Updated On: 30 July 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Honda City has always been a very popular mid-size sedan in India. It is a very special car for this Japanese car manufacturer too as they made their India debut with the City back in 1998. Honda launched the new fifth-gen City in India just last year and now, the company has updated this premium sedan with some more features. The new 2021 Honda City now gets Google Assistant and in this article, we have shared with you all its functionalities.
The new fifth-generation Honda City was launched in India in July 2020 and upon its launch, it was the first car in India with Alexa remote capability. It even got the next-gen Honda Connect system with a Telematics Control Unit that remotely shares the car's status and other details. The Honda Connect system offers as many as 32 connected car features. But now, the company has updated the new-gen City with the launch of Honda Action on Google which is an upgraded version of next-gen Honda Connect. The Honda City now gets Google Assistant & here is what you can do by saying 'Ok Google':
The new Honda City is powered by a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine that churns out 121 PS of power and 145 Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-step CVT. Its petrol mill even gets VTC (Variable Valve Timing Control) and delivers spirited driving performance. The CVT version gets paddle shifters too. The new City gets a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine too that churns out 100 PS of power and 200 Nm of torque. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox only.
The new-generation Honda City with updated features doesn't get any price increment and it is currently priced between Rs 10.99 lakhs - Rs 14.94 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. It rivals the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Skoda Rapid, Hyundai Verna, VW Vento, etc. What are your thoughts on the new features of the new-gen Honda City? Do feel free to share your thoughts with all of us in the comments below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more amazing motoring updates.
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