Honda cars is known for its best comfort and looks in automobile industry. They are the pioneer in state of art engineering for cars. And there are only few manufacturers like Honda who dare to change the design of model every few years, even when its current model is selling like hot cakes. And Honda City is the best model ever launched by Honda in its whole history at India. This is the only car who has given Honda a premium range of customers from all over India and made a special place for them in Indian Automobile Industry.

Honda City Review 2012 (New Model)

Some Official pics of Honda City:

New Honda City View 1 (Click to zoom)
New Honda City View 2 (Click to zoom)
New Honda City View 3 (Click to zoom)

Here are the Technical Specifications & Features as advertised by company:

Honda City Specification 2012 New Model

Features of New Honda City 2012 New Model

Interiors & Exteriors Features of New Honda city 2012

This time honda had made huge improvements in this model and it boasts new chrome front grille, all new taillights accentuate and totally restyled new front and rear bumper. The new whole design and attractive 10 spoke Alloy Wheels adds a new glory to its sexy looks.

Interior of New Honda City 2012

Talking of Interiors, it is equipped with a very powerful and effective air conditioner with heater to adjust your cabin as per your comfort zone. And each inch of space has been utilized with a huge storage space along with large head and leg room. The back seats are quite comfortable and appears lower because of lower hip point but still it is very comfortable. It has inbuilt iPod compatible USB connector now and the music system is very nicely integrated. The music player doesn’t have a DVD player inbuilt, so your need to connect your iPod or USB pen drive to play songs into. Display section of audio system is hinged, when opened it reveals a short USB cable to accept your iPod cable. It has a modern center control panel with stylish chrome fittings which gives a car a very luxurious feel.

Exterior of New Honda City 2012

But is missing a main feature of Climate control system which is quite shocking and many premium hatchbacks offers this features at the price of this car. One more thing you may like is Blue Meter graphic which gives more premium looks to the car. This car has more ground clearance of 165mm which gives more comfort on bumpy roads if compared to previous versions. Even the length of this model has been increased by 20mm from its predecessor.

It has a few new super luxury features like V (Sunroof), Cruise Control System and Turn Indicators on ORVM which has been introduced first time in this segment and it gives this model a new luxurious looks and make it unique from other competitive cars.

Engine & Specification of Honda City 2012 New Model

Engine, Paddle Shift and Cruise Control of New Honda City 2012

This model boasts a 1497cc 4 Cylinder i-VTEC engine which is a state of the art unit from Honda. The long stroke motor is carried over the old city but instead of IDSI, it has a VTEC head now. This time, this model has managed to get fuel efficiency of IDSI and has the same automatic transmission as per predecessor models. It delivers a good output of 118PS power with an excellent economy of 17 km/l and the engine is E10 compliant and has Euro IV emission levels.

Safety Features of Honda City 2012 New Model

Safety Features of New Honda City 2012

Honda city is loaded with various active and passive features such as Dual SRS airbags, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with Break Assist (BA), EBD (Electronic Break distribution), pre-tensioner seat belts and G-CON (G-Force Control Technology) body with high integrity survival zone.  The front body structure’s ensures advanced pedestrian safety features which is a win-win situation over other models.

Colors Available in New Honda City 2012 Model

New Honda City is available is six new attractive colors:

  • Albaster Silver Metallic
  • Bold Beige Metallic
  • Carnelian Red Pearl
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic
  • Taffeta White
  • Urban Titanium Metallic

Variants Available & Prices of New Honda City 2012 Model

Variants Available of New Honda City 2012 Model

New Honda City is available in seven Models:

  • 2012 New Honda City Corporate – Rs. 6,99,000
  • 2012 New Honda City E – Rs. 7,70,000
  • 2012 New Honda City S – Rs. 8,20,000
  • 2012 New Honda City V MT – Rs. 8,70,000
  • 2012 New Honda City V AT – Rs. 9,74,000
  • 2012 New Honda City V Exclusive MT – Rs. 9,50,000
  • 2012 New Honda City V Exclusive AT – Rs. 10,22,000

Final Verdict

This car is more like a Civic only, just it is less thinner and slightly more manageable. The handling is quite good and the ride quality is quite acceptable. Engine is quite powerful and gives a smooth ride on any kind of road. And because of modern safety features, it feels safe driving inside it.

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6 Comments

  1. second hand model of 2012 top hand honda city

    I am planning to buy 2012top hand model of honda city..what should be the actual price i should pay to the seller plz sugest..
    Avni pandey

  2. Fuel Efficiency

    I would like buy a 2012 Honda City Diesel Car… What is the average fuel efficiency for 2012 diesel model and maintainence cost??

  3. Honda city 2012 model

    Hi sir. One of my friend wants to cell the Honda city v manual model 2012. Pls let us guide what is the market value of the car.

  4. Price query

    E 2012 model for resale
    Good condition
    What shoul be the price to buy

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