Ever since its launch earlier this year in February, 2017 Honda City facelift has been in much demand as it has received more than 30,000 bookings. Within a month of its launch, the new generation City sedan bagged over 14,000 bookings. Moreover, the major demand for the new City facelift is driven by the ZX variant as the company revealed that more than 40 percent bookings is bagged by the top of the line variant. Priced at INR 8.5 lakh (ex-showroom), the company also recorded highest ever numbers in the month of April which was backed by the strong demand from Honda City and Honda WR-V. Also Read: Honda WR-V bags 16000 bookings since launch in India; Waiting period is 2 months
Taking more about the sedan, the all-new City sedan is offered in 5 trim levels – S, SV, V, VX and ZX of which top end trim level comprised 40% of bookings received in the initial month. The main underlines of this all-new sedan are signature style slat grille, LED headlamps with LED DRLs, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED tail lamps, trunk lid spoiler with LED stop lamp and electric sunroof and much more. Read More: Honda WR-V garners 12000 bookings since launch in India
Inside the cabin, the new Honda City facelift is offered with black finish dashboard design that proffers a premium look to the cabin. The sedan also comes with a 7-inch DIGIPAD touchscreen infotainment system with satellite-linked turn-by-turn navigation and MirrorLink. Additional, features and equipment which are fitted on the sedan are audio system with 4 speakers and 4 tweeters, 6 airbags, ISOFIX mounts, cruise control, multiview rear parking camera and more. Also Read: New upcoming Honda cars launching in India in 2017-18; Civic, CR-V & more
Coming to the mechanical front, the facelifted Honda City is offered in 2 engine options – 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. The petrol engine can develop produce119 PS of max power against the peak torque of 145 Nm and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT unit. On the other hand, the diesel unit produces 100 PS and 200 Nm of power figures and comes coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Lastly, the prices for the Honda City sedan are very competitive wherein the base petrol variant gets a price tag of INR 8.62 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) while the top end variant is offered at INR 13.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).