The all new 7th gen Honda City which made its debut late last year has received a full 5-star score in the latest crash test conducted by ASEAN NCAP.
In Thailand the 2020 Honda City comes available in S, V, SV and RS grades while the unit tested by ASEAN NCAP was the SV. It scored 44.83 points for Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), 22.82 points for Child Occupant Protection (COP) and 18.89 points for Safety Assist Technologies (SATs) achieving an overall score of 86.54 points.
The tested Thai-spec 2020 Honda City SV was equipped with 4 airbags, Seat Belt Reminder for the driver and front passenger and Electronic Stability Control, as well as Hill Start Assist and a rearview camera. The car’s frontal occupant compartment remained stable in the front offset test and both the dummies at the front received good protection.
In Adult Occupant Protection, the score for frontal impact and side-impact tests were 13.98 (out of 16.00) and 16.00 (out of 16.00) respectively, and the points awarded for head protection technology were 2.30 (out of 4.00).
In Child Occupant Protection, the score for frontal impact and side-impact tests were 16.00 (out of 16.00) and 8.00 (out of 8.00) respectively, and the points awarded for installation were 11.72 (out of 12.00). In safety assist, the 2020 Honda City scored 8.00 points (out of 8.00) for EBA, 3.45 points (out of 6.00) for SBR and 0.15 points (out of 2.00) points for BSA (Blind Sport Assist).
After Thailand the 2020 Honda City is set to make its debut in India in April followed by Malaysia towards the mid of this year. It will then become available in other ASEAN markets as well as Oceania. However Honda Atlas in Pakistan is still selling the 5th generation City which in January this year has entered its 12th year of production in our country.
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