The facelifted Honda City is launcehd in India at price of Rs 8.50 lakh. ex-showroom Delhi.Over the outgoing version, the new Honda City will feature LED headlamps with DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) and LED fog lamps as well as LED tail lamps. The sedan will be powered by the existing 1.5 litre i-VTEC petrol engine and 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel engine. While the petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and a CVT automatic transmission, the diesel engine will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The petrol engine generates 117 hp of power and 145 Nm of torque while the diesel produces 99 hp of power and 200 Nm of torque.
New Honda City Gallery: New 2017 Honda City in pictures: Engine, features, safety and price
12:46 pm: The new Honda City starts from Rs 8.50 lakh ex showroom, Delhi
12:44 pm: The new City will be available with unlimited kilometres/3years standard warranty
12: 38 pm: The new City will be offered in 7 petrol variants and 4 diesel variants. The ZX petrol trim will be available only with a CVT automatic transmission
12: 35 pm: The new Honda City is powered by the existing 1.5 litre petrol and diesel engines which power the outgoing version
12: 28 pm: The 7 inch DIGIPAD has been developed by the India R&D facility and features a first in segment Internet connectivity
12:24pm: The lower variants will come with halogen headlamps while the higher and the top trims will have LED headlamps. LED DRLs will be standard
12: 21 pm: The new 2017 Honda City launch event has begun! We’ll now start getting inputs from the Honda management and finally the prices.
12: 15 pm: The new Honda City will feature a 17.7 cm or 7 inch DIGIPAD infotainment, a Honda’s exclusive that mirrors a smartphone seamlessly on the infotainment’s screen in addition to Wifi Support with internet connectivity
12: 09 pm: The new Honda City will be offered with three styling packages – Chrome Package, Utility Package and Style Package.
12:04 pm: Customers can also opt for a range of accessory options on the new Honda City. These include Wi-Fi dongle, bucket mat, trunk-end moulding, City logo projector on wing mirror and deck-lid spoiler
11:52 am: Safety has been made a strong point in the new Honda City. The car comes with dual-front airbags and ABS with EBD as standard. The top variant, ZX is offered with six airbags for additional safety.
11: 47 am: Higher variants of the new Honda City will sport a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, MirrorLink, USB, Bluetooth and an in-built memory of 1.5 GB
11:44 am: The infotainment system on lower variants will feature a 8.9 cm LCD screen with connectivity options including Aux-In, AM/FM, MP3, Bluetooth, i-Pod, HDMI port and SD memory card slots.
11:40 am: The new Honda City’s cabin gets a significant update in its latest avatar. Depending on the variant opted for, thee will be an LCD-display music system or a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
11:35 am: The 2017 Honda City, despite the addition of new design elements bears the same design silhouette as the outgoing model.
11:30 am: The new Honda City features LED tail lamps and a lip-mounted spoiler too but these are only available on the top ZX trim. The front LED DRL though, will be offered as standard equipment across the range.
11:21 am: One of the key changes to the exterior design includes the LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL). The latter, however, will be offered on top variants only.
11:16 am: The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has been outselling the City for the last few months due to similar feature offering and an aggressive price-tag. With the new City, Honda will be able to put up a stronger fight and most probably take the top spot again soon.
11: 05 am: The new 2017 Honda City will be offered in a new ‘ZX’ variant, which is now the top variant in the City lineup. This new variant is offered with both petrol and diesel engines.
10: 58 am: The new Honda City will no longer be offered in the ‘E’ variant, which is the base variant for the outgoing City. In addition, the new model will be offered in ‘S’ trim only with a petrol engine, which was earlier available with diesel engine as well.
10: 50 am: The new Honda City will be powered by the same powertrain options found in the present City. A 1.5 litre petrol unit will be offered with a five-speed manual transmission and a Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT). The 1.5 litre diesel engine will be offered with a six-speed manual gearbox. Power output from the 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine is rated at 117 hp and 145 Nm of torque. The 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel unit on the other hand develops 99 hp and 200 Nm of torque.
Power output from the 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine is rated at 117 hp and 145 Nm of torque. The 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel unit on the other hand develops 99 hp and 200 Nm of torque.
10:45 am: The 2017 Honda City features revised exterior design, which is similar to the Civic sold internationally.
10:41 am: The new Honda City is an upgrade over the present model and not an all-new car entirely.
10:30 am: Honda will launch its facelifted City in India today. follow this space for live updates from the launch event.
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