Finally, Honda has introduced the much-anticipated fourth generation City in the Indian car market. For the first time this mid-sized is being offered in both petrol and diesel guise.

The Honda City petrol was already available in the market and people are much aware of its capabilities; while the same was expected from the diesel version, which made it one of the most significant launches of this year.

The refreshed City has got everything like performance, mileage, styling and others, which makes it a perfect vehicle to drive home.

There are overall five diesel variants introduced- E, S, SV, V and VX, and each of these receive engine combined with six speed manual transmission.

Above everything, the whooping mileage of 26kmpl ARAI certified leads the new City diesel to be at the top in terms of fuel efficiency. As far as competition is concerned, the new Honda City diesel compete against the likes of Volkswagen Vento diesel and Hyundai Verna diesel.

The comparison study of all the three models will serve you take a better decision before buying any of these. The study will show you more of practical aspects related to all these models, which would give you better clarity before buying.


In terms of design, there's no denial with the sheer beauty imbibed into the new Honda City. The sedan certainly boasts an evolutionary design that makes it look way better than its competitors.

The company has come up with an amazingly styled sedan which perfectly exhibits Honda's well renowned “Exciting H” design philosophy that would be further carried over to the future models coming up.

The front fascia of the new City with an extended headlights that merges with the rest body, and the edgier lines over the bonnet defines the elegance of the car.

Moreover, the sharp character lines flowing through the sides further adds over to the beauty of the model. While the headlamps and the grille finely merges into each other and both have been incorporated with sheer brilliance to bring out the sporty appeal of the vehicle.

Also this time with the solid wing face comprising of single chrome slate holding Honda's badge, and the newly styled fog lamps does bring accolades for the company.

The company's Sleek Crossmotion design is quite visible with the way the front windsheild merges with the hood of the car, that also defines the aerodynamics of the car.

On the other hand, the Hyundai Verna is no behind the new Honda City when it comes to the design of the model. The futuristic design of the sedan is the main USP of the company when it comes to the sales of the car.

The Verna Fluidic came up with lot of exterior changes that gets muscular than before, and a sporty appeal to it. The major attraction of the sedan is its side profile with the edgier and prominent character lines flowing across the body.

Though the new City is just few points ahead of Verna when it comes to the front design of both of these models.

Next in the competitor's list is Volkswagen Vento which exhibits a simple yet elegant design. It now depends on the taste of the buyer to go for this decently looking model.

Vento is made for them who would love to own modestly looking sedan, which is now certainly their personal take. Though the curvaceous design over the air dams does add some attraction to this mid-size sedan.

The first gaze inside the new City is simply mesmerising as everything falls perfectly on their place. The interiors styling is