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Should you get the Honda City Hatchback?

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In case you missed out, Honda Malaysia recently launched the Honda City Hatchback. Somehow, the Hatchback brings some of its predecessor’s practicality to the more conventional City shape. What is it about? Are you familiar with it and should you get one? You will learn more about the Honda City Hatchback in this read.

What’s in it?

The Hatchback comes in four variants: 1.5 S, 1.5 E, 1.5 V, and e:HEV RS hybrid. It has the conventional petrol unit being a 1.5 litre DOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder, producing 121 PS at 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm of torque at 4,300 rpm. As for the e:HEV, it is powered by a 109 PS/253 Nm electric motor with a 1.5 litre mill.

Dimensions wise, the hatch is 204 mm shorter at 4,349 mm, while the height has also been increased by three millimetres to 1,470 mm for a sleeker roofline. The 1,748 mm width and 2,600 mm wheelbase are shared with the sedan. The boot measures 289 litres with all seats up, which is 230 litres less than the sedan.

Furthermore, standard equipment includes halogen projector headlights with LED daytime running lights, 15-inch silver alloy wheels, keyless entry, push-button start, manual air-conditioning, fabric upholstery, a Bluetooth-enabled head unit and four speakers.

For safety features, the Hatchback has four airbags with LaneWatch blind spot camera and curtain airbags (six in total). Besides, it also gets Honda Connect services that include automatic collision and alarm detection. Not to mention speed and geofencing alerts, a vehicle locator and emergency calls. The Honda City Hatchback retails from RM75k to RM87k depending on its variants.

If you happen to fancy the previous models, check out our car inventory online. From City Hybrid to Jazz, Civic to CR-V, choices are abound. You can also visit our retail experience centres for further assistance. Get in touch with us today.

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