Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, today introduced the New Honda City 2017, with a new stylish and sporty exterior design, enhanced safety features and an advanced high-technology infotainment system.
Built on the Grand Concept of “Advanced, Energetic and Smart”, the new 4th Generation Honda City 2017 will delight the discerning customer with its wide range of high-technology exterior and interior features, such as advanced integrated LED DRL,inline LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, new 16-inch alloy wheels with wider tyres and best-in-class interior features, including an advanced touchscreen infotainment system, called the Digipad.
For customers, who want everything in their car, the City variant line-up has been enriched with the addition of a new flagship grade – “ZX”. Speaking on the occasion, , Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “The Honda City has been our most successful model in the country. It has brought joy to over 6.5 lakh customers across the country and has been India’s most successful sedan since its launch in 1998. It has also been the industry benchmark for quality and has been ranked No. 1 by the JD Power Initial Quality Study 14 times since its inception in the Indian market.”
“With the launch of a much-enhanced new Honda City 2017 we aim to exceed our customers’ expectations by offering amazing value at a very competitive price. I am confident that with the new City, we will regain our leadership position in the segment”, he added.
Its price will range from Rs 8.49 Lakh to Rs 13.56 Lakh and is Advanced and Energetic with a sporty, wide-opening bumper design and a new signature front chrome grillewith intricate design connecting the two headlights.
Its LED package including the integrated LED DRL, the the inline LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, LED RR Combi, LED license plate lamps, trunk lid spoiler with LED would lend the new Honda City 2017 an exclusive design signature & luminescence at night.
The new Honda City 2017 will be offered in 5 grades. Petrol Manual Transmission will be available in S, SV, V & VX grades. Petrol CVT will be available in V, VX and the ZX grades. The diesel manual City will be available in SV, V, VX & ZX grades.
Apart from the safety features available in the other variants, the ZX grade features best-in-class 6 airbags – front dual airbags, both side curtain airbags and both front seat side airbags. The ZX variant would also include automatic headlights, headlamp auto-off timer and automatic rain-sensing wipers.
The Diesel City is powered by the 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine of Earth Dream Technology series and will deliver the best combination of excellent fuel economy of 25.6 kmpl and a maximum power of 100ps@3600 rpm with a max torque of 200 Nm@1750 rpm. The Petrol variant of the City is powered by 1.5L i-VTEC engine that delivers a maximum power of 119 ps@6600 rpm and a torque of 145 N-m@4600 rpm.
The 5-speed manual transmission delivers an impressive fuel efficiency of 17.4 kmpl.
Its interior is Rich & Sophisticated included several features including an an advanced 17.7 cm touchscreen infotainment system, called the Digipad, in the V, VX and ZX grades.
It will be avaliable in Modern Steel Metallic (New), White Orchid Pearl, Carnelian Red Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic and Golden Brown Metallic colours.