Honda City Hybrid Launched At Rs 19.6 Lakh; Promises 1000 Kms On Full Tank! Check Full Details
The pure hybrid version of the City sedan called the Honda City e:HEV has been launched in India.
It is available in a single ZX variant and commands a substantial hike over the standard Honda City Petrol CVT model- a premium of Rs 4-4.5 lakh.
It carries a price tag of Rs 19.50 lakh.
Deliveries are set to commence immediately.
Engine, Transmission, Fuel Efficiency
The highlight of this version of the legendary sedan is the 1.5-litre petrol engine with Atkinson cycle.
The petrol motor produces 96bhp, the traction motor generates 107bhp and the generation motor gives a boost of 94bhp.
All put together, the City hybrid has an output of 125bhp and 253Nm of peak torque.
The motors are linked to the eCVT single-speed transmission.
Honda claims a fuel efficiency of 26.5kmpl.
Appearance-wise it gets subtle cosmetic changes over the standard version.
The front and rear logos get a blue border to symbolize the hybrid nature of the car.
The fog lamp housings get a claw-type design and the rear features a boot spoiler and diffuser with carbon fibre pattern.
Inside the sedan one can see that it has a dual-tone Ivory and Black theme for the leatherette upholstery.
Some of the other features are:
- Electric parking brake with auto-hold function
- ADAS features like lane keep assist
- Lane departure warning
- Adaptive cruise control
- High beam assist
- Collision mitigation braking
The car has a host of safety features including six airbags, a lane watch camera, hill start assist, and a tyre pressure monitoring system.
In terms of telematics, the Honda Connect is now compatible with Alexa and Google and offers functions like remote engine start, door lock/unlock, AC on/off, and more.
It presently stands alone without any direct rivals in the segment.
With its price tag of Rs 19.50 lakh (ex-showroom), it is an attractive proposition against the mid-size SUVs and EVs.