Honda has updated their bread and butter model, the City sedan with a BS6 engine. Point to note, only the petrol engine has become BS6 compliant for now while the diesel variants are expected to be upgraded in the weeks to come. The Honda City is the first sedan in the segment to move to BS6 emission norms ahead of the government deadline which is 1st April 2020. The BS6 petrol variant of the Honda City will be available in manual and automatic variants and pricing starts from INR 9.91 lakh ex-showroom Delhi.
Honda has also taken this opportunity to introduce the Digipad 2.0 infotainment system in the City sedan. The V, VX & ZX variants will get this new 17.7 cm touchscreen audio, video and navigation head unit which also benefits from Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This system also has a satellite linked navigation and live traffic support via a USD wi-fi received. The new infotainement gets voice commands, infrared remote and bluetooth compatibility.
The Honda City is right now sold in the 4th generation avatar, and the new model is all set to hit the Indian showrooms by mid-2020. The new Honda City sedan in its 5th generation is expected to become more roomy inside the cabin, to fight out the segment best Maruti Suzuki Ciaz for outright space.
Honda’s other recent launches, the CR-V and Civic have been selling with BS6 engines right from the day of launch, which is October 2018 and March 2019 respectively.
|Petrol (BS-6)||Diesel (BS-4)|
|SV MT||Rs 9,91,000||Rs. 11,11,000|
|V MT (with Digipad 2.0)||Rs 10,65,900||Rs 11,91,000|
|VX MT (with Digipad 2.0)||Rs 11,82,000||Rs 13,02,000|
|ZX MT (with Digipad 2.0)||Rs 13,01,000||Rs 14,21,000|
|V CVT (with Digipad 2.0)||Rs 12,01,000||–|
|VX CVT (with Digipad 2.0)||Rs 13,12,000||–|
|ZX CVT (with Digipad 2.0)||Rs 14,31,000||–|