Honda Malaysia has announced that the All-New Honda City Hatchback is now open for bookings at all Honda dealerships nationwide.
All set to be launched in Q4 2021, the All-New City Hatchback will be offered in two powertrains – e:HEV and Petrol. The All-New City Hatchback RS e:HEV is powered by 1.5L Sports intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) powertrain that delivers a powerful and immediate response through two electric motors for effortless drivability and efficiency.
The e:HEV features Honda’s unique hybrid system, that function seamlessly combining the benefits of petrol engines and electric motors to provide fuel efficiency and power, producing 109 PS and 253 Nm of torque.
Meanwhile, the petrol variant is equipped with 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC powertrain producing highest in its class with 121PS, and a maximum torque of 145Nm, offering an ideal balance of exciting performance and fuel efficiency for a hatchback body type.
On the exterior, the All-New City Hatchback RS e:HEV sports a High-Gloss Piano Black Front Grill, Black Solid Wing and Gloss Black Door Mirrors, for a two-toned colour expression. It will also feature RS exclusive shape in the areas of Lower Grill, Fog Garnish and Rear Bumper.
The Rear Bumper is specifically designed for hatchback and equipped with a diffusor, making the rear look lighter with an active and young impression.
The exterior of RS e:HEV and V variants will receive LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), LED Front Fog Lights, LED Rear Combi Lights and is fitted with attractive 16-inch Alloy Wheels that complement the appearance of the car.
Inside, the model will come with the 4-Modes Ultra Seats. This practical and versatile first in its class feature allows the rear seats to be folded flat or flipped up in four configuration modes; Utility, Long, Tall and Refresh, to suit different needs of storage space by maximizing the rear space creatively when transporting items.
Another first-in-segment feature in the All-New City Hatchback is the Remote Engine Start (RS e:HEV & V), which provides added convenience, enabling the driver to remotely activate the engine and air-conditioning before entering the car.
The Rear Air Conditioning Ventilation provides added comfort and convenience for the rear seat passengers, in addition to the Electric Parking Brake (EPB) feature that enables the driver to activate and deactivate the parking brake with a lift and push of a button is exclusively available in the RS e:HEV.
The All-New City Hatchback is also the first in its segment to offer the most complete package of Next Generation Advanced Safety Technology – the Honda SENSING.
Its advanced safety system utilizes front wide view camera to better recognize road boundaries during day and night driving conditions. The Honda SENSING driver assistance safety systems in the All-New City Hatchback RS e:HEV are as below:
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Auto High Beam (AHB)
An additional segment first safety feature in the All-New City Hatchback is the Honda LaneWatch (RS e:HEV & V), a camera-based advanced safety technology which reduces blind spots by providing real-time visual in the infotainment system when left turn signal is activated or LaneWatch button is pressed.