Malaysia is tied to a sporty appeal to entice car buyers of the youth persuasion The RS stands for Road Sailing.

With the City RS, Honda pulls out everything avant-garde to make this the best City ever. First, LED are used for the headlights, DRLs and rearlights. This gives the front a lowered look and the rear lights have a wrap-around effect. The car’s profile is defined by its prominent shoulder line, connecting the front fender to the rear light cluster.  New side mirrors in black give the profile a two-tone scheme to match the double five-spoke 16-inch wheels. All above features are reserved for the City RS and V variants only.

The Honda City RS’ interior remains intact from the current generation’s City, with the exception of an electric park brake. This City edition is fitted with a one-touch park brake to make the driver’s life a whole lot easier.   

Apart from the exterior features, the City RS takes up the i-MMD powertrain, globally known as e:HEV. It basically works like a mild-hybrid and is usually reserved for Honda’s larger sedans and SUVs. The i-MMD City RS gives best-in-class torque of 253Nm, equivalent of a 2.5L N/A engine’s torque. The City’s other engine option is the 1.5l DOHC i-VTEC.

The new City is first in its segment to come with Honda LaneWatch (RS & V), a camera based safety technology which assist to monitor blind spots. Ohter assist systems and safety features are transferred from the current City line-up.

For early bookings for the Honda City, buyers get an RM1,000 service voucher and other benefits. Look out for the premiere of the Honda City RS i-MMD at a nationwide tour soon. For more information, call Honda’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or visit a nearest Honda authorized dealer to get up close and personal with the Honda City and City RS.

Honda City in Malaysia

Since its introduction to the Malaysian market in 2001, the model has an accumulated total sales of 351,000 units with the most sought-after 4th Generation City which was launched in 2014 contributing more than 205,000 units and upholding its No.1 position in the B-segment.

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