The new Honda City facelift 2017 is all set to launch on the 14th of February i.e. tomorrow in India. With its mid-life makeover, this c-segment sedan from the Japanese automaker gets a revamped exterior profile with minor updates done to the inside in terms of feature updates. Bookings for the same have already commenced at Honda dealerships and interested parties can book one at a token amount of INR 51,000. Want to know more about what the new Honda City facelift 2017 packs in? Here we bring you everything that you need to know about this sedan summed up in 5 quick points.
New Honda City 2017: Expected Price
The facelift Honda City, with all its modifications and feature updates is likely to fall in the same price bracket as that of the model that its currently on sale in our country. This means that the prices for the base version are expected to be priced at INR 7.5 lakh with the top of the line variant retailing at INR 12.5 lakh (ex-showroom). Read Also: New Honda City 2017 Vs Hyundai Verna 2017 – 10 things to know
New Honda City 2017: Engine specifications
The engine specifications of the Honda City Facelift are to remain the same as before. The petrol derivative will be powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine which produces 120Bhp along with 140Nm of peak torque. The diesel derivative on the other hand gets the tried and tested 1.5-litre i-DTEC motor which is good for producing 99Bhp along with 200Nm of peak torque. The transmission responsibilities will continue to be handled by a 6-speed manual gearbox while there will also be a CVT automatic on offer.
New Honda City 2017: Exteriors
The majority of the changes done is concentrated towards the front and rear side of the vehicle. The front profile gets revamped headlamps, modified bumper, LED DRLs while towards the rear one is to get LED tail-lamps, boot-lid mounted rear-spoiler with stop-lamp while there are new alloy wheels adorned on the side profile as the rest of the design remains same as before. Read Also: Honda City Facelift launching in India on 14th February 2017: bookings open
New Honda City 2017: Interiors
The dashboard layout of the Honda City facelift remains identical to the one which is currently available of the model that is on sale. The feature list will now include an new touchscreen multimedia system, while the rest of the creature comforts are to remain same as before. Safety features will include ABS with EBD along with multiple air-bags on the top-sped model. Read Also: New Honda City 2017 facelift top-end variant to feature soft-touch dashboard and 6-airbags
New Honda City 2017: Competition
When launched, the Honda City facelift will compete against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid and the Volkswagen Polo.