European markets it was a three door hatchback and that until 1994 looked nothing like it does
now? The third generation Honda City was manufactured from 1996 to 2002; when the four-door
sedan started to resemble the car that millions love today. Subsequently, the fourth, fifth and
sixth generation Honda City have received many facelifts, design enhancements and tech
upgrades to become the iconic sedan of today.
Honda City – features, specs
The attractive design, spoiler, sun-roof option, alloy wheels, signature grille, daytime-running lamps, wraparound taillights and other thoughtful features make this one of the most attractive and distinctive sedans on the road. The 17.7 cm touchscreen infotainment system, integrated navigation system, trademark support for smartphone connectivity, USB and HDMI ports, SD card slots, steering mounted controls make for a topnotch user experience.
The car’s ACE™ (Advanced Compatibility Engineering) body structure offers stability and safety. In addition, the car alerts the driver about speeding and low fuel. Auto headlamps & wipers, fog lights, auto dimming rearview mirror and rear parking camera help adjust to and ease difficult driving conditions. The car’s 6 airbags (dual front, side & curtain) and ABS with EBD as standard are more features that improve safety of the car. The engine immobilizer system and the security alarm secure the car from theft as well.
Honda City variants, prices
The petrol variants feature a refined 1.5L i-VTEC engine that offers 119 ps power and 17.4 kmpl in the manual transmission variants. The Honda City also features the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with torque converter with the unique 7-Speed Paddle Shift tech which further improves fuel efficiency. The Honda City diesel variants feature a 1.5L i-DTEC engine which offers 25.6 km to the litre and 100 ps power.
The Honda City base petrol variant, SV petrol, costs just over Rs. 10 lakh ex-showroom. The base diesel variant SV diesel costs about Rs. 11.3 lakh. The fully loaded, top end variant ZX CVT Petrol features auto transmission and will set you back by Rs. 14.39 ex-showroom.
Honda City offers
Around the festive season, the company announced offers of up to 62,000 for the Honda City in all the variants petrol and diesel. The offers include discounts of up to Rs. 32,000/- as well as an additional exchange discount of up to Rs. 30,000/-.
Honda City – what users love
Owners rate the Honda City high in terms of looks, performance and comfort and feel that this is a good value for money automobile. This is an iconic vehicle with the kind of brand value that speaks for itself. Over time, the car has constantly improved its features, exterior styling and inner comfort according to buyers. In fact there are some very good reasons why Honda City owners choose another Honda City car when they are looking for an upgrade or a change!