The new 2017 Honda City facelift launched in India on 14th of February to boost the sales of this iconic mid-sized sedan in India and to offer a tougher fight to its capable rivals. The new updated Honda City has launched with a price range of Rs. 8.49 lakhs to Rs. 13.56 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2017 City facelift has been packaged very smartly with several cosmetic upgrades, new added features and customization options as well.
The new Honda City facelift has already garnered more than 8000 bookings in a matter of less than 15 days. Now, Honda India dealers have partnered with AutoPortal.com to offer the convenience of booking the new model booked online at only Rs. 11,000. Some of the authorized Honda dealers in India have joined hands with the Indian automotive website portal to offer a bunch of convenience features to the prospective new refreshed Honda City customers.
The booking process of the 2017 Honda City facelift is very simple on the site. All the interested buyers can visit Autoportal.com and book the new City sedan easily through online transaction. The added attractions of booking the Honda City facelift model through Automotive portal include assured benefits worth Rs. 33,000. The customers will also get the convenience of instant delivery of the new City model by booking it on Autoportal.com, with no waiting period at all. The interested buyers simply have to pre-book the 2017 Honda City on Autoportal with the token amount of Rs. 11,000 upon which he/she will get an ‘Autoportal Booking Voucher’. This booking voucher has to be presented at the nearest Honda dealership outlet to pay the rest of the booking amount for the new City and then simply drive home with the car.
Speaking on the 2017 Honda City facelift model, the car gets styling and feature list updates along with new customization packages, while there have been no changes made to its under the hood mechanical specifications.
The key changes and updates on the 2017 updated Honda City are as follows:
- Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, and ISOFIX child seat mounts now come as standard safety features on all variants.
- New LED DRLs are also a standard feature, while the top model gets LED headlamps as well.
- A new front fascia comprising of new grille, new headlights and new front bumper design, while the rear flaunts new LED tail lamps and LED strip on spoiler.
- New Modern Steel Metallic (Grey) body paint option added.
- Cabin gets a new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and an Android based interface
Honda Cars India has also introduced three new customization packages on the new City facelift, namely – Chrome, Utility and Style. The new 2017 Honda City facelift rivals the current segment ruler Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento. While the Vento and Rapid have already been refreshed, the Ciaz will also soon be coming in its updated avatar. On the other hand, the Verna is set to come in its new generation model.