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

Written by Kiara kumari

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

Ready interval for top-spec Metropolis shut to 3 months regardless of steep pricing

Honda launched the up to date Metropolis a couple of months in the past at a beginning worth 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 very best ready interval of shut to 3 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 equipment reminiscent of LED headlamps, electrical sunroof and 16-inch alloy wheels – has nearly no ready interval and is accessible for prepared supply. Decrease variants of the automotive 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 embody a five-speed guide or CVT for the petrol, and solely a guide for the Metropolis diesel. Honda claims that the petrol engine delivers 17.4kpl when paired with the guide gearbox and 18kpl with the CVT gearbox. The diesel Metropolis, however, is claimed to return 25.6kpl. 

The facelifted Honda Metropolis rivals the likes of the Maruti Ciaz which is now offered by way of 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 12 months.

Learn our 2017 Honda Metropolis assessment

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