The new generation of Honda City will receive a turbocharged engine

The new generation of Honda City will receive a turbocharged engine

October 15, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

It is expected that the new product will be shown next month. The car will be the main competitor of Hyundai Solaris, KIA Rio and Volkswagen Polo sedans.

Japanese auto giant Honda announced the possible premiere of a new generation of Honda City next month. The presentation will be held in Thailand. At the same time, buyers from India will be able to purchase a car only next year. The current modification was released 5 years ago. The new Honda City was created on the Fit / Jazz platform. From the exterior, the manufacturer definitely added new optics and redesigned the rear-view mirrors. It was also announced an increase in the wheelbase of the car and, as a result, space in the cabin. The length of the current generation City is 4,440 mm. The most interesting were the details about the new car engine.

To replace the currently used 1.5-liter “aspirated” with a return of 117 hp Turbocharging 1.0 VTEC Turbo will come. The power plant will be 120 horsepower.

Paired with the engine, the manual transmission will work on six stages or a variator, depending on the configuration. The new turbo engine should be available not only to buyers from Thailand, but also in other countries. For buyers from Japan, a hybrid powerplant is now available. She will remain in the new generation of the car. The truth is whether it will be sold outside the land of the rising sun, is still unknown.