Honda Launches the New Honda City CNG,
Offering more value and enjoyment for all journeys
Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has announced the launch of the new Honda
City CNG, which is powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine that supports gasoline and
CNG fuel systems. The CNG system is installed at the Honda factory. The new
Honda City CNG offers a sporty and stunning design, more comfort with a spacious
interior, and is fully equipped with smart technology and premium safety features.
It is now available in three variants at prices ranging from 612,000 to 711,000 Baht.
Mr. Pitak Pruittisarikorn, Chief Operating Officer of Honda Automobile
(Thailand) Co., Ltd., said, The 4th generation of the Honda City, which was
launched in January 2014, has received great feedback from customers in its
segment. This is a result of our determination for the ongoing development of the
Honda City to make it the ideal car with an outstanding interior and exterior design,
excellent driving performance, advanced technology, innovative equipment, and full
standard safety features. Today, Honda offers more value to Thai customers with the
launch of the new Honda City CNG that supports both gasoline and CNG fuel. The
CNG fuel injection system is installed to the highest safety standards at the Honda
factory. The new Honda City CNG is developed to meet customers needs for the
ideal value-for-money vehicle.
The new Honda City CNG is powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine that supports both
gasoline and CNG fuel. The gasoline system can generate up to 120 horsepower at
6,600 rpm, with maximum torque of 145 Newton-meters at 4,600 rpm, while the CNG
system can generate 102 horsepower at 6,600 rpm with maximum torque of 127
Newton-meters at 4,800 rpm. The bi-fuel engine system, combined with a new CVT
(Continuously Variable Transmission) developed under Honda's Earth Dreams
technology with enhanced gear ratios and the G-Design Shift System, will offer more
efficient fuel consumption and provide better acceleration. The engine is also E20
The new Honda City CNG injection system is completely installed at the Honda
factory to the highest safety standards. The 65-liter CNG tank is made from high-
quality steel that is highly resistant to gas pressure. It is bolted firmly in place on a
steel mounting bracket and the body structure is strengthened in line with safety
standards. A solid cover separates the CNG fuel tank and storage area, protecting it
from rear impact. The CNG gas cap is designed to be installed right next to the fuel
cap and has a safety lid to prevent the reverse flow of gas. The new Honda City
CNG also has a CNG switching button to change the fuel usage and a Gas
Remaining Display, which is a light displaying the use status and CNG fuel level.
Altering the fuel source is controlled by the ECU to offer precise calculation for
proper CNG fuel injection and there is a cut-off in case of emergency. The front and
rear suspension are specially designed for the CNG engine to provide good stability
and a smooth ride for all driving conditions.
The new Honda City CNG has a CNG emblem that reflects the unique value it offers.
The comfortable and spacious interior is fully equipped with smart control technology
including a One Push Ignition System, Honda Smart Key System, wireless and
Bluetooth audio system, and ECO Coaching feature. All Honda City CNG models
are built to advanced safety standards. The body design is based on Hondas
G-CON safety standard and is strengthened with a cross bar. All variants of the new
Honda City CNG come with Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA); Emergency Stop Signal
(ESS); Hill Start Assist (HSA); Dual SRS airbags; Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) that
helps control steering during heavy braking; and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
to ensure customer confidence for all driving styles.
The new Honda City CNG is available in three variants the S CNG MT at 612,000
Baht, S CNG AT at 651,000 Baht, and V CNG AT at 711,000 Baht. The new Honda
City CNG is available in six colors, which are Taffeta White, Alabaster Silver
(Metallic), Crystal Black (Pearl), Modern Steel Grey (Metallic), Carnelian Red (Pearl),
and Golden Brown (Metallic).
People interested in experiencing the new Honda City CNG can visit any Honda
showroom nationwide or go to www.honda.co.th/citycng
- Crystal Black (Pearl) and Carnelian Red (Pearl) cost an additional 6,000 Baht
- The S CNG MT is available in three colors: Taffeta White, Alabaster Silver (Metallic) and
Crystal Black (Pearl)
- The S CNG AT is available in four colors: Taffeta White, Alabaster Silver (Metallic), Crystal
Black (Pearl), and Modern Steel Grey (Metallic)
- The V CNG AT is available in six colors: Taffeta White, Alabaster Silver (Metallic), Crystal
Black (Pearl), Modern Steel Grey (Metallic), Carnelian Red (Pearl), and Golden Brown
*Features vary according to variants.