The first generation Honda City is a subcompact car produced by the Japanese automaker Honda since 1981. Originally developed for the Japanese market, Europe and Australia, the city was removed in 1994 after the second generation. The plate was revived in 1996 for use in a four-door compact sedan especially for the development of markets, especially in Asia, first sold outside Japan, but later also in Latin America and Australia. From 2002 to 2008 the city was also sold as the Honda Fit Aria in Japan. It is a subcompact sedan on the platform of the Honda Global Small car is built. Together with the Jazz, the Mobilio Airwave, Mobilio Spike, and on which all shares of location tank under the front seats, but rear seat Mid-2009, cumulative sales of the City exceeded 1.2 million units in 45 countries around the world since the nameplate was revived in 1996.
The first generation Honda City (1981-1986)
The first Honda City was launched in November 1981 with the innovative design of unusual height enabled four adults comfortably in the very short City launched. Performed in a 3-door in a variety of trim levels, the City was also Motocompo developed a special 50cc ‘wrinkles’ Roller to fit in the trunk of the small town. At the time of its introduction, it was Honda’s smallest car, while not. In accordance with the statutory provisions Kei Japanese It was more than the Honda N360 by 383 millimeters, but shorter than the Honda Civic first generation by 171 millimeters.
Honda City Turbo was introduced in September 1982. It was powered by a turbocharged version of the engine of 1231 cc Honda ER. Convertible Convertible Pininfarina designed a broad wings and defense industries Turbo II “Bulldog”, but usually only with the naturally aspirated 67 hp. There was also a Pro-series van versions with two or four seats. A high roof “R Manhattan Roof” version with a ceiling height of 10 cm was also found.
Exports from the city were mainly in Europe, in Australia. (A two-seater ‘van’ to the limitations of the Australian import of cars at the time, too) and New Zealand The production was in late 1986 with the introduction of the GA type City.
Honda City Second Generation (1986-1994)
Honda replaced the original City Series AA November 1986 with this generation, and again with an update in 1989. This model was produced until 1994. The Fit name also appeared as a variant of the city court. It was a convertible model, two convertible models and the previous generation Turbo will go on sale some time. In most markets outside Japan, was the market position of the city, until it filled the Honda Logo in 1999.
31st 1986 October the second city with the slogan “City of talents.” Was Was introduced in Japan and available Honda Clio dealers. Honda Clio dealer chain is luxurious as a supplier of Honda as the Honda Legend ordered positioned Honda Concerto, and the Honda Accord, and this city enabeled generation Clio places cars are for sale at affordable prices usually at Honda Primo.
Third generation Honda City (1996-2002)
The third generation Honda City, codenamed SX8 but with chassis codes 3A2 and 3A3, is based on the EF Civic platform. It was developed and sold in the market in South Asia alone, with the slogan “Smart for the new generation”, version 1.3-liter, 1.5-liter version will be launched starting with the slogan. First production began in an all-new plant in Ayutthaya, Thailand in April 1996. From the beginning, these Thai Citys more than 70% local content had. Bumpers in three different parts are designed to allow easy transportation Japan. LXi originally had a lower and an upper extension of the scheme EXi specifications. This generation of the vehicle in Japan was sold at Honda dealers Honda Domani Clio in Japan.
This city is still a small car slots below the Honda Civic, but a four-door sedan model instead for development in Asia and was built in Pakistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and India. Lifted a revised, face third-generation City was released in 2000, as a “city type Z” in some markets. In 2001, a model powered by Honda engines 1.5 L VTEC came with a rear stabilizer for better handling. Facelift model received new front and rear lights and bumper in one piece.
Fourth-generation Honda City (2002-2008)
The fourth generation City its world premiere at the Thailand International Motor Expo in November 2002. It now offers a version with all-wheel drive. It was imported from Thailand and launched as Fit Aria in Japan domestic market 20th December 2002. The word “aria” is a type of expressive melody, usually heard in opera. Honda chose the word, true to his musical tradition of naming used Honda Civic, Honda Accord, Honda Ballade ‘s, the Honda Quintet, and the Honda Concerto. People’s Republic of China, the model was called Fit Saloon and was sold from September 2003 to December 2008.
The Honda City was initially launched with a Twin Spark, i-DSI engine lean with 88HP, designed primarily to provide exceptional fuel economy. Version of the Honda City VTEC was introduced later. Honda introduced VTEC adjustment of the city with alloy wheels of 15 inches compared to 14 inches, the i-DSI. The rear brakes are solid discs instead of drums in the i-DSI.
Honda City Fifth Generation (2008-present)
The fifth generation Honda City was launched in Bangkok, Thailand, in September 2008, followed by the launch in India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and China in the coming months. It is used in several places, including Thailand, Pakistan and Brazil.
Depending on market conditions, the Honda City is a series of motors and when the level of the specification. In general, the Asian markets in the city comes in three variants – S, V and SV models. In some markets, the SV and V replaced by E. In South America, the range includes the DX, LX, EX and EXL models.
The engine range includes a 1.3 four-cylinder engine with 73 kW at 6000 rpm, an engine of 120 hp 1.5 extinction, and are both in manual and automatic transmission, a 1.8-liter engine R18a.
In South America, the area available for use with the i-VTEC 1.5-liter flex-fuel engine that is shared with the Brazilian Fit Honda. Power is 115 hp with petrol and 116 hp with ethanol. Manual and automatic transmission.
The city was briefly in some European countries, including Poland offered with a 1.4-liter i-VTEC engine paired with a five-speed manual or 6-speed I-Shift automated manual transmission.
Honda City Facelift
In September 2011, presented the Honda Automobile Ltd. Honda City with a new grille design, new front and rear lights, rear bumper, new alloy wheels, eco-driving indicator and front airbags for each model renovated. The revised model was developed in India in December 2011 launched, including five variants – Corporate, E, S, V and V and ground clearance increased to 165 mm and the length increases by 20 mm.
Honda Siel Cars India, the Indian subsidiary of Honda Motors has the facelifted Honda City launched in 2012 in India. The new Honda City 2012 in India was launched in seven variants to life. All variants are powered by the same 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol offers 118PS power with 146Nm of torque. In addition, the company plans to bring the diesel variants Honda City on the local market, which should be launched in late 2012. Here is the list of Honda City Petrol with their respective properties.
Atlas Honda resumed production of Honda City 1 May 2012, was arrested after he caused because of supply bottlenecks in the chain by the severe flooding in Thailand. This resumption of production is marked by Honda because it comes with a range of facelifted Honda City under the banner of the Aspire Honda City.
Honda City Production
The Honda City is produced in different places around the world, including India, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand. In July 2009, the city was the first to be built and sold outside Asia, began production in Sumar