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
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.
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.
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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^|
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|
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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