Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. led by Mr. Pitak Pruittisarikorn (5th from right), Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Natt Patipanthada (5th from left), Marketing and Strategic Planning General Manager, and Ms. Manawara Phechpalakon (4th from left), Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Strategic Planning, welcome Mr. Kwanchai Paphatphong (Left), President and CEO of Inter-Media Consultant Co., Ltd. and Organizing Chairman of the 36th Thailand International Motor Expo, Mr. Prapong Maicharoen (3rd from left), Deputy Organizing Chairman of The 36th Thailand International Motor Expo, Mr. Chalatchai Paphatphong (Right), Deputy Managing Director of Inter-Media Consultant Co., Ltd., and Ms. Chamaiporn Paphatphong (2nd from right), President of Inter-Media Consultant Co., Ltd., together with Dr. Prachin Eamlumnow (3rd from right), President and Chief Executive Officer of Grand Prix International Public Company Limited, Mr. Jaruay Khanmanee (Left), President of Yanyont Square Group Co Ltd., and Mr. Pattanadesh Asasappakij (Right), Managing Director of Advanced Activity Co., Ltd. and Executive Editor of Autocar Magazine Co., Ltd.
Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd is exhibiting the 5th Generation Honda City, the next level of city car, and the new Honda Civic Hatchback together with another nine models at the 36th Thailand International Motor Expo 2019, along with many special offers such as the "Honda Dee Jud Tong Bud Now!" campaign in which customers can receive a free Modulo Foldable Bicycle, the Honda Ultimate Care campaign, and many other special offers to make owning a Honda easier at Honda Booth A14, Challenger 2 Hall, Impact Muang Thong Thani, from 29 November until 10 December, 2019.
Mr. Pitak Pruittisarikorn, Chief Operating Officer of Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said, "The highlight of this year's event is the 5th Generation Honda City, which has just made its world premiere here in Thailand. It's the city car that reimagines all possibilities and creates new value and a new standard for city cars in Thailand. It has a sportier and more elegant design from exterior to interior, is available in a RS variant for the first time with an exclusive sport RS package, a wider body package and spacious cabin beyond its class, and is fully equipped with features, all at a lower price for every variant compared to the previous generations. The all-new Honda City has already received overwhelming feedback from the media and customers during the three days since its official launch. Another highlight is the new Honda Civic Hatchback, which is distinctively sportier with a Sport RS accessories package, a sporty center-mounted dual outlet exhaust, and Honda SENSING to ensure more confidence in every journey."
The 5th Generation Honda City offers the next level of uncompromising sportiness and an elegant exterior and interior design with sharp character lines that will really attract attention, as well as projector headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), LED Tail Lights, Chrome Front Grille, Shark Fin Antenna, and newly-designed 15-inch alloy wheels. The cabin is spacious and luxurious beyond its class, enhanced by a black interior. It also responds to all driving styles with premium functions such as a Multi-information Display with illumination and 8-inch Advanced Touch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay. The 5th Generation Honda City is powered by a new 1.0-liter DOHC VTEC TURBO engine that generates a maximum 122 PS at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque of 173 Newton-meters at 2,000 to 4,500 rpm, offering the superior performance of a 1.5-liter engine and powerful torque equivalent to a 1.8-liter engine. Its mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to ensure ultimate fuel efficiency of 23.8 kilometers/liter and is more environmentally friendly as it meets the EURO 5 standard and has a CO2 emission rate of only 99 grams/kilometer. The all-new Honda City also comes with advanced safety technologies and Honda CONNECT.
For the first time, the 5th Generation Honda City is available in a RS variant that gives it a sportier and more premium look. The RS variant comes with a complete set of sporty aeroparts, new sporty-design 16-inch Alloy Wheels, newly-designed suede leather seats with red stitching, a Multi-information Display with red illumination, and an eye-catching new Ignite Red exterior color exclusively for the RS variant. The all-new Honda City is available in four variants, which are a RS variant at 739,000 baht, SV variant at 665,000 baht, V variant at 609,000 baht, and S variant at 579,500 baht.
The new Honda Civic Hatchback, a 5-door sport premium hatchback, has a sportier presence than ever with a distinctive and sporty exterior and interior design that includes a Sport RS accessories package, a sporty center-mounted dual outlet exhaust, adrenalin-rushing superb performance, and fuel efficiency with its 1.5-liter VTEC TURBO engine and CVT. The TURBO engine delivers 173 PS and provides performance comparable to a 2.4-liter engine but with better fuel efficiency equivalent to a 1.8-liter engine. Feel more confident about safe driving with "Honda SENSING" intelligent safety technology, which is comprised of many safety functions, and Honda CONNECT, an innovative technology to ensure a confident and safe journey, along with many other advanced premium safety technologies. The new Honda Civic Hatchback is available in a HATCHBACK TURBO RS Variant at 1,229,000 baht.
Honda is also exhibiting seven other models at its booth including the Honda Jazz, Honda Mobilio, Honda Civic, Honda Accord, Honda BR-V, Honda HR-V, and Honda CR-V, together with a variety of offers to make it easier for customers to own a Honda:
-For the all-new Honda City, the "Double Smile" campaign offers a zero-baht down payment or low installments starting at 5,500 baht when buying the vehicle through Honda Leasing. Customers who make a booking from 25 November until 31 December, 2019, and take delivery within 31 January, 2020, will receive a Fitbit Smart Tracker Charge3 in a graphite/black color, worth 6,490 baht.
-For the new Honda Civic Hatchback, special offers include a 2.29% interest rate with a 25% down payment and instalment terms of 12 to 48 months, or the "Double Smile" campaign, which offers a zero-baht down payment or low installments starting at 13,000 baht when buying a vehicle through Honda Leasing. In addition, office employees get a special interest reduction of 0.15% from the campaign interest rate, while Honda Loyalty program members will receive a special interest reduction of 0.30% from the campaign interest rate. Customers who book a vehicle between 25 November and 11 December, 2019, and take delivery within 31 December, 2019, will also be covered by Honda Ultimate Care, which extends the warranty period for an additional two years or 40,000 kilometers, which means total coverage of either five years or up to 140,000 kilometers, whichever comes first, plus Honda 24hr Roadside Assistance.
Other special offers for customers who book one of participating models at the 36th Thailand International Motor Expo 2019 from 1 November until 11 December, 2019, and take delivery from 1 November until 31 December, 2019, include:
-The "Honda Dee Jud Tong Bud Now!" campaign for customers who book any Honda model from 1 November until 31 December, 2019, and take delivery from 1 November until 31 December, 2019, will receive a Modulo Foldable Bicycle worth 7,990 baht for free from the Honda dealer where they take delivery.
-The Honda Ultimate Care Campaign for customers who book participating models extends the warranty period for an additional two years or 40,000 kilometers, which means total coverage of either five years or up to 140,000 kilometers, whichever comes first, plus Honda 24hr Roadside Assistance.
Interested customers are invited to visit the Honda booth at the 36th Thailand International Motor Expo 2019, Booth A14, Challenger Hall 2, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, from 29 November until 10 December, 2019, to receive these special offers and test drive any participating model, or visit Honda showrooms nationwide for the same special offers. More details are available at