Honda City is a sedan type car made by the Honda company that has a sporty and stylish appearance, therefore it is loved by young people. For the problem of modification concepts, Honda City also has several modification concepts with various styles to choose from.
This car made by the Honda Factory has been a dream car since its early generation until now we still find people using this car either for taxis or for their daily needs going to the office and as a family car. There are approximately 6 generations of Honda City cars that have dominated the automotive world in the country.
It is noted that this car began to be of interest to the Indonesian public in the 2000s when Honda launched the Honda City Type Z, a facelift of the Honda City coded SX8 and equipped with VTEC technology. Then in the end in 2017 this car underwent a facelift again and reincarnated with a new name as the All New Honda City.
Comes with a new design that is more sporty, elegant and modern. The body design is formed to provide optimal driving comfort for passengers with a more stylish appearance. By reducing the engine space, it is hoped that this car will provide more comfort for the driver and passengers, but still pay attention to the aerodynamics and performance of the engine to keep it prime.
On the exterior, the new design appears in the grille and front bumper which are equipped with fog lamps and the shape of the main lights are smaller with a tapered design to the side. The luxurious and sporty appearance also radiates even more with the presence of a shark fin antenna, 16-inch alloy rims, LED lights on the turn signal, Sporty Combi Lamp, Exclusive Rear chrome Garnish & Rear Reflector.
Honda City Engine and Dimensions
This car, which has a design almost like the Toyota Vios, carries the concept of “Ahead in Performance”. With the type of engine 1.5L SOHC 4 cylinder in line and 16 valve i-VTEC + DBW as if this car does not present a significant change with the previous generation.
This is intended so that consumers feel facilitated by the availability of the same spare parts if the type of car uses the same mPGM-FI engine. Other than that, this machine has proven its superiority in creating exciting driving performance.
This machine can be powered up to a maximum power of 120 PS at 6,600 RPM and a peak torque of 145 Nm at 4,600 RPM. This car has a manual and automatic transmission system (CVT).
The Honda City car is designed with a tire size that is much smaller than its sibling Honda Civic, where this car is intended for vehicles in the city, not in the countryside. This car is also aligned with the sedan version of the Toyota Vios and Suzuki Baleno.
The length of this car is only 4,442mm x 1,694mm wide x 1,477mm high, the dimensions are very fitting to be called a sedan, maybe people with a height of 170+ will have a little trouble driving this car. As for the Wheelbase: 2,600mm and Front / Rear Distance: 1,476mm / 1,465mm
Honda City Chassis, Tires and Brakes
Even though it looks small, don’t doubt the sophistication of this Honda City car. With a balanced body and a pretty good engine, it makes passengers feel more secure and safe while driving. MacPherson Strut and H-Shape Torsion Beam are still used as front and rear suspension for Honda City, because they have been proven to provide comfort in driving both short and long distances.
Likewise, the combination of the Ventilated Disc at the front and the Drum at the rear, provides a fairly good braking. In addition, the tires used are 185/55 R16, mounted on 16 “alloy wheels, making them appear more fierce and elegant when invited to break through the density of urban traffic.
The exterior of the Honda City
Honda has made improvements in the design sector to make the Honda City look even more sporty. the bumper display is continued with a wide grille wrapped in a special color so that it makes its appearance even more stylish. Honda New City is also equipped with Halogen Projector headlamps that can emit brighter light than cars in its class.
The Honda New City was formed which stood out slightly on each side. In addition, the Honda New City is enhanced with a High Mount Stop Lamp and Shark Fin Antenna which makes the rear view of this car more elegant with high technology and features. Then for the side mirrors are attached with the Power Retractable Door Mirror feature.
The interior of the Honda City
Honda New City adds a room that is quite spacious for the comfort of all passengers, they can move freely both on the feet and head. On the dashboard, there is a Stylish Meter Cluster along with the appearance of a 3 meter display which provides accurate and easy detection of vehicle speed, engine speed, and gearshift information during driving.
Meanwhile, for info regarding the distance traveled, fuel usage in general and also the distance that has been traveled along with the amount of remaining fuel in the tank can be seen in real time in a panel in the form of a Multi Information LCD Display.
Black color wrapping on each interior component adds to the luxury of the cabin for Type E and ES, when the beige color looks elegant in the interior of the Honda City Type S. to turn the engine on and off, Eco Assist which can control the driver’s driving style to save fuel, Auto AC with Smart Touch which can adjust the cabin temperature automatically, Audio Steering Switch which makes it easier for you to adjust the audio system on the steering wheel.
To complete the interior comfort of this car, Honda puts entertainment services to accompany your trip with an audio feature enhanced by a 6.1-inch touch screen monitor with AM / FM Radio features, USB, DVD, CD, MP3 / WMA, Aux Input and also being able to connect. with specific iPods and iPhones for Type E and ES. As for Type S, use the audio feature in the form of Double DIN which only features AM / FM Radio, USB, CD, MP3 / WMA, Aux Input, iPod + iPhone.
Honda City Safety Features
Honda New City is equipped with various safety features that are very safe and controlled. Starting from the body frame arrangement that utilizes G-CON and ACETM technology, Dual front SRS Airbags for the two front passengers, even for the ES type including the added i-side Airbags System and Side Curtain Airbags.
The ISOFIX and Tether features are very useful for your wives who have babies. All seat belts take advantage of Pretensioner Seatbelt with Load Limiter technology which is able to keep the body in a safe position in the event of an impact and also withstand excessive pressure when the car brakes suddenly.
Braking includes improvements with the ABS and EBD systems equipped with Brake Assist (BA) and Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) systems which are useful for preventing signs of oversteer and understeer. In addition, there is a new feature, the Brake Override System, which can detect if the gas pedal and brake are stepped on simultaneously and this feature will prioritize braking so that the car can be easily controlled.
As for the security features, the All New Honda City has security features that are similar to other Honda cars, namely Smart Key, Security Alarm and Immobilizer.
The following is a row of photos of modifications to the Honda City Motorbike, namely the Elegant Concept, the Wheel Concept, the Flat Concept, and the Body Kit modification.