Why has the new Honda City disappointed Pakistani car enthusiasts even before the launch?

Honda Atlas has already been under fire for selling old vehicles in Pakistan at extravagant prices.

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Honda Atlas recently released a teaser of the “New Honda City,” which has caused a fair degree of distress among Pakistani car enthusiasts. The trailer of the vehicle revealed a design detail that has caused the disappointment.

The Distressing Detail

In their latest video teaser, Honda revealed the shape of the DRLs on the New Honda City, and they seem to give away the silhouette of the headlights. Experts have pointed out that the headlight design is that of a 6th Generation Honda City.

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Details of the 6th Generation Honda City

The 6th generation Honda City made its global debut back in 2014 and became one of the most popular subcompact sedans in India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, and even China.

The vehicle was launched with several powertrain options, including a hybrid powertrain. The most common engine option was a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine that featured 120 horsepower and 145-newton meters of torque with a 5-speed manual or a CVT automatic transmission.

Other salient features of the vehicle included:

  • Electronic stability control
  • ABS
  • Variable stability assist (VSA)
  • Hill-start assists
  • Smart Infotainment System with Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Reversing camera
  • Parking sensors
  • Keyless entry and go
  • Cruise control

Previously, the Honda Grace was launched by the auto company between 2014 and 2020, which was an iteration of the 6th generation Honda City. However, soon after, this particular generation of the Honda City was replaced worldwide with the 7th generation Honda City.

The reason why Pakistanis are Unhappy

Pakistanis are unhappy with the impending arrival of the “6th generation” Honda City in the county while the rest of the world enjoys the “7th generation” of Honda City featuring a new lineup of powertrain options, new looks, and better features.

Honda Atlas has already been under fire for selling old vehicles in Pakistan at extravagant prices. The debut of yet another old car in the Pakistani auto market hints that the trend is seemingly set to continue.

Experts believe that the auto company has been following this trend for a while now. Earlier, the rest of the markets received refreshed versions of the Hyundai Elantra and the KIA Sorento, while Pakistan was presented with the old versions of the vehicles. Only time will tell how the car enthusiasts react to the release of the New Honda City in Pakistan.

What are your thoughts on this? Please share with us in the comment section below.

  • Honda is commiting sucide in a lethal compitetion of auto industry in pakistan… Worst decesion to bring 6th genration in pakistan.
    MG, Alisvin, and Proton sega distract and will destroy the honda market due to bad decision. Difficult to digest but true.

  • I like the design. Whats wrong? Better than the new Civic and ofcourse it will obliterate Toyota as no new Corolla shape plus the horrible Toyota Yaris which makes you vomitt.

    • Man we want the latest generation i.e. 7th one. Why should i pay the highest price or the same price as in India and still get old generation car… Are you a paid commenter from Honda to say whats wrong or your expectations are too low. Man raise the standard for getting a better and latest product….

    • Man we want the latest generation i.e. 7th one. Why should i pay the highest price or the same price as in India and still get old generation car… Are you a paid commenter from Honda to say whats wrong or your expectations are too low. Man raise the standard for getting a better and latest product….


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