Honda To Launch City Sedan Facelift Tomorrow
Honda will revive the ZX moniker with the facelift sedan
We already have reported this earlier that Honda will be launching the City sedan in India on 14th February. The pre-bookings for the sedan has already commenced in India and Honda has also released a teaser video of the car at the same time.
The new facelift car takes its styling inspiration from the new generation Civic, it gets a restyled front headlamps which now gets full LED units and also integrated LED daytime running lamps as well. The front grille too looks bold and gets a dash of chrome to it. While the front chin of the car also gets a sharper looking bumpers. Just like the front, the side profile of the car gets a slightly bigger 16-inch alloy wheels which will most probably be available with the higher grades but the lower and mid grades will get the same 15-inch alloy wheels. The rest of the side profile hasn’t received any major change. Coming to the rear profile of the sedan the only noticeable changes comes in the form of restyled LED taillamp and a boot spoiler with integrated stop lamps. The overall silhouette of the car has remained unchanged though.
Just like the exterior, the interior too to get some subtle updates in the form of an all-new touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and a mobile mirroring app co-developed with Blaupunkt. Expect the interior too also get new upholstery as well.
For the safety of the passengers inside, the City sedan gets 6 airbags, while also expect it to get ABS, rear parking sensor, EBD, child lock safety etc.
Under the hood, the City facelift will get the same 1.5 Litre petrol and diesel unit. While the petrol unit is capable of producing about 20 hp power and 140 Nm of peak torque, the latter produces about 100 Hp of peak power and 200 NM of peak torque. The petrol engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission while there is also a CVT transmission on offer. The six-speed manual transmission does duty on the diesel variant. While the diesel engine claims an overall fuel efficiency figures of 25.6 kmpl the petrol unit promises to return around 17-18 kmpl.
Honda also has plans to revive the ZX moniker with the facelift variant.
Stay tuned because we will update all the details as soon as the car is launched in the Indian market tomorrow.