The 2017 Honda City has been launched in India, priced from Rs. 8.50-13.57 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The C-segment sedan is available in petrol and diesel variants. The petrol engine gets 7 trims while the diesel engine gets 4 trims.
On the outside, the 2017 Honda City gets redesigned bumpers, new grille, full LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, 16-inch diamond cut alloys on the top trims, 15-inch alloys on the V trim and wheel caps on the lower trims. The ZX trim also gets LED tail lamps and a rear spoiler. The City facelift is offered in 5 colours – White Orchid Pearl, Carnelian Red Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic and Alabaster Silver Metallic.
The interiors come with leather upholstery on door pads, steering wheel, seats and gear lever. The top variants V, VX and ZX also get a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, 1.5 GB memory, MirrorLink phone connectivity, rear view camera and voice recognition. The audio system gets 4 speakers and 4 tweeters. The S and SV variants get a non-touchscreen audio system with 4 speakers.
Except the S trim, all other trims get automatic climate control and rear AC vents. The ZX variant comes with automatic headlights, automatic wipers and LED cabin lights. Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX seat mounts and engine immobiliser are standard on all trims while the ZX also gets side and curtain airbags. Cruise control is available from the SV trim onwards.
There are no mechanical changes to the 2017 Honda City. It gets the same 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines. The petrol i-VTEC motor belts out 118 HP and 145 Nm and it is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 7-step CVT. The oil-burner i-DTEC produces 99 HP and 200 Nm, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The ARAI-claimed fuel efficiency for the petrol manual trim is 17.4 km/l and for the petrol CVT trim it is 18 km/l. The diesel has a claimed efficiency of 25.6 km/l.