Honda Cars India Ltd announced an increase in the price of its models – Honda City, Honda BR-V and Honda CR-V. The revised prices became effective from 11th September 2017 due to the additional compensation cess in GST. The popular Honda WR-V has managed to escape the hike due to its sub-4metre length. Listed below are model and variant wise ex-showroom, Delhi prices:
|Delhi Prices wef 11th Sept’17||Old Price||Revised Price||Variance|
|CR-V||Petrol||2.0 RVI-I MT||2,153,676||2,228,980||75,304|
|2.0 RVI-I AT||2,326,057||2,407,389||81,332|
|2.4 RVSI-I AT (Smart Entry)||2,547,350||2,636,419||89,069|
The Honda City’s top-of-the-line ZX CVT petrol trim witnesses the biggest hike at INR 18,713, whereas, the ZX MT Diesel trim becomes dearer by INR 18,791. The Honda BR-V’s top end automatic petrol trim sees an INR 16,994 increase, while the Diesel VX manual trim is more expensive by INR 18,242. Available with a petrol option only, the Honda CR-V top end trim witnesses a hike of INR 89,069. The SUV is rumoured to be getting a diesel option by early next year.
Launched in February, the 2017 Honda City comes with a refreshed exterior design, enhanced safety features and a new infotainment system. The new 4th generation Honda City 2017 boasts of new features like integrated LED DRLs, inline LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, new 16-inch alloy wheels with wider tyres and a new touchscreen infotainment system, called the Digipad. The system has features like satellite-linked navigation, voice recognition, Bluetooth telephony, audio streaming, 1.5 GB internal memory, 2 USB-in slots, 2 microSD card slots and 1 HDMI-in slot. It also features the first in segment Wi-Fi support for Internet and Mirror Link support for smart phone connectivity.
The diesel sipping Honda City is powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine that is rated to deliver a fuel economy of 25.6 kmpl and maximum power of 100 PS@3600 rpm with a max torque of 200 Nm@1750 rpm. It has been mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the petrol variant of the City is powered by 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that delivers a maximum power of 119 PS@6600 rpm and a torque of 145 Nm@4600 rpm. It has been mated with Honda’s CVT with 7-speed paddle shifters that delivers a fuel efficiency of 18 kmpl. The 5-speed manual transmission delivers a fuel efficiency of 17.4 kmpl.