Honda Gienia Hatchback To Make A Global Debut Next Month

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We all know well, the kind of image Honda City has established in the global market and now the Japanese automaker is all set to introduce a hatchback version of this prominent sedan. The Chinese reports have revealed that Dongfeng-Honda is gearing up to introduce Honda Gienia at the upcoming Chengdu Motor Show, which will commence from September 2. Honda Gienia images were flourished on the internet few days back and earlier it was previewed as Honda Concept B.

Honda Gienia
Honda Gienia

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The images of the production version is quite similar to the concept B and has received Honda’s signature styling at front. The Honda’s ‘Solid Wing Face’ design, is clearly evident in the hatchback, which was also seen on the Avancier SUV. Just like the City sedan in India, the Gienia also features projector units. The side-profile is also quite similar to the Honda City, with only difference is that of truncated boot design. At the rear, the hatchback has received boomerang tail-lamps just like one on the Honda Civic. The nicely done chrome accents, sculpted bumper and a distinct rear spoiler all together accentuates the overall design in an effective manner. The overall dimensions of the hatchback measure 4,517 mm X 1,705 mm X 1,477 mm (L X W X H) and the wheelbase counts to 2,600 mm. When compared to its sedan sibling, the Gienia is 22 mm shorter while the wheelbase has been kept same for comfortable cabin space.

Gienia Rear
Gienia Rear

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Under the hood, the Honda Gienia will be powered by a 1.5-litre petrol motor, delivering 128.6 hp maximum power and 155 Nm peak torque. The engine will be coupled to a CVT gearbox. For now, the Honda Gienia will be only presented in the Chinese market and the manufacturer has not hinted towards bringing it in the Indian market anytime soon.

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