The Honda City 2017 is a facelift and is now spruced up. The fourth generation of the City was launched in 2014 and now it gets an update after completion of 3 years of its lifecycle. The changes in the 2017 Honda City are main cosmetic in nature. There are no changes to its basic design and powertrains. The dimensions of the car also the same.

The City 2017 however, gets new features. The headlamps are new and they have integrated LED daytime running lights too. The City now gets 16-inch alloy wheels whcih enhance its looks. Inside, it gets a new touchscreen audio system and some other changes that makes it more appealing.

The engines remain the same, which are a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine. Petrol comes with a five-speed manual and CVT options, while the diesel gets six-speed manual transmission. There is no change in the engine tuning. The 2017 Honda City is all about enhances appearance.

Honda City 2017 Price in India

ModelPrice (on-road)
2017 Honda City S PetrolINR 9.3 lakhs
2017 Honda City SV PetrolINR 10.4 lakhs
2017 Honda City V PetrolINR 10.9 lakhs
2017 Honda City V Auto PetrolINR 12.6 lakhs
2017 Honda City VX PetrolINR 12.8 lakhs
2017 Honda City VX Auto PetrolINR 14.1 lakhs
2017 Honda City ZX Auto PetrolINR 14.8 lakhs
2017 Honda City SV DieselINR 11.8 lakhs
2017 Honda City V DieselINR 12.7 lakhs
2017 Honda City VX DieselINR 13.9 lakhs
2017 Honda City ZX DieselINR 14.9 lakhs

The  E variant on the 2017 City, which was the entry level variant has been discontinued and a new top ZX variant has been introduced. Dual airbags and ABS is a standard feature across the entire range. The top model gets six airbags. So there isn’t a major change in the pricing. Only the new variant is more expensive as there are many goodies on offer. And these are welcome ones.

Honda City 2017 Design

The design of this car gets minor changes, but these changes add some more flair to the car. There is an all new front grille and bigger than the earlier model. The Honda City 2017 looks more appealing and closer to say, the Accord. The headlamps are bigger now and they have daytime running LEDs too.

It looks the same form the side. However, there are 16-inch alloy wheels on the car and they do look nice. These are black machine finished ones and they are offered on higher variants only. The rear now looks a lot more like the Accord and it resembles the Maruti Ciaz as well.  The taillamps are now LEDs and they make the new City look very different at night.

New Honda City 2017 motion 2

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2017 Honda City India Interiors

The interiors are There has a few add-ons though. The plastic quality feels better now and is put together well. A larger touchscreen infotainment system dominated the centre part of the dash. and this has better resolution too. The system has HDMI input and MirrorLink as well. There is reverse camera and even six airbags on offer on the ZX variant.

There is more than sufficient space in the 2017 City. The front row seats are comfortable and spacious. There is ample of head room and leg room. The seats have good comfort and are good enough even for long distance travel. The rear seats are also spacious and have good amount of comfort too. The arm rest falls a bit too low but other than that there is no other issue. The boot space is  510 litres, which is sufficient for a family of four.

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New Honda City 2017 Colours

The new Honda City 2017 comes in five colours options.

  • White Orchid Pearl
  • Carnelian Red Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Golden Brown Metallic
  • Alabaster Silver Metallic

The Modern Steel Metallic is their new communication colour. The white and silver will be the more sold colours.


New Honda City 2017 Specifications

Engine1.5-litre petrol1.5-litre diesel
Power118bhp @ 6600rpm98bhp @ 3600rpm
Torque145Nm @ 4400rpm200Nm @1750rpm
Transmission5-speed manual/CVT6-speed manual

New Honda City 2017 India Dimensions

Length4440 mm
Width1695 mm
Height1495 mm
Wheelbase2600 mm
Ground Clearance165 mm
Boot size510 litres


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2017 Honda City Features

  • Dual Airbags with ABS (S)
  • Driver Seatbelt warning (S)
  • ABS with EBD (S)
  • Headlamp LEDs (S)
  • Music system (S)
  • Fabric seats (S)
  • Power Windows (S)
  • Side indicator on mirror (SV)
  • Body coloured mud flaps (SV)
  • Steering mounted audio (SV)
  • Rear AC vents (SV)
  • Cruise control (SV)
  • power folding mirrors (SV)
  • Halogen Fog Lamps (V)
  • 15-inch alloy wheels (V)
  • 7-inch touchscreen system (V)
  • HDMI port (V)
  • Navigation (V)
  • Voice commands (V)
  • Push start and stop button (V)
  • Reverse camera (V)
  • 8 speakers (including 4 tweeters) (V)
  • LED fog lamps (VX)
  • 16-inch alloy wheels (VX)
  • Six airbags (ZX)
  • Automatic headlamps (ZX)
  • Rain sensing wipers (ZX)

Honda City 2017 India Mileage

Type of AreaMileage
AreaPetrol ManualPetrol AutomaticDiesel
City12 km/l11 km/l17 km/l
Highway16 km/l15 km/l23 km/l
ARAI Claimed17.4 km/l18 km/l25.6 km/l

As there are no changes in the mechanicals, there is no major change in the mileage of the Honda City 2017. To begin with, the petrol should return about 12km/l in the city and about 16km/l on the highway. The petrol automatic is also good in efficiency. This one returns close to 11km/l in the city and about 17km/l on the highway. At the same time, the diesel one returns 18km/l in the city and about 21km/l on the highway.

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Honda City 2017 Competition

The new Honda City competes with

Honda City 2017 Engine


2017 Honda City petrol engine

The engines remain the same and this is not a bad thing at all.  The 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine churns about 118bhp of power and 145Nm of maximum torque. The petrol comes with a five-speed manual and CVT also. This engine has been updated on multiple occasions and is one of the most refined engines around. Drive it in city or on the highway, you will not feel short of the pick up. Overtaking is very easy and you will not need to change gears very often. Another important aspect is the ease of driving in city. The clutch is light, the gear box is slick and easy to shift.

The second one is a 1.5-litre too, but this is the i-DTEC diesel that produces close to 98bhp of power and 200Nm of maximum torque. This oil burner comes only with a six-speed manual transmission. It is an aluminium engine and this is what makes it light. However, it is quite noisy. This is the only downside of this engine.

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  • Dual airbags and ABS with EBD a standard offering
  • Powerful and fuel-efficient engines
  • Feature-Loaded
  • Brand name


  • Noisy diesel engine
  • Poor NVH
  • Too high in pricing

Honda City 2017 Bookings

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