India-bound 2017 Honda City teased again, launches on 12 Jan

06/01/2017 - 12:25 | ,   | Aravind Jayachandran

Will launch in Thailand on January 12.

Honda Thailand has released another teaser of the 2017 Honda City, this time partially revealing the front-end of the facelifted mid-size sedan. It will launch in Thailand on January 12, and is reported to arrive in India within weeks.

Honda has sought inspiration from the Honda Civic for the City facelift. It features LED headlamps with integrated DRLs, bolder chrome garnish on the grille that runs into the headlamps, new bumper design with fog lamps, new alloy wheels and the option of Cosmic Blue metallic color sourced from the Civic. The rear-end gets new taillight graphics, a revised bumper and a spoiler. The exterior has already been revealed completely via spy shots, which can be viewed here.

As for the powertrain, the City will continue to pack the 1.5L i-VTEC petrol engine capable of producing 120 PS at 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm at 4,600 rpm. The base model will come equipped with a 5-speed manual gearbox, while rest of the variants get a CVT unit.

2017 Honda City facelift front teased
Honda has sought inspiration from the new Civic for the 2017 Honda City.

Also See: 2017 Honda City variant-wise equipment list revealed

The same changes will also make its way to the India-spec Honda City, one of the best selling mid-size sedans in the country, a thorough facelift like the one seen above will help appeal to buyers as a newer and more premium car.

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