Honda will be refreshing its best selling model, the City this festive season. The car has already been spied but as Honda launches its vehicles first in Thailand, the brochure of the car is already out. The 2012 City Facelift has very minute changes to the exteriors, with the revised grille, bumpers and tail lights. The alloy wheels are all new as well but the interiors remain largely unchanged. The engine will remain unchanged and the new City will be powered by the same 1500 cc, i-VTEC motor which produces 118 PS of power at 6600 RPM and 146 Nm of torque at 4800 RPM.
What remains to be seen is if Honda will offer more equipment in the City facelift. Honda is rumored to offer sunroof and leather seats in the upgraded City. The Honda City even without a diesel motor is the number one seller in its segment. Since 1998, when the first City was launched in India, the car has dominated the segment and once the diesel motor arrives in 2013, the City will continue its dominance. Hopefully Honda won’t hike the prices of the City, which has attracted buyers post the massive price cut.
Update (22/09/2011) – Live images of the 2012 Honda City facelift added. Thanks AMX for the tip!
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