While the Philippines has received the Honda City Sport this month, in India, the 'Edge' edition joined the range today. The Honda City Edge edition costs INR 9,75,000 (ex-showroom Delhi) onwards.
The regular Honda City is available in five grades: S (petrol-only), SV, V, VX and ZX. The Honda City Edge edition is based on the SV grade, and it aims to offer more value with additional equipment. Honda Cars India offers the model with 15-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, special edition emblem, rear parking sensors and rear camera with IRVM display. Most of them are from the V grade.
The Honda City Edge is available with the 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine and the 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine. The naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine produces 119 PS at 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm of torque at 4,600 rpm. It is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission. The petrol engine model has a fuel economy rating (ARAI) of 17.4 km/l.
The turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine develops 100 PS at 3,600 rpm and 200 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm. This engine sends power to the wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine model has a fuel economy rating of 25.6 km/l.
The Honda City Edge edition retails at the same price as the Honda City SV. The petrol engine model costs INR 9,75,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The diesel engine model comes at a price of INR 11,10,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). Honda hasn’t announced the quantity or the duration of the sale of the special edition. The 20th Anniversary edition launched in January this year is still on sale.