Honda Car India is all geared up to revamp its successful sedan in India, the City. The 2017 Honda City is expected to hit the Indian shores by early 2017. The facelifted iteration of the sedan will only get cosmetic updates.
According to the reports, the 2017 Honda City will feature a soft-touch dashboard to further enhance the quality of the premium sedan. This new feature will give it an upper hand compared to its rival.
The facelifted version of the Honda City will be similar to the current model. The frontend will sport a Accord inspired thick chrome band across the grille, new bumper, bigger fog lamps and projector headlamps.
The rear section of the mid sized sedan will feature redesigned bumper with all-new LED tail light cluster. Apart from these changes the exterior of the car will look similar to its current iteration.
The major upgrades can be seen on the interior of the sedan, it features an all-new touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Mobile-Mirror. The top of the line model will include six airbags, sunroof and leather upholstery.
The 2017 Honda City will be powered by the same 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine. The petrol motor produces 118bhp and 145Nm, whereas the diesel engine churns out 99bhp and 200Nm of torque.
The transmission options will include six-speed manual and CVT gearbox. The facelifted City is expected to be launched with a price tag of around Rs 8 lakh to Rs 13 lakh ex-showroom. It will be pitted against the likes of Hyundai Verna and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.