Honda City (1998-2003)
The first-generation Honda City was launched in India in 1998. It featured a sleek and aerodynamic design with a curvy body. The car was powered by a 1.3-liter or a 1.5-liter engine, both of which were available in petrol variants. It quickly gained popularity due to its stylish looks, spacious interior, and reliable performance.
Second Generation (2003-2008): The second-generation Honda City arrived in India in 2003. It featured a more angular and aggressive design compared to its predecessor. The car offered improved performance and fuel efficiency with its 1.3-liter and 1.5-liter petrol engines. It also introduced a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) option for smoother gear shifts.
Third Generation (2008-2013): In 2008, Honda launched the third-generation City in India. This version of the City featured a more sophisticated and modern design. It offered a spacious cabin, advanced features, and improved safety features. The car was powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine known for its smooth performance and fuel efficiency.
Fourth Generation (2014-2020): The fourth-generation Honda City was launched in India in 2014. It came with a completely redesigned exterior and interior, featuring sharper lines and a more premium look. The car offered segment-leading features such as touchscreen infotainment, rearview camera, and sunroof. The engine options included a 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine and a 1.5-liter i-DTEC diesel engine, catering to different customer preferences.
Fifth Generation (2020-present): The fifth-generation Honda City made its debut in India in 2020. It showcased a more stylish and modern design with a prominent chrome grille and sleek LED headlights. The car received significant updates in terms of features, including a larger touchscreen infotainment system, connected car technology, and enhanced safety features. The engine options remained the same as the previous generation, with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine and a 1.5-liter i-DTEC diesel engine.
Please note that the information provided above is based on the knowledge cutoff of September 2021. There may have been further updates or newer generations introduced beyond that time.