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New Honda City 2017 launched in Thailand

Honda City ZX

The new Honda City 2017 has been launched in Thailand. This upgrade of the Honda City was needed. This one is likely to be called as new Honda City ZX. What is the new Honda City ZX all about? Is it anything special? What does it offer? We share our detailed preview. The images of the Honda City 2017 show that the changes aren’t too many, but are clearly visible ones, at least on the outside.

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New Honda City 2017 India Launch

Honda City facelift Launch Date

Model Timeline
New Honda City 2017 January 2017

New Honda City 2017 will be launched by early 2017. We expect it to come in by January or February 2017. This will be the ideal time to get in the new vehicle at the start of the year. Honda will want to take advantage as many buyers pick up cars in January instead of December due to year end.

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New Honda City 2017 Design

There aren’t many changes on the new Honda City 2017. Yes, the front is all new. There is an all new front grille, revised design of the head lamps and even redesigned front bumper as well. This makes the fascia look different. Once you move to the side, there isn’t much of a difference in the styling. In fact, it does look very much similar to the current one. The rear also has multiple changes. The new City ZX looks a lot more sporty than ever. This new upgraded version freshens up the styling.

 

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New Honda City 2017 India interiors

The new Honda City 2017 gets miniscule updates. There will be additional features on offer at the most. The same black and beige upholstery will be carried forward on the new Honda City 2017. There will be a larger touchscreen system with reverse camera, maps and Apple CarPlay. The City ZX will have leather seats, while ABS and dual airbags will be a standard offering. There will be some amount of enhancement in the rear seat comfort as well.

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New Honda City 2017 India images

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New Honda City 2017 Engine

The 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines will be offered on the new Honda City 2017. However, this time around it will get six-speed manual on both and the petrol will even have CVT. So, a new transmission for the petrol engine for better performance and even mileage. The petrol engine is already one of the most refined engines, the performance will be enhanced too. The diesel engine in the Honda City 2017 will see an improvement in its NVH levels.

 

New Honda City Specifications

Petrol Engine 1497 cc
Power 118 bhp @ 6600 rpm
Torque 145 bhp @ 4600 rpm
Transmission 6-speed manual and CVT options
Kerb Weight 1065 kg (VX)
Diesel Engine 1498 cc
Power 98 bhp @ 3600 rpm
Torque 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Transmission 6-speed manual
Kerb Weight 1165 kg (VX)

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New Honda City 2017 India mileage

For the Honda City 2017, we expect the real world mileage to be about 12 km/l for the petrol in city and 17 km/l on the highway. For the diesel, it will be about 18 km/l in city and about 22 km/l. The Honda City 2017 will be a fuel efficient car just like its predecessor.

   New Honda City 2017 Mileage

Engine Mileage
Petrol 13 km/l
Petrol CVT 14 km/l
Diesel 19 km/l

*Expected figures

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New Honda City 2017 Colours

Amongst the existing new Honda City 2017 colours, White, Silver, Maroon and Grey will be carried forward. The other new colours will be Brown and maybe a light blue too.

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Honda City 2017 Price

New Honda City Price in India

Model Price (on-road)
Honda City 2017 Petrol E INR 9.1 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Petrol S INR 10.3 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Petrol SV INR 11.3 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Petrol Auto SV INR 12.5 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Petrol V INR 12.7 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Petrol VX INR 13.4 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Diesel E INR 10.1 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Diesel S INR 11.3 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Diesel SV INR 12.4 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Diesel V INR 13.7 lakhs
Honda City 2017 Diesel VX INR 14.3 lakhs

*Predicted pricing

New Honda City 2017 will be one of the most expensive sedans in its segment. Now, the company cannot afford to further see an increase. This could affect the sales numbers. What could be done is offer a new variant that will be priced above these ones and has a lot more features too. This will help the company to attract buyers from higher segment.

 

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New Honda City ZX India Dimensions

Honda City 2017 Dimensions

Measurements
Length 4440 mm
Width 1695 mm
Height 1495 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Boot size 510 litres


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January 15, 2017
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Waiting for IT

Honda City has been my all time favorite car. It will be really good to see some upgrades after a long time

January 15, 2017
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Could have increased the mileage for petrol version

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