- New entry-level SV trim in Honda City facelift will be available in 6-speed manual gearbox only
- Honda will offer total 9 variants on City facelift with new Obsidian blue colour on offer
Honda is all set to launch the City facelift on March 2. Ahead of launch the sedan’s first look has already surfaced on internet. Now we’ve few details about the variants of Honda City facelift. As 2023 Hyundai Verna is scheduled to make its global debut next month Honda will give the City a more appealing makeover to attract customers both in price and features.
Official bookings of the sedan are yet to commence. According to dealership sources at a token amount of ₹21,000 interested customers can book the City facelift at dealership. If booking is made online then amount will be ₹5,000. Honda has started dealership dispatch of the sedan as its launch is not far away.
Honda City Facelift Variants
A total of 9 variants will be on offer with the City facelift. This includes entry-level SV trim which will give the City an edge over its rivals in terms of pricing. The SV trim will get 6-speed manual gearbox only. Considering the fact that it’s an entry-level variant offering 6-speed manual gearbox only isn’t a surprising move at all.
Other variants on Honda City facelift includes V, VX and ZX. These three variants too get a 6-speed manual gearbox but customers will have an option to buy these with CVT gearbox. Hybrid version of Honda City facelift was earlier available in top-spec ZX variant but now it will get new V variant that will be placed below City Hybrid ZX.
Honda City Facelift – Features & Specs
What makes the Honda City facelift really interesting is ADAS. Upcoming Hyundai Verna too will offer this feature. On the City facelift ADAS will offer adaptive cruise control, emergency braking, front & rear collision warning etc. It is likely that Honda will offer 6 airbags in top variants of the City facelift.
If we talk about engine, the City facelift will get RDE compliant 1.5-litre petrol engine that puts out 121 BHP. Honda has discontinued its diesel engines in City as well as Amaze. Upcoming City facelift will only be available in petrol and hybrid variants. On hybrid the City facelift power jumps to 126 HP and 253 Nm.
Mileage figures in Hybrid City is 26.5 km/l which is much higher than 18.4 km/l in the standard petrol City ZX variant with CVT. One full tank in City hybrid delivers an outstanding range of 1,000 km. 2023 Honda Verna is coming on March 21 and that’ll be the biggest rival of the City facelift. Apart from that Skoda Slavia, VW Virtus and Maruti Ciaz are other rivals of the sedan.