Honda has unveiled the Honda City e:HEV hybrid electric sedan, which has impressive fuel economy in a good way. The company claims that the hybrid car, which is the successor to the Honda City, can travel 26.5 km on one liter of fuel.
The Honda City e:HEV is the company’s first hybrid electric car in India. The manufacturer hopes to capitalize on the growing demand for such vehicles in the country. Honda Cars India has begun taking pre-orders for the Honda City e:HEV, with first deliveries expected as early as May 2022.
The car features a twin-engine hybrid system coupled to a 1.5-liter gasoline engine. The unit is capable of delivering a peak output of 126 hp. Consumption is 3.8 liters per 100 km.
The new hybrid electric car will feature a state-of-the-art front-facing camera that will improve driving safety. The camera has a wide viewing angle and helps scan the road ahead. It also warns the driver of the risk of an accident and can intervene in some situations.
Honda Cars India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Honda, which plans to launch 30 electric car models worldwide by 2030.