Honda Cars India has rejigged the variant line-up of 4th generation City sedan. The older version of Honda City will be offered in two variants only- SV and V. Their prices are as follows:-
|4th-gen Honda City Variant||New price||Old price||Difference|
|SV||Rs 9.30 lakh||Rs 9.91 lakh||Rs 61,000|
|V||Rs 10.00 lakh||Rs 10.66 lakh||Rs 66,000|
*All prices are (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The prices of the 4th gen City have been slashed by Rs 61,000 and Rs 66,000 for the SV and V variant respectively. Hence, the new prices now range between Rs 9.30-10.00 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With this, its price range settles at Rs 90,000 lower than the 5th-gen City’s starting price of Rs 10.90 lakh that goes to Rs 14.65 lakh for the top-sped diesel variant.
With this reduced pricing, customers won't face any differences to the features list and to its mechanicals corresponding to the available variants. It will continue to be powered by 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine that churns out 119PS of maximum power and 145Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission only. You won't get CVT automatic and diesel option with older version of City sedan anymore. For this, you have to opt for 5th-gen City which is available with both petrol (manual/CVT) and diesel (MT) motors.
As far as the features of 4th-gen Honda City is concerned, its top-spec V trim will continue to offer features like auto climate control with touch panel, Digipad 2.0 touchscreen infotainment system with android auto and apple carplay connectivity, LED DRLs, 15-inch alloy wheels, height-adjustable driver’s seat, power-adjustable ORVMs, cruise control, keyless entry, front and rear centre armrests, etc. The standard set of safety features includes dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, rear defogger and remote locking. However, with the discontinuation of VX and ZX variants, the old City now lacks features like electric sunroof, LED headlamps and multiple airbags, etc.
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With the reduced pricing, the 4th-gen City sedan has become more affordable and desired alternative for buyers who are a little tight on their budget.