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Honda City Hybrid To Be Revealed On April 14; Here’s What To Expect

  • Honda City Hybrid to be revealed next month ahead of its expected launch in May 2022.
  • Will be powered by 1.5-litre petrol engine, linked with two electric motors setup.
  • Likely to offer a fuel efficiency of around 27.8 kmpl.

There have been lots of speculations about the Honda City Hybrid for a long time now. Now putting an end to them, the Japanese automaker is set to unveil the India-bound City Hybrid (e: HEV) on April 14.

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Recently showcased at the Thailand Motor Show 2022, the fifth-generation Honda City e:HEV will be powered by a 1.5-liter petrol engine (98PS/127Nm), mated to two electric motors. One of them produces  109PS and 253Nm, and can drive the mid-size sedan in pure electric mode as well. The other comes attached to the gasoline mill and acts as an integrated starter generator (ISG). The only transmission option with the hybrid powertrain is the CVT automatic that drives the front wheels of the car.

As for fuel efficiency, it is expected to return around 27.78 kmpl in ideal driving conditions.

Honda City Hybrid Interior
Honda City Hybrid Interior

While it is not official, we reckon Honda to bring City Hybrid (e: HEV) in a sportier ‘RS’ variant that gets aggressively styled bumpers, a honeycomb-mesh pattern front grille, a boot lid spoiler, and a blacked-out cabin theme. It also features some advanced driving assist techs called ‘Honda Sensing’ technology that comprises multiple active safety features such as adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, lane-keeping assist, lane departure warning system, collision mitigation braking system, etc.

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Honda Cars India is likely to launch the City Hybrid in May this year. Expect its prices to start from around Rs 17.5 lakh (ex-showroom). With this, it will become India’s most affordable proper hybrid car.