Honda City 5th Gen

Honda City 5th Gen

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 11,28,800 - ₹ 19,49,900
* Delhi. May vary.

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QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION
Car Variant 2022 Honda City ZX
Availability Status in India Available
Car Type Sedan
Fuel Type Petrol
Latest Price in India 2022 Honda City ZX price is Rs 13.74 lakh (ex-showroom).
Colour Options Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic
Similar Cars Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Vento, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
ARAI Mileage (Certified) 17.8 kmpl
Top Speed New Honda City top speed is around 170-180 kmph.
Official Tagline Rush of Supremacy
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Engine cc (Displacement) 1498 cc
Gearbox Type Manual
Number of Gears 6 Forward & 1 Reverse
Maximum Power 121 HP @ 6600 rpm
Maximum Torque 145 Nm @ 4300 rpm
Engine Details 1498cc, Water Cooled Inline 4-Cylinder i-VTEC DOHC with VTC
Number of Cylinders 4
Eco Assist System
No. of Valves 16
Paddle Shift 7-Speed Paddle Shifters
Emission Norms BS6-Compliant
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 4549 mm
Overall Width 1748 mm
Overall Height 1489 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Kerb Weight 1107 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 1482 kg
Turning Radius 5.3 metres
Front Track 1496 mm
Rear Track 1484 mm
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5
Boot Space 506 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 litres
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brakes Disc (Ventilated)
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Suspension McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam with Coil Spring
Parking Brakes Mechanically Activating on Rear Wheels
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16
Rear Tyre 185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16
Alloy Wheels Diamond-Cut & Two-Tone Finished R16 Multi-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Wheels 15x6 J, 16x6 J Alloy
Spare Wheel 175/65 R15x5.5 J Steel, 185/55 R16x6 J Alloy
Tubeless Tyres
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Smart Trunk
Bottle Holder
Fast Charging Ports
Tilt Steering Wheel
Telescopic Steering Wheel
One Touch Triple Turn Signal
Reading Lamp LED
Steering Mounted Controls
Steering Mounted Calling Controls
Trunk Room Light
Cabin Filter
Rear AC Vents
Centre Console With Cup Holder
Hands-free Bluetooth
Speed Limit Warning
Vanity mirror
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Steering Adjustment (Reach)
Tilt Rear Quarter Windows
Keyless Entry
Power Steering Collapsible Electric Power Assisted
Rear Defogger
Engine Start/Stop Button
Cruise Control
Anti-Pinch Smart Window
Auto Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror
Power Windows All 4
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Electrically Foldable ORVMs
LED Turn Indicators
Shark Fin Antenna
Chrome Front Grille
Body Coloured Outside Mirrors
B Pillar Black Out Tape
Chrome Door Handles
Full LED Headlamps
INTERIOR FEATURES
Leather Steering/Gear knob
Illumination Control
Rear Sunshade
Sunvisor with Ticket Holder
Sunroof
Dual Tone Interiors
Blue Interior Illumination
Chrome Inside Door Handles
Day & Night Inside Rear View Mirror
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Speed Alert System
Side & Curtain Airbags
360-Degree View Camera
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unloock System
Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH)
Front Seatbelt Pre-Tensioner
Emergency Assistance
Head Restraint
Tyre Pressure Monitoring system
Airbags Dual Front i-SRS Airbag System
Hill Start Assist Control
Rear View Camera
Self Locking Doors
Seatbelt Reminder
Parking Sensors
Dual Horns
BRAKING & TRACTION
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
Traction Control
Brake Assist
LOCKS & SECURITY
Engine Immobilizer
Smart Key
Central Locking
INSTRUMENTATION
Digital Speedometer
Instrument Cluster Advanced Twin-Ring Combimeter
Digital Fuel Gauge
Average Fuel Consumption
Instantaneous Fuel Consumption
Door Ajar Warning
Low Fuel Warning
Distance to Empty
Tachometer Digital
LIGHTING
Position Lamps
Front Fog Lights Yes LED
Lead Me To Vehicle Headlamps
DRLs (Daytime Running Lights)
Interior Room Lamp
INFOTAINMENT
Internet Connectivity Features
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Music System Premium Surround Sound System (Speakers + Tweeters)
Number of Speakers 4
Tweeters 4
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility
AM/FM Radio
iPod Compatibility
Voice Recognition
Bluetooth Compatibility
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Front Centre Armrest
Front Seat Back Pockets
Rear Centre Armrest
Fabric Upholstry Exclusive Leather Upholstery with Contemporary Seat Design
Driver Seat Adjustment
Key Features of the Car
List of Features Power Windows & Sunroof Keyless Remote Open/Close, All 4 Power Windows Auto-Open/Close Function with Pinch Guard, LaneWatch™ Camera, Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch in Interiors, Instrument Panel Glossy Dark Wood Garnish, Rear Sunshade, Ambient Light (Map Lamp & Front Footwell)

Honda City 5th Gen Review

09 Mar, 2022 04:16 PM

Expert Review by Maxabout

Introduction

The 5th gen Honda City, which was launched in India in back July 2020, has been one of the popular sedans by the brand in our market. The Honda City is recognized as a lively, nimble, and comfy C2 segment sedan. With the gen update, it receives a new design, an improved powertrain, a remodelled interior, and the inclusion of several new features. Recently, the 4th gen Honda City got crash-tested by the global safety watchdog GNCAP and received a 4-star safety rating, however, the fifth-gen model is yet to be evaluated. Let’s dive into scrutinising the design, styling and features of the 5th gen model.

Honda City Design and Style

To kick off with the front fascia, in keeping with the brand's contemporary design language, the new City has a broad chrome strip with the Honda logo in the centre immediately above the grille. The slim LED headlamp units, coupled with the LED DRLs, flank each side of the grille. The front bumper features a massive air dam in the centre, with fog lights in rectangular housings on either side.

Moving on to the side profile, the sedan continues the simple design with few aesthetic cues. However, there is a distinct shoulder line running over the length of the sedan, beginning at the headlights and tapering down at the taillights.

The sedan's rear profile has elegant Z-shaped wrap-around LED tail lights, which are the standout feature at the trunk. The taillights are stylish and give the rear a broad impression. Both ends of the rear bumper have reflectors. In terms of body dimensions, the car measures 4549mm in overall length, 1748mm in overall width, 1489mm in overall height with a wheelbase of 2600mm.

Honda City Engine and Gearbox

Honda has offered the fifth-gen City with two powertrain options. The first one is a 1.5-litre, 1498cc, water-cooled Inline, 4-cylinder, i-VTEC, DOHC with VTC, 16-valve petrol engine that is capable of churning out 121 HP and 145 Nm when coupled to a 6 reverse and 1 forward manual transmission or 7-speed CVT. While the other one is a 1.5-litre, 1498cc, water-cooled Inline, 4-cylinder, i-DTEC, DOHC, 16-valve diesel engine which generates 100 HP and 200 Nm when mated to a 6 reverse and 1 forward manual transmission.

Honda City Interior, Instrument Cluster & Boot Space

The sedan gets a premium yet simplistic design with a dual-tone black and beige treatment. Its dashboard features faux wood trim that splits the dashboard. Leather inlays can also be seen on the dashboard. The AC vents are now vertically layered. To reduce reflections on the glass, the top of the dashboard is covered in black.

When it comes to storage space within the cabin, there is enough of it. Starting with the door pads, they can easily fit a 1L bottle as well as some other necessities. On the driver's side, there's a modest coin holder in the dashboard, whilst the passenger side receives a decent-sized glovebox that lacks the cooling capability. There are two cup holders in the centre console, as well as additional storage space for your items.

In addition, the seats are spacious and comfortable. While the squab is properly bolstered, the front seats' backrests should have featured lumbar adjustments. The backbench, on the other hand, is the greatest in the business. Even the tallest person will have plenty of legroom, shoulder and headroom. The rear-seat passengers have their own AC vents as well as a charging plug.

The instrument cluster sports a 7-inch multi-colour TFT Display as well as an analogue speedometer. This customizable display offers a plethora of data and information to keep the driver up to date on all statistics. The car has offered ample boot space of 506-litres to carry your luggage easily.

Honda City Brakes, Suspension & Tyres

Braking duties on the sedan are handled by ventilated disc at the front and drum brakes at the rear. As far as suspension is concerned, it has been done by McPherson Strut with Coil Spring at the front and Torsion Beam with Coil Spring at the rear. The 5th gen Honda City rides on 15-inch or 16-inch alloy wheels depending on the variant. The 15-inch wheels are outfitted with 185/60 size tubeless tyres while the 16-inch wheels are clothed with 185/55 size tubeless tyres.

Honda City Key Features

The 5th gen Honda City comes packed with a host of features including 1st in segment full LED headlamps, z-shaped 3D wraparound LED tail lights, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, electric sunroof, shark fin antenna, auto fold ORVMs, ambient lighting, illuminated boot space, 8 speaker sound system, 20.3cm advanced touchscreen display audio, Apple car play and Android Auto, Weblink smartphone connectivity, engine start-stop, driver seat height adjuster, rear windscreen shade, 1st in segment walk away auto lock, fully automatic climate control with max cool and many more.

As for passenger safety, the car comes equipped with six airbags, agile handling assistance, vehicle stability assistance, tyre pressure monitoring, 4 rear parking sensors, ESS, hill start assist, multi-angle rear camera, ABS with EBD, rear ISOFIX anchorages, immobilizer with anti-theft alarm to mention a few.

Honda City Top Speed, Acceleration & Mileage

New Honda City offers a top speed of 170-180 kmph and it accelerates from 0-100 kmph within 10.4 seconds. The 1.5-litre petrol MT offers 11-12 kmpl in the city traffic and 17-18 kmpl on the highways. On the other hand, the 1.5-litre diesel MT offers 16-17 kmpl in the city and 18-20 kmpl on the highways.

Honda City Variants & Colour Options

The new Honda City is offered in three variants called V, VX and ZX. While the offered colour scheme comprises five vibrant colours named Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic and Lunar Silver Metallic.

Ex-showroom Price & On-Road Price

At present, the ex-showroom pricing of the City starts at Rs 11.23 lakh for the V MT petrol variant and goes up to Rs 14.98 lakh for the ZX CVT petrol variant. The ex-showroom price is the vehicle's manufacturing cost plus the dealer/seller profit + GST + transportation costs (from the manufacturing plant to the dealership). The on-road price, on the other hand, is the amount you pay the dealership to have the vehicle roadworthy. It includes the ex-showroom price in your city, as well as RTO (vehicle registration), a one-time road tax, insurance fees, and other optional costs. Please be aware that the on-road price in India varies significantly between states due to different proportions of state registration costs.

Honda City Competitors

The 5th gen Honda City competes with the likes of Skoda Slavia, Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz in the Indian car market.

Verdict - Should You Buy Honda City or not?

The fifth-generation Honda City promises to be the ultimate blending of the city's two-decade-old tradition with futuristic bells and whistles. If you are a driving enthusiast, the petrol Honda City with a manual gearbox is definitely the best choice in this segment. Aside from that, if you are looking for a sophisticated, feature-loaded, spacious, family-oriented car, the fifth-generation Honda City pretty much checks all the needed boxes. The major downside is the high price tag, but the car manages to justify it with its plethora of features.

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