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    2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs New Honda City 5th Gen - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 07 Dec 2020

    Which car is better: Maruti Suzuki Baleno or the new Honda City? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs New Honda City

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

    BALENO VS CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Honda City

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Sigma

    ₹5.64

    V

    ₹10.90

    Delta

    ₹6.45

    VX

    ₹12.26

    Zeta

    ₹7.01

    ZX

    ₹13.15

    Delta Hybrid

    ₹7.33

       

    Alpha

    ₹7.64

       

    Zeta Hybrid

    ₹7.90

       


    Maruti Suzuki Baleno prices start from Rs. 5.64 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.90 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The new Honda City petrol manual prices start from Rs. 10.90 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.15 lakh.

    BALENO VS CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Honda City

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Delta

    ₹7.77

    V

    ₹12.20

    Zeta

    ₹8.33

    VX

    ₹13.56

    Alpha

    ₹8.96

    ZX

    ₹14.45


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Baleno prices start from Rs. 7.77 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Baleno petrol automatic is Rs. 1.32 lakh more expensive than the manual. The new Honda City starts at Rs. 12.20 lakh. The new Honda City petrol automatic is Rs. 1.3 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Baleno 2020 vs New City 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno is 3995mm long, 1745mm wide and 1510mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2520mm. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno has a boot space of 339 litres. The new Honda City measures 4549mm in length, 1748mm in width and 1489mm in height. The wheelbase of Honda City is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 506 litres.

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    BALENO VS NEW CITY | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Difference

    New Honda City

    Length (mm)

    3995

    554

    4549

    Width (mm)

    1745

    3

    1748

    Height (mm)

    1510

    21

    1489

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2520

    80

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    339

    167

    506

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    170

    5

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    37

    3

    40

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    185/65 R15

    -

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    195/55 R16

    -

    185/55 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The City is longer than the Baleno by 554mm.
    • The City is wider than the Baleno by 3mm.
    • The Baleno is taller than the City by 21mm.
    • The City has a longer wheelbase than the Baleno; by 80mm.
    • The City has 167 litres more boot space than the Baleno.
    • The Baleno has 5mm more ground clearance than the City.
    • In terms of dimensions, the City is a larger car than the Baleno. So, it will have a better road presence than the Baleno.

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

    BALENO VS CITY | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Honda City

    Engine

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.2 L Hybrid Petrol

    1.5 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1197 cc

    1197 cc

    1498 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    121PS @ 6600rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    113Nm @ 4400rpm

    145Nm @ 4300rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    21.01kmpl

    23.87kmpl

    17.8kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    -

    CVT

    Automatic FE

    19.56kmpl

    -

    18.4kmpl


    Baleno Petrol vs New City Petrol

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno petrol manual has a mileage of 21.01kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 19.56kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Mahindra XUV300 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    The Baleno also gets a 1.2L 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. This engine is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a fuel efficiency of 23.87kmpl.

    The new 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.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The City has a more powerful petrol engine than the Baleno.
    • The City petrol produces more torque than the Baleno.
    • The Baleno petrol is more fuel-efficient than the City.
    • The Baleno petrol has a slightly better torque-to-weight ratio than the 5th gen Honda City. So, it will offer better drivability.

    Baleno 2020 vs New City 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Baleno 2020 are:

    • LED projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Coloured TFT multi-information display
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple Carplay & Android Auto
    • Auto AC
    • Height adjustable driver seat
    • Tilt & telescopic steering
    • Push button start w/ smart key
    • Auto headlamps
    • Leather wrapped steering wheel
    • UV cut window glass

    Notable top features of new City 2020 are:

    • LED headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Electric sunroof
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Side & curtain airbags
    • Lane watch camera
    • 7-inch MID screen w/ digital speedometer & tachometer
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC w/ rear vents
    • Auto headlamps
    • Auto dimming IRVM
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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