Good News for the Pakistani community by Honda Company to release the latest generation of Honda city in Pakistan. From 2008 to 2020 5th Generation of Honda city is selling in Pakistan without even basic safety features but despite Missing so many features in comparison with internationally available vehicles City remained the Bestselling car of Honda company and now due to change in automobile policies by Pakistan government and the entrance of new competitors, Pioneer automakers in Pakistan are forced to come up with their latest generation better-equipped vehicles. In the start of 2020, Toyota Launched its new generation Yaris with a price tag ranging from 25-29 lacks PKR which we all know is better equipped and has the latest design as well and to compete with Toyota Yaris it was required to launch new Honda City by Honda Atlas Pakistan.
According to details, Honda Atlas is completely ready to launch its 7th generation latest model of Honda city in Pakistan that was launched last year on 25th November in Thailand. 7th Generation Honda city is built on a new platform which according to Honda makes it lighter, safer and more rigid than 6th generation moreover the new city is 109 mm longer and 53 mm wider than the previous generation. The new platform also helps Honda to provide extra space inside that will help rear-seat passengers to get more legroom and to be more comfortable during their journeys.
As like Yaris which has been released in Different Variants new city will also available in three different variants including 1300 cc, 1500 cc and 1000 cc while higher cc engines are naturally aspirated and 1000 cc engine is Turbo Charged.
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Engine & Power:
1500 cc petrol engine as per Indian specs produces 121 horsepower with 145 nm of torque paired with either 6-speed manual or automatic transmission and gives the fuel economy of 17.8 kmpl (Manual) and 18.4 kmpl (Automatic) as certified by ARAI.
1000 cc turbo engine as per Thailand specs produces 122 horsepower @5500 rpm with maximum torque of 173 nm@2000-4500 rpm paired with 7 speeds CVT transmission. 7th Generation Honda city with Turbo engine has been rated to give 23.8 kmpl of fuel economy.
1300 cc engine details are not yet available, it seems the 1.3-litre engine is specifically announced and will be configured for Pakistani market.
In India, Honda city is available in three trims including V, VX and ZX while for Indian market 1500 cc diesel engine also available as an option that produces 100hp@3600 rpm.
What’s new in the 7th Generation Honda city? :
Standard equipment details are not yet been provided by Honda company in India but high-end variants will have LED headlights, taillights, 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, 8.0-inch touch screen with android auto and apple car play, Honda connect, Electric sunroof, Ambient lighting, Push button start, Vehicle Stability Assist, and tyre pressure monitoring.
According to Honda;
The all-new Honda City will create a “REIMAGINE” phenomenon for the automotive industry with a vehicle that is better in every dimension and delivers new value beyond everybody’s imagination by crossing the boundaries of the existing sub-segments of city cars.
There is no doubt if Honda Launch new Generation city with well-equipped list of features than its price will go above Toyota Yaris and expected to between 3 to 3.6 million PKR as per trim level.
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