2020 Tata Altroz vs New Honda City 5th Gen - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Tata Altroz vs New Honda City 5th Gen - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Tata Altroz vs New Honda City 5th Gen

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

ALTROZ VS NEW CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Tata Altroz

New Honda City

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹5.44

V

₹10.90

XE Rhythm

₹5.70

VX

₹12.26

XM

₹6.30

ZX

₹13.15

XM+

₹6.60

   

XM Style

₹6.64

   

XM Rhythm

₹6.69

   

XM Style + Rhythm

₹6.94

   

XT

₹6.99

   

XT Luxe

₹7.38

   

XZ

₹7.59

   

XZ(O)

₹7.75

   

XZ Urban

₹7.89

   


Tata Altroz prices start from Rs. 5.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.59 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.

ALTROZ VS NEW CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Tata Altroz

New Honda City

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

-

-

V

₹12.20

   

VX

₹13.56

   

ZX

₹14.45


For the petrol automatic powertrain, 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. Tata Altroz is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

ALTROZ VS NEW CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

Tata Altroz

New Honda City

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹6.99

V

₹12.40

XE Rhythm

₹7.27

VX

₹13.76

XM

₹7.50

ZX

₹14.65

XM Style

₹7.84

   

XM Rhythm

₹7.89

   

XM Style + Rhythm

₹8.14

   

XT

₹8.19

   

XT Luxe

₹8.58

   

XZ

₹8.79

   

XZ(O)

₹8.95

   

XZ Urban

₹9.09

   


Tata Altroz prices start from Rs. 6.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.95 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The new Honda City diesel manual prices start from Rs. 12.40 lakh and go up to Rs. 14.65 lakh.

Altroz 2020 vs new City 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Tata Altroz is 3990mm long, 1755mm wide and 1523mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2501mm. The Tata Altroz has a boot space of 345 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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ALTROZ VS NEW CITY | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Tata Altroz

Difference

New Honda City

Length (mm)

3990

559

4549

Width (mm)

1755

7

1748

Height (mm)

1523

34

1489

Wheelbase (mm)

2501

99

2600

Boot Space (litre)

345

161

506

Ground Clearance(mm)

165

0

165

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

3

40

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

165/80 R14

-

185/60 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

185/55 R16


Dimension Review

  • The City is longer than the Altroz by 559mm.
  • The Altroz is wider than the City by 7mm.
  • The Altroz is taller than the City by 34mm.
  • The City has a longer wheelbase than the Altroz; by 99mm.
  • The City has 161 litres more boot space than the Altroz.
  • The Altroz and the City have identical ground clearance.
  • In terms of dimensions, the City is a larger car than the Altroz. So, it will have a better road presence than the Altroz.

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

ALTROZ VS NEW CITY | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Tata Altroz

New Honda City

Engine

1.2 L Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

Displacement

1199 cc

1498 cc

Cylinder

3

4

Maximum Power

86PS @ 6000rpm

121PS @ 6600rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 3300rpm

145Nm @ 4300rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

19.05kmpl

17.8kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

Automatic FE

-

18.4kmpl


Altroz Petrol vs New City Petrol

Tata Altroz 1.2 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 86PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 19.05kmpl.

Also Read - 2020 Tata Altroz vs Ford Aspire - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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 Altroz.
  • The City petrol produces more torque than the Altroz.
  • The Altroz petrol is more fuel-efficient than the City.
  • The City petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Altroz. So, it will offer better drivability.

ALTROZ VS NEW CITY | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

Tata Altroz

New Honda City

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

Displacement

1497 cc

1498 cc

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

90PS @ 4000rpm

100PS @ 3600rpm

Peak Torque

200Nm @ 1250 - 3000rpm

200Nm @ 1750rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

23.03kmpl

24.1kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

-

Automatic FE

-

-


Altroz Diesel vs New City Diesel

Tata Altroz 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 90PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 23.03kmpl.

The new Honda City 1.5L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 24.1kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • The City has a more powerful diesel engine than the Altroz.
  • The Altroz and the City have identical torque output.
  • The City diesel is more fuel-efficient than the Altroz.
  • The Altroz diesel has a marginally better torque-to-weight ratio than the new City diesel. So, the Altroz diesel will offer better drivability.

Altroz 2020 vs New City 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Altroz 2020 are:

  • Projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Multi-drive modes
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Auto headlamp
  • Auto wipers
  • Auto AC w/ rear vents
  • Front & rear armrest
  • Cruise control
  • Wearable key
  • Idle start/stop

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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

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.

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