Honda Cars India has launched a new variant ZX MT of the City sedan in petrol trim at an introductory price of Rs 12.75 Lakhs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi) in the country. In addition, the entire City line-up now gets two new exterior colors in form of Radiant Red Metallic and Lunar Silver Metallic. Also, rear parking sensors now come as standard feature across all the variants. The primary reason seen behind the introduction of new ZX grade is the high demand for top spec Petrol variant in manual transmission from City buyers.
Speaking on the introduction of the enriched Honda City, Mr. Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President and Director, Sales & Marketing, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “We are delighted to introduce the new ZX variant of Honda City in Petrol with Manual Transmission to complete the top spec ZX range and offer increased choice for our customers. The addition of new colours and standard application of Rear Parking sensors will further strengthen the City offering in the market.” Honda City ZX MT carries a plethora of features in form of 6-airbags, LED automatic headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs), LED fog lamps, LED tail-lamp cluster, Trunk lid spoiler with LED, Electric Sunroof with one-touch open/close function with auto-reverse, 16-inch Diamond-Cut & Finished Multi-Spoke Alloy Wheels etc. to name a few.
Inside the cabin, Honda City ZX MT features the advanced 17.7 cm Digipad touchscreen infotainment system as standard. A couple more noteworthy features that make their way in the new ZX variant are Headlamp auto-off timer and Automatic rain-sensing wipers. With the ZX variant, Honda City is now offered in 4 grades in manual transmission for petrol and diesel - SV, V, VX and ZX grades. Additionally, petrol CVT is also available in V, VX and ZX grades. The City sedan rivals the likes of Hyundai Verna, Maruti Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid in the Indian market.