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Honda City

Overall rating: 3.75 169 reviews |  Write a Review
 9.91 – 14.31 Lakh*

*Ex-Showroom Price in New Delhi


Honda City Key Features

Cruise Control Honda City

Cruise Control

The cruise control system lets the long highway trip without constantly pressing the accelerator by selecting the desired speed.

Paddle Shift Honda City

Paddle Shift

Paddle Shifts are used to select high and low gears while driving an automatic car in the manual mode.

Comprehensive Safety Honda City

Comprehensive Safety

Airbags, ABS, EBD and ISOFIX, standard across all variants, offer impressive safety cover.

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  • Best-in-class mileage
  • Spacious cabin
  • Fun to drive on city roads as well as highways


  • Front fascia looks quite identical to the old version
  • Diesel engine could have been more refined
  • Ride quality could be improved

Honda City Prices in India

Honda City price in India starts at Rs. 9.91 lakh for petrol variant SV MT Petrol and goes up to Rs. 14.31 lakh for ZX CVT Petrol. The price of Honda City

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Wondering how the insides of the Honda City look like? Get a tour of this car with the 360° degree view of the interior. Enjoy a lifelike view of the interior design of this car. Check out how the manufacturer has utilized the space and how spacious the legroom as well as the headroom are. Get a feel of the quality of the material used and see how the dashboard looks like. Check AC vents, infotainment system and other utility equipment on offer. See if the car offers steering-mounted controls. In a nutshell, this 360° degree interior view walks you through the inside of Honda City. Click anywhere on the image and drag it to the left and right to rotate. Zoom to enlarge the view!

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Honda City Specifications

Honda City mileage varies from 17.4 kmpl for Manual Petrol variant SV MT Petrol to 25.6 kmpl for Manual Diesel variant V MT Diesel. Check out the claimed ARAI mileage for different Honda City variants:

Variant name Mileage
Fuel Economy claimed by the manufacturer, generally quoted in KMPL (Kilometres Per Litre) format.
Common term 'Gear System', essentially a mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the drive shaft.
It is the maximum capacity of an engine by volume. Usually quoted in 'CC' or 'Cubic Capacity' (1000cc = 1 Litre).
Features/equipment in an automobile that ensure safety of passengers as well as pedestrians.
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SV MT Petrol 17.4 kmplManual1497 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 9.91 Lakh *
V MT Petrol 17.8 kmplManual1497 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 10.66 Lakh *
VX MT Petrol 17.4 kmplManual1497 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 11.82 Lakh *
VX CVT Petrol 18 kmplAutomatic1497 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 13.12 Lakh *
SV MT Diesel 25.6 kmplManual1498 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 11.11 Lakh *
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V MT Diesel 25.6 kmplManual1498 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 11.91 Lakh *
VX MT Diesel 25.1 kmplManual1498 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 13.02 Lakh *
ZX MT Diesel 25.1 kmplManual1498 ccABS, Airbags 6, Child Safety Locks 14.21 Lakh *
ZX CVT Petrol 22.6 kmplAutomatic1497 ccABS, Airbags 6, Child Safety Locks 14.31 Lakh *
V CVT Petrol 17.8 kmplAutomatic1497 ccABS, Airbags 2, Child Safety Locks 12.01 Lakh *
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Honda City Reviews (169)

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Overall rating: 3.5 Reviewed By: Siddharth mishra on 02 November 2019
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Overall rating: 2.75 Reviewed By: Raju on 01 October 2019
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Honda City Overview

Honda City is undoubtedly the best car from the Japanese maker in the Indian market. Owing to its wonderful reputation, it has often been considered as a benchmark in the C-segment sedan space.
The Honda City gets the latest design philosophy of the company that makes its way into most of the cars by Honda these days. The design language is evident on the front fascia, which gets a good strip of chrome which is placed on the mesh grille. The car looks extremely sporty with the sharp character lines. The engine placed at the heart of the Honda City is more powerful than most of the competitors like Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento. It is offered in a wide range of trim levels including both petrol and diesel powertrains. However, the diesel engine does not have an automatic transmission gearbox.
Honda City Overview
The Honda City is offered in a total of five trim levels namely, S, SV, V, VX and ZX. S and SV are offered in manual transmission only, whereas, V, VX and ZX are offered with CVT units. The Honda City price starts from Rs. 8.58 lakhs to Rs. 13.5 lakhs for the top-end variant.

Honda City Exterior

As appealing and sporty as it could get, the Honda City 2017 is worked on Advanced Energetic Design which plays a pivotal role behind the sleek and attractive appearance. It is built as an epitome of high technology and high sturdiness in every bit.
Coming to the front end, the thick chrome strip stands out, especially with the way it flows into the steep headlamps clusters on both the ends. The front bumper is sharp and houses fog lamps, which are placed in a black plastic-cladded mesh design. The side section holds a sharp line running across the length of the car. The Honda City ZX trim gets bigger 16-inch alloy wheels while all the other variants get 15-inch wheels. The ORVMs get turn indicators installed on them.
Honda City Exterior
Get to the rear end of the sedan and you will find that the attractiveness is carried well and fine. The split tail lights are extremely sleek. There is a shark fin antenna at the roof end. The top section of the bootlid gets a spoiler like design. However, the muscularity on the rear end is dominated by the rear bumper that houses reflectors on the two sides of the same mesh designed lip. The exclusive Honda City colours available are - White Orchid Pearl, Carnelian Red Pearl, Alabaster Silver, Golden Brown Metallic and Modern Steel Metallic.

Honda City Interior

Honda’s new design language has a huge say in the interior designing of the car. The quality of fit and finish is high in every corner. The front section is the house of a 3-spoke steering wheel mounted with control buttons. The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system is called “DigiPad” and comes with AVN (audio video navigation). The top-end variant of the car gets 8-speaker audio system, which can be connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
Honda City Interior
The Honda City’s interior is spacious, thanks to the 2,600 mm wheelbase. The legroom is ample even for taller passengers. Moreover, the boot space is big too and can accommodate of 510 litres of your cargo. The rear row gets a foldable armrest with cup holders. The ZX trim of Honda City gets rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlamps. Other features include an automatic climate control, electric ORVMs and push start/stop button. The addition of the electric sunroof makes the ride more enjoyable. But this is not it. The top variant also gets leather upholstery along with leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob.

Honda City Engine & Transmission

The Honda City car is offered with both petrol as well as diesel trims. The petrol engine is powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine which produces a maximum power of 117 bhp at 6,600 revs per minute along with a peak torque of 145 Nm at 4,600 revs per minute. The transmission duties are done by either a 5-speed manual or a CVT (continuously variable transmission) gearbox.
The Honda City diesel is driven by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine which can produce a maximum power of 99 bhp at 3,600 revs per minute along with a peak torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 revs per minute. The torque-friendly engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox and there is no automatic transmission option on offer.

Honda City Mileage

Honda City is good in the field of fuel economy as well. The diesel trim of the sedan offers a good mileage of 25.6 km/litre as certified by ARAI. The petrol trim isn’t much efficient but still offers 17.4 km/litre mileage. However, the petrol automatic Honda City mileage is, surprisingly, as good as the manual petrol with around 14 km/litre mileage on offer.
Honda City Mileage

Honda City Braking and Safety

The Honda City gets a good bit of safety features across all the variants. Two airbags and ABS along with EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution) has been given as standard across all variants. However, the top end ZX trim gets as many as six airbags, which makes the car extremely safe and well in competition in the segment. The sedan also comes with a high speed alert system and front passenger seat-belt reminder as standard. Moreover, the car also offers child seat anchorage point and seat belt warning as a standard feature across all the variants.

Honda City Performance and Handling

The specifications of Honda City are so configured that the car offers a wonderful and pleasant drive on both city roads as well as the expressway. The petrol car is powerful for you to cruise at high speeds while the diesel version has a much-needed grunt that gets the accelerator pedal to be highly responsive. The sedan can be powered to a top speed of well over the 160 km/hour mark and can do the 0-100 km/hour round in just a 10 seconds. The radial tubeless tyres provides ample road grip and stability. It is suspended over MacPherson Strut for the front wheel and Torsion Beam for the rear.

What do we think about Honda City?

Based on the Honda City price, the sedan is one of the best offerings in the segment. At the time when the Honda City car images had appeared on the internet, we weren’t expecting much of a difference over the last generation. The car is finely tuned for the city roads. But make no mistake, despite being a car that has always belonged to the city, the car has a good love for the highways as well. The engine is powerful and you won’t feel the roughness anytime during the high-speed drive.
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Honda City Competitors

The sedan competes against the likes of the popular names Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento. Considering the Honda City on road price, it is at par in terms of the features offered in this segment by the competitors.
However, on the other way around, the car is much more powerful than the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the Volkswagen Vento. But yet, the competition gets extremely tough with the latest generation of the Hyundai Verna, which is the most powerful car in the segment.

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Honda City | FAQs


1. What is the cost of the Honda City in 2018?

The Honda City is one of the fastest-selling Honda models in India. There are 9 petrol variants of this vehicle available in the price range of Rs. 8.77 to 13.80 lakh. This vehicle also comes in 5 diesel versions in the price bracket of Rs. 11.10 to 13.93 lakh.    


2. What category of engine is present in the Honda City?

The engine is the most significant factor that influences customers all over India and Honda is the world leader in the manufacture of automobile engines. The Honda City comes with a 1497 cc 4-cylinder and 4-valve engine with a compression ratio of 10.4:1. It is a BS IV compliant engine and is thereby a fuel-efficient one.


3. What are the safety features of the Honda City?

The Honda City comes equipped with a range of safety features such as dual airbags, engine immobiliser, child safety locks, central locking system, ABS and EBD. Some of the variants come with additional features like ISOFIX (Child mount) and ‘Door Ajar’ warning.


4. Does the Honda City come with the CNG option?

The Honda City ‘V Grade’ cars come with the CNG option. However, these vehicles cost more than the respective petrol or diesel variants. It is available on request and the consumer has to get the kit fitted at specific Honda service outlets situated across the country.  


5. Which of the Honda City variants is a better one, petrol or diesel?

It depends on how you use your vehicle. Frequent travellers who love to go for long drives would prefer the diesel variant whereas those traversing more through the city traffic tend to opt for the petrol variant. However, with the price of diesel and petrol almost at parity, it is advisable to go for the petrol mode because they are cheaper than their diesel counterparts.  


6. When is the ideal time to purchase the Honda City?

The Honda City is one of the best-selling vehicles from Honda. However, the period between November and January is the ideal time for purchasing automobiles because you get the advantage of excellent year-end discounts and exchange offers.


7. What is the principal difference between the Honda City and the Honda City V?

Other than the fact that the Honda City V is a CNG compatible vehicle, there is not much of a difference in the specifications. Usually, you will find minor differences in the facilities that affect the price of the Honda City.     


8. What are the different colour options available in the Honda City?

The Honda City comes in seven exciting colours:

  1. Golden Metallic Brown

  2. Carnelian Red Pearl

  3. Alabaster Silver Metallic

  4. White Orchid Pearl

  5. Modern Steel Metallic

  6. Alabaster Silver

  7. Carnelian Red


9. What are the automatic variants of the Honda City?

The Honda City has four variants with automatic transmission. Usually, the vehicles in India have a manual transmission.

  1. VX CVT Petrol

  2. ZX CVT Petrol

  3. 20th Anniversary Edition CVT Petrol

  4. V CVT Petrol

Thus, you notice that automatic transmission vehicles are usually petrol variants.


10. What is the stand-out feature of the Honda City?

The stand-out feature of any Honda vehicle is its engine. Honda, being a leading manufacturer of engines in the world, fits exceptional engines in their cars. The Honda City engine is a powerful 1500 cc machine.