The most recent model from Honda named City will be released very soon with a few changes. According to Honda, it will go out sometime next year, probably at the beginning. As we know, this Japanese automaker has a lot of fantastic models and a lot of sales around the world. They are very successful Company and they want to continue that trend with the redesigned 2017 Honda City. Probably every segment of the upcoming model will be better compared to the current one considering the fact that since its introduction, this small sedan has been very important and significant model for Honda Company.
We can expect some slight redesigns on the exterior and interior designs. Also, the engine capabilities will be probably improved while the fuel consumption will be also better than before. The City model has a lot of excellent rivals, and this changes and redesigns are just a logical sequence of events. If they want to compete with them, these improvements were necessary.
2017 Honda City Redesign
From the outside, this model looks very nice and appealing. At the first glance, this model looks exactly the same as its predecessor. However, some slight and important redesigns are provided. For example, the front grille of this model will be the part that will have a completely new design. We can also expect to see chrome inserts on the mentioned grille. Also, in the middle of the grille, we can perceive Honda logo. Furthermore, the headlights of this model will be very similar to the recently launched Honda Jazz hatchback model. The same case we can anticipate with the front bumper of the newly 2017 Honda City. It will share a lot of similarities with the front bumper of Jazz model. The front bumper will be fitted with large air intakes that will be very helpful when it comes to engine efficiency and performance and also with the small but strong rounded LED powered fog lights. The rest of the lighting will also use the LED technology. We also expect blacked out a theme for the front grille.
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The rear fascia and the profile side will remain pretty much the same as before. However, the approaching model will probably receive a new set of aluminum wheels. Furthermore, the entire chassis of this model will be made from lightweight materials in order to reduce weight and to improve fuel consumption.
Exterior dimensions: length is 4,440 mm. width is 1,695 mm. wheelbase is 2,600 mm. height is 1,495 mm. and ground Clearance is 165 mm.
New Honda City 2017 Interior design
The interior design of the anticipated model will be very elegant and full of high-quality materials and features. Unfortunately, we don’t have so many official information about the cabin. What we know for certain is that the dashboard will remain glossy black dashboard. We can also expect new and mid or large touchscreen infotainment display. The steering wheel will also remain the same as before – three-spoke steering wheel with multi functions. There were rumors about more space in the Honda City 2017 but that is not true considering the fact that this model will use the same platform as the current one. All seats in the cabin will be probably covered with the high-quality cloth or optionally leather and will be very adjustable as well. A lot of legroom and headroom is provided, so all the people can enjoy a high dose of comfort inside. The interior dimensions are still unavailable.
Engine and Performance
Underneath the hood, the most recent model will have very good engine options. We can expect to see petrol and diesel variant. The first Honda City 2017 engine will be upgraded 1.5 liter, i-VTEC engine that will be capable of delivering 118 bhp horsepower @ 6600 rpm as well as 145 bhp lb.ft of torque @ 4600 rpm. This petrol engine gets a 6-speed manual transmission system.
When it comes to diesel variant, here we can expect the engine with the same displacement but different figures. The max output of diesel engine will be 98 bhp horsepower @ 3600 rpm as well as 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm. This engine is also mated to the same transmission system.
The acceleration from 0-60 mph with both engines will be around 10 seconds while the fuel consumption is not available right now.
2017 Honda City Price and Release date
The release date of the forthcoming model will be next year, probably in the first half. When it comes to prices, we can expect a starting price of around $27.000. Also, this model and its main competitors will provide us a great battle. Some of them are 2017 Hyundai Verna, 2017 Toyota Yaris, and 2017 Toyota Corolla.
2017 Honda City pictures