Honda City facelift teased, Thailand launch in January 2017

The Honda City facelift is set to be launched in Thailand on 12 January 2017, following a few teaser images from Honda Thailand. The current, fourth-generation Honda City has been around since 2014, making it rather timely for the popular B-Segment sedan to receive an update.

Unsurprisingly, the City will borrow several styling cues from the Honda Civic FC. The headlights receive LED daytime running lights, a new chrome grille and new fog lamps. An updated alloy wheel design can be expected.2017-honda-city-facelift-3

As per most Honda facelifts, there won’t be changes to its mechanics, therefore the 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine and the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) setup will be retained. The four-cylinder mill develops 119 hp and 145 Nm of torque, which allows the car to reach 100 km/h from standstill in 10.6 seconds.

Honda Malaysia will definitely introduce the new City next year, a few months after its Thai debut. Currently, four variants of the City are offered in Malaysia. The locally assembled City begins from RM76,100 to RM92,000.


Travis Chang

Travis Chang

While his day job is as exciting as a certain beige saloon, he knows a thing or two about cars and motorsports. The true definition of motoring nirvana according to him is a clear and twisty tarmac surrounded with mesmerizing vistas, followed with a track list of indie tunes on the stereo. Any cars will do fine, not so for big MPVs which he loathes...
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