An icon for future generations
8 Generations of innovation, perfected. The all-new Honda Ballade RS. The future is yours. Embrace it. 40 years of innovation and refinement. The 8th generation of a South African classic. Introducing the all-new Honda Ballade RS. The poise and elegance you’ve come to expect. The technology and reliability you have a right to demand with larger dimensions, superior quality, new technology and a sporty new exterior.
The newcomer’s striking style creates a sleek, sporty appearance. Its clean and sculpted body is emphasised by a lower and wider stance, along with a longer bonnet and short front overhang. The newcomer is larger in size than the outgoing model, creating a lower center of gravity for greater on-road stability, boosting cornering confidence and improving overall driving dynamics, while also expanding on interior space for improved passenger comfort.
The all-new Ballade’s interior layout depicts a modern, driver-oriented design which achieves the perfect combination of functional ease of use, high quality materials and beauty. Driver-oriented ergonomics provide comfortable seating with intuitive access to the various vehicle controls. The Ballade guarantees a smart driving experience that enhances convenience and comfort all the way.
The all-new Ballade features a refined version of Honda's 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC powertrain, known for its optimum balance between performance and efficiency. Achieve a higher power output reduced emissions, without compromising on performance. The new Ballade also employs Honda’s latest generation of the Continuously Variable Transmission. This creates the sense of driving a traditional automatic transmission, but with the enhanced efficiency of a CVT.