Every year there's a new car models and honda would issue a new model every year. Although there is no certainty whether it will be launched end of the year or early next year, but the PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) as a brand holder sole agents (ATPM) Honda in Indonesia has given the green light, All New Honda City will be marketed in Indonesia.
Unlike the previous design, the All-New City comes with the platform and use the same engine with Honda Jazz. All New City is also no longer use the 1.5-liter engine VTEC and 1.5-liter i-DSI.
As All-New Jazz, products that promote this fuel-efficient kitchen carrying implanted 1.5-liter i-VTEC (120 hp). Honda flagship sedan is available in five-speed automatic transmission.
In terms of the front face of the exterior similar to rival the Prius Hybrid car to be launched at the Paris Motor Show next October, the Honda Insight. Radiator grille for the Honda City has a resemblance to the Honda FCX Clarity.
All New Honda City and All New Honda Jazz has the exact same dashboard. But on the center console, buttons, door panels, seats, and shift knob have differences with the All New Honda Jazz. Elements other than the same dashboard with All New Honda Jazz is a three-finger steering wheel with paddle with shifternya.
Just as the All-New Honda Jazz, Honda City is the latest available is only one type of machine.
Previous generation Honda City has another variant with a more economical engine is 1.5-liter i-DSI with 88hp runway capacity to compete with the Aveo.
Currently Honda said the company does not plan to sell new Honda City with technology i-DSI engine.
In terms of dimensions of the All-New City attend a longer 5 mm (total 4395 mm), 5 mm wide (total 1695 mm) and 15 mm shorter (total 1470 mm).
Changes of this dimension as well as bringing rival Toyota Vios and Suzuki Baleno looks more aerodynamic than the previous generation.
In Thailand All New Honda City is sold at a price of U.S. $ 16,375 or approximately USD 150 million (U.S. $ 1 = USD $ 9300) for the lowest variant and $ 21,688 or approximately USD 201.8 million for higher models with additional features twin airbags and antilock brakes.
Thai Honda sales target of 35,000 units within the next 12 months and 24,000 units for export to various other parts of the world, like Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Eastern Europe.
Honda City is planned to be on display at the Bangkok Auto Show in 2009 with the rivals, the Ford Fiesta and Mazda 2.