2022 Honda City hybrid production begins in the Indian market and the launch will be ahead next month. Japanese manufacturer recently revealed the hybrid version of their best-selling sedan city which is a leading claim mileage of 26.5 kilometers per liter and it will go on sale early next month.
Honda cars India is today officially announcing the commitment to the reduction of the hybrid city at its manufacturing plant in Rajasthan. Bookings for the city it can be reserved for the token amount of 21,000. Japanese manufacturer unveiled hybrid city a few days ago and it will go on sale in early 2022.
It will sit at top of the range with more features and better mileage compared to the regular standard petrol city. The 2022 Honda City comes powered by a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine will 2 electric motors. One motor is used as an electric generation while the other work as a propulsion motor. The system is designed to operate at 2000 RPM to run at peak efficiency most of the time. As expected, comes with a class-leading mileage of 26.5 kmpl.
The most fuel economical car in the segment has a 1.5 liter naturally aspirated engine which develops 98 HP of maximum power with the assistance of an electrical system the total output grows to 109 HP with 2 electric motors. The combined peak torque standard is 253 Nm and the system operates in 3 different drive modes.
The petrol kicks in when only the mid-size and run at higher speeds at the command of the driver wanting to clock more miles. Generally, the strong hybrid system can operate as a hybrid filter in electric power alone to further improve efficiency for a shorter duration of time.
The hybrid version of the city comes with 3 years or unlimited-kilometer warranty while the rear-mounted lithium-ion battery pack has a standard warranty of 8 years. Buyers will have to option to extend their 5 years unlimited kilometers or 10 years to 1,20,000 kilometers depending on their choices. To differentiate itself from the standard city it gets several visual updates from the front to the tailgate.
Some of the highlights of a new designer air diffuser boot lid spoiler new fog lamp housing an electric patch on the tailgate etc. The interior features 8-inch touch screen Honda connect Amazon Echo compatibility 8 speaker audio system smartphone integration ambient lighting sunroof 6 airbags Honda Lane watch camera tire pressure monitoring system vehicle stability control and so on. As suspected the 2022 Honda City hybrid comes with ADAS safety features which enable adaptive cruise control lane keep assist autonomous emergency breaking etc, as part of the Honda sensing Suite.