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Watch live: 2014 Honda City diesel launch in India

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07 Jan 2014 / 
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The highly anticipated 2014 Honda City is all set for global launch in India. The most significant bit about the launch is clearly the introduction of the Honda City diesel. It has the same 1.5 litre i-DTEC engine as the Honda Amaze. We bring you the live telecast of the Honda City diesel launch.

 

 

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The all-new Honda City prices, ex-Delhi

The all-new Honda City prices, ex-Delhi

-Honda City diesel and petrol spare parts are priced lower than the competition

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The new Honda City diesel and petrol engine details

-Honda claims the rear knee room is similar to an upper D-segment sedan

-Push button start is available in the new City

-Honda has changed the door weather strip installation to reduce noise inside the cabin of the new City

-The focus on the new engines was on reducing friction losses and weight

-The diesel comes mated to a 6-speed manual while the petrol is a 5-speed manual/CVT

-The petrol automatic has a class-best 18kmpl fuel efficiency

-The i-DTEC engine boasts of an impressive 26kmpl fuel efficiency

-Rear legroom in the new City has been increased by 50mm while front shoulder room has increased by 40mm

-Honda says that the new City is big on space, fuel efficiency and looks

-The new City looks to regain its lost dominance in the C-segment

-Honda launched first-gen City in India in 1998

-Honda has had robust sales with the City in India and other regions

-City was introduced in Thailand in 1996

-Honda Car India officials being introduced

-Honda City diesel to come in three engine options — petrol manual, petrol automatic and diesel manual.

Before we go live, here is a quick look at what has transpired so far:

-Honda India unveils the 2014 Honda City on November 24, 2014. Read more

-OVERDRIVE drives the Honda City diesel and is mighty impressed. Read more

-Honda City diesel image gallery
-Watch our first ride video below:

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