The first generation Honda City was a small car built in 1981 by the Japanese manufacturer Honda. Japanese, Australian and European market is created, the city in 1994 after the retirement of the second generation. Nameplate compact four-door sedan in 1996 primarily focused on the development of markets is the first mainly sold in Asia outside of Japan, but also in Latin America and Australia later in the revived series. From 2002 2008, and sold as the Honda Japan Aria Ft. This is a small sedan built on Honda’s Global Small Car platform, Jazz, Airwave , Mobilio, and the Mobilio Spike with whatever fuel tank under the front seats rather than rear seats with the location of the user. Mid -2009, the city’s cumulative sales exceed 45 million units from 1.2 in the nameplate was revived in 1996.
The first generation Honda City (1981-1986)
The innovative design of Honda City was launched in November 1981, unusual height is too small to comfortably fit four adults in the city state. The 3-door hatchback as a set of levels, the city was Motocompo a special 50cc foldaway ‘scooter’s small luggage area of the city is designed to work with. In his presentation, it was Honda’s smallest car, while the Japanese government did not comply with the rules Kei. It was more than the Honda N360 383 mm, but shorter than the Honda Civic first generation by 171 millimeters.
Honda City Turbo September 1982. It is powered by a 1231 cc Honda ER engine turbocharged version. A Pininfarina designed drop-top convertible Turbo wider fenders “bulldog”‘s great buffers used, but it is usually only available in naturally aspirated 67 PS engine. There is a version with two or four seats Pro series. A high-roof “Manhattan Roof” version with a 10 cm long in the roof. City exports mainly to Europe, Australia, (two seats, was of a form, circumvent restrictions on the import of Australian passenger vehicles) and New Zealand. It’s late, with production ending in 1986, the launch of GA type City.
Honda City second generation (1986-1994)
In November 1986, Honda replaced the original City Series AA with this generation and again in 1989 with an update. This model was created in 1994. Ft name appeared for the first time as a city in the variant. In both the previous generation model Turbo convertible and convertible models continued for a while. In most markets apart from Japan, the market place is open until filled by the rest of the 1999 Honda logo.
October 31, 1986, the City with the slogan “talent.” In Japan and was introduced at Honda Clio dealers. Honda Clio dealership chain Honda Legend, Honda Concerto, and lavishly equipped vehicles like Honda Accord bearing, space, and this generation Honda City to an economically priced primo commonly found in vehicle sales locations Clio enabeled.
The third-generation Honda City (1996-2002)
The third-generation Honda City, but with chassis codes 3a2 3A3 SX8 code name, is based on the Civic platform. It designs and sells only in South East Asia with the slogan, “For a new generation of smart” introduced the 1.3-liter version to begin, starting with the 1.5-liter version of the slogan. The first is a complete new plant began in April 1996 with the production Ayutthaya, Thailand, said. From the beginning, these Thai Citys had more than 70% local content. There are three separate pieces of bumpers created for easy shipping from Japan. It was originally a lower degree lXi and a high-spec Ex.I available. This generation of cars sold in Japan, Honda Clio dealers in Japan, as well as the Honda Domani.
This city is still a small Honda Civic thrown up, but instead of the four-door sedan model for Asia’s emerging markets, Pakistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and India. A revised, face lifted third-generation City in 2000, is called the “City type Z” in some markets. Honda’s VTEC engine model powered by a 1.5 L 2001, a rear for better handling Stabilizer integrated appeared. Model gets a facelift and rear lights, a new front, as well as one-piece bumpers.
Honda City fourth generation (2002-2008)
Fourth generation city of Thailand International Motor Show expo world debut in November 2002. It is a four wheel drive version is given. It is imported from Thailand and Japan domestic market Ft December 20, 2002 as Aria was launched. The word “aria” is expressive melody, usually heard by a type of opera. Honda does not sound, the musical tradition of the designation proposal Honda, Honda Accord, Honda Ballade, Honda Quintet, and has continued to be used with Honda concerto. The People’s Republic of China, and apply the saloon model sold from September 2003 to December 2008.
Honda City is a twin Spark is launched with the first i-DSI engine 88ps which is primarily designed to provide outstanding fuel economy with the fusion burn. Honda City VTEC version is later. Honda City VTEC for 15-inch alloy wheels with 14 inch i-DSI equation. The solid rear disc brakes in place of the i-DSI Drums.
Honda City Fifth Generation (2008-present)
A fifth-generation Honda City in September 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand unveiled to launch in India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and China, followed by the next month. This position Thailand, Pakistan and Brazil, with the number of production. Depending on market conditions, Honda City is available in a variety of engines and specification levels. S, V and SV models – usually three types of the Asian markets in the city. Some of the V and SV E. Is replaced by the series in South America for Dx, LX, ex, and the EXL model.
Four-cylinder engine with a 1.3 6000 rpm range for a 1.5 engine to 120 PS 73 KW production, and both are available in manual and automatic transmission, a 1.8 liter engine in R18A . South America in the series i VTEC 1, 5-liter flex-fuel engines that Brazilian Honda Ft shared. Hp 115 and 116 ethanol with gasoline Power output hp. Manual and automatic gearboxes are available. City selected European countries, including Poland, was briefly a 1.4-liter i-VTEC engine coupled to a 5-speed manual or 6-speed i-shift automated manual transmission is given.
Honda City has been given a facelift
In September 2011, Honda car limited arising from the new grille design, new front and rear bumpers, new taillamps design, new alloy fashion, eco driving indicator and dual front airbags in every model Honda City with refurbished. The revised model was launched in December 2011 with five types – Corporate, E, S, V and V, and the extended length of 165mm and 20mm also serves to increase the clearance.
Honda Soul Cars India, the Indian subsidiary of the Honda Motor facelifted Honda City 2012 launched. New Honda City launched in seven format in 2012. All forms of the same 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine that delivers 118PS of power with 146Nm maximum torque is powered by. In addition, the company, the local market, which is expected by the end of the year 2012 launched the Honda City plans to launch diesel variants of. Here is a list of the properties of their respective Honda City petrol model.
Honda Atlas on May 1, 2012 Honda City production resumed after being suspended the supply chain disruption caused by the flooding in Thailand was widespread. Honda of the facelifted Honda City Honda ambitious production resumed under the auspices of the series is identified. Honda City India, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand, with a number of sites around the world are produced.
In July 2009, the city’s first to be built and shipped to Asia for the outside, with SUMARE, Brazil began production. The car was from September 2009 with the Brazilian market the first available for sale exported to Mexico and Latin America and other markets. Since March 2011 with the opening of a new factory, Honda City launched in Argentina will be built. This is the first car built by Honda in Argentina and South America, as well as with Citys built in the Brazilian SUMARE plant will be carried out.