Honda (Automobile) Thailand Co. Ltd recently introduced a new model bi-fuel Honda City with factory-installed CNG system. Equipped with an i-VTEC 1.5-liter engine and CVT transmission, the car develops horsepower of 102 hp at 6000 rpm and torque of 1427 Nm at 4600 rpm.
With a starting price of THB 612,000 (USD 18,620), all versions of the Honda City CNG have VSA system (Vehicle Stability Assist), automatic emergency braking (ESS), hill start assist (HSA), dual SRS airbags and ABS.
A 65-litre CNG cylinder is installed in the spacious rear cargo area. An indicator mounted on the dashboard displays fuel status and an adjacent switch enables manual transition between natural gas and petrol. An electronic control units manages gas supply and also provides safety cut-off in an emergency or if the system malfunctions.
Honda launched its first CNG version of the Honda City in Thailand in September 2012.
(Source: Honda Thailand)