New 2017 Honda City Facelift – Bookings cross 10,000 units, 40% are for top end ZX variant
Launched last month, booking numbers of the new City has already crossed the 10,000 mark. Of these, 40% are for the top end ZX variant, which is available at an on-road price tag of as much as INR 16 lakh.
Much awaited new Honda City facelift was finally launched in India last month. Priced from INR 8.49 lakh, the new City facelift features a design which is similar to that of new gen Civic / Accord.
2017 Honda City facelift features LED wraparound headlamps, LED taillights, new fog lights, new bumper, new 16 inch diamond cut alloys, new all black interiors, new 17 inch touchscreen infotainment system with MirrorLink tech powered by Honda’s new software called DigiPad.
New Honda City Dimensions, Colours
The new Honda City measures 4,440 mm in length, 1,695mm in width and 1,496mm in height. It sits on a wheelbase measuring 2,600mm, fuel tank capacity of 40 liters and trunk space of 510 liters. Suspension includes McPherson strut, coil spring in the front and Torsion beam axle, coil spring at the rear while braking system includes disc and drum at the front and rear respectively. The new Honda City continues to be offered with 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engines.
New Honda City Engines and Mileage
The facelift is also expected to have fixed a few shortcomings (such as high noise levels of the diesel variants) based on the customer feedback. The 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and i-DTEC diesel engines would continue in India. The petrol 1.5 liter delivers 118 PS while the diesel 1.5 liter delivers 100 PS. It will be available with both automatic (CVT) as well as manual transmission.
Fuel efficiency claimed by the petrol manual variant is 17.4 kmpl while that by petrol CVT is 18 kmpl. Diesel manual variant claims 25.6 kmpl.
New Honda City Variants, Features, Safety
It is presented in five color preferences and five variants to include the S, SV, V, VX and ZX, with each variant abounding in comfort, safety and infotainment features.
2017 Honda City S trim gets only a petrol engine while the other 4 trims are presented in both petrol and diesel engine options. V and VX petrol variants receive manual and CVT gearbox while top end ZX petrol receives only a CVT unit.
The SV variant gets automatic AC with rear AC vents, cruise control, power folding door mirrors, automatic door locking, driver seat height adjustment and front and rear arm rests with storage facility. It is also seen with a premium piano black dashboard panel and an advanced 3 ring 3D Combimeter.
The top ends V, VX and ZX trims get features that include 7” touchscreen infotainment system, 4 speakers and tweeters along with 1.5 GB media memory, mirror link Smartphone connectivity, voice recognition and a rearview camera.
VX and VZ are also fitted with premium leather upholstery seen on its armrests, door lining, steering wheel and gear lever while exclusive to the top end ZX trim are features such as LED cabin lights, automatic headlights and automatic wipers. The SV, V, VX and ZX trims get cruise control while ZX trim also gets 6 airbags, driver passenger and side along with curtain airbags.
New Honda City India Price
2017 Honda City Petrol Price
S MT – INR 8.49 lakh
SV MT – INR 9.53 lakh
V MT – INR 9.99 lakh
V CVT – INR 11.53 lakh
VX MT – INR 11.64 lakh
VX CVT – INR 12.84 lakh
ZX CVT – INR 13.52 lakh
2017 Honda City Diesel Price
SV MT – INR 10.75 lakh
V MT – INR 11.55 lakh
VX MT – INR 12.86 lakh
ZX MT – INR 13.56 lakh
* All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.
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