Recently launched 2017 Honda City has already been to a good start in the Indian car market. With this mid-life makeover, Honda re-introduced the top of the line ZX variant, across both the petrol as well as diesel derivative. Now it is to be believed that this new variant is currently in high demand and commands waiting period of up to 3 months.
The ZX variant of the Honda City, for the petrol trim retails at INR 13.52 lakh while the Zx trim for the diesel variant costs about INR 13.56 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) to own. Being the most feature rich, it comes with a number of creature comforts and features to offer over the VS trim.
The most noticeable is the LED package which comes with LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED fog-lamps and LED tail-lamps. Also the Honda City Zx trim offers additional features like boot-lid mounted spoiler with integrated LED stop lamp, rain-sensing wipers and bigger 16-inch alloy wheels. Also, the City ZX gets 6 airbags, as opposed to 2 provided in the variants lower down the chain. Do Read: 2017 New Honda City: First Drive Report
Other variants of the Honda City too command a waiting period though quite less, about 3 to 4 weeks depending upon the variant chosen and availability of the same at the dealerships. Rather interestingly, the second to top VX variant gets no waiting period whatsoever is ready to delivery soon after completing the required paper work.
With the 2017 model, Honda offered the city with a mid-life makeover which included the restyling of the c-segment sedan’s exterior profile and introduction of a number of new features. Apart from the ones mentioned, the City now gets a new ‘Digipad’ infotainment system which offers a variety of connectivity options. Do Read: 2017 Honda City facelift garners 14,000 bookings since its launch
That said, the engine specifications of the 2017 Honda City are exactly same as to that of the model which was on sale earlier. The petrol derivative is to come with 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine churning out 120Bhp along with 140Nm of peak torque. The diesel derivative gets a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine producing 100Bhp along with 200Nm of peak torque.
For the top of the line ZX trim, the transmission responsibilities in the petrol trim is taken care of by a 7-speed CVT unit while for the diesel motor it is a 6-speed manual gearbox.
Source: Autocar India