Honda City to get 1.8L engine option in Brazil – Report

Posted on: Apr 18, 2016 - 10:23am IST

Sourced from the Honda HR-V.

According to Autos Segredos, the 2017 Honda City will offer an option of a bigger 1.8L flex fuel engine from October 2016. The engine is sourced from the Brazilian-spec Honda HR-V.

2014 Honda City at Bangkok Motor Show front quarter
A bigger 1.8L flex fuel engine option will be introduced in October 2016.

In the HR-V, the 1.8L flex fuel engine develops 140 PS (138 bhp) at 6,500 rpm and 173 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm while running on ethanol. While the standard transmission will be a 5-speed manual unit, a CVT is also available as an option.

2014 Honda City at Bangkok Motor Show rear quarter
The 1.8L unit flex fuel develops 140 PS (138 bhp) at 6,500 rpm and 173 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm.

Also Read: Honda BR-V bookings open in India for INR 21,000

In other news, the production of the 2017 Honda City, HR-V, Fit, and WR-V (Fit Cross) will be shifted to the company’s new plant in Itirapina, Brazil, while the new Honda Civic and the upcoming Honda CR-V will be manufactured at Sumaré.

India-spec Honda City – Image Gallery

[Source: Autos Segredos]

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