The current generation Honda City is fighting a losing battle against the Maruti Ciaz. However, Honda plans to fight back with the new 2017 City facelift. This is the first comprehensive facelift for the current-generation Honda City. The new Honda City 2017 continues to rival the likes of Ciaz and Hyundai Verna. As with most mid-life facelifts, the City gets a handful of interior and exterior changes. There aren’t any mechanical updates. However, the new City is not as fuel efficient as before. Read on for all available information on the new Honda City 2017.
The new Honda City 2017 facelift feels a bit more premium due to the updates that it carries.
New Honda City 2017 Price in India
|Honda City iVTEC S, 1.5 Petrol, Manual||Rs 8.50 Lakh|
|Honda City iVTEC SV, 1.5 Petrol, Manual||Rs 9.54 Lakh|
|Honda City iVTEC V, 1.5 Petrol, Manual||Rs 10.00 Lakh|
|Honda City iVTEC VX, 1.5 Petrol, Manual||Rs 11.65 Lakh|
|Honda City iVTEC V CVT, 1.5 Petrol, Automatic||Rs 11.54 Lakh|
|Honda City iVTEC VX CVT, 1.5 Petrol, Automatic5||Rs 12.85 Lakh|
|Honda City iVTEC ZX CVT, 1.5 Petrol, Automatic||Rs 13.53 Lakh|
|Honda City iDTEC SV, 1.5 Diesel, Manual||Rs 10.76 Lakh|
|Honda City iDTEC V, 1.5 Diesel, Manual||Rs 11.56 Lakh|
|Honda City iDTEC VX, 1.5 Diesel, Manual||Rs 12.87 Lakh|
|Honda City iDTEC ZX, 1.5 Diesel, Manual||Rs 13.57 Lakh|
Above is the New 2017 Honda City Facelift price list. The new Honda City 2017 prices could start at roughly INR 9.5 Lakhs and go all the way to over INR 14 lakhs. Seen above is the City 2017’s expected price list.
Bookings for the Honda City facelift are already open. Interested buyers can make bookings at Honda dealerships for Rs. 21,000.
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New Honda City 2017 Mileage
|Petrol Manual Model||Upto 17.4 KMPL|
|Petrol Automatic Model||Upto 18 KMPL|
|Diesel Manual Model||Upto 25.6 KMPL|
City facelift offers a lower fuel mileage than the old model. The diesel version now returns 25.6 KMPL as opposed to the pre-facelift model’s 26 KMPL claimed overall mileage.
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New Honda City 2017 Features
- Bolder Front Grille
- Projector Headlights
- New LED taillamps
- New touchscreen AVN
- LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
- Automatic Climate Control
- New Front Bumper
- Turn-by-turn navigation,
- 7 inch LCD Display
- New Boot Lid
- Eight Speakers
- Rear Power Outlets
- Engine immobilizer
- 1.5 GB media storage
- New Rear Bumper
- Automatic Climate Control
- Reverse Parking Camera
- MirrorLink connectivity
- Voice recognition
- CD/Aux-in/Bluetooth Compatibility
- ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
- Dual front airbags; Side and curtain airbags on ZX
- ABS with EBD
New Honda City 2017 Specifications
|Engine||1.5-litre iVTEC Petrol/ 1.5-litre iDTEC Diesel|
|Power||120 PS/100 PS|
|Torque||150 Nm/205 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual and CVT/6-Speed Manual|
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||40-Litres|
In terms of specifications, the new Honda City 2017 gets no updates. Both the engines offer same power and torque. Transmission options also remain the same. Diesel City comes with only a 6-speed manual transmission option. While the petrol variants can be had with either a 5-speed manual or a CVT with paddle shifters.
New Honda City 2017 Exterior Design
The Honda City 2017 borrows styling cues from the current generation Civic. While the City’s design continues to be based on Honda’s ‘H Design’ philosophy, it gets a bolder grille, new bumpers, new headlamps with LED DRLs, and LED taillamps. It also gets slight changes to its sheet metal. Dimensions could increase slightly as the City will get new bumpers. However, width, height and wheelbase should remain the same.
New Honda City 2017 Interior
Talking about the interior, the new City facelift shares in plenty with the current model. The City is easily among the most feature-laden models in its segment. For the Indian market, the 2017 Honda City will come in five trims- S, SV, V, VX and ZX. While the Honda City facelift carries features like DRLs and LED lights on the outside, the cabin carries a lot more feature additions. On the inside, the car gets features such as LED cabin lighting, steering-mounted audio controls even on lower variants, refreshed MID, chrome accents and a rear park assist with camera. Honda will add a new ZX trim to the variant lineup of the Honda City.
New Honda City 2017 Competition
The new Honda City 2017 will rival the updated Maruti Ciaz and all-new Hyundai Verna. Additionally, it will also rival the Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid.
New Honda City 2017 Engine & Transmission
The 2017 Honda City shares its engines with the current car. Both the engines- 1.5-litre, iVTEC Petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC Diesel- continue in the same state of tune. The Petrol and Diesel engines produce 118 BHP and 99 BHP respectively. Petrol variants continue with a choice of 5-speed manual and CVT options. Diesel variants get only a 6-speed manual transmission option.
This is all that is known about the new Honda City 2017. But you can stay tuned for latest news and complete details on the new Honda City 2017 facelift.