Honda India launches new City at Rs. 6.99 lakhs


Honda Siel Cars India has launched a facelifted version of the City at Rs 6.99lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new City gets a new chrome grille, restyled bumpers and new tail lights.  The City also gets new 10 spoke alloys (available in certain variants). The new additions include cruise control, turn indicators on rear view mirrors, chrome fittings on the central console and electric sunroof. It now also gets ground clearance of 165mm, up from the 160mm for the previous gen City. It will also be available in two new colors, Carnelian Red Pearl and Sparkling Brown Metallic.

The engine powering the new City is the same 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine offering 118bhp. The new Honda City will now be available in five variants – Corporate, E, S, V ( MT/AT) and V (Sunroof) MT/AT. The Corporate edition gets all black interiors while the E variant onwards gets beige interiors. Standard safety features are ABS, brake assist and dual airbags. Bookings for the new City will start immediately at all Honda dealers nationwide however deliveries will begin from January 2012.


Technical specifications of new 6th Generation Honda City 2011 –

  • SOHC 4 Cylinder 16 Valve i-VTEC VVTI Engine
  • PGM-FI 1.5 Litre MPFI Petrol Engine
  • Displacement 1497 CC
  • Max Power of 118.4 BHP @ 6600 RPM
  • Max Torque of 145 Nm @ 4800 RPM
  • 5 Speed Manual Transmission or 5 Speed Automatic with Grade Logic Control with torque converter
  • Gear Ratios of 3.461, 1.869, 1.235, 0.948, 0.809 in 1st to 5th gear respectively for manual transmission
  • ARAI tested mileage of 16.8 KMPL
  • Electrical Power Steering
  • Ventilated Disk brakes at front
  • Drum Brakes at rear
  • Front Suspensions : McPherson Strut with Stabilizer Bar
  • Rear Suspensions : H-Shape Torsion Beam Suspension
  • Overall Length 4440 mm
  • Overall Width 1695 mm
  • Overall Height 1485 mm
  • Wheelbase 2550 mm
  • Ground Clearance of 165 mm increased for Indian roads
  • Kerb Weight between 1085 to 1160 Kg
  • Tyre Size 175/65 R15 Tubeless tyres



Features of new 6th Generation Honda City 2011 –

  • First in class Electric Sun-roof in the V variant
  • Outside rear view mirrors with Turn Indicators
  • New Design 10 Spoke Alloy wheels
  • Premium Chrome Front Grille
  • New Design rear bumpers with Reflectors
  • Sporty new Front Bumper
  • Rear Combination Tail Lamps
  • Increased ground clearance of 165 mm which was a major complaint by customers on bad roads of India
  • New Cruise Control Feature
  • Better Quality Seat Fabrics
  • Blue Meter Graphics
  • Chrome garnished central console
  • Chrome door handles and silver linings on interior door trims
  • New Integrated audio system starting from E Variant with USB, iPod support with remote control, Aux-input, MP3, AM/FM Radio
  • Speed based volume compensation



 6 Shades of New Honda City 2011 –

  • Carnelian Red Pearl (New Colour)
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic (New Colour)
  • Urban Titanium Metallic
  • Bold Beige Metallic
  • Alabaster Silver Metallic
  • Taffeta White


 Prices of the new City range (ex-showroom Delhi) –



Corporate Rs 6.99 lakh
City E Rs 7.7 lakh
City S Rs 8.2 lakh
City V (Manual) Rs 8.7 lakh
City V (Auto) Rs 9.74 lakh
City V (Manual) with Sunroof Rs 9.5 lakh
City V (Automatic) with Sunroof Rs 10.22 lakh


Also see – Spied – Honda City Facelift