2020 Honda City Receives 9,000 Bookings to Date

2020 Honda City

It has been only a month since the all-new Honda City was launched officially, and the company has already received close to 9,000 bookings. The best part is that the most anticipated variant – the City RS i-MMD is not even here yet.

According to Honda Malaysia, the most popular variant out of the three that were launched last month is the V, which recorded 54% of total bookings received. The highest demand also came from customers in the Central region with 44% of the total number of bookings, followed by the Northern region with 22%, and the Southern region with 19%.

2020 Honda City

The most popular colour on the other hand is Platinum White Pearl, representing 28% of the overall sales of the all-new Honda City.

In terms of colour, the Platinum White Pearl colour appears to be the favourite among customers, representing 28% of the overall sales for the All-New City. To-date, more than 2,400 units of the All-New City have been delivered to customers nationwide.

That being said, the All-New Honda City’s price is as follows:

VariantWith Sales Tax ExemptionWithout Sales Tax Exemption
VRM 86,561RM 89,800
ERM 81,664RM 84,800
SRM 74,191RM 76,800

Price of the Honda City RS e:HEV will be announced later

While the Petrol variants (V, E and S) are powered by the new 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC powertrain and a CVT producing 121 PS and 145 Nm, the upcoming RS e:HEV variant will be powered by an intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) powertrain that 109 PS and 253 Nm of torque.

2020 honda city interior

Key features on the exterior include LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), LED Fog Lights, LED Taillights, as well as 16-inch wheels. Inside, the car comes with rear air cond vents, leather seats, as well as an 8-inch touch screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (V and E variants).

In terms of safety, the V variant is equipped with Six Airbags and Honda LaneWatch. Other standard safety features include Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Rear Seat ISOFIX I-SIZE Type and New Rear Seatbelt Reminder.

Meanwhile, Reverse Sensors with Multi-angle Reverse Camera are also offered in V and E variants.

PRESS RELEASE

ALL-NEW CITY IMPRESSES WITH A BREAKTHROUGH BOOKINGS OF CLOSE TO 9,000 UNITS

Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced that the 5th Generation All-New City which was launched just a month ago has recorded close to 9,000 bookings to-date. Amongst the three variants launched, the V variant emerged as the most popular variant capturing 54% of total bookings received.

Since its launch, the All-New City received high demand from customers in the Central region, which contributed the highest number of bookings at 44% of the total bookings, followed by Northern region at 22% and Southern region at 19% respectively.

In terms of colour, the Platinum White Pearl colour appears to be the favourite among customers, representing 28% of the overall sales for the All-New City. To-date, more than 2,400 units of the All-New City have been delivered to customers nationwide.

Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Toichi Ishiyama said, “The 5th Generation All-New City is very well received in the market and the bookings has increased by an additional 80% within a month of its official launch.”

This outstanding Honda model continues to capture the hearts of Malaysians be it working adults, young executives or young families. We are very grateful to have received positive feedback from Honda customers and we would like to thank our customers for their continuous support.

Many customers also took the opportunity to purchase their new car during the sales tax exemption period. The attractive pricing of the All-New City in addition to the advanced features are plus points which resulted in the encouraging bookings received.”

“As we are still undergoing Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period, our nationwide dealerships remain compliant with all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) set by the Government which was put in place since we started operations in May 2020 to ensure the safety of our customers and Honda associates. Customers who are interested to test drive may visit their nearest Honda authorised dealerships to do so.”

The outstanding All-New City was designed to project ambition and confidence. The design is further complemented with features such as New LED Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), New LED Fog Lights and New LED Taillights which has given the V variant its top spot in terms of popularity amongst the three variants of the All-New City. To top it off, the V variant also comes with 16-inch Alloy Wheels to add to the stylish appearance.

The All-New City is offered in four variants, the RS e:HEV, V, E and S. The Petrol variants (V, E and S) are powered by the new 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC powertrain which provides an ideal balance of performance and fuel efficiency.

Coupled with Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT), this new powertrain is able to produce up to 121PS, which is the highest in its class and a maximum torque of 145Nm.

Meanwhile, the RS e:HEV variant will be powered by an intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) powertrain. The i-MMD powertrain is revolutionary as it is able to deliver 109PS and a best-in-class high torque of 253Nm.

The All-New City (V and E variants) is also equipped with Paddle Shifts for a fun and exciting driving experience and first in segment advanced Remote Engine Start feature.

In terms of cabin space, passenger legroom has been expanded and Rear Air Conditioning Ventilation now comes standard across all variants for added comfort.

The interior styling of the All-New City emphasizes high-quality textures and functional approach, trimmed with Leather Seats and Ivory highlights at inner areas. Additionally, the V and E variants are also available with an 8-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connectivity.

In terms of safety, the V variant is equipped with Six Airbags and Honda LaneWatch. Other standard safety features include Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Rear Seat ISOFIX I-SIZE Type and New Rear Seatbelt Reminder. Meanwhile, Reverse Sensors with Multi-angle Reverse Camera are also offered in V and E variants.

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