New Delhi, Jan 10: Passenger car maker Honda Cars India on Thursday introduced a new petrol grade of its mid-size sedan Honda City, with an ex-showroom price of Rs 12.7 lakh.
The new trim -- ZX MT -- is powered by 1.5 litre petrol powertrain mated with manual transmission and comes with added features like rear parking sensors.
The company said it has brought in the new trim due to high demand from buyers for top spec petrol variant in manual transmission. Currently, Honda also sells an automatic version of the sedan.
"The addition of new colours and standard application of rear parking sensors will further strengthen the City offering in the market," Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) Senior Vice President and Director (Sales and Marketing) Rajesh Goel said in a statement.
The model comes with various features like six airbags, electric sun roof, automatic headlights and rain sensing wipers among others.
According to the company, the addition of new ZX MT (petrol) grade is in response to high demand for top petrol variant in manual transmission from City buyers.
"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," said Rajesh Goel, Senior Vice President and Director, Sales and Marketing, Honda Cars India.
The Honda City is now offered in four grades in manual transmission for petrol and diesel - SV,V,VX and ZX grades.
Honda had first launched City in India in January 1998, and till date has sold over 7.5 lakh units of the sedan.
News24 Bureau/ Agencies