2023 Honda City facelift launched at Rs 11.49 lakh

Honda has launched the facelifted version of the fifth-generation City starting from Rs 11.49 lakh. The top-end variant of the new City is priced at Rs 20.39 lakh for the top-spec City Hybrid. The new Honda City facelift gets a few minor cosmetic changes, more equipment, new entry-level variants and a new shade.

2023 Honda City facelift launched at Rs 11.49 lakh

The bookings for the Honda City facelift start at Rs 5,000 if booked online. Customers will need to pay Rs 21,000 if booked at a dealership. The detailed price list of the Honda City facelift is as below.

Honda City facelift price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Variant Petrol manual Petrol auto Petrol-hybrid
SV Rs 11.49 lakh
V Rs 12.37 lakh Rs 13.62 lakh Rs 18.89 lakh
VX Rs 13.49 lakh Rs 14.74 lakh
ZX Rs 14.72 lakh Rs 15.97 lakh Rs 20.39 lakh

New Honda City facelift changes

The mid-life cycle update of the Honda City gets a few minor changes. There are cosmetic changes inside and outside of the car. At the front, the new Honda City gets a new slimmer chrome bar and a few changes to the bumper. The tweaks make the new Honda City look fresh. The car retains the same nine LED arrays as before.

The design of the grille is also new with a new honeycomb pattern on the higher-end variants. The lower-end variants get vertical slats. The side profile remains the same except for the design of the alloy wheels. There is a new alloy wheel design for the low-end variants. Honda has also updated the position of the reflectors at the rear while the bumpers get minor changes.

The cabin remains very similar to the pre-facelift model. The layout and the upholstery remain the same while the switchgear also remains identical. The City continues to offer the beige and black theme for the petrol variants and the ivory and black theme for the hybrid variants.

New variants

Honda has added new entry-level variants to the new City. With the new SV trim, Honda will only offer a manual transmission. The City facelift, with the petrol variant, will be available in SV, V, VX, and ZX. The facelift variant also gets ADAS features like adaptive cruise control, lane keeps assist and autonomous emergency braking on the petrol and the hybrid variants.

Honda has now discontinued the diesel engine. The petrol engine remains the same as before. It is a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated engine that is available with a manual or a CVT. The hybrid variant gets the 1.5-litre Atkinson cycle engine paired to an eCVT. The Honda city is the only car to offer hybrid and eCVT in its segment.

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