New Delhi, February 22nd : The Honda City facelift is primed for its official launch and new details about the refreshed sedan keep popping up online. The new City facelift variant details have now been leaked.
The Honda City facelift will launch in India on March 2 and its bookings will likely open on the same day as well. According to reports, some Honda dealers have already started receiving the first batch of the new city facelift model. Let’s find the details. New car launches in India in 2023: From Altroz Racer to Tiago EV Blitz; Find important details on upcoming Tata Motors cars.
Honda City Facelift – details on the variants:
The 2023 Honda City facelift is reportedly getting a new base SV MT variant. The new Honda City facelift will only be available in petrol and petrol hybrid versions as the diesel engine has been discontinued. The petrol-only version is offered in SV MT, V MT, V CVT, VX MT, VX CVT, ZX MT and ZX CVT trim levels. New Maruti Suzuki car launches in India: From the Fronx to the next-gen Swift, check out the 6 most anticipated models from India’s best-selling car brand.
Honda City Facelift – Feature Details:
Honda will debut its petrol version Honda Sensing on the City, a safety features package that includes premium features like adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, autonomous emergency braking and more. The city facelift will also feature 6 airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist, Hill Start Assist, ORVM-mounted lane surveillance cameras, multi-angle rear view camera, tire pressure monitoring system and ISOFIX anchorage for the rear seat.
Honda City Facelift – Powertrains:
Under the hood, the city facelift is powered by an RDE emission-compliant 1.5-liter petrol engine with 121 hp and an optional 6-speed manual or a CVT automatic transmission.
The city hybrid will get the same 1.5-litre four-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine combined with two electric motors and paired with an eCVT transmission as well as a battery pack. The powertrain offers a combined output of 126 hp of power and 253 Nm of peak torque.
Honda India has said goodbye to its diesel engines and its India range will only have petrol and petrol-hybrid powertrains.
Honda City Facelift – Market Competitors:
The 2023 facelifted model of the legendary Honda City will battle with brands like Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus, Skoda Slavia and the Hyundai Verna, which will appear in its next-gen avatar in March to intensify the competition.
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