Six things you should know about the 2020 Honda City

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Honda City is among the most popular sedans in the country and is synonymous with Honda brand since the company entered Indian market with the launch of first generation Honda City

Honda Cars India has recently released details of the all-new fifth-generation Honda City, ahead of its launch in July 2020. The much-awaited 2020 Honda City is among the most popular sedans in the country and is synonymous with Honda brand since the company entered the Indian market with the launch of the beloved first generation Honda City. Here are six things that you should know about the 2020 Honda City.

Longest car in its segment

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At 4,549mm, the Honda City is the longest sedan in its segment

Sedans ought to be lengthy to gain road presence. At 4,549mm, the Honda City is the longest sedan in its segment, and gets bonus points for being the widest too!

Full LED headlamps

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The LED headlamp constitutes a nine LED array inline shell

Top variants come equipped with a full LED headlamp constituting a nine LED array inline shell. The units also integrate the DRLs and turn indicators.

The second-highest trunk capacity

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The 2020 Honda City comes with 506 litres of boot space

If you are looking for a sedan, chances are you might be using the trunk very often. You’d be glad to know that the City comes with 506 litres of boot space, four litres shy of the class-leading Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.

Offered in petrol and diesel

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The upcoming 2020 Honda City to be offered with a petrol and diesel engine option

More options of powertrains to choose from. Currently, it’s only the recently launched Hyundai Verna that offers a diesel engine as an option. While the petrol powertrain is a 1.5-litre i-VTEC DOHC unit producing 118bhp and 145Nm of torque, the diesel i-DTEC produces 97.5bhp and 200Nm of torque.

ASEAN N-CAP 5-star safety rating equivalent

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The Thailand spec’d 2020 Honda City was awarded a 5-star crash test rating by ASEAN NCAP

Increased use of ultra-high tensile steel along with the use of Super High Formability 980 MPa grade steel makes the chassis of the Honda City rigid while being light on the weight. It also comes equipped with six airbags, and the Thailand spec’d car was awarded a 5-star crash test rating by ASEAN NCAP.

Comes with heritage

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Honda introduced the first generation Honda City in January 1998

Honda City is one of the most successful car brands in India and is backed by a huge fan following. It was first introduced in India in its first generation in January 1998 and since then Honda has sold 8 lakh units cumulatively.