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Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

Booking like this

Customers can book the new City e:HEV at all authorized Honda dealerships across the country with a booking amount of Rs 21,000 or through the ‘Honda from Home’ platform on the Honda Cars India website with an amount of Rs 5,000 .

Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

Equipped with hybrid engine

The engine of the new Honda City Hybrid is very special. This is a hybrid engine that uses Honda’s e-CVT hybrid system. It has two electric motors fitted with an internal combustion engine (IC). This engine is a 1.5 liter Atkinson hybrid petrol engine that produces 98 Bhp of power and 127 Nm of torque.

Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

Combined with the petrol engine, the two electric motors together produce a maximum power of 108 Bhp and a peak torque of 253 Nm. Electric motors are fitted to the front wheels of the car which are mated to a single fixed ratio gearbox.

Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

The City Hybrid has been given different driving modes in Electric Drive, Hybrid Drive and Engine Drive. The car also has a regenerative braking system that charges the battery when the brakes are applied. A power control unit ensures automatic switching between the three modes based on different driving conditions.

Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

will get great mileage

Honda claims that the City Hybrid can deliver a mileage of 26.5 kms on 1 liter of petrol, which is ARAI certified. The car has a fuel tank of 40 liters which means that in hybrid it can give a mileage of 1,000 kms on full tank fuel. This figure is much higher than any other car in its category.

Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

Will get plenty of features

Honda’s new City Hybrid sedan is also equipped with many advanced safety features. Various safety features have been included in it including Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Auto High Beam Assist, Emergency Braking. Advance Driving Assistance System (ADAS) can be given in its top variant.

Honda City Hybrid production begins, will be launched next month

What will be the price?

Due to the hybrid engine, the Honda City Hybrid will cost more than all its other variants. Its price can be between Rs 22-25 lakh. The Indian market has premium cars like Maruti Ciaz and Hyundai Verna against Honda City, but Honda City Hybrid is going to compete with sedans like Volkswagen Vertus and Skoda Slavia which are available with more powerful 1.5 TSI engine.

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