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2023 Honda City Gets Cheaper And Comes With ADAS

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After a seemingly never-ending series of teasers, Honda India has finally the facelifted starting from City for Rs 11.49 lakh (ex-showroom). This makes it Rs 38,000 more affordable than the outgoing model.

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The Japanese carmaker will offer the sedan in two new base variants, the SV MT on the petrol model and the V on the strong hybrid offering. The 1.5-litre diesel engine has been discontinued.

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Starting with the design, changes here are minimal, with the front grille now sporting a slimmer profile along with redesigned bumper. From the side, the sedan gets new 16-inch alloy wheels, while the rear now features a spoiler.

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The 2023 Honda City now comes in the new Obsidian Blue shade, which will be offered alongside the existing red, white, grey, silver and brown paint schemes.

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On the inside, things are quite similar apart from the addition of new features like wireless phone charging, ambient lighting, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and more.

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However, the main highlight here is the addition of ADAS, which allows for a full suite of safety features such as adaptive cruise control, lane keeps assist, auto high-beam assist, frontal collision avoidance system and more.

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The petrol variant will be powered by a 1.5-litre which makes 121PS. There’s also a 1.5-litre strong-hybrid powertrain which makes more 26PS of power and promises to deliver better fuel efficiency.

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The 2023 Honda City will compete against the Skoda Slavia, VW Virtus, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the upcoming Hyundai Verna.