New 2017 Honda City has been claimed as the best City ever made with lucrative unlimited kilometer warranty and much more
It has been a few years since the diesel engine powered City graced the Indian scenes and it took over the segment by storm. After dominating the midsize segment for a long time, the arrival of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz did come as a hammer-blow as the two potent products battled for honours.
In order to regain the leading position in the segment, a facelift for the City is all the more necessary and the 2017 City facelift debuted today in India to give a fierce competition to Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Vento, Hyundai Verna and the likes.
The India-spec 2017 Honda City Facelift received subtle cosmetic upgrades with minor reshuffling in features and largely resemble the model launched in Thailand last year. Its arrival into the Indian market marked the revival of ‘City ZX‘ moniker as a new top of the line variant.
The new City ZX gets the front and rear changes inspired by the new Honda Civic with revised bumpers and fog lamp housing, larger air dams, thick chrome band running into the headlight cluster integrated with LED lamps, LED inserts on tail lamps, 10 mm raised suspension, 16-inch alloys instead of 15-inchers, boot spoiler with middle LED stop light, etc.
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift Price
The Facelift of the mid-size sedan is priced not so different from the current model at around Rs.8.5 Lakh to 13.5 Lakh however it gets a minor increase of 20K-25K from existing variants.
|2017 Honda City Petrol Price||Expected Price|
|EMT||Rs. 8.49 Lakh|
|SMT||Rs. 9.53 Lakh|
|VMT||Rs. 9.93 Lakh|
|VXMT||Rs. 11.64 Lakh|
|V-CVT||Rs. 11.53 Lakh|
|VX CVT||Rs. 12.84 Lakh|
|ZX||Rs. 13.52 Lakh|
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift Engine & Specification
The 2016 Honda City Facelift retained its power line-up. The 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated V-TEC petrol engine produces 120 hp power and 140 Nm of peak torque, and comes mated with a five-speed manual or a CVT gearbox. The 1.5-litre turbodiesel engine makes 100 hp and 220 Nm of torque connected to a five-speed manual transmission.
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift India Mileage
The frugal diesel engine is claimed to deliver 25.6 kmpl and the petrol engine in the region of 17.4 kmpl -18 kmpl.
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift India Images
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift Dimension:
The China-spec City was dimensional larger as preferred by that particular market’s buyers. However, the proportions of the Indian remains the same. It measures about 4,440 mm in length, 1,695 mm in width, 1,495 mm in height, 2,600 mm in wheelbase and has 165 mm ground clearance.
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift Exterior:
The front fascia features a bolder front grille with chrome strip running across whilst the changes to bumpers and headlights replicate somewhat of the latest generation Honda Civic sedan. The top-end trims receive a blackened B pillar as opposed to body coloured B pillars in lower variants. The rear end gets substantial upgrade with flowing, longer taillamps and the reverse light and indicators are placed in the end. Additionally, probably a chrome strip runs across from one end to the other.
The top-end variants of the 2017 Honda City will feature LED headlamps with integrated Daytime Running Lights, aggressive chrome garnish on the front grille that runs directly into the headlights, reworked bumper with new fog lamp housing and air intake, new set of alloy wheels and a new Cosmic Blue metallic colour.
Interiors will have an all-new touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and a mobile mirroring app co-developed with Blaupunkt, six airbags in higher-end model, leather seat upholstery and so on.
Other features include automatic climate control system, a premium audio system and eight speakers, engine start/stop button, audio and handsfree telephone controls, rear AC vents, paddle shift, cruise control, electric sunroof, sat-nav system, privacy glass and optional seven-inch infotainment system.
2017 Honda City ZX Facelift Safety Features:
2017 Honda City ZX Key Rivals
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento