Honda Malaysia has officially given a retail price of RM107,783.091 for the Honda City RS e:HEV hatchback. The e:HEV variant is powered by a 1.5L Sports intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) powertrain coupled with an Electric Continuous Variable Transmission (e-CVT). The powertrain delivers 109 PS, and segment-leading 253 Nm of torque which is equivalent to torque output by a D-segment naturally aspirated engine.
The City hatchback’s design spells ‘Energetic’ and the RS variant emphasises a sporty look. This variant comes with a solid wing front grille and door mirrors in gloss black for a dual-tone body colour scheme. Further, the lower grille, fog lamp garnish and rear bumper gives it its exclusive shape. This variant is also fitted with LED headlights with LED daytime running lights, LED front fog lights, a liftgate spoiler, LED rear combi lights and 16″ alloy wheels.
“We launched the All-New City Hatchback in December 2021 and the response from Malaysians have been overwhelming. To-date, we have collected more than 5,200 bookings. As mentioned during the launch, we are pleased to announce the price of the All-New City Hatchback RS e:HEV variant today, at RM107,783.09. We are confident that the All-New City Hatchback RS e:HEV will set the benchmark in the market with its complete package of stylish RS exterior, e:HEV powertrain, Honda SENSING and advanced telematics Honda CONNECT. It will be an attraction to customers especially the younger audience,” said Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Madoka Chujo.
The interior styling of the RS e:HEV hatchback features stylish red-stitched Ultrasuede® Seats2. The seats are also the versatile 4-Mode ULTRA Seats, which can be configured into Utility, Long, Tall or Refresh modes for various needs and occasions. The variant also has a 7″ Interactive TFT meter that provides easy access to information according to the driver’s needs. Additionally, the 8″ Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto3 connectivity provides convenience and personalised functionality while driving. Meanwhile, the rear air-conditioning ventilation is a first-in-segment feature.
Other advanced first-in-segment features in the City Hatchback RS e:HEV are Honda LaneWatch, Electric Parking Brake (EPB) and Remote Engine Start. This range-topper is also equipped with Honda SENSING, the most complete advanced safety features in its segment. The suite of driver assistance safety systems includes:
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Auto High Beam (AHB)
It also has the added Auto Brake Hold (ABH) feature that provides the driver with convenience during stop-and-go traffic situation. Moreover, the RS e:HEV variant’s advanced 2-motor hybrid system regulates between 3 driving modes i.e. EV, Hybrid and Engine drive modes, and will switch in accordance to the driving conditions.
Additionally, this variant of the hatchback is available with Honda CONNECT which is a telematics system. Ensuring Safety, Security and Convenience, Honda CONNECT allows users to connect with their cars via a smartphone application. Key functions of the Telematics technology in Honda CONNECT are aimed at easing owner’s accessibility to their vehicle and its information at all times.
The Honda City Hatchback RS e:HEV comes in 3 colour options i.e. Ignite Red Metallic, Meteoroid Gray Metallic and Platinum White Pearl.
For more information or to test drive the City Hatchback RS e:HEV variant, you can visit any of the 102 Honda authorised dealerships nationwide, or call Honda’s Toll Free number (1-800-88-2020) or visit www.honda.com.my or download the HondaTouch application.
1On-the-road price without insurance. Sales Tax Exemption period ends on 30 June 2022. Terms and Conditions apply.
2 Combination Leather
3 Android Auto will be available upon its official launch of the service in Malaysia