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Characteristic-rich Honda Metropolis ZX in excessive demand | Autocar India

Written by Mohite Singh

Printed On Apr 18, 2017 12:27:00 PM

Ready interval for top-spec Metropolis shut to a few months regardless of steep pricing

Honda launched the up to date Metropolis a number of months in the past at a beginning value of Rs 8.49 lakh for the bottom petrol variant.

The highest-spec Metropolis ZX’s steep pricing (Rs 13.57 lakh for the diesel) has not been a deterrent to demand. This Metropolis ZX instructions the best ready interval of shut to a few months at most dealerships. The speaking level of the 2017 Metropolis vary is the brand new top-spec ZX trim which will get a full-LED package deal that features automated LED headlamps, fog lamps, daytime working lamps and LED inserts for the tail-lamps. It additionally will get rain-sensing wipers, a boot lid spoiler and bigger wheels. That is the one variant within the line-up to get six airbags; the opposite trims include two.

Surprisingly, the mid-spec Metropolis VX – which additionally will get package corresponding to LED headlamps, electrical sunroof and 16-inch alloy wheels – has nearly no ready interval and is out there for prepared supply. Decrease variants of the automobile have a ready interval of round three weeks or much less relying on vendor stock.

The refreshed Metropolis will get the choice of a 1.5-litre petrol or a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Gearbox choices embrace a five-speed handbook or CVT for the petrol, and solely a handbook for the Metropolis diesel. Honda claims that the petrol engine delivers 17.4kpl when paired with the handbook gearbox and 18kpl with the CVT gearbox. The diesel Metropolis, alternatively, is alleged to return 25.6kpl. 

The facelifted Honda Metropolis rivals the likes of the Maruti Ciaz which is now offered through Nexa dealerships, the up to date Vento Highline Plus and the Skoda Fast. Hyundai can be readying the next-gen Verna for an India launch later this yr.

Learn our 2017 Honda Metropolis assessment

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