The new City facelift will directly challenge the upcoming 2023 Hyundai Verna New-Gen
The new Honda City facelift was recently launched in the country at a starting price of Rs 11.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Currently, in its fifth gen, the new Honda City is one of the best-selling products in the country and is offered with a number of features and a comfortable cabin. With the launch of the new facelift model, the brand is now offering new entry-level variants and a new paint shade.
- Honda City Facelift Now Get ADAS
- No Diesel Engine, Only Petrol and Strong Hybrid Powertrains
- New Features And Four Variants – SV, V, VX, ZX
2023 Honda Facelift Launched In India
The Honda City is one of the most popular sedans in the country and is known for its comfort and premium in-cabin experience. The fifth-gen City further took things further ahead and offered a spacious cabin with a long features list. To keep the competition spiced up, the brand recently launched the new 2023 Honda City facelift in the country to take on the rivals like the Hyundai Verna, VW Virtus, Skoda Slavia, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. This new version of the City is offered with a number of updates including new features and better safety.
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For those wondering, the new City will be sold in four trim options – SV, V, VX, and ZX. It is also worth noting that the strong-hybrid powertrain will only be offered with V and ZX trim options. With the launch of the new facelift model, the City is now offered with a new entry-level variant which is Rs 38,000 more affordable while the entry-level hybrid version is Rs 1 lakh cheaper than before. The price of the other variants however has gone up by Rs 15,000-35,000 depending on the variant you opt for.
|1.5L Petrol Manual||1.5L Petrol Auto CVT||1.5L Petrol Hybrid|
|SV||Rs 11.49 lakh||–||–|
|V||Rs 12.37 lakh||Rss 13.62 lakh||Rs 18.89 lakh|
|VX||Rs 13.49 lakh||Rs 14.74 lakh||–|
|ZX||Rs 14.72 lakh||Rs 15.97 lakh||Rs 20.39 lakh|
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The bookings of the Honda City facelift have commenced online for Rs 5,000 while the bookings at the dealerships are open for a token amount of Rs 21,000. Having said this, the new City facelift now gets subtle cosmetic updates that give it a fresh look. These include redesigned bumpers, a new front grille with a slimmer chrome bar, and new alloy wheels. The sedan also gets a new spoiler on the trunk and a new Obsidian Blue Pearl paint shade option.
No major changes have been made to the interiors of the new Honda City facelift save for the new features and equipment. For starters, the 2023 City now gets an ADAS safety suite with features like adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, and autonomous emergency braking. It also gets many other safety features like six airbags, tyre-pressure monitoring system, etc.
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The new Honda City facelift is now offered only with two engine options – 1.5L NA petrol and 1.5L Atkinson cycle strong hybrid petrol. The 1.5L NA petrol engine churns out a peak power output of 121 hp while the hybrid engine on the other hand delivers a maximum power output of 126 hp. For those wondering, the 1.5L NA petrol will be offered with a 6-speed manual or a CVT gearbox option while the strong hybrid engine is only offered with an e-CVT gearbox. It is also worth noting the fact that the new Honda City is the only sedan in its segment to be offered with a strong hybrid engine option. Furthermore, both the engines will meet the RDE norms as well as the E20 compliance norm.
The new 2023 honda City facelift will be offered with a standard warranty of 3 years/unlimited warranty which can be extended up to 5 years. The City hybrid is also offered with an 8-year/1,60,000km warranty on its lithium-ion battery.
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