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Honda City vs Volkswagen Vento

Honda City vs Volkswagen Vento Summary

Honda City Price starts at Rs. 11.28 Lakh which is Rs. 1.28 Lakh costlier than base model of Volkswagen Vento priced at Rs. 9.99 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Honda City (Diesel Model) is 24.1 kmpl where as claimed mileage of Volkswagen Vento (Petrol Model) is 17.7 kmpl. In technical specifications, Honda City (Top Model) is powered by 1498 cc engine , while Volkswagen Vento (Top Model) is powered by 999 cc engine. The Comparison Honda City V MT vs Volkswagen Vento 1.0 TSI Highline can be described on the basis of price and specifications.
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Basic Info City ZX MT DieselVento 1.0 TSI Highline Plus AT
Brand Name Honda Volkswagen
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 15.23 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 14.43 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.3
(839 Ratings)
4.3
(376 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1498 cc 999 cc
Body Type SedanAll Sedan Cars SedanAll Sedan Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Max Power 97.89bhp@3600rpm 108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 3
Transmission Manual Automatic
Gear Box 6 Speed 6 Speed
Drive Type ... FWD
Colors
City Colors
Vento Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 24.1 Kmpl 16.35 Kmpl
Tyre Size 185/55 R16 195/55 R16
Boot Space 506 Liters 494 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 42,892 City Insurance Rs. 59,422 Vento Insurance

Engine Type
Water Cooled Inline i-DTEC DOHC
TSI Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement
1498 cc
999 cc
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Max Power
97.89bhp@3600rpm
108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm
Max Torque
200Nm@1750rpm
175Nm@1750-4000rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
4
3
Transmission
Manual
Automatic
Gear Box
6 Speed
6 Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
...
FWD
Valve Configuration
DOHC
SOHC
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
...
TSI
Kerb Weight
1191-1217 Kg
1175 Kg
Bore X Stroke
...
74.5 X 76.4mm
Turbo Charger
...
Mild Hybrid
...
Fast Charging
...

Mileage (ARAI)
24.1 Kmpl
16.35 Kmpl
0-100 kmph
...
12.3 Sec

Suspension Front
McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
McPherson strut with stabilizer bar
Suspension Rear
Torsion Beam with Coil Spring
Semi Indpendent Trailing Arm
Brakes Front
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Drum
Drum
Steering Type
Electric
Electronic
Minimum Turning Radius
5.3
5.2
Tyre Size
185/55 R16
195/55 R16
Alloy Wheel Size
R16
R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
...
Ventilated Seats
...
Additional Interior Features
Premium Beige & Black Two -Tone Colour Coordinated Interiors,Glossy Dark Wood Instrument Panel Assistant Side Garnish Finish,Display Audio Piano Black Surround Garnish,Exclusive Leather Upholstery with Contemporary Seat Design,Leather Shift Lever Boot with Stitch,Smooth Leather Steering Wheel with Euro Stitch,Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch(Instrument Panel Assitant side Mid Pad,Centre Console Knee Pad,Front Centre Armrest,Door Lining Armrest & Centre Pads),Satin Metallic Surround Finish on All AC Vents,Satin Metallic Garnish on Steering Wheel,Inside Door Handles Chrome Finish,Chrome Finish on All AC Vent Knob & Hand Brake Knob,Chrome Decoration Ring for Map Lamp & Rear Reading Lamp,Trunk Lid Inside Lining Cover,Advanced Twin Ring Combimeter,Eco Assist System with Ambient Light Meter,17.7cm High Definition Full Colour TFT Meter,Range & Fuel Information,Speed & Time Information,G Meter D
High-quality scratch-resistant dashboard, 3 foldable grab handles above doors, with coat hooks at the rear, Storage compartment in front doors including cup holders for 1.5 litre bottle, Sunglass holder inside glovebox, Front centre console including 12v outlet and cup holders, Rear doors with storage compartments, Trunk illumination, Fully lined trunk and trunk floor, Dead pedal, Sporty flat-bottom steering wheel,Moonstone finish on radio surrond trim, Front centre armrest including cup holder for rear seat, Chrome interior accents, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with chrome accents and black piano finish, Footwell lights, Glovebox light, 12v charging point in front centre armrest, Leatherette seat upholstery ‘Corn Silk’ with dual tone interior
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
4
4
Boot Space
506 Liters
494 Liters
Fuel Capacity
40 Liters
55 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
...
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights
Trunk Opener
...
Smart
Additional Exterior Features
Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array(Inline-Shell),L-Shaped LED Guide type Turn Signal in Headlamps,Z-Shaped 3D Wrap Around LED Tail Lamps with Uniform Edge Light,LED Rear Side Marker Lights in Tail Lamps,Solid Wing Front Chrome Grille,Sharp Side Character Line(Katana Blade In-Motion),Diamiond Cut & Two Tone FInished R16 Multi Spoke Alloy Wheels,Chrome Outer Door Handles Finish,Body Colour Door Mirrors,Front & Rear Mud Guards,Black Sash Tape on B-Pillar
Body-coloured bumpers, Windscreen in heat insulating glass, Heat insulating glass for side and rear windows, Body-coloured exterior door handles and mirrors, R16 Grey alloy wheels, GTI-inspried bumper with honeycomb design, Chrome strip on door handles, Grey wedge at top section of windscreen, Chrome strip on trunk lid, Chrome tipped exhaust pipe, Rear bumper with diffuser, 3D effect smoked tail lamps, Sporty Honeycomb front grill
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
...
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
...
Antenna
...
Roof Rails
...
Length*Width*Height
4549*1748*1489 mm3
4390*1699*1467 mm3
Wheelbase
2600 mm
2553 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
...
163 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
...
Touchscreen infotainment system, Touchscreen infotainment system with rear parking display, CD/MP3 player with USB, Aux-in, SD card input, BluetoothTM connectivity for mobile phones (depending on mobile handset capability), i-POD connectivity, Phonebook sync, SMS viewer, MirrorLink
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader,Mirror Link
Addtional Comfort Features
All 5 Seats Head Restraints,One Touch Electric Sunroof with Slide/Tilt Function and Pinch Guard,Honda Smart Key System with Keyless Remote(x2),Touch Sensor Based Smart Keyless Release,Way Auto Lock(Customizable),Power Windows & Sunroof Keyless Remote Open/Close,Lead Me To Car Headlights(Auto OFF Timer),Automatic Folding Door Mirrors(Welcome Function),Fully Automatic Climate Control with MAX COOL Mode,Click Feel AC Dials with Temperature Dial Red/Blue illumination,Rear Sunshade,Dust & Pollen Cabin Filter,Cruise Control with Steering Mounted Switches,Accessory Charging Ports with Lid(Front Console x1,Rear x2),Front Console Lower Pocket for Smartphones,Floor Console Cupholders & Utility Space for Smartphones,Driver & Assistant Seat Back Pockets with Smartphone Sub-Pockets,Driver Side Coin Pocket with Lid,Driver & Assistant Sunvisor Vanity Mirrors,4 Foldable Grab Handles(Soft Closing Motion)
Dust and pollen filter, Front intermittent wipers - 4-step variable speed setting, Instrument cluster with tachometer, speedometer, odometer and trip meter, Vanity mirror in left side sunvisor, ‘Push to open’ fuel lid, Monochrome Multi-function Display, Multi-function Display (MFD) includes travelling time, distance travelled, digital speed, average speed, speed warning, fuel-efficiency, distance till empty, service interval, outside temperature, coolant temperature and clock, ‘Spacemax’ seat adjustment, Remote-controlled central locking, Opening and closing of windows with key remote
USB Charger
...
Front
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Rear Curtain
...
Not Available
Luggage Hook and Net
...
Battery Saver
...
Lane Change Indicator
Additional Entertainment Features
Alexa Remote Capability,Next Gen Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit,20.3cm Advanced Touchscreen Dislay Audio,Optical Bonding Display Coating for Total Reflection Reduction,Weblink,4 Tweeters
Touchscreen Infotainment System with rear parking display, i-POD connectivity and Phonebook sync, App Connect
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
...
Not Available
Memory Functions For Seat
...
Not Available
One Touch Operating Power Windows
All
All
Autonomous Parking
...
Not Available
Drive Modes
...
Internal Storage
...
No of Speakers
4
4
Rear Entertainment System
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Telescopic & Tilt
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
...
Not Available
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
...
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
...
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
...
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
...
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
2
2
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
...
Knee Airbags
...
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
...
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
3
3
Blind Spot Monitor
...
Hill Descent Control
...
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
...
360 View Camera
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
...
Both
Rear Wash Wiper
...
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Honda City

  • Larger both in length and width
  • comfortable ride
  • better interiors
  • more leg room in the back seats and a great feature set. And if you still like the old one
  • it's still on sale as the 4th Generation Honda City!

Honda City

  • Smaller front seats
  • head room in the front
  • misses out on premium features like cooled seats and wireless charging. It's still one of the more pricey sedans in the segment.

Is Honda City Better Than Volkswagen Vento?

58% users have chosen Honda City over Volkswagen Vento in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 1520 users have also rated Honda City and Volkswagen Vento on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these cars.
As per the users experiences Honda City is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for maintenance and features in your car. But Volkswagen Vento is better on the grounds of mileage, performance and safety. On the basis of comfort user have rated both the cars equally.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these cars on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor Vento City
Mileage 4.0 4.2
Performance 4.5 4.7
Comfort 4.6 4.6
Maintenance 3.9 3.2
Safety 4.4 4.7
Features 4.4 4.3
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. For Navigation, which map service does the City use? and what does vento use?
  • Both the Vento and the City do not come with in-built maps. But you can connect your phone through Apple CarPlay or Android auto to use Google Maps.
Q. How is the City's engine 1.5 Litres i-VTEC Petrol Engine different than of a Vento?
  • The Honda City utilises a 4 cylinder naturally aspirated engine while the Vento comes with a smaller three-cylinder turbocharged 1.0-litre unit.
Q. Is the rear leg room of City better than Vento?
  • The new City is a bit bigger than the older version and offers more space too. But to answer your question, we will have to test the City and Vento back to back for a more definitive answer
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City Vs Vento Comparison FAQs

Which car is best between City vs Vento?

As per the users experiences Honda City is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for maintenance and features in your car. But Volkswagen Vento is better on the grounds of mileage, performance and safety. On the basis of comfort user have rated both the cars equally.

Which car is cheaper City vs Vento?

The Volkswagen Vento is cheaper than Honda City by Rs. 80,300.

Which car has better mileage City vs Vento?

The Honda City delivers better mileage 24.1 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance City vs Vento?

For the ZX MT Diesel version, 1498 cc Diesel engine of City produces 97.89bhp@3600rpm of power and 200Nm@1750rpm of torque. Whereas for the 1.0 TSI Highline Plus AT version, 999 cc Petrol engine of Vento produces 108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm of power and 175Nm@1750-4000rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the Honda City has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Honda City
  • Volkswagen Vento
  • No best and all car engineering features like TPMS(Tire-pressure monitoring system), ESP(Electronic Stability Programme)/agile handling, brake assist, traction control, hill assist, 4 airbags👍, tilt and telescopic steering, height-adjustable driver seat, 3 point seat belt in a rear 👌👍, 5 Front doors both side keyless door handles *👌excellent👌* - all in base variant - perfect car, Offers what popular SUVs don’t offer even in 15 lac variant. All required connected car features. Weblink support in infotainment system - rare👌, Phone screen mirror/cast👌. Best looking car under 20lac. Premium, sophisticated👌. Driving control and safety features loaded👌. Future-ready for CNG conversation with a big boot. Driving in hills, no GC (Gas Chromatography)problem, reliable engine, very comfortable, excellent mileage on highways get up to 21-22kmpl (petrol), normal open long driving highways 19-20kmpl, normal hill roads - 14-15kmpl, city traffic 12-13kmpl. Extremely high control while driving, no body roll. A perfect car for the family.

    Jaswinderhsingh few weeks ago
  • I bought this car for comfort and this car gives great driving experience to the driver.I have driven it for almost 5000 km.Loved it all the ways.Speakers are good but could have been better like bose, Harman etc.And v model is the best.It has everything in it.So far i didn't found any complaints about this car.So pleased with my decision of purchasing it.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • Well honda city has a road presence.But still - the kind of plush seating space and feel good factor which you will get with honda city will stay with you on long term basis.If you seek value for money full fledged sedan in manual transmission - honda city is strong recommended buy even in 2021.

    Karan Bhilware few weeks ago
  • I have vento and city when i compare both the car, City comes with the best refinement and luxury, Great infotainment and driving experience.On the other side vento with great built, Agressiveness and best suspensions and drive experience.

    Sumanth Yashu few weeks ago
  • Very good car.Good drive.The fuel efficiency is amazing.Your will love it.Sun roof is really good.The mileage is twenty plus even in the city.You have to drive with love, Not like a sports car.Pick up is ok.

    Vikram Godara few weeks ago
City User Reviews
  • Driving experience is ultimate 👌 Feels very safe either in city or highway.Mileage is as expected goodComfortable seats, features list is not long but all essential band useful features available, which you will never regret of selection.Ample Boot space with easy handling of luggage height provided.Fuel tank i think segments large with 55Liters.

    Satishkumar Choudary few weeks ago
  • Wonderful mileage.16 kmpl in city and 26 kmpl on highways.Really satisfied with this diesel manual vento.Colour and chasis are excellent.Now vw has started transparency in service cost also.We can calculate the charges online.

    Pankaj Varshney few weeks ago
  • brilliant engineering. silent cabin, no sounds even after 5 years. dsg is a blessing. only issue is that i need to change the sensors during monsoon, if i wade through water logged roads.my best buy so far.

    Sarrtaj Gill few weeks ago
  • I feel very well i have canto tdi high line parfamenes is very well I'm drive 36 h but vanto all the time same parfamenes same power comfat high powered Iam happy to purchase vanto

    Ratnesh Agrawal few weeks ago
  • Nice car.good driving comfort and gud back seat comfort.i like very much 4 my vento.good features and mileages. I gt 18 and above in highway I am happy with my car

    My Tech few weeks ago
Vento User Reviews

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