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Raising the game

The new Honda Ballade is a family sedan that’s designed to deliver enhanced aerodynamic performance and pure driving comfort.

Features and design

Exterior

Dynamic lines, sculpted side panels, and sleek finishes give the Ballade its powerful athletic appearance.

Interior

The newly designed dash, with multi-function steering wheel and easy to read illuminated dials, are just a few of the things that make the Ballade a dream to drive.

Comfort

The Ballade can accommodate five adult passengers with room to spare, along with a large boot that provides plenty of packing space.

Technology

Innovation comes standard with features that include Bluetooth® Hands-free phone capabilities, a Trip Computer, Multi-function steering wheel and more.

Safety

With Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Emergency Brake Assist, the Ballade is built to keep you safe.

Performance

The economical 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine, paired with either the slick-shifting 5-speed manual or smooth CVT, delivers consistent power behind the wheel.

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Specifications

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Ballade - 1.5 Executive CVT
Engine
TypeSOHC i-VTEC 16VSOHC i-VTEC 16VSOHC i-VTEC 16V
Displacement (cm3)149714971497
Fuel Supply SystemPGM-Fi (Programmed Fuel Injection)PGM-Fi (Programmed Fuel Injection)PGM-Fi (Programmed Fuel Injection)
Power (kw @r/min)88/660088/660088/6600
Torque (Nm @r/min)145/4600145/4600145/4600
Limited Slip Differential---
Compression Ratio10,310,310,3
Bore and stroke (mm)73.0 x 89.473.0 x 89.473.0 x 89.4
CO2 emissions (g/km)137137140
Fuel TypeUnleaded PetrolUnleaded PetrolUnleaded Petrol
Performance
Acceleration (0-100 km/h)11,111,19,6
Maximum Speed190190190
Fuel Consumption (93/116/EC)
Combined (l/100km)5,85,85,9
Drive
Drive Wheels
Drive TypeFrontFrontFront
Transmission
Paddle shift gear selectoroo-
Clutch---
Gearbox typeCVTCVT5 Speed Manual
Suspension
Type
FrontMcPherson StrutMcPherson StrutMcPherson Strut
RearTorsion BeamTorsion BeamTorsion Beam
Active Damper System---
Steering
Turning radius at body (m)5,615,615,61
Brakes
Type
Front262mm Ventilated Disc262mm Ventilated Disc262mm Ventilated Disc
RearDrumDrumDrum
Wheels & Tyres
Wheel size
Front - Rear16" x6.6J15" x5.5JJ15" x5.5JJ
Wheel TypeAlloyAlloyAlloy
Tyre Size
Front & Rear185/55R16175/65R15175/65R15
Spare wheelFull SizeFull SizeFull Size
Dimensions & Capacities
Length overall (mm)445544554455
Width overall (mm)169416941694
Height overall (mm)147714771477
Wheelbase (mm)260026002600
Track/Tread (mm)
Front149214921492
Rear148114811481
Ground Clearance (mm)150,1150,1150,1
Tare Mass (kg)108110781060
Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) (kg)150015001475
Maximum tow Mass (kg) - Trailer with / without brakes800/450800/450800/450
Boot capacity to window(l)
Seat Down (litres, VDA)---
Seat Up (litres, VDA)510510510
2ndand 3rdSeat Down (litres, VDA)---
Fuel Tank Capacity404040
Seating Capacity555
Exterior
Front grilleChromeChromeChrome
Body Coloured Door HandlesChromeoo
Body coloured side mirrorsooo
Body coulored bumpers
Frontooo
Rearooo
Roof Rail---
Twin chrome exhaust outlets---
Tailgate spoiler---
Mudguards---
Comfort & Convenience
Seating and interior Styling
Seat MaterialLeatherFabricFabric
Adjustable Seats
Manual Height Adjust(driver)ooo
Electrically adjustable driver seat---
Electrically adjustable passenger seat---
Heated Seats
Driver---
Passenger---
Memory Function---
Armrestsooo
Lumbar support adjuster---
Chrome air vent rings---
Inside door handle silver---
Leather gear knob---
Aluminium style pedals---
Entertainment / Infotainment
Bluetooth®- Hands Free Telephone (HFT)ooo
Multi-information Displayooo
TFT digital driver interface---
Audio System7" Display Audio7" Display Audio7" Display Audio
Apple CarPlay compatible---
Satellite NavigationVia Sygic AppVia Sygic AppVia Sygic App
Speakers
Frontx2x2x2
Rearx2x2x2
Tweetersx4x4x4
Auxiliary audio connection---
USB connection (iPod)ooo
Storage
Honda Magic Seats---
One motion fold down rear seats---
Split folding rear seats (50/50)---
Split folding rear seats (60/40)---
Instruments and Controls
3-Mode driving system---
Electric Parking Brake (EPB)---
Engine 'Start' ButtonStart/Stop Button--
Remote controlled engine starter---
Steering column - height adjustableooo
Steering column - depth adjustable
Multi-function steering wheel
Multi-function steering wheelooo
MaterialLeatherLeatherLeather
Audioooo
Cruise control with speed limiterooo
Bluetooth®ooo
Air conditioning
Climate ControlAutomaticManualManual
Rear Ventilation---
Panoramic roof with electric sunshade---
Rear roof shark fin antennaooo
Electric Windows
Frontooo
Rearooo
Auto up and downooo
Cruise Controlooo
Side mirrors
Electricooo
Foldingooo
Electric keyless retractable---
Heated---
Reverse tilt (passenger side)---
Integrated indicators---
Headlight adjusterManualManualManual
Interior auto dimming rear view---
Rear view cameraooo
Parking Sensors
Front---
Rear---
Other
12V accessory socket---
Frontooo
Rear---
ECON mode button---
Map lightsooo
Glove box light---
Ignition switch light---
Ambient lightooo
Trunk lightooo
Safety
Active Safety
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)ooo
Electronic Brake-force Distributionooo
Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)ooo
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)ooo
Automatic brake hold---
Hill Start Assist (HSA)ooo
Agile Handling Assist (AHA)---
LaneWatch™---
Driver attention monitor---
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)---
Headlight typeLEDHalogenHalogen
Emergency stop light systemooo
Highbeam Support System---
Active Cornering Lights (ACL)---
High-mounted brake lightooo
Auto headlights---
Head Light Auto off timer---
Auto dimming rear view mirror---
Fog Lights
Frontooo
Rear---
Warning buzzer - Headlight onooo
Rain Sensing Windscreen Wipers---
Front intermittent wiper---
LED Day Time Running Lightsooo
Advanced Driver Assist System
CMBS (Collision Mitigation Breaking System)---
(LKAS) Lane Keeping Assist System---
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low Speed Following (LSF)---
Lane Departure Warning---
Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)---
Forward Collision Warning---
Passive Safety
Advanced Compatibility Engineering body (ACE)---
Driver i-SRS Airbag (Continuously staged inflation)---
Dual front SRS airbag systemooo
Dual side SRS airbag systemooo
Dual curtain SRS airbag systemooo
Passenger airbag cut off switch---
Rear seat center passenger lap belt---
3-point ELR inertia-reel seat beltsooo
Seatbelt pre-tensioning system
Frontooo
Rear---
Height adjustable seatbelt anchorsooo
ISOFix child seat anchors -rearooo
Active head restraints (anti-whiplash) - front---
Seatbelt warningooo
Warning light - door openooo
Warning light - boot openooo
Childproof door locks---
Security
Alarm systemooo
Rolling code ECU engine immobiliserooo
Remote keyless entrySmart Entryoo
Central lockingooo
Emergency boot lock access---
Remote boot releaseooo
Auto locking (motion sensing)ooo
Selective unlockingooo
High Security integrated audio system---
Keyless tailgate unlock---
Headlight and ignition key reminder---
After Sales
Warranty (km)5years/200000km5years/200000km5years/200000km
Service plan (km)4years/60000km4years/60000km4years/60000km
Service intervals (km)15000km15000km15000km
AA Roadside Assist3 Year3 Year3 Year