New 2017 Honda City vs Old Model

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So the new 2017 Honda City facelift is fast nearing its debut and the web space is abuzz with a gazillions speculations on the ‘newness’ of the updated Honda sedan. We, too, have reported in great detail on the upcoming facelift. However, with more details pouring in, we finally have a very clear picture of the several additions the 2017 Honda City will carry over its predecessor. The new Honda City will aim to help the City brand reclaim the top spot on the sales charts. Its main rivals will include the new Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz. Here’s our new 2017 Honda City vs Old Model comparison using all available images and details. Also See- New 2017 Honda City vs Old Model Comparison

New 2017 Honda City vs old model city comparison

On comparison with the current City, the new Honda City 2017 facelift should feel much more premium due to the updates that it will carry.

Also See – Honda BR-V Price List | New Honda Civic India Launch | New Honda Accord India Launch

2017 Honda City vs Old Model City – Design Comparison

The new Honda City facelift looks similar to the China-spec Greiz sedan. While the design has remain untouched, and is based on the ‘H Design’ philosophy, the car will come with a bolder grille, updated bumpers and new headlamps with LED fixtures. The grille appears more upmarket, while the headlamps are sleeker and more premium. The taillamps get a new motif. There doesn’t seem to be a major change in dimensions or sheetmetal. The China-spec Greiz, however, is slightly longer and wider.

The Thai-spec 2017 Honda City facelift will go on sale in five trims- S, V, V+, SV and SV+. The cabin carries many changes. It gets new features like LED cabin lighting, steering-mounted audio controls on lower variants, new MID, chrome accents, 3 rear headrests with height adjustment and a rear park assist with camera.

new honda city 2017 facelift images interior

Also See – Upcoming Honda Cars in India

2017 Honda City vs Old Model City – Mileage Comparison

Model 2017 Honda City Old Honda City
Petrol Mileage 14.5 KMPL* 14 KMPL^
Diesel Mileage 24 KMPL* 23 KMPL^

*expected, ^ARAI-tested

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2017 Honda City vs Old Model City Comparison – Specifications

Engine 1.5-litre iVTEC Petrol/ 1.5-litre iDTEC Diesel
Power 120 PS/100 PS
Torque 150 Nm/205 Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual and CVT/6-Speed Manual
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 40-Litres
Boot Space 510-litres
Airbags Yes
ABS Yes

It is expected that the new Honda City 2017 facelift will get slightly re-tuned engines. Also, akin to the BR-V, the Petrol model could get a 6-speed Manual Transmission.

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