Revamped Honda City, Malaysia’s Best-Selling Model

Revamped Honda City, Malaysia’s Best-Selling Model

July 19, 2023 0 By Rowena Cletus

Honda Malaysia is set to impress its customers once again with the announcement of a facelifted version of their best-selling model, the City. The company is taking bookings starting today at all Honda dealerships in Malaysia, and the new model promises to live up to its slogan of “The Best Gets Better.”

The New City comes with a range of exciting updates that will undoubtedly uplift it in the B-Segment market. Customers can expect a stylish design, advanced features, and a powerful powertrain. The model is scheduled to be launched in Q3 2023 in Malaysia, generating considerable anticipation among car enthusiasts.

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Malaysia, Mr. Hironobu Yoshimura, expressed the company’s satisfaction with the success of the 5th Generation City, which was launched in 2020. In addition to being well-received by the market, Honda introduced the City RS e:HEV for the first time, further enhancing its appeal. Since its launch, over 68,600 units of the 5th Generation City have been sold, and in the first half of 2023, more than 10,000 units found homes. Undeniably, the City has captured the hearts of Malaysians and established itself as a favorite in its segment.

The exterior design of the New City has been taken to a new level of sophistication. The sleek and stylish appearance reflects the ambitious lifestyle of its owners who seek a blend of aesthetics and practicality in their vehicles. The New City e:HEV RS boasts a longer frame with a refreshed bumper design, measuring 4,589mm in length, 1,748mm in width, and 1,467mm in height. Numerous exterior upgrades contribute to the sporty appearance of the New City RS, including a new Honeycomb Front Grille, Front Lower Grille, Rear Diffuser, Side Skirting, and a newly designed “RS” emblem. The 16-inch Dual-Tone Alloy Wheels further elevate the sporty and contemporary look.

Under the hood, the New City e:HEV RS is equipped with a robust 1.5L e:HEV powertrain. This powertrain combines two electric motors with an Electric Continuous Variable Transmission (e-CVT), offering an ideal balance of power and fuel efficiency. Generating a maximum output of 109PS and an impressive 253Nm torque, the New City boasts the most powerful torque in its class, equivalent to D-segment Naturally Aspirated engine torque.

Honda SENSING driver assistance safety systems in the New City e:HEV RS comes with two additional features to further add value to our customers as below:

  1. Low Speed Follow (LSF)*New
  2. Lead Car Departure Notification (LCDN)*New
  3. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  4. Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  5. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  6. Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
  7. Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) 
  8. Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  9. Auto High Beam (AHB)

With such innovative features and enhancements, the New City is poised to solidify Honda’s position in the highly competitive B-Segment market. The combination of a stylish design, advanced features, and a powerful powertrain is sure to attract a wide range of customers looking for a practical and elegant vehicle.

As the New City is open for bookings, car enthusiasts and Honda fans in Malaysia eagerly await its official launch in Q3 2023. With its track record of success and constant drive for improvement, Honda is likely to continue winning the hearts of Malaysians with this latest addition to its renowned lineup.