Honda Cars India Limited has launched its new modified Honda City which is compatible with a CNG bi-fuel option to complement the lifestyles and needs of the customers in India who are looking for an alternative fuel vehicle. The new modified Honda City will be available in V grade which will get retrofitted with a Honda approved CNG kit at all the 45 Honda dealerships located in 28 cities where CNG fuel option is available in the country.
Rohan BRC has been appointed as the authorized dealer for providing the CNG kit. The modified Honda City will come with a 2 year warranty as standard value for all buyers.
To enhance the performance, the modified grade of the City has an optimized 1.5L, 4 cylinder i-VTEC engine and the suspension has been modified to adjust the additional weight of the CNG cylinder to offer similar driving experience as that of the petrol City.
The safety of passengers and pedestrians is a first priority for Honda and the new CNG ready City is fully loaded with various active and passive safety features including ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with Brake Assist (BA), Dual SRS airbags, pre-tensioner seat belts. The front body structure of the car ensures advanced pedestrian safety features.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, Sr Vice President, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “We are extremely happy to bring the City with a CNG option for our customers. Adapting the CNG technology is another step to keep low cost of ownership for our customers and will add to the appeal of the car, as it will not only be cheaper to run and maintain but also eco-friendly.”
The price of a Honda City Model V MT complete with CNG Kit (ex-showroom Delhi) is approximately USD 17,750.
(This article compiled using information from a Honda Cars India press release)