Honda Cars India has introduced a new variant to the lineup of its most popular model, the Honda City sedan. The newly introduced Honda City ZX MT variant is the new top of the range petrol variant of the very successful mid-sized premium sedan model, which has been tagged at Rs. 12.75 lakhs (price ex-showroom, Delhi).
Apart from launching the new City ZX MT petrol variant, Honda Cars India has also offered a mild update to the entire lineup of the City sedan. The Honda City will now be available in two new exterior colour shade options, namely - Lunar Silver Metallic and Radiant Red Metallic. The Japanese automaker has made rear parking sensors as standard feature across the lineup as well. The City does not get any other styling, feature or under the hood specification changes or updates for the current 2019 model year.
Regarding the new ZX MT variant, Honda Cars India said that this is company’s response to high customer demands for a range topping petrol MT model in the City lineup.
The new Honda City ZX MT petrol variant gets endowed with an array of premium features. Some of the noteworthy features include full LED light package that includes headlamps with integrated Daytime Running Lamps, fog lights, tail lights, license plate lights, as well as boot lid spoiler with LED lamps; there are total of 6 airbags which includes dual SRS airbags for the front occupants, front sides and side curtain airbags as well; the model also boasts of an electric sunroof with one-touch open and close function and auto-reverse.
The Honda City premium sedan comes with many other impressive features including automatic headlights, headlamps with auto-off timer, automatic rain-sensing wipers and R16 diamond cut multi-spoke alloy wheels among others. On the inside, the car boasts of a 17.7 cm touchscreen display integrated infotainment system that Honda calls Digipad.
Honda Cars India has also discontinued the base S trim of the City. Thus, the Honda City’s lineup now has four model trims that with manual transmission for both petrol and diesel engine options, namely - SV, V, VX and ZX. Moreover, the Petrol CVT automatic gearbox option is also offered in V, VX and ZX trim levels.
The Honda City has been one of the most success sedan models in the car market of India. The City’s massive popularity in India ever since it was first launched back in 1998 has given it an iconic position in this country. The City has been also the top selling car in the Honda’s Indian lineup. The Japanese auto major has managed to sell over 7.5 lakh units of the City sedan in this country.
While speaking on the launch of the new updates of the Honda City, the Senior Vice President & Director of Sales and Marketing at Honda Cars India, Rajesh Goel said that the introduction of the two new colours as well as the standard equipment of rear parking sensors will further reinforce the City sedan lineup in the Indian car market.