Will reportedly also be launched in India next month.
Days ahead of its official unveiling, the 2017 Honda City's exterior has been leaked online, courtesy funtasticko.net. The images show the updated front and rear fascias of the Honda Jazz based sedan.
Up front, the 2107 Honda City gets restyled headlamps, redesigned upper grille and lower grille, new fog lamp enclosures and revised bumper. Some grades will be available with LED lighting in the headlamps and LED fog lights. At the rear, the Honda City features tweaked tail lights, bootlid-mounted rear spoiler and sportier bumper. The facelift also features new design alloy wheels.
The 2017 Honda City will be available in S, V, V+, SV and SV+ grades in Thailand. There will be some minor revisions on the equipment offered in different grades. Map reading light will be available in the V+ grade, 60:40 split folding rear seats will no longer be available in the SV grade, instrument cluster gauges of the V and above grades will get white backlighting, the hand brake lever of V+ grade will see chrome finish, there will be a rear armrest with two glass holders in SV and SV+ grades, three rear seat headrests with adjustable height will be equipped only in the SV+ grade and a smaller, 6.8-inch central display with reversing camera graces the V, SV and SV+ grades.
In Thailand, the 2017 Honda City should continue being offered with the 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine, along with a 5-speed manual transmission and a continuously variable transmission. In India, where also the facelifted model will be launched next month, the 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine should continue being offered along with the 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine.