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Honda Elevate and City get more safety features as standard

Honda Cars India has recently announced updates to enhance the safety features across its range, including City, Elevate, Amaze and City e:HEV. These updates are aimed at bolstering safety standards and providing customers with added peace of mind on the road.

One of the significant updates is the inclusion of 6 airbags, 3-point emergency locking retractor (ELR) seat belts and seat belt reminders for all five seats as standard across all trims of the City and Elevate.

Additionally, the Elevate now boasts additional features such as adjustable head restraints for all passengers, driver and co-driver vanity mirrors and a digi-analogue instrument cluster with a 7-inch TFT display. Meanwhile, the City receives a new 4.2-inch TFT display for the instrument cluster on the base SV variant and an 8-speaker premium sound system along with a rear sunshade on the VX trim.

However, these enhancements have resulted in a slight increase in prices for both the City and Elevate models. The Honda Elevate is now priced in the range of Rs. 11.91-16.43 lakhs (ex-showroom). The Honda City is priced between Rs. 12.08-16.35 lakhs (ex-showroom). The Honda Amaze is now priced from Rs. 7.93-9.86 lakhs (ex-showroom). The City e:HEV is available in a single range-topping ZX trim, priced at Rs. 20.55 lakhs (ex-showroom).

Furthermore, the Amaze and City e:HEV have also received updates in terms of safety features. Both models now come equipped with seat belt reminders for all five seats as standard. Additionally, the Amaze sees the discontinuation of its entry-level E variant, streamlining the lineup.

There are no mechanical changes to the vehicles. The Honda City and Elevate retain their respective powertrains. Similarly, the Amaze continues to be powered by the 1.2-litre petrol engine.

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