Honda City Hatchback 2021 officially launched globally in Thailand today, Tuesday (24/11). The Honda City Hatchback 2021 has a front-end identical to the City sedan variant, and is reportedly a successor to the Honda Jazz , which has been sold in the country for three generations.
Pitak Pritisarikon, Chief Operating Officer of Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said that the Honda City is one of Honda's key models in Thailand which is popular with customers. Until it can continue to occupy the leading position in the domestic sub-compact market with total sales and orders of more than 3.5 thousand vehicles a year after its launch.
“This time, Honda City returns to the phenomenon and raises the city car standard once again by introducing two new models, the Honda City Hatchback and the Honda City E, HEV. These two models will help complete the City Series product line to better meet the lifestyles of diverse customers. "
However, in this discussion, we will take a closer look at the 2021 Honda City Hatchback, which reportedly will continue the triumph of the Honda Jazz, whose rumors are about to be euthanized.
The external appearance of the Honda City Hatchback 2021 is more aggressive than the Honda Jazz
The Honda City Hatchback 2021 carries the theme "Energetic, the H Atchback" with a face that looks aggressive and futuristic. The 2021 Honda City Hatchback has successfully secured a shiny black grille combined with aggressive front and rear bumpers.
Headlamp Honda City Hatchback 2021
In the main lights, the Honda City Hatchback gets a headlight with LED daytime driving light.
On the wheel circumference, the Honda City Hatchback 2021 uses wheels that are designed with a sporty feel measuring 16 inches (Type RS). While the SV and S + models use smaller wheels, measuring 15 inches.
At the rear, the Honda City Hatchback 2021 looks very sporty thanks to the addition of a black sports bumper underneath.
Rear view of the Honda City Hatchback 2021
Not only that, the Honda City Hatchback stop lamp is made tapered with LED technology in it as a light signal to reduce speed. At first glance, looking at the rear view of Honda's latest hatchback reminds us of the Mitsubishi Outlander, huh.
The dimensions of the Honda City Hatchback 2021 are larger than the Honda Jazz
Data on the specifications of the Honda City Hatchback 2021 were officially published. Looking at the dimensions it has, the Honda City Hatchback 2021 is somewhat bigger than the Honda Jazz in the country.
The following is the dimension data for both.
The interior of the Honda City Hatchback 2021 looks sporty with the new design of suede seats decorated with red lines. On the MID screen, there is a red light that gives a sporty impression.
Carrying the 'Ambitious Beauty' concept, the cabin of the Honda City Hatchback 2021 looks simple but gives a modern look. Moreover, the use of premium upholstery makes the cabin of the Honda City Hatchback 2021 able to display an elegant impression.
Interior of the Honda City Hatchback 2021
When you enter the cabin, you can immediately see the 'ultrasound seat' which provides comfort thanks to its expanded appearance.
The Honda City Hatchback 2021 engine is equipped with a turbocharger, more power than the Honda Jazz
Honda City Hatchback 2021 engine
The Honda City Hatchback 2021 in Thailand gets a 1.0-liter DOHC - VTEC, 3-cylinder, 12-valve turbocharger. That way the tiny engine is capable of releasing a power of 122 Hp @ 5,500 Rpm which can produce 173 Nm of torque @ 2,000-4,500 Rpm of Euro 5 emission standard (100g / km).
When compared to the Honda Jazz in Indonesia, the Honda City Hatchback 2021 has more power. Where the Honda Jazz is planted with a 1.5L 4-cylinder in line engine, 16 Valves + DBW, PGM-FI which is capable of whipping up 120PS @ 6,600 Rpm of power and a maximum torque of 145Nm @ 4,600 Rpm.
However, the 1.0L + turbocharger engine in the Honda City Hatchback 2021 does not appear to be provided by PT Honda Prospect Motor, if next year they officially sign it to replace the Honda Jazz.
Most likely the 2021 Honda City Hatchback will use the same engine on the Honda Jazz.
Get a 7-speed CVT transmission that can be adjusted at will
CVT transmission for Honda City Hatchback 2021
Honda still puts forward the comfort factor. Where the turbocharged engine gets a 7-speed CVT transmission that can be adjusted manually. But unfortunately the paddle shift and cruise control features are only available in the top trim (RS).
Honda City Hatchback 2021 is provided with 6 color choices
Honda City Hatchback 2021
Apart from also getting 6 airbags, 3 multi-angle rear cameras, to ABS and EBD. Honda City Hatchback 2021 is available in 6 color choices: Ignite Red (Metallic), RS Model, New Color, Meteoroid Gray (Metallic), and Platinum white (pearl), RS and SV models only, crystal black (pearl), sonic gray ( pearl) and taffeta white for the S + model and optional modulo accessories.
The Honda City Hatchback 2021 is also offered in three classes, S type, SV type and RS type.
Price of Honda City Hatchback 2021
Price of Honda City Hatchback 2021
Honda City Hatchback S + 5.99 hundred thousand baht (IDR 280 million)
Honda City Hatchback SV 6.75 hundred thousand baht (Rp.315 million)
Honda City Hatchback RS 7.49 hundred thousand baht (IDR 350 million)
(Also read: Honda Jazz bekas )
The Honda City Hatchback 2021 is certain to bring a big breakthrough in the Indonesian automotive scene, if the principal plans to bring it in next year to replace the current Honda Jazz.
Given that the Honda City Hatchback 2021 has a more aggressive and futuristic appearance than the current Honda Jazz to target the young segmentation.