All-new 2020 Honda City RS open for booking in Malaysia, comes with brand-new i-MMD engine!

Sanjay · Aug 14, 2020 12:10 PM

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After a couple of weeks of teaser after teaser, Honda Malaysia has finally dropped the bomb - the all-new 2020 Honda City RS is open for booking! Yes, you read that right - it’ll have a best-in-class 253 Nm!

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Thailand-spec City Turbo RS pictured.

Malaysians are also the first to get this all-new model as this is the world premiere of the hybrid City in this spec! The B-segment sedan will be fitted with the new i-MMD powertrain (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) that replaces the old i-DCD (Intelligent Dual-Clutch Drive).

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The engine as seen in the Jazz e:HEV.

Power output is rated at 109 PS/253 Nm from the motor and 98 PS/127 Nm from the combustion engine. Honda has yet to release official combined power output numbers, so we will share the number with you as soon as we have it.

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Bear in mind that this engine is only available on the RS spec - other variants will receive a new 1.5-litre DOHC i-VTEC engine, replacing the previous SOHC.

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Thailand-spec City Turbo RS pictured.

It’s big torque numbers mean it should have a pretty punchy drive. Visually, it’s pretty much about the same as we’ve seen in the Thailand-spec car - expect LED head and tail lights and 16-inch wheels.

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The V and RS variants will also come with Honda LaneWatch technology and electric parking brake (EPB), the first in its segment.

Prices will be announced at a later date, but Honda has already opened bookings for the all-new City. There’s also a special RM 1,000 Service Voucher for early-bird buyers. 

If you’re interested to check out the all-new City in the metal, you can refer to the table below:

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Sanjay

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With humble beginnings collecting diecast models and spending hours virtually tuning dream cars on the computer, his love of cars has delightfully transformed into a career. Sanjay enjoys how the same passion for cars transcends boundaries and brings people together.

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