New Honda City 2017 gets 30,000 bookings
The best-seller raises the bar
Honda City 2017 Price in India, Specifications
The new Honda City 2017 is an excellent product to buy, with the best resale value as well.
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The all new Honda City 2017 now gets more features, has cosmetic changes and some more changes. It is a facelift and so it gets only not too many changes. The chassis is the same and so are the dimensions. There are changes and these are minor design changes and some changes on the inside. In the last 3 months, the new Honda City has already got 30,000 bookings already.
There are new additional features on offer, for instance there projector headlamps, daytime running LEDs, LED tail lamps and 16-inch alloy wheels. There are some changes on the inside too, a couple of features have been added on the Honda City 2017.
The 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine still powers the new City 2017. There is no change in the engine’s power rating also. The new Honda City petrol still churns about 117bhp of power and 145Nm of torque. This will come mated to a five-speed manual transmission and CVT. The 1.5-litre diesel engine on the City 2017 produces about 98bhp of power and 200Nm of torque. This engine will come mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
New Honda City has got minor changes in design, but these make it look different. The new City 2017 gets a large front grille, with thick chrome slat. The headlamps are bigger and projector ones on the higher models. There is daytime running LEDs also that comes as a standard on the Honda City 2017. The front bumper is new too, making the fascia look like the Accord hybrid.
The side profile hasn’t changed. It looks the same, but there are now 16-inch alloy wheels. New LED tail lamps and minor changes in design makes it resemble the Accord hybrid from the back also. The dimensions and proportions aren’t changed as the City 2017 is a facelift.
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There aren’t many changes on the inside. Most of the interiors of the City 2017 hasn’t changed much. There is the same black and beige interiors and most of the bits are still the same. The quality is good and even the fit and finish is top notch. There is now a new red start and stop button, then there is also a 7-inch touchscreen system with MirrorLink to HDMI input. There is also rear camera and the top model even has multiple airbags. Then there is also a sunroof on offer as well.
The space on offer is good enough in both the rows. There is more than sufficient head room and knee room for the rear passengers also. Then there is also rear AC vents and two charging points at the rear. The rear seats are comfortable with good seat recline. There is also a centre armrest also. The boot too is large enough at 510 litres. This makes it more than suitable for an entire weekend for four to five people.
|S Petrol||INR 9.3 lakhs|
|SV Petrol||INR 10.4 lakhs|
|V Petrol||INR 10.9 lakhs|
|V Auto Petrol||INR 12.6 lakhs|
|VX Petrol||INR 12.8 lakhs|
|VX Auto Petrol||INR 14.1 lakhs|
|ZX Auto Petrol||INR 14.8 lakhs|
|SV Diesel||INR 11.8 lakhs|
|V Diesel||INR 12.7 lakhs|
|VX Diesel||INR 13.9 lakhs|
|ZX Diesel||INR 14.9 lakhs|
An all new variant has been introduced on the 2017 Honda City and this gets all the additional features. At the same time, the base model has been discontinued and the new base variant is S instead of E. There is dual airbags and ABS as a common feature on all the variants that are available.
|Engine||1.5-litre petrol||1.5-litre diesel|
|Power||118bhp @ 6600rpm||98bhp @ 3600rpm|
|Torque||145Nm @ 4400rpm||200Nm @1750rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed manual/CVT||6-speed manual|
- 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)
|Type of Area||Mileage|
|Area||Petrol Manual||Petrol Automatic||Diesel|
|City||12 km/l||11 km/l||17 km/l|
|Highway||16 km/l||15 km/l||23 km/l|
|ARAI Claimed||17.4 km/l||18 km/l||25.6 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.
A 1.5-litre petrol engine is there on the Honda City 2017. This engine churns about 118bhp of power and this engine comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission and other option is a CVT. The NVH levels of this engine are low and it is highly refined. The engine has good enough power to pull and one can overtake with ease in any gear. The other aspect of this engine is the way it pulls without any stress. The clutch is also light and shifts are smooth.
The 1.5-litre diesel engine is powerful and it churns out good amount of power. This engine will come bolted to a six-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine has low levels of NVH. It isn’t very refined as one will expect it to be. The engine has more than sufficient power to pull it cleanly without any stress. There isn’t much of a need to downshift even to overtake on most of the occasions.
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Boot size||510 litres|
- 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.
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