Sourced from the Honda HR-V.
According to Autos Segredos, the 2017 Honda City will offer an option of a bigger 1.8L flex fuel engine from October 2016. The engine is sourced from the Brazilian-spec Honda HR-V.
In the HR-V, the 1.8L flex fuel engine develops 140 PS (138 bhp) at 6,500 rpm and 173 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm while running on ethanol. While the standard transmission will be a 5-speed manual unit, a CVT is also available as an option.
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In other news, the production of the 2017 Honda City, HR-V, Fit, and WR-V (Fit Cross) will be shifted to the company's new plant in Itirapina, Brazil, while the new Honda Civic and the upcoming Honda CR-V will be manufactured at Sumaré.
[Source: Autos Segredos]