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    2020 Honda City 5th Gen vs Toyota Yaris - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 19 Jul 2020

    Which C-segment sedan is better: new Honda City 5th Gen or Toyota Yaris? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.


    2020 Honda City vs Toyota Yaris

    City 2020 vs Yaris 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    NEW 2020 CITY VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    New Honda City 5th Gen

    Toyota Yaris

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    V

    ₹10.90

    J-Optional

    ₹8.86

    VX

    ₹12.26

    G-Optional

    ₹9.86

    ZX

    ₹13.15

    J

    ₹11.08

    -

    -

    G

    ₹11.75

    -

    -

    V-Optional

    ₹12.09

    Honda City prices start from Rs. 10.90 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.15 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Toyota Yaris petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.86 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.09 lakh. Toyota Yaris has a lower starting price.

    2020 CITY VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Honda City 5th Gen

    Toyota Yaris

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    V

    ₹12.20

    J-Optional

    ₹9.56

    VX

    ₹13.56

    G-Optional

    ₹11.06

    ZX

    ₹14.45

    J

    ₹11.78

    -

    -

    G

    ₹12.95

    -

    -

    V-Optional

    ₹13.29

    -

    -

    VX

    ₹14.30

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Honda City 5th Gen prices start from Rs. 12.20 lakh. Honda City petrol automatic is Rs. 1.3 lakh more expensive than the manual. Toyota Yaris starts at Rs. 9.56 lakh. Toyota Yaris petrol automatic is upto Rs. 1.2 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    City 2020 vs Yaris 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which one Is Bigger?

    Honda City is 4549mm long, 1748mm wide and 1489mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2600mm. The Honda City has a boot space of 506 litres. The Toyota Yaris measures 4425mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1495mm in height. The wheelbase of Toyota Yaris is 2550mm and it has a boot space of 476 litres.

    Also Read - 2020 Honda City 5th Gen vs Hyundai Verna - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    NEW CITY VS YARIS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    New Honda City

    Difference

    Toyota Yaris

    Length (mm)

    4549

    124

    4425

    Width (mm)

    1748

    18

    1730

    Height (mm)

    1489

    6

    1495

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2600

    50

    2550

    Boot Space (litre)

    506

    30

    476

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    165

    10

    175

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    40

    2

    42

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    185/60 R15

    -

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    185/55 R16

    -

    185/60 R15

    Dimension Review

    • City is longer than Yaris by 124mm.
    • The City is big enough to compare with the D1 segment sedans like the Corolla Altis and Elantra. It’ll have a much better road presence than the Yaris.
    • City is wider than Yaris by 18mm.
    • Yaris is taller than City by 6mm.
    • 5th Gen City has a longer wheelbase than Yaris; by 50mm.
    • City has 30 litres more boot space than Yaris.
    • Yaris has ground clearance of 175mm - 10mm more than the 5th Gen Honda City 2020.
    • The Yaris has smaller wheels - even the top variants only get 15-inch alloy wheels
    • In terms of dimensions, City is a much larger car compared to the Yaris. So, it’ll offer better road presence.

    City 2020 vs Yaris 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    CITY VS YARIS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    5th Gen Honda City

    Toyota Yaris

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    121PS @ 6600rpm

    107PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    145Nm @ 4300rpm

    140Nm @ 4200rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-Speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    17.8kmpl

    17.18kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    CVT

    Automatic Claimed FE

    18.4kmpl

    18.1kmpl

    City 1.5L Petrol vs Yaris 1.5L Petrol

    Honda City 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 121PS of maximum power and 145Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Honda City petrol manual has a mileage of 17.8kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.4kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Honda City 5th Gen vs Maruti Suzuki Ciaz - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    Toyota Yaris 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 107PS of maximum power and 140Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Toyota Yaris petrol manual has a mileage of 17.18kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.1kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The 5th gen City has quite a bit more power than the Yaris.
    • The new City's engine produces more torque than Yaris.
    • The 2020 City petrol manual is a bit more fuel-efficient than the Yaris manual.
    • 5th gen City's engine has a similar torque-to-weight ratio as the Yaris. So, it’ll offer similar drivability.

    5th Gen City 2020 vs Yaris 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    Notable top features of City 2020 are:

    • LED reflector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • R16 machined alloy wheels
    • Amazon Alexa-based voice commands
    • Internet-connected telematics features
    • Front thorax & curtain airbags
    • 7-inch full-colour MID in the instrument console
    • Electric sunroof
    • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Lane watch camera
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC w/ rear vents
    • Auto headlamps
    • Auto-dimming IRVM
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Front and rear armrests

    Notable top features of Yaris 2020 are:

    • Projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat
    • R15 machined alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation & gesture control
    • All 4 disc brakes
    • Rear-mounted air vents w/ ambient lighting
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC
    • Auto headlamps
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Front and rear armrests

    Is the Honda City Better than the Toyota Yaris?

    Price of the base variant of 5th Gen Honda City is Rs. 10.90 lakh and the Toyota Yaris is Rs. 8.76 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Toyota Yaris is lower. So it is more affordable.

    Also Read - New Honda City 2020 vs C-Segment Competition - Price, Specs, Mileage, Dimensions Comparison

    In terms of dimensions, City is a much bigger car compared to Yaris. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then the City 2020 is a better car than Yaris.

    For petrol powertrain, City's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Yaris's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then City will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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