Honda Cars India Limited(HCIL), one of the most loved car manufacturers of the country, has announced the launch of the new VX(O) grade for its Honda City mid-size sedan. The new grade is positioned over the existing VX grade in Manual Transmission in both petrol & diesel and features an Advanced Integrated Touchscreen Audio Visual Navigation(AVN).The company has also added a new premium colour – White Orchid Pearlin the City line-up.
The prices (ex showroom New Delhi) of the new Honda City VX(O) are as follows:
- Honda City VX(O) MT i-VTEC (Petrol) – Rs 1,064,000
- Honda City VX(O) MT i-DTEC (Diesel) – Rs 1,183,500
The newly introduced Touchscreen AudioVisual Navigation system in the Honda City features a large 15.7cm Touchscreen which would have satellite-based voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation, and complete in-car entertainment, convenience and connectivity features (DVD/CD Playback, Bluetooth, USB, AUX, i-POD, MP3, FM/ AM, Rear Camera Display with Guidelines). The system boasts of an integrated hands-free Bluetooth connectivity that lets the user sync their phones with it and implement functions on screen including dialing, answering, history, address book and Bluetooth music play. The on-board navigation featuring intuitive and suggestive keyboard allows the user to search locations and help to reach the destination conveniently. The City also gets a new Security Alarm feature and 2 nos. of Transmitter Keys facilitating keyless entry which will now be available from S grade onwards.
Addressing the media on the introduction of the new variants of the City, Mr. JnaneswarSen, Sr. Vice President,Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd.said, “Our endeavor has always been to offer best in class features to our customers & we are happy to offer the new grade of the Honda City with Touchscreen Audio Visual Navigation. We are thankful to our customers for tremendous response which made the 4th Generation Honda City become the fastest mid-size sedan in India by achieving the 1 lakh sales mark in just 15 months.”
The complete range of 4th Generation City now includes 14 variants. The City is available as E, S, SV, V, VX AND VX(O) (New) in petrol and diesel variants in manual transmissions. It is also available in SV and VX CVT petrol variants.