Honda Holds the World Premier of “The City Hatchback” and Introduces the New Honda City e:HEV, the First Full Hybrid Model in the City Car Segment, Completing “The City Series” Lineup
Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. is creating a new phenomenon and bringing perfection to the city car segment with two new models in “The City Series”:
The all–new Honda City Hatchback
- First time in the world that the Honda City is available as a 5–door hatchback platform with the all–new Honda City Hatchback. The car offers the uniqueness of the Ultra Seats (ULTR) configuration and the fun-to-drive 1.0 liter DOHC VTEC TURBO engine that delivers superb performance with a maximum 122 Ps and maximum torque of 173 Newton-meters, plus excellent fuel efficiency of 23.3 kilometers/liter. The Honda City Hatchback has a modern and sporty design from exterior to interior and is even sportier with the RS variant, which is fully equipped with many premium features ready for any lifestyle. It also has Honda CONNECT, a technology that connects the driver with the car via a smartphone application, along with many advanced safety features for every journey including a Multi-angle Rearview Camera, six airbags, and much more.
The new Honda City e:HEV
- Thailand’s first full hybrid model in the city car segment comes with a Sport Hybrid Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) system. The full hybrid system is powered by two electric motors together with a 1.5 Liter Atkinson Cycle DOHC i-VTEC
4-cylinder, 16-valve engine, E-CVT, and a lithium-ion battery, producing maximum torque of 253 Newton-meters at 0 to 3,000 rpm. It offers excellent fuel efficiency at 27.8 kilometers/liter and a CO2 emission rate of only 85 grams/kilometer. All drives are assured with advanced Honda SENSING technology for safety. The new Honda City e:HEV has a sporty, eye-catching design with an RS variant that features a blue H Mark and e:HEV emblem. The spacious cabin provides comfort in every dimension and is fully equipped with advanced safety and premium comfort features.
Mr. Masayuki Igarashi, Chief Officer for Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania), Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and President and CEO, Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd., said, “Following our 2030 Vision, Honda strives to further enhance our technologies to serve people worldwide with the joy of expanding their life’s potential. For the environment, to realize a carbon-free society, we are introducing Honda’s high-efficiency electrified technologies for motorcycles, automobiles, power products, and energy management under the name Honda e:TECHNOLOGY. New automobiles that come with the 2-motor hybrid system will now be communicated as e:HEV. For safety, to realize a collision-free society, globally we are expanding the use of Honda SENSING, our advanced safety technologies that are already applied in our premium models and are now available with the Honda City, the No.1 top-of-mind city car in Thailand and widely accepted in many other countries around the world for every generation for almost 20 years, so now everyone can experience it.”
Mr. Pitak Pruittisarikorn, Chief Operating Officer, Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said, “The Honda City is one of our major models in Thailand that has always received overwhelming feedback from Thai customers, and continuously holds the lead in the subcompact market. The latest 5th generation City, which was launched in November 2019, was the first time for the 1.0 Liter Turbo engine in the Honda City, which received tremendous feedback, with sales and bookings of over 35,000 units within one year after launch. This time, the Honda City will create a new phenomenon and once again set new standards for the city car market as we complete “The City Series” lineup with two new models. The first is the all-new Honda City Hatchback, which is ready to respond to various lifestyles with its sporty design, powerful driving performance, and usability, which is Honda’s identity. The second new model is the Honda City e:HEV, the first full hybrid model in the city car segment. It comes with the Sport Hybrid i-MMD system, along with Honda SENSING advanced safety technology. The launch of these two new models will better serve customers’ various lifestyles and increase Honda’s potential and strength in the city car market segment.”
Interested customers can experience an all-new Honda City Hatchback on display on the ground floor of Samyan Mitrtown Department Store from 24 to 26 November, 2020, with a Honda sales consultant team onsite. They can also experience the two new models of the City Series at Honda Booth A14 during the 37th Thailand International Motor Expo 2020, which runs from 2 to 13 December 2020, Challenger Hall 2, Impact Muangthong Thani. The new Honda City e:HEV will be on display from 24 November 2020, and the all–new Honda City Hatchback will be on display from 7 January 2021, at Honda showrooms nationwide.
Customers who make a booking of the all-new Honda City Hatchback from 24 November 2020, until 31 January 2021, and take delivery by 31 January 2021, will receive a set of Skullcandy True Wireless Earbuds Sesh Evo in a Deep Red Color worth 3,590 baht and a Honda Jacket worth 500 baht*. Customers who make a booking of the new Honda City e:HEV from 24 November 2020 until 31 December 2020 and take delivery within 31 December 2020 will receive a Graphite/Black Fitbit Charge 3 smart tracker worth 6,490 baht and a Honda Jacket worth 500 baht.*
Interested customers can consult with Honda sales consultants via the Honda Virtual Experience at virtualexperience.honda.co.th, at Honda showrooms nationwide, by contacting the Honda 24 Hr. Call Center at 0 2341 7777, or by visiting www.honda.co.th/cityhatchback or www.honda.co.th/cityehev. Customers can also register for a test drive at www.honda.co.th/testdrive.
* Terms and conditions apply
The World Premier of the All–new Honda City Hatchback – Make a Move in Sportiness for Every Lifestyle with Ultra Seats
The all-new Honda City Hatchback, the first to be launched in the world, has the uniqueness of a premium sports hatchback in one of the most popular city cars. It comes with a sportier exterior hatchback design with projector headlights, LED daytime running lights (DRLs), LED taillights, chromium front grille, shark fin antenna, and 15-inch alloy wheels. Inside, the all-new Honda City Hatchback’s cabin comes with a premium design in black color tones, with leather seats (SV variant), a piano black front console finish, and chromium-finished door handles. Premium features include a Multi-Information Display with illumination, 8-inch Advanced Touch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and SIRI Voice Control, multi-function steering wheel with audio control, Hands Free Telephone Switch, and an automatic air-conditioning system.
Be adaptable in usability with the 60:40 foldable Ultra Seats (ULTR) for a multi-utility lifestyle. They are adjustable into four modes highlighting Honda’s uniqueness in spacious rear storage:
- Utility Mode: two side-folded rear seats for a rear storage area.
- Long Mode: the front and rear seats fold for storage with extra length.
- Tall Mode: the rear seat folds for more vertical storage room.
- Refresh Mode: the front and rear seats fold flat horizontally for the ultimate in comfort when resting.
Get sportier with the all–new Honda City Hatchback RS variant that comes with sporty RS-style aeroparts including a Gloss Black front grille with RS emblem, sporty front and rear bumper, LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs), LED Fog Lights, Sporty Black Power-retractable Side Door Mirror with Turning Light, Black Trunk Spoiler with RS logo, and new sporty-design 16-inch Alloy Wheels. The cabin is fully equipped to offer a complete look of sportiness with newly-designed suede leather seats with red strips, rear arm rests with cup holders, a Multi-Information Display with red illumination, Honda CONNECT, a technology that connects the driver with the car, and an eye-catching Ignite Red exterior color exclusively available for the RS variant only.
The all-new Honda City Hatchback is powered by a 1.0L 3–cylinder, 12–valve, DOHC VTEC TURBO engine. The turbocharger enhances combustion efficiency, and the engine delivers a maximum 122 Ps at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque of 173 Newton–meters at 2,000 to 4,500 rpm. Honda’s latest downsized turbo engine is mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and provides excellent fuel efficiency of 23.3 kilometers/liter. The
7-speed paddle shift provides exciting yet comfortable driving along with a cruise control system. The all-new Honda City Hatchback is more environmentally friendly as it meets the EURO5 standard and has a CO2 emission rate of only 100 grams/kilometer. The engine is compatible with E20 fuel. The model comes fully equipped with advanced features such as the G–Force Control (G–CON) body structure that helps to protect the vehicle’s cabin during collisions from any direction, Six Airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), and Multi-angle Rearview Camera.
The all-new Honda City Hatchback is available in three variants:
- RS Variant 749,000 baht
- SV Variant 675,000 baht
- S+ Variant 599,000 baht
A choice of six colors are available: Ignite Red Metallic exclusively for the RS variant, a new color, Meteoroid Gray Metallic, and Platinum White Pearl exclusively for the RS and SV variants, and Crystal Black Pearl, Sonic Gray Pearl, and Taffeta White for the S+ variant.
For more information about the all–new Honda City Hatchback, please visit www.honda.co.th/cityhatchback
Make it your style with a Modulo accessory set created under the “Stage Up Booster” concept, which includes a Trunk Spoiler at 5,500 baht, Fender Garnish at 1,700 baht, Rear Panel Lining Cover at 900 baht, Alloy Wheel Stickers at 320 baht (4 pieces in 1 set), LED Fog Lights at 5,500 baht, and a Drive Recorder at 3,850 baht.
The Modulo accessories are also available in two packages:
- Modulo Aero Package, priced at 16,900 baht, which includes a set of two front under spoilers, a set of two side under spoilers, and a set of two rear under spoilers.
- Modulo Aero Sport Package, priced at 21,500 baht, which includes a set of two front under spoilers, a set of two side under spoilers, a set of two rear under spoilers, and a trunk spoiler.
- Features vary according to model variants.
- Platinum White Pearl color costs an additional 10,000 baht
- Crystal Black Pearl and Sonic Gray Pearl cost an additional 6,000 baht.
- Modulo accessory package prices exclude 7% VAT.
- For more information, please visit https://hondaaccess.co.th/line–up/honda–city–hatchback
REIMAGINE YOUR FUTURE with the New Honda City e:HEV
The First Full Hybrid City Car in Thailand that Comes with Advanced Mobility and Safety Technologies Beyond its Class
The new Honda City e:HEV, the first full hybrid model in the city car segment, comes with a Sport Hybrid Intelligent Multi–Mode Drive (i–MMD), powered by two motors and a 1.5 Liter Atkinson Cycle DOHC i–VTEC 4–cylinder, 16–valve engine, with an Electrical Continuously Variable Transmission (E–CVT) and a lithium–ion battery. It is a Full Hybrid system that produces maximum torque of 253 Newton–Meters at 0 to 3,000 rpm, for a fuel efficiency rate of 27.8 kilometers/liter and an emission rate of only 85 grams/kilometer, while being E20 compatible.
Take on new horizons with Honda SENSING advanced safety technology:
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Adaptive Cruise Control System (ACC)
- Road Departure Mitigation System with Lane Departure Warning (RDM with LDW)
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
- Auto High-Beam System (AHB)
This model comes fully equipped with advanced safety features to give you confidence in any journey. This includes Honda LaneWatch, Multi–angle Rearview Camera, Electric Parking Brake (EPB), Auto Brake Hold, and a Walk Away Auto Lock, plus Honda CONNECT for smooth vehicle–driver communication.
Reassuring customers to give them even more confidence, the new Honda City e:HEV has a 10-year battery warranty, 5-year unlimited mileage Hybrid system warranty, Honda Ultimate Care service, an extended new-car warranty for another two years or 40,000 kilometers, for a total of five years or up to 140,000 kilometers , and free labor with no cost for regular check-ups for five years or up to 100,000 kilometers.
The exterior features the Hybrid vehicle signature including a blue H Mark and a distinct e:HEV emblem on the trunk. The RS variant has an enhanced sporty look with full RS style aeroparts. It features the Gloss Black front grille and rear spoiler, new LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs), Sporty Black Power-retractable Side Door Mirror with Turning Light, plus 16-inch Alloy Wheels in a sporty design. The cabin of the new Honda City e:HEV offers superior comfort in every dimension, featuring suede seats with red stitching and premium functions including an automatic air–conditioning system with rear ventilation, dual USB power outlets, 7–inch TFT Multi–Information Display, 8–inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay, Google Maps, and SIRI voice command support, and Remote Engine Start.
The new Honda City e:HEV RS variant is available at 839,000 baht, with a choice of six exterior colors: new Obsidian Blue Pearl, Ignite Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, and Modern Steel Gray Metallic.
For more information about the new Honda City e:HEV, please visit www.honda.co.th/cityehev
Give your new Honda City e:HEV an enhanced premium sensation with a full set of Modulo exterior accessories under the “Stage Up Booster” concept, such as a Fender Garnish at 1,700 baht, LED Side Step Garnish at 4,400 baht, and other options to manage the rear space such as a Trunk Tray at 1,250 baht.
In addition, there is the Modulo Aero RS Package, at 17,900 baht, to choose from. It includes a set of two front under spoilers, a set of two side under spoilers, and a set of two rear under spoilers.
– Features vary according to model variants.
– Platinum White Pearl costs an extra 10,000 baht.
– Obsidian Blue Pearl and Crystal Black Pearl cost an extra 6,000 baht.
– The Modulo package excludes 7% VAT.
– For more details on accessories, please visit https://hondaaccess.co.th/line–up/honda–city–hev