Honda receives 25,000+ bookings for the new Honda City
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Was the company’s top-selling model last month.
Honda Cars India launched the facelifted Honda City in mid-February. In its monthly sales report for April 2017, the company announced that it received over 25,000 bookings for the new Honda City. 5,948 units of the car were dispatched to dealers last month making it the best-selling Honda model.
The Honda City is available in S, SV, V, VX and ZX trim levels. Just a month after the 2017 Honda City’s launch, reports said that over 40% of the 14,000+ bookings (then) were for the car’s top-end ZX trim level. LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED tail lamps, trunk lid spoiler with LED stop lamp and electric sunroof are some of the exterior highlights of the best-selling variant.
On the inside, the 2017 Honda City has seats, armrests and door lining inserts in beige, leather steering wheel, leather gear/select knob, leather door armrest and black finish on the dashboard panel for a premium look and feel. Other key features include 7-inch DIGIPAD capacitive touchscreen infotainment system with satellite-linked turn-by-turn navigation and MirrorLink, audio system with four speakers and four tweeters, cruise control, multiview rear parking camera, six airbags and ISOFIX compatible rear (outer-end) seats.
The 2017 Honda City is available with two engines: 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. The four-cylinder petrol engine produces 87.7 kW (119 PS) and 145 Nm of torque and is paired to either a 5-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission. The four-cylinder diesel engine develops 73 kW (100 PS) and 200 Nm of torque and sends power to the wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission.
Prices for the Honda City start at INR 8,62,797 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the petrol model and at INR 10,90,513 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the diesel model.