The 2020 Honda City has undergone crash testing and has scored a full 5 out of 5 stars as per ASEAN NCAP.
- Last Updated: March 31, 2020, 11:29 AM IST
The new 2020 Honda City was scheduled to be launched in India on March 16, 2020, however because of the Coronavirus fears and holding in thoughts the protection of everybody concerned with the launch technique of the automotive, the launch was postponed. As of now, we don’t have an actual date as to when the brand new City can be launched in India however we are able to now count on it to be one of many most secure vehicles on Indian roads. This is because of the truth that the 2020 mannequin of the Honda City has been crash-tested by ASEAN NCAP which has rewarded the sedan a full 5 out of five-star security score. However, the mannequin examined was Thailand-spec and in consequence, barely totally different than the mannequin that we’ll be getting in India however on condition that it did rating so effectively, it received’t be improper to have excessive expectations from the India-spec mannequin as effectively.
The Thailand-spec 2020 Honda City was the SV variant and is powered by a 1.0-litre engine.
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As per the report by ASEAN NCAP, “…the new City obtained 44.83 points in the AOP (Adult Occupant Protection) category, 22.82 points for COP (Child Occupant Protection) and 18.89 points for SATs (Safety Assist Tech). The sedan is fitted with four airbags, Seatbelt Reminder System for both frontal occupants and Electronic Stability Control as standard across all of City’s variants. The City is equipped with an Emergency Stop Signal technology in the Thailand market either as standard or optional fitment. In addition to this, all the safety assist technologies that are assessed by ASEAN NCAP will also be available as either standard or optional in the variants that will be launched soon in some of the markets in South East Asia. Based on the overall score of 86.54 points, the new Honda City is eligible to receive 5-Star ASEAN NCAP rating.”
The India-spec Honda City is anticipated to debut in India with a BS-VI emission norm compliant 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. Upon launch, the Honda City will compete in India with the likes of the upcoming new Hyundai Verna and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.