What is it?
SUVs may rule the roost today, but the City, even 22 years on, is still alive and kicking, and is one of the longest-running nameplates currently on sale in India. The City’s India story began in 1998 and we’ve had four versions since. The first three cars were all very unique in character, with each model being a success for Honda.
Uncharacteristically then, the 4th-generation was more of an evolution, but thanks to the further improvements and introduction of a diesel option, it went on to become the most successful City in India, and it’s this very evolutionary approach that’s been carried forward to the 5th-gen City.
Don’t think for a moment though that it’s a simple update of the previous car. While it is based on a modified version of the earlier City, the engineering changes are massive. The new City’s body shell packs in more…