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Honda City

Honda City is a 5 seater sedan car in a price range of Rs. 11.62 Lakh to 16.10 Lakh in India. City is offered with 1.5L petrol engine along with both manual and automatic transmission options. The claimed mileage of City is 18.4kmpl. The boot space of the City is 506 litres. City is available in nine variants and six beautiful colours. Considering the price and specs City is a tough competition to Hyundai Creta, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz.
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Honda City Specifications

  • Engine1498 CC
  • Mileage 17.8 - 18.4 Kmpl
  • TransmissionManual / Automatic
  • Fuel TypePetrol
  • Max Power119.35bhp@6600rpm
  • Seating Capacity5
  • Drive Type2WD
  • Body TypeSedan

Honda City Features

  • Airbags (Driver, Passenger and Side Front)
  • Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
  • ABS
  • AC
  • Central Locking
  • Power Steering
  • Max Torque (145Nm@4300rpm)
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Honda City Car Latest Updates

Honda Cars India has launched the City Elegant Edition, starting at a price of Rs 12.57 lakh (ex-showroom). This special edition is based on the lower-end V trim of the car and features cosmetic enhancements such as Elegant Edition badging, a boot spoiler with LED lighting, and illuminated side sills. Inside the cabin, it comes with Elegant Edition seat covers and footwell lamps. It is powered by the same 1.5-litre petrol engine and can be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT.

Features of Honda City

The Honda City gets an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto/Apple CarPlay, a sunroof, and connected car technology, wireless phone charging, rain-sensing wipers, and advanced driver assistance systems. Safety features include up to 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, a blind spot monitor, a reversing camera with rear parking sensors, electronic stability control, ISOFIX mounts for the child seats, and a tyre pressure monitoring system.

Honda City Engine

The Honda City is offered with a 1.5-litre petrol engine which puts 121 PS/145 Nm paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT. It also comes with a 126PS 1.5-litre strong-hybrid powertrain paired with an e-CVT. It delivers a claimed fuel efficiency of 17.8kmpl for the 6-speed MT and 18.4kmpl for the CVT. The strong-hybrid powertrain delivers a claimed mileage of 27.13kmpl. In terms of dimensions, it’s 4583mm in length, 1748mm in width, 1489mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2600mm

Honda City Rivals

The Honda City rivals the likes of the Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus, and Skoda Slavia.

Honda City Variants

The City petrol is available in four broad trims: SV, V, VX, and ZX.

The City Hybrid comes in two trims: V and ZX.

There are 6 exterior colour options to choose from: Obsidian Blue Pearl, Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Metroid Grey Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, and Golden Brown Metallic.

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Honda City Price

City price in India starts at Rs. 11.62 Lakh for the base model and goes up to Rs. 16.10 Lakh for the Honda City top model. Apart from this City automatic price start at Rs. 13.75 Lakh and is available in 3 options. City comes in 9 variants with 6 colour options.

Price of City Automatic and other Variants

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City SV

1498 cc . Petrol . Manual
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City V

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City Elegant Edition

1498 cc . Petrol . Manual
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Honda City Pros and Cons

  • City Advantages

    Premium and spacious interior, comfortable ride quality, sophisticated styling

  • City Disadvantages

    No turbo-petrol or diesel engine options, rivals like the Hyundai Verna offer more features

Honda City Expert Review

The Honda City is one of the most popular car names in India. Launched in 1998, the Honda City is currently sold in India in its 5th generation with the most recent update being introduced in 2023. While the Honda City was offered with a diesel engine, today, it is now offered only with a 1.5-litre iVtec petrol engine or as the Honda City HEV which is a hybrid electric vehicle. 

The Honda City competes with sedans such as the Hyundai Verna, Skoda Slavia and Volkswagen Virtus. While older generations are a favourite among driving enthusiasts, the current car is about one thing above all else - family friendliness. The Honda Elevate is the based on the same platform as the Honda City and offers a similar value proposition in the SUV body style.


The Honda City is a classy looking sedan. While the design is not as understated as the Volkswagen Virtus it’s also not as polarising as the Hyundai Verna. The basic stance of the car is similar to the previous generation Honda City as it is still based on the same platform. The front end features a chunky chrome garnish and with the 2023 facelift, the car’s bumper design has been sportier.

It also features a cool new black insert in the rear bumper (faux diffuser) with reflectors that help slim down the rear design of the car. While the design of the Honda City itself is not loud it does have certain flashy elements such as the styling of the 16-inch alloy wheels and LED headlights


Much like the exterior design, the Honda City looks classy and premium on the inside as well. The design is clutter free with good attention to details. You will see leatherette padding near the gear lever and on the doorpads, besides the leatherette seat upholstery and smooth finish leather-wrapped steering wheel. The AC is controlled using knurled knobs that operate with clicks which make them feel more premium to use.

The Honda City has always been a spacious car offering good seat comfort. Two 6-feet tall users can sit one behind the other. However, you may find yourself wanting for more headroom, especially in the front row, if you are over 6-feet tall.

The cabin layout is easy to understand and all the controls fall to hand correctly. For added convenience, there’s auto AC with rear AC vents, the steering is tilt and reach-adjustable, the driver’s seat is height adjustable, both, front and rear row occupants get armrests (rear armrest position is a little low) and there are one-touch up/down power windows for everyone.

The Honda City’s boot is massive and can easily store two full-sized suitcases with room to spare. This will, however, not be the case with the Honda City hybrid as its hybrid battery packs takes up space in the boot.


The Honda City offers a good list of features including a touchscreen infotainment system that supports wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay, a part digital-instrument cluster with a very classy layout, wireless phone charger and a single-pane sunroof.

Rivals do offer features such as front seat ventilation and powered driver seat adjustment, which the City doesn’t offer.


Safety features include up to 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, stability control, rear parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat mounts. The Honda City has also received a 5-star crash safety rating from ASEAN NCAP.

The Honda City also gets ADAS - advanced driver assistance system. It's known as Honda Sensing.

Honda City's ADAS uses cameras to help you. It can automatically brake if it senses you might hit something in front of your car. It can also help you stay in your lane by offering corrective steering if needed.

Additionally, it has adaptive cruise control, which keeps you a safe distance from the car in front and adjusts your speed based on the lead car. There's also an auto high beam to prevent blinding other drivers, and it alerts you when the car in front starts moving after a stop, like at a traffic light.

The system does work fine as long as the roads are well marked, like the Yamuna Expressway is, where we drove for a good hour or so. But the distances that are maintained and the fail-safe measures are on the conservative side. They do work well on the highway, but keep too much of a gap between you and the car ahead in city traffic and so you will keep having other motorists cutting into the gap left in front of you and then find the City dropping further back again to maintain a ‘safe’ gap with this new vehicle.  

The system works well on properly marked roads, such as the Yamuna Expressway, where we drove for about an hour. However, it maintains longer distances than ideal for Indian driving conditions. It performs effectively on the highway but leaves too much space between your car and the one in front in city traffic. This results in other drivers constantly entering the gap in front of you, causing the City to fall back to maintain a "safe" distance from the new vehicle. So you can easily find yourself switching the system off.


The Honda City’s 1.5-litre petrol engine delivers smooth and easy to handle performance. While the City doesn’t get the option of a turbocharged engine option, this naturally-aspirated motor is a good engine for daily commuting. It is offered with the option of a 6-speed manual transmission or 7-step automatic transmission (CVT). Given the choice, we would recommend getting the CVT for its more convenient driving experience.

The Honda City also offers comfortable ride quality and has adequate ground clearance to deal with most awkwardly shaped and sized speed breakers.


The Honda City is not the most feature loaded or exciting sedan in its segment. It’s a sensible and comfortable family car that offers just the right amount of features and comes with the benefit of time-tested reliability.

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Honda City User Reviews

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  • A Dynamic and Aggressive Streetfighter

    The Honda City is a fantastic car. The design is modern, and it also offers a smooth ride. The interior is spacious with ample legroom and has user-friendly features. The fuel efficiency is impressive, which is budget-friendly for daily rides. It's sleek design has comfortable seats, and it is perfect for city driving. The car handles well on the road, and it also provides a confident driving experience. It has safety features, including airbags and ABS. It is very affordable and budget-friendly. Overall, the Honda Amaze is a reliable, stylish, and practical choice.

  • Very nice car and pickup

    Very nice car and pickup and also mileage.I am satisfied with my honda city car.

  • Best Car

    It's the best in driving, super comfortable in all seats, excellent boot space, great upgrades, and a long-lasting build quality. It's even better than expected, deserving a top-star rating.

  • Style and Performance Converge

    My go to agent when it comes to a strong and rich drive is the Honda City. Every ride is usefuland affable because to its important engine and nimble running, and all passengers will have a sumptuous and smooth ride thanks to its ample cabin and high end amenities. With its slice bite features and sophisticated technology, the admirably satisfies my reason for both I like more and luxury while still adding a touch of release and utility. The Honda City has established new marks for what a genuine can do in tours of both goddess and mileage, and it has truly come to represent I like more and fineness.

  • Where Luxury Meets Performance

    In the Honda City, interpretation and luxury are connected. With its devilish innards and thrilling running, this auto raises the bar. Long sorties are made ideal by the delicate phraseology and ample cabin. The city provides strong machine elections, guaranteeing an opulent and strong driving experience. It's a reliable option for trace or megacity passages because of its cornucopia of security features. The Honda City is the stylish option if you want to ameliorate your hydrofoil driving experience.The vehicle is in amazing shape and gets fantastic economy. It also seems flawless.

  • The look of the car is better

    The look of the car is better than elevate plus my wife is 72 yrs old and i am 76 so it is difficult for senior citizens to get in and out from an suv.


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Honda City Colours

Honda City is available in 6 exciting colours options like Golden Brown Metallic, Lunar Silver Mettalic, Meteoroid Grey Metallic, Obsidian Blue Pearl, Platinum White Pearl and Radiant Red Metallic.

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Honda City Mileage

The mileage of Honda City starts from 17.8 Kmpl to 18.4 Kmpl. The claimed ARAI mileage of City Petrol Manual is 17.8 Kmpl. In Automatic the claimed ARAI mileage of City Petrol is 18.4 Kmpl.
Fuel Type Transmission ARAI Claimed User Reported
Petrol Automatic 18.4 Kmpl NA
Petrol Manual 17.8 Kmpl 14 Kmpl

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying City

Q. Who are the rivals of Honda City?
  • The Honda City rivals the likes of the Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus, and Skoda Slavia.
Q. Is there any warranty available?
  • For this, we'd suggest you please visit the nearest authorized service center as they would be able to assist you. Follow the link and select your city accordingly for details.
  • No my vehicle is out of warranty. Warranty is available otherwise on a new car.
  • Yes
Q. Is Honda City worth buying?
  • Selecting the vehicle would depend on several factors such as your budget preference on the segment, features required, engine options, brand preference, etc. On the outside Honda has made some cosmetic changes to help the City look more sporty and aggressive than before. Up front, you get a more pronounced honeycomb grille and the chrome strip above it is now slimmer and isn't as in-your-face as the old car. The chiseled new front bumper looks sporty and you also get a faux carbon fiber finish on the chin which although not genuine, doesn’t look tacky. The full LED headlamps remain unchanged and ADAS variants also come with an auto-high beam which helps avoid blinding oncoming traffic. With the update, the Honda City won’t be available with a diesel engine anymore. So, you get two petrol engine options, the first of which is powered by a 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 121PS of power and mated to either a six-speed manual or a CVT automatic. The second one is the strong-hybrid which, overall with the electric motor and the internal combustion engine, makes 126PS. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test drive before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your city accordingly for dealership details.
  • See the purpose for your purchase. Good city comfort driving car no hastle. Only ground clearance is low for hill driving having stones.
  • Definitely , just go for it !
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Honda City FAQs

What is the price of the top variant of Honda City?

The ex-showroom price of top variant of Honda City is 16.10 Lakh (Delhi).

What is the mileage of Honda City?

The ARAI claimed mileage of Honda City is 18.4 Kmpl. Also check User Reported Mileage of City.

What is the EMI of Honda City in Delhi?

The EMI for the base variant of Honda City in Delhi is Rs. 22,496 per month @ 10.5% for a tenure of 60 months.

What are the top competitors of Honda City?

The top 3 competitors of Honda City are Hyundai Verna, Skoda Slavia and Maruti Ciaz.

What is the boot space in Honda City?

The boot space in Honda City is 506 L. View full specification of City

What are the best financing options for Honda City?

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