Honda Cars India had recently unveiled the new City e:HEV hybrid sedan in India, stepping into an untapped market of mass produced hybrid vehicles. The bookings for the hybrid sedan commenced from 14 April and the launch is scheduled for early May 2022. The new hybrid sedan gets a self-charging battery system with two motors offering 26.5 kmpl mileage, which is the best in the industry and new safety features including the Honda Sensing ADAS technology. The Hybrid variant is based on the top spec ZX variant of the regular ICE Honda City. Check the detailed image gallery here from our first drive review.
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV
The Honda City e:HEV hybrid-electric vehicle is the first mass-producing hybrid car in India that promises to fill the gap between ICE and electric vehicles with India’s nest 26.5 kmpl mileage.
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV side view
The Honda City e:HEV is based on the top-spec ZX trim of the regular ICE-engined Honda City and gets Honda Sensing ADAS technology in the India for the first time.
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV dashboard layout
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV eCVT gearbox
The Honda City e:HEV hybrid will get an eCVT gearbox only mated to the 1.5-litre petrol ATKINSON cycle engine.
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV rear cabin
The rear seats of Honda City e:HEV hybrid sedan offer the same space as the regular City, which is marketed as a mid-size sedan going against Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna among others.
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV engine
The 1.5-litre engine of the City also gets a self-charging battery setup with two motors and a combined output of 126 PS and 253 Nm with a mileage of 26.5 kmpl (claimed).
Honda City Hybrid e:HEV new logo