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New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Honda City | Price, Specs, Mileage

Hyundai India is ready to launch the all new Verna model on 22nd August. This company is set to place this upcoming model of Verna 2017 in the upper C segment. The main rival of this car in this segment is Honda City. Honda City has also recently come up with new upgrades and modifications to remain alive in this neck to neck competition. The upcoming Hyundai Verna is coming with new exterior and interior design along with world class features. Here we are comparing 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City to help you choose the right car for you.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City Comparison

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New 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City- Price Comparison

PriceNew 2017 Hyundai Verna Honda City
Minimum Price₹ 8.50 lakh (expected ex showroom Delhi)₹ 8.62 lakh (ex showroom, Delhi)
Maximum Price₹ 13.50 lakh (expected ex showroom Delhi)₹ 13.71 lakh (ex showroom, Delhi)

There are chances that the new Hyundai Verna price would be very close to new Honda city 2017. The Honda City Sedan is placed at the premium end of the upper C-segment. This is obvious that the attractive price tag and better features will decide who can win this battle between the two. Now have a look at the specifications and dimensions of both the cars to see the comparison in more details.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Honda City- Specifications Comparison

SpecificationsNew 2017 Hyundai VernaHonda City
Engine1.6-litre petrol/1.6 litre diesel1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol/1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel
PowerPetrol – 121BHP
Diesel – 126BHP
Petrol – 117BHP
Diesel – 99BHP
TorquePetrol – 155Nm
Diesel – 259Nm
Petrol – 130Nm
Diesel – 200Nm
Transmission6-speed MT/6-Speed AT (both engines)5-speed MT/6-speed MT/CVT (petrol only)

The new Verna will be equipped with a 1.6-litre engines for both Petrol and Diesel versions.  Both these fuel versions will have the options of automatic transmission and 6-speed manual gearbox as well. On the other hand, Honda City has a manual transmission in both Petrol and Diesel version but the automatic transmission is available only in Petrol version. If you are seeking for a diesel car with automatic transmission then new Hyundai Verna meets your requirements.

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New 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City – Dimensions

DimensionsNew 2017 Hyundai Verna Honda City
Length (mm)4,3854,440
Width (mm)1,7291,695
Height (mm)1,4501,495
Wheelbase (mm)2,5802,600

New Hyundai Verna vs Honda City

While looking at the dimensions of both the cars, in terms of length and wheelbase Honda City is a clear winner. The City is 55 mm longer and the wheelbase is 20mm more than the new Verna. If we look at the width, Verna is 35mm wider than the city and definitely, three rear passengers can  fit more comfortably in new Verna. When we compare the height of both these cars, City is a winner with 45mm more headroom than new Verna. This means taller passengers will enjoy the City ride.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City- Mileage Comparison

CarMileage (petrol)Mileage (diesel)
New 2017 Hyundai Verna17 KMPL19 KMPL
Honda City17.4 KMPL (MT)/18 KMPL (CVT)25.6 KMPL

The Mileage is an important factor while we are going to buy a car, especially in India. The petrol version mileage of both these cars is almost equal whether in automatic or manual transmission. Despite the bigger engine of the petrol Verna, it returns a mileage as good as the City. In terms of Diesel Engine Mileage, Honda is a clear winner at least on papers which will help you save more bucks.

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New 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City-Exterior Design

The New Verna is inspired by the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design treatment. The new Verna look provides it a mature look and even looks more stylish. The car has a new makeover on the front side with new headlamps, hexagonal grille,and a new bumper. The side view also looks superb because of the new design alloy wheels. The back side also looks fab with new tail lamps and a new bumper. These transformations provide new Verna a fresh and unique look when compared to old one.

Hyundai Verna vs Honda City

The new Honda City adapted the same interiors. The dashboard is all black with faux aluminum plastic inserted into it. The door trim is dual tone with black & beige colors and the leather seats also have beige color. The only change the car received is a new 7-inch DigiPad infotainment unit. The center console looks incredible with huge infotainment display and touch-sensitive HVAC controls. Both the cars have clean and premium interiors. It would be difficult to choose one among them as looks are a matter of personal taste.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City Comparison

Price: We are expecting that price of both the cars would be almost identical, but the exact price of Verna will be available only after its launch. The clear winner  here would be only declared after knowing the price of new Verna.

Specs: The new 2017 Hyundai Verna is equipped with a bigger and more powerful engine than Honda City. Both the cars have 6-speed manual gearbox and 6-speed Automatic Transmission. The new Verna has an advantage here as it provides Automatic Transmission in both Petrol and Diesel Engines, unlike city that has automatic gearbox only in Petrol. The winner in this category is Verna.

Dimensions:   The new Verna is shorter in length but has extra width than Honda City. The city has more legroom and Verna provides more elbow room. None of the cars is less than the other in this category, so hard to declare a clear winner.

Mileage: On papers, both the cars are return similar mileage. Though the mileage of the Verna is an expected one at this time. The mileage of the Verna would be know only when the Verna will be tested on roads. For now, no clear winner in this category.

Design: The design of both the cars are flamboyant and stylish. The new makeover of Verna is quite convincing and has improved a lot from the present model. The City provides a little upgrade to outside but the interior of the car is as  premium as it was earlier.

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Hope you liked this comparison. Stay tuned to India Autoz for more such interesting comparisons.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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