The new 2017 updated Honda City launched in India on Valentine’s Day this year to offer something better to the iconic City lovers of this country. The new Honda City facelift has been priced in the range of Rs. 8.49 lakhs to Rs. 13.56 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The City facelift comes fully loaded with a range of cosmetic updates as well as new added features to make it all the more alluring for the Indian mid-sized premium sedan buyers.
The bookings for the new Honda City facelift have already crossed 8000 units and the good news is that now it can be booked online only Rs. 11,000. Authorized Honda dealers in India have got into an association with the Indian automotive website AutoPortal.com to offer this great convenience to the prospective customers of pre-booking the new updated City online. Interested buyers can visit https://autoportal.com/honda/city/pre-booking and book the new City sedan easily via online transaction.
The convenience doesn’t end at easy online booking though, as by booking the Honda City facelift through Autoportal, the customers will also receive assured benefits worth Rs. 33,000. Moreover, booking via Autoportal.com means that the City sedan will be delivered to the customers with no waiting period. All one need to do is pre-book the 2017 refreshed Honda City on Autoportal with the payment of Rs. 11,000 upon which the customer will receive an ‘Autoportal Booking Voucher’, the customer then has to take the booking voucher to the nearest Honda dealership outlet, pay the rest of the booking amount and simply drive home with a new City sedan.
Coming back to the new refreshed 2017 Honda City, apart from the styling and features updates, the facelift model gets no changes mechanically. Honda Cars India has also introduced a new body color option called the Modern Steel Metallic (Grey) to the existing color palate of the City sedan.
The Honda City facelift comes with new front-end with a new grille, new headlights with LED lamps on the top models along with LED DRLs, new front bumper and fog lamps with new LEDs. At the rear, the model flaunts LED tail lights and an LED strip on its spoiler that also works as a high-mounted stop lamp.
On the inside, the facelift model offers new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and an Android based interface, 1.5 GB of internal memory, 2 USB slots, 2 micro SD slots, reverse camera, power sunroof, as well. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS, EBD, and ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard for all variants, while top-end ZX model offers 6 airbags, automatic on-off headlamps and automatic rain sensing wipers.
The 2017 Honda City facelift continues to get powered by the same 1.5-liter petrol and diesel engines with the same power or torque figures. The petrol engine gets an option of a CVT gearbox, while the diesel comes with only manual transmission. The fuel efficiency however, has surprisingly dropped slightly. The diesel version offers a mileage of 25.6 Kmpl that’s down by 0.4 Kmpl; the petrol manual offers a fuel efficiency of 17.4 Kmpl, down by 0.4 Kmpl; but the petrol CVT returns 18 Kmpl which is same as before.