The Honda City Hatchback RS 2021 has been launched to Indonesia to replace Jazz, which was injected to death in February 2021 yesterday. PT Honda Prospect Motor as the agent holder of the Honda car brand presents this latest compact hatchback with various advantages.
In Indonesia, the City Hatchback only gets one variant, namely the RS which comes from the word “Road Sailing”. This is a special development for the Honda variant which has a sportier character in terms of design and performance.
The RS variant in the Honda family is iconic that shows an identity as the top trim. The City Hatcback in Indonesia comes in two transmission options, namely a 6-speed manual and a CVT mated to its newest engine, namely a 1.5L DOHC, 16 valve i-VTEC + DBW.
Speaking of dimensions, the City Hatchback has a size larger than the Honda Jazz GK5 series to cover another name for Honda Fit in Indonesia. It is known that the successor to the Honda Jazz has a length of 4,349 mm, a width of 1,748 mm and a height of 1,488 mm.
Having a larger size will certainly affect the cabin space inside. It is known that the Honda City Hatchback RS 2021 has a cabin that is quite accommodating thanks to the evenly made ground floor of the cabin.
Especially with the Ultra Seat, making this compact hatchback feel more comfortable when invited to travel far.
Ultra-Seat on Honda Hatchback RS 2021 Available In Four Modes
The interior of Honda’s newest line that plays in this compact hatchback segment carries the theme “Ambitious Beauty”. In order for its concept to live up to its expectations, Honda focused on ease of use, high-quality materials, and beauty.
In this inner appearance, Honda prioritizes the ease and comfort of driving, and adopts an attractive design. High-quality materials and a sporty look that young people like, are used to characterize the new look of this latest Honda car.
In some parts, the City Hatchback is decorated in realistic metallic tones to create an instrument panel with a strong look. The interior of this car is dominated by black color combined with red thread stitching on the Leather Door Lining, Audio Steering Switch, Shift Knob, Suede-Fabric-Leather Combi Trimmed Seats, Auto A / C, and Sporty Meter Cluster which adds a sporty & energetic impression.
The seats on the Honda City Hatchback RS 2021 have also been coated with a combination of suede-leather and fabric with an inner cushion layer that provides a comfortable feeling for the user.
The shape of the front seats looks the same as the Honda City sedan that was launched in Thailand. But it is different on the back, because the second-row seat has a unique design, namely the Ultra Seat with a dive down mechanism.
The Ultra Seat in the Honda City Hatchback RS 2021 can be adjusted with 4 setting modes, namely: Utility Mode, Long Mode, Tall Mode and Refresh Mode.
When folding the two rear seats, the user can maximize the cargo area so that large items such as bicycles can enter easily.
This mode is used to fold the front and rear passenger seats and the user will get a longer storage space. In this mode, you can carry a surfboard, keyboard musical instrument, or other long object.
Lifting the rear seat for extra height space at the rear, is part of the Ultra Seat with Tall Mode. By using this mode, you can carry items that have a higher size such as plants.
Lastly is the Refresh Moder. By folding the two front seats back, it can produce a more spacious front room which is suitable for resting while on a long trip.
For additional information, on the center console there is a large armrest, 2 cup holders, and storage for items such as smartphones on both sides of the console. The touch screen audio system on the 8-inch Honda City Hatchback RS is also the center of entertainment features that are applied Optical Bonding for a reflection-free surface which is also supported by a premium sound system of 8 pieces in the cabin.
Smartphones can also be easily linked in the audio section with the Smartphone Connection feature. With this, various applications can be displayed on the audio screen for entertainment for its users with ease.
As a successor to the Jazz GK5 compact hatchback that has been produced by Honda manufacturers in the Karawang area, West Java, the Honda City Hatchback RS 2021 has been successfully equipped with Ultra Seat in its second row.
Ultra-Seat on this compact hatchback has 4 setting modes, including Utility Mode, Long Mode, Tall Mode and Refresh Mode. With this feature, it is certainly easier for users to carry items with larger dimensions and more capacity.
Not only that, users can also rest in the car more freely and comfortably when driving out of town.