Recently Japanese carmaker Honda launched its most-awaited model and the fifth generation of the City sedan in India after a 3-month long wait due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic. The City sedan has been in the market for the past 22 years and is still the brands most iconic model to date.

Read More: 2020 Honda City Launched; Prices start @ ₹10.89 lakh

Honda City BS6
2020 BS6 City
  • The City sedan has also been an initial source of the brand’s bread and butter in the country that even though Honda has introduced the fifth-generation of the City sedan the brand still continues to sell the previous-gen along with the new-gen.
  • However, Honda has now decided to restrict the previous fourth-gen City to only two trim levels- SV and V.
  • Both the designated models will only come with a BS6 compliant petrol MT powertrain while the diesel and petrol CVT engine options have been discontinued.
  • The 4th-gen City sedan still holds its previous BS6 compliant 1.5-litre petrol engine with a SOHC (Single Overhead Camshaft) layout generating 117bhp with 145 Nm of peak torque.

Must Read: Old Honda City Vs New 2020 Honda City

Fifth-generation Honda City
Fifth-generation City sedan
  • While the new fifth-generation mid-size sedan gets a new and more frugal 1.5-litre DOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft), i-VTEC petrol engine churning 121hp with 145 Nm of peak torque.
  • Variant-wise, the new City sedan comes in three trim levels- V, VX and ZX further segregated into petrol MT, petrol CVT and diesel MT trim.
  • The fourth-gen City sedan was previously offered in SV, V, VX and ZX trims which have now been reduced to just SV and V base-level variants priced at Rs 9.91 lakh and 10.66 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
  • The initial price gap between the fourth and fifth-generation City sedan’s base-level models is a mere Rs 24,000.
2020 Honda City Dashboard
  • Feature-wise the V variant on the new City sedan offers some premium features including side airbags, traction control, ESC, hill-start assist, a tyre pressure monitor, projector headlights, a part-digital instrument cluster, adjustable rear headrests and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system which the previous-gen misses out on.

Fourth-gen Honda City Vs Fifth-gen Honda City- Variant-Wise Prices (New)

Variant-Wise Price (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

Variants Fourth-gen Honda City
Fifth-gen Honda City
SV MT ₹ 9.91 lakh
V MT ₹ 10.66 lakh ₹ 10.99 lakh
V CVT ₹ 12.20 lakh
VX MT ₹ 12.26 lakh
VX CVT ₹ 13.56 lakh
ZX MT ₹ 13.15 lakh
ZX CVT ₹ 14.45 lakh


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