New Delhi: Japanese carmaker Honda on Tuesday launched in India a BS6-compliant of its City petrol. The company launched two variants of the car-the base V MT variant and the top-end ZA XT variant. Also Read - Honda City ZX MT Petrol Variant Launched in India; Price Starting From Rs 12.75 Lakh
For now, however, only the BS-6 compliant petrol engine has been introduced; the diesel version is likely to be developed and introduced later. Also Read - Honda City 2017 garners 30000 bookings since its India launch; Top end variant ZX in demand
In terms of feature, the BS6-compliant City petrol has the Digipad 2.0 infotainment system which already supports Apple CarPlay and Android auto in City’s V, VX and ZX variants. There is also satellite-linked turn-by-turn navigation, live traffic support through USB and Wi-Fi receiver, voice command, bluetooth handsfree telephony and wireless infrared remote. Also Read - Honda City has a Waiting Period of up to 3 Months: Honda Initiates Process for Third Plant in Gujarat
The car is powered by a 1.5-litre i-Vtec petrol engine; this is the same engine which has been turned BS6-compliant. Additionally, the engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox as standard and CVT automatic gearbox as optional.
In a statement, Honda Cars India Limited, the local arm of the company, said, “We are committed to bringing our latest and environment-friendly technologies to the Indian market in line with government’s policy framework. The launch of BS6-compliant City petrol will be followed by that of other BS6 versions in our lineup.”
CityBS6-compliant petrol is priced between Rs 9.91 lakh-14.31 lakh.