Honda Cars Philippines,(HCPI), launched the City facelift at City of Dreams, Paranaque City. Revolving around the grand concept of “Advanced Energetic Smart Star”, the City facelift exhibits a high-tech and sporty design, class-leading fuel efficiency and comfort, and above class safety that provide customers with the smartest ownership experience.
Outside, the 2017 City gets a refreshed look with its redesigned front fascia that sports a low and wide stance with new front and rear design that gives the New City a sharper and more aggressive look.
The car features LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), while the top variant VX+ comes with LED headlights and LED fog lights, exquisite diamond cut aluminium alloy wheels (16-inch for the VX and VX+ variants and 15-inch for the E CVT variant). The VX and VX+ variant also get power folding side mirrors for added convenience.
Inside, the City boasts a rich and sophisticated interior that flaunts a high-tech design, decorative panel, and plush leather seats (for the VX+).
The new metallic trim around the air-conditioning vent and gearshift, and Gun Metallic panels also welcome the passengers with a more functional beauty. For added convenience, the VX and VX+ variants are now equipped with Cruise Control that maintains a steady driving speed set by the driver.
The City also features a new 7-inch toucshcreen audio system for the E CVT, VX and VX+ variants that consists of Bluetooth Hands-free Telephone and Audio Streaming, and USB Connectivity. The VX and VX+ variants are equipped with a navigation system with a multi-view reverse camera with guidelines, voice command, Miracast and Cube User Interface (UI).
The City is powered by the same 1.5-liter i-VTEC SOHC 4-cylinder engine that produces 120PS at 6,600rpm and 14.8kg-m of torque at 4,800rpm.
The engine is mated to either a 5-speed Manual Transmission (for the base E variant) or Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed under Earth Dreams Technology that delivers a dynamic and fuel efficient driving performance.
The New City VX and VX+ variants are also equipped with paddle shifters for a sportier driving experience.
In terms of safety and security alll variants are equipped with a G-CON body structure, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), and Dual SRS Airbags. The VX and VX+ variants are also equipped with a smart entry system, while the VX+ variant will get additional side and side curtain airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), and Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) for added safety.
Similar to other Honda models, HCPI is also offering genuine Modulo accessories for the 2017 City for added style.
The City facelift is now available in all Honda dealerships nationwide with the following color options:
- Lunar Silver Metallic (New Color)
- Gold Brown Metallic (VX, VX+ only)
- Ruby Red Pearl (VX, E CVT only)
- Taffeta White
- Modern Steel
- Crystal Black Pearl (VX, E CVT, E MT only)
Retail prices for the 2017 City Sedan
- 1.5 E MT – Php 764,000
- 1.5 E CVT – Php 804,000
- 1.5 VX Navi CVT – Php 913,000
- 1.5 VX+ Navi CVT – Php 1,003,000