2018 Honda City is Here – Refreshed and Upgraded
The city run about 2018 Honda City is refreshed and Upgraded
Fuel is cheap here, yet the sub-compact market is very competitive. Honda City a prime player in this adorable segment just revealed the refreshed and restyled 2018 Honda City and upgraded for more refinement. Winner of the 2016 MECOTY awards for the ‘Best Small Sedan’, now has received total refinement making it more premium and sportier which conforms to Honda’s new design direction. Available in the three trim levels, DX, LX and EX, the 2018 City echoes the Honda’s core philosophy of advanced sporty design, best comfort and best fuel efficiency in the category.
Keeping the customer’s consideration, a top priority for any business, the 2018 Honda City now boasts an entirely pleasant looking restyled front fascia. The honeycomb grille not only add sportiness to the appearance also the chrome strip reflects the premuimness. There an addition of the new attention grabbing LED day time running lights (DRL), standard in all grades, plus the Fog Lights (only in the EX grade) with their wide and low beam enhance visibility cutting through dusty weather conditions or heavy fog. This is also a new addition based on the recommendation of UAE government.
The style changes are not limited to the front end, the rear bumper has also been given a new treatment for a more premium feel. The tail lights enhance the visibility and stance of the New City making its contour distinct from the crowd. Another exterior feature change is the New ‘Diamond Cut’ styled alloy wheels which further accentuates the design of the New City giving it even more confident and sophisticated look.
Inside the cabin, Honda has created the 2018 Honda City interior thoughtfully by keeping the ‘Man Maximum, Machine Minimum’ mantra. With a new interior color of Black, the 2018 City contains a grand cabin space, extensive leg room, rear a/c ducts and an ergonomically designed cockpit. One of the new features are, the Rear Wide View Camera which gives a wide view of the rear of the car every time you shift to reverse, Bright Vanity Mirror with Light and Map Lights further enhance convenience in the cabin.
There few convenience features added on the LX and EX grade include Touch Screen Display Audio, which adopts a smart phone style interface and also mirrors your smart phone when you connect it with an HDMI cable, cruise control and Bluetooth HFT phone controls on the steering wheel. Exclusive features on the EX grade are Engine Start Stop Button, Smart Entry, Paddle Shifters, 60/40 rear seat split and auto air conditioning.
All the three grades are powered with a 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC Petrol engine which delivers outstanding fuel economy and a maximum power of 118 hp @ 6600 rpm followed by a maximum torque of 145 N-m @ 4600 rpm. This engine is mated to the new generation CVT transmission with a fuel consumption of 20KM per liter.
The 2018 City’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body enhances self-protection while mitigating damage to other vehicles in the event of a collision hereby enhancing occupant protection. Other safety features include: ABS, VSA (Vehicle Stability Assist) helps when a sudden steering input is required to avoid danger ahead. It applies the brakes to the wheels individually in order to keep control and prevent the car from over turning. EBA: (Emergency Brake Assist) looks at how quickly the driver has depressed the brake pedal. It applies additional brake pressure to activate ABS earlier. This can reduce the stopping distance to avoid danger ahead. EBD: Electronic Brake Force Distribution ensures brake force is applied to the front and rear according to the number of passengers and luggage being carried in the car.
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The 2018 City comes in the below exterior and interior colors for all the grades:
|White Orchid Pearl
|Lunar Silver Metallic||Crystal Black Pearl
|Modern Steel Metallic
|Carnelian Red Pearl||Nocturne Night Metallic (New)|
Black (New to EX Grade)
Image Credit: Honda UAE