- 2023 Honda City facelift price starts at ₹11.49 lakh for the base petrol variant with manual transmission
- With 2023 model City now costs ₹35k more and its top-end hybrid variant is priced at ₹20.39 lakh
Honda has launched the 2023 City facelift. The new City starts at ₹11.49 lakh and goes up to ₹20.39 lakh (ex-showroom). With facelift update Honda has offered little cosmetic changes, new entry-level variant, new features and a new blue shade. Interested customers can reserve their sedan as bookings for City facelift are already underway at ₹5,000 if booked online and ₹21,000 at dealership.
2023 Honda City Facelift – Changes
There are only minor cosmetic changes on the sedan’s exterior. The City now gets slightly tweaked bumper and chrome linning is now slimmer. Higher variants gets honeycomb grille while vertical slat grilles are on offer with lower variants. New alloy wheels are the only significant update at the side view.
At the rear there’s an addition of spoiler with newly designed bumpers and changed position of reflectors. Honda is offering new Obsidian Blue colour on the City facelift which looks really premium. Just like the exterior there are minimal changes in the interior too. The sedan continues to get beige and black interior in petrol and ivory and black interior in hybrid models.
2023 Honda City Facelift – Variants & Features
Honda has added new SV trim in the City facelift. This is the new entry-level variant on the sedan which is only available in manual transmission. With this the Honda City in petrol is now available in SV, V, VX and ZX variant. All petrol variants gets an option of CVT except the recently launched SV trim.
In hybrid too there’s an addition of entry-level variant known as V trim. Earlier City hybrid was only available with the top-spec ZX trim.
The City facelift gets ADAS. This is an important feature and upcoming Hyundai Verna too will get it. On City facelift ADAS offers adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist and emergency braking. Earlier Honda only offered it in hybrid variants but now it is available on petrol variants too.
Honda offers 6 airbags on higher variants of City facelift. The sedan gets wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, TPMS, wireless charging, ambient lighting, rain sensing wipers etc.
2023 Honda City Facelift – Engine & Gearbox
No diesel engine is on offer with the City facelift. Now it gets 1.5-litre petrol and hybrid variants only. The 1.5-litre engine makes 121 BHP while with hybrid power sees a slight bump to 126 BHP. Mileage stands at 18.4 km/l for petrol automatic and 17.8 km/l for petrol manual. As a hybrid the City hybrid delivers an excellent mileage of 27.13 km/l.
3 years and unlimited kilometers warranty is available on both Honda City petrol and hybrid. It can be extended to 5 years though. In the City Hybrid’s battery pack 8 years and 1,60,000 km warranty is available.
In its segment the 2023 Honda City facelift rivals Skoda Slavia, Volkswagen Virtus, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and upcoming Hyundai Verna scheduled for launch on 21 March.