Honda City e:HEV Production Commences in India

Honda Cars India has commenced the production of the 7th gen City e:HEV hybrid sedan. The model is being manufactured at the brand’s facility in Tapukara, Rajasthan and was already revealed to the media last week. The new City e:HEV is India’s first strong Hybrid Electric Vehicle in the mainstream segment, which reaffirms Honda’s commitments to make cars in India.

The New City e:HEV features Honda’s unique self-charging and highly efficient dual-motor e-CVT hybrid system connected to a 1.5L Atkinson-Cycle DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine, Intelligent Power Unit (IPU) with advanced Lithium-ion Battery and an Engine linked direct coupling Clutch. The e:HEV electric-hybrid system uses three driving modes (EV Drive, Hybrid Drive and Engine Drive), along with Regeneration mode during deceleration. A clever Power Control Unit ensures seamless and automatic switching between the three modes based on various driving situations.

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The New Honda City e:HEV’s strong hybrid electric system produces System Combined Max Power of 124 ho of power, and peak torque of 253 Nm. An advanced Electric Servo Brake system with all four-wheel disc brakes that contribute to fuel efficiency and provide a smooth brake feel has been adopted for the New City e:HEV. The claimed fuel efficiency figure is 26.5 km per liter.

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