2023 Honda City facelift seen in YouTube video ahead of official India debut: smooth styling, kit changes – paultan.org

Just a few days after the images of the new Honda City facelift leaked online, a recently posted YouTube video by Kamal Yadav has revealed the updated B-segment sedan in its entirety. According to Indian media, the city’s facelift will be introduced to the country on March 2, 2023, but with this video, we get a much earlier look.

As we saw in the previous leak, the facelift brings with it some modest styling changes. Up front, the grille now sports a honeycomb mesh insert and is accompanied by a much slimmer chrome bar. The front bumper has also been modified to have a black trim that visually links the fog lights to the lower intake.

On the rear apron, there is now a black diffuser-like element and the reflector covers have been slightly re-profiled to match. A lip spoiler has also been added to boot, and the India-spec City gets a new wheel design.

Inside, the steering wheel controls now include a volume dial, but the overall layout of the steering wheel remains quite familiar. Returning features, at least for the India-spec City, include a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, keyless engine start, automatic air conditioning, and a roof. electric sliding New features mentioned are ventilated front seats and a wireless phone charger.

In India, the Pre-facelift city It was offered with both gasoline and diesel engines, but the latter is likely to be phased out with the introduction of the facelifted model. This is due to the upcoming Real Driving Emissions (RDE) which will be released on April 1, 2023 to replace the BS6 standard.

Expect the DOHC 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol unit to transfer with 121 PS and 145 Nm of torque, mated to a CVT. India also gets the City with an e:HEV hybrid powertrain rated at 126PS and 253Nm, but this is only offered with the top-spec ZX trim level; a new entry-level option is said to be added mid-cycle. update.

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