Honda Gienia Revealed for Chinese Market. Buyers often think City is too small, and Civic isn’t compact enough. Filling the gap in buyer’s perspective, the Japanese automaker revealed new Honda Gienia for the Chinese market only. The sedan is estimated to be a new success in the market. Honda describes the new cars as compact crossover hatchback. Here is the whole update.
Honda Gienia Specifications
Features, Exterior, and Interior Reviews
Honda released a teaser image of this Honda Gienia, revealing the look of the new car. The exact dimension is known at this point. Its length is 4,517 mm, width is 1,705 mm, and height is 1,477 mm. And, its wheelbase is 2,600 mm. Built based on City’s platform, this car also gets front end with Solid Wing Face, projector headlights, multi-slat grille in the black finish, and huge chrome element as well.
The taillights are similar to one we can find on City FC model, and the rear end also gets the spoiler on top of the taillights. The exterior look should be defined by other elements as well including five-spoke alloy wheels and rear fog lights with chrome surround.
There is no further information on its cabin, but it should get features like leather upholstery, color touchscreen for the infotainment unit, keyless entry, electric sunroof, and brand’s LaneWatch blind-spot monitoring system.
Powertrain, Engine – Honda Gienia
Powertrain information isn’t released yet, but it should feature Honda’s latest popular engine. Under the hood, this car is most probably powered by 1.5 liters of the i-VTEC engine that generates 129 hp of power output and 155 Nm of torque performance. This is already a good performance for a city car.
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The engine will be paired with the five-speed manual transmission as standard. However, CVT unit will be available too as optional. At this point, there is no further information on other performance like the acceleration rate or top speed quote. We should know sooner, though.
Honda Gienia Price and Release Date
From what we see so far, this car is appealing enough. It carries the compact design of City while it also offers the elegance of Civic. Stay tuned for the upcoming Honda Gienia official release. This car will be launched on October 18. The price is expected around 90,000 yuan in China. Or about 13,478 US Dollar.
|Release date||October 18, 2016|
|Engine||1.5 liters of the i-VTEC|
|Torque||155 Nm of torque|
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