We have reported in great detail on the new 2017 Honda City facelift. However, with more details pouring in, we finally have a very clear picture of the several additions the 2017 Honda City carries 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 include the Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz. Here’s our new 2017 Honda City vs Old Model comparison using all available images and details.
On comparison with the current City, the new Honda City 2017 facelift feels much more premium due to the updates that it carries.
2017 Honda City vs Old Model City – Price Comparison
2017 Honda City Price List
|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, Automatic||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|
Overall, prices have gone up slightly as new features have been added to the City.
2017 Honda City vs Old Model City – Design Comparison
The new Honda City facelift looks similar to the one that was recently launched in Thailand and Philippines. While the design remains untouched, and is based on the ‘H Design’ philosophy, the car comes 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 LED detailing. There doesn’t seem to be a major change in dimensions or sheetmetal. There are new alloy wheels on offer as well.
The cabin does not carry any major changes. Although it does get 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. There is also a new touchscreen infotainment system on offer.
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2017 Honda City vs Old Model City – Mileage Comparison
|Model||2017 Honda City||Old Honda City|
|Petrol Mileage||17.4 KMPL (MT)|
18 KMPL (AT)
|17.8 KMPL (MT)|
18 KMPL (AT)
|Diesel Mileage||25.6 KMPL||26 KMPL|
Interestingly, claimed mileage of the new model is slightly lower than that of the old car. However, we are not expecting any major difference in the real world fuel consumption.
2017 Honda City vs Old Model City Comparison – Specifications
|Engine||1.5-litre iVTEC Petrol/ 1.5-litre iDTEC Diesel|
|Power||119 PS/100 PS|
|Torque||145 Nm/200 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual and CVT/6-Speed Manual|
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||40-Litres|
Engine and transmission options remain the same. It carries the same 1.5 L Petrol and Diesel engines. While the petrol gets an optional CVT, the Diesel has to make do with only one manual transmission option
2017 Honda City vs Old Model City Comparison – Verdict
- Price – Prices of the higher end trim witness a slight increase. Also, the new top end ZX trim pushes prices to Rs. 13.57 lakh.
- Features – The 2017 City comes with a handful of new features that make it a bit more premium.
- Specifications – The engine lineup remains the same. It continues with a 1.5 L Petrol and a 1.5 L Diesel.
- Design – The 2017 Honda City gets a new nose, new LED headlamps and new LED tail lights.
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