Honda City is said to the ultimate subcompact car from Japan. The car was originally made for the Japanese, European and Australian market. The new Honda City was unveiled in Bangkok around September 2008. The launching was also carried out in Delhi after few days. The engine in the new car is a 1.4 liter i-VTEC and it either has a 5 speed manual or 6 speed i-SHIFT automated manual transmissions. In 2009, a statistics showed the sale of Honda City to be 1.2 million units across 45 countries. The Honda has different names in different countries, for example, it’s sold as Honda Ballade in South Africa.