Mean-ly improved City
“This City comes with a lot of value-added features without price increase and I am proud to have kept our word to provide Malaysians with ‘A City that has C-segment features at B-segment price’. I am confident that the 3 variants offered will be able to attract more upgraders and replacement car buyers,” said Katsuto Hayashi, managing director and CEO.
“The sales target is 2,000 units per month and where will only be 3 variants, S,E & V,” he added.
“We have put-in many new measures to improve the delivery on the BR-V and are confident customers will receive their units very soon,” said Akkbar Daniel,” vice-president, Honda Malaysia, in reply to questions.
The1.5L i-VTEC engine mated to the advanced Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology to provide the ideal balance of driving performance and fuel efficiency.
For space, the 536 litre trunk space is not only bigger than C-segment models, but also on par with some D-segment sedans. In terms of practicality, the City’s 60:40 foldable rear seats provide convenience to owners on different occasions and make the New City a sedan with hatchback utility.
Other class-leading features are has Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) safety features standard across all variants. On top of that, Smart Entry with Push Start Button, LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), Auto Retractable Door Mirrors and Dual Tone Alloy Wheels have been made standard across all variants as well.
The price for the E and V variants remain the same at RM84,600 and RM92,000 respectively; while the price for the S variant is reduced by RM1,000 from the previous S+ variant price to RM78,300.
The warranty for the New City will be maintained at 5 years with unlimited mileage at
10,000km service intervals. Apart from that, Honda customers will get to enjoy 2 years of
free service (parts & labour). The 3S Promotion is also applicable for all new Honda cars
registered via the 88 authorised Honda dealers from 1 March 2017 until 30 April 2017.
The colours available are Lunar Silver Metallic, Dark Ruby Red Pearl, Taffeta
White, Modern Steel Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl.