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Old 11th September 2009, 14:24   #211
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All this time i have been despondent that papa had bought ANHC 2 months back and now it was getting facelifted.
I think you are the lucky one!

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i think the CRV now costs 30 laks. this is what they said in the showroom.
How about buying Audi A4,Bmw 3 series or even Merc C at that price!

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People who bought the NHC will feel even happier.

Honda seems to be repositioning the City slightly higher compared to last year (or the year before). I'll bet this has something to do with the Jazz. They have a Jazz 1.2, which at 8.5L seems overpriced to most of us. They need to create room for the Jazz 1.5 MT and AT. Honda knows for sure that a hatchback (however large it maybe) cannot sell alongside a sedan if the prices overlap. So instead of selling Jazz cheaper, they are making the City more expensive.
Absolutely right.
That is their strategy and this time am hoping indian car buyers can see how it is but then history is definitely in favor of honda.

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Had word with my City salesperson (Apex Honda, Mumbai), she said the changes are mostly exterior in City, with fog lamps and Alloys being added. Also chrome handles is an addtion to it.

However she claimed she has information and she saw the new/updated City Automatic. No information about updates on manual model. But on the contrary somewhere on this thread itself I read that AT city is being discontinued. Correct me if i am wrong.
Why am i not surpised?
When ANHC was launched most people here anticipated such a facelift later on and so here it is with things which should had been there in first place being given in the name of 'facelift'.

Is AT really discontinued?
I don't think honda will like to do that.
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Old 11th September 2009, 14:56   #212
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Is AT really discontinued?
I don't think honda will like to do that.
Yes, the S-AT is discontinued. Instead they are launching V-AT.
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I think you are the lucky one!



How about buying Audi A4,Bmw 3 series or even Merc C at that price!



Absolutely right.
That is their strategy and this time am hoping indian car buyers can see how it is but then history is definitely in favor of honda.



Why am i not surpised?
When ANHC was launched most people here anticipated such a facelift later on and so here it is with things which should had been there in first place being given in the name of 'facelift'.

Is AT really discontinued?
I don't think honda will like to do that.
the audi bmw and merc all small ones costs 38-40 laks now.
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The city V is seen in this pic. Note the new alloy wheels and chrome door handles on the city next to jazz. This is how the car will look like.
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The city V is seen in this pic. Note the new alloy wheels and chrome door handles on the city next to jazz. This is how the car will look like.
Thanx Sid. and Congrats on being upgraded to distinguished status - long pending i should say though.
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Great finding Sid. and Congrats for becoming distinguished BHPian
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The city V is seen in this pic. Note the new alloy wheels and chrome door handles on the city next to jazz. This is how the car will look like.
Even the rear view mirror looks chrome to me. Or is that becasue of the glare?
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Looks like the ANHC V would look like this:-
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I wonder if discontinuing City S-AT is a stupid move by Honda.
It's rumored that Linea 1.6MJD is coming in AT option first, wouldn't that be a much better option for buyers (if it does come)?
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Old 11th September 2009, 23:20   #220
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Looks like the ANHC V would look like this:-
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these are the same rims that are coming on the V spec. for sure.

if the linea 1.6 At crdi is coming im getting
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the changes are too small. still both the cars look good.
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From the pic posted by sid,the City V spec,on closer onspection seems to have/must have fogs lamps plus chrome handles and alloys.
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The Civic is very good car.
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Why does honda think that the civic owners still sit in rear seat?.

i mean they shoud have really given atleast audio control on the steering
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Why does honda think that the civic owners still sit in rear seat?.

i mean they shoud have really given atleast audio control on the steering
If Honda thinks Civic owners are chauffered, then they need not have given the cruise control either.

And if they value the rear seat passengers, they should have sorted out the suspension issue to sort the bouncy ride part.

They are just finding reasons for the excluded features.
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