The next generation 2014 Honda City will have its world debut on November 25th in India. And, we are the first to disclose that Honda dealers had already started taking pre-orders for the car. With this official announcement, it is now confirmed that the Japanese automaker will unveil two new products at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo. The company will showcase new Jazz and Mobilio MPV at the show.
More interestingly, the new cars will be made available in both diesel and petrol fuel options. The diesel engine in all three vehicle is likely to be a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine that churns out a maximum power output of 98bhp. While the new Jazz will get a 1.2-litre petrol engine, the Brio based MPV will feature a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that develops 116bhp of power.
It is also expected that new Jazz will sit between the Brio hatch and Amaze compact sedan. The company will pitch the new hatchback against the likes of Swift, Hyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo and Fiat Punto. It will be larger than the exisiting model and features the company's new design philosophy - Exciting H Design!!!.
Mobilio MPV is based on Brio hatchback and will compete against the likes of Maruti Ertiga and Chevrolet Enjoy. In Indonesia, the vehicle is priced in the range of 150-180 million Indonesian Rupiah, which is around Rs. 8.5 lakh to 10 lakh in the Indian currency.