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

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

Which car is better: New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen) or Maruti Suzuki Dzire? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

New 2020 Honda City (5th Gen) vs Maruti Suzuki Dzire

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

NEW CITY 2020 VS DZIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen)

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

V

₹10.90

LXI

₹5.89

VX

₹12.26

VXI

₹6.79

ZX

₹13.15

ZXI

₹7.48

   

ZXI+

₹8.28


New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen) prices start from Rs. 10.90 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.15 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire hybrid petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.28 lakh. The starting price of the Dzire is almost half of City’s.

NEW CITY 2020 VS DZIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen)

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

V

₹12.20

VXI

₹7.32

VX

₹13.56

ZXI

₹8.01

ZX

₹14.45

ZXI+

₹8.81


For the petrol automatic powertrain, New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen) prices start from Rs. 12.20 lakh. New Honda City automatic is Rs. 1.3 lakh more expensive than the manual. Maruti Suzuki Dzire starts at Rs. 7.32 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Dzire automatic is Rs. 52,500 more expensive than manual. The Honda City uses an expensive CVT automatic while the Dzire uses an AMT automatic. The City’s automatic appears to be overpriced. The Dzire is suitably priced as it also gets some exclusive safety features.

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

New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen) is 4549mm long, 1748mm wide and 1489mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2600mm. The New City has a boot space of 506 litres. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire measures 3995mm in length, 1735mm in width and 1515mm in height. The wheelbase of Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 378 litres.

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NEW CITY 2020 VS DZIRE | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen)

Difference

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Length (mm)

4549

554

3995

Width (mm)

1748

13

1735

Height (mm)

1489

26

1515

Wheelbase (mm)

2600

150

2450

Boot Space (litre)

506

128

378

Ground Clearance(mm)

NA

-

170

Fuel Tank (litre)

40

3

37

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

185/60 R15

-

165/80 R14

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

185/55 R16

-

185/65 R15


Dimension Review

  • The City is longer than the Dzire by 554mm.
  • The City is wider than the Dzire by 13mm.
  • The Dzire is taller than the City by 26mm.
  • The City has a longer wheelbase than the Dzire; by 150mm.
  • The City has 128 litres more boot space than the Dzire.
  • The Dzire has 170mm ground clearance. There are no official figures for New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen) ground clearance at the moment.
  • For bigger boot space, cabin space and road presence, the Honda City is better. Although the City is only 1 segment higher than the Dzire, its length of greater than 4.5m technically puts it in the D segment. So, it has much stronger presence than other C segment sedans.

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

NEW CITY 2020 VS DZIRE | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen)

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Engine

1.5L Petrol

1.2 L Hybrid Petrol

Displacement

1498 cc

1197 cc

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

121PS @ 6600rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

145Nm @ 4300rpm

113Nm @ 4400rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

17.8kmpl

23.26kmpl

Automatic Transmission

CVT

5-speed AMT

Automatic FE

18.4kmpl

24.12kmpl


City Petrol vs Dzire Hybrid Petrol

New Honda City 2020 (5th Gen) 1.5L, 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 New Honda City petrol manual has a mileage of 17.8kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.4kmpl.

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Maruti Suzuki Dzire 1.2 L, 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire petrol manual has a mileage of 23.26kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 24.12kmpl. 

Petrol Engine Review

  • The City has a more powerful engine than the Dzire.
  • The Citys engine produces more torque than the Dzires.
  • The Dzire 1.2 L hybrid petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the City manual.
  • The Honda City has a much better performance and refinement, especially with the automatic. But the Dzire hybrid has a diesel engine-like mileage figure of 24kmpl+ with the automatic.

New City 2020 vs Dzire 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of the 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

Notable top features of Dzire 2020 are:

  • Idle Start/Stop
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Rear Center Armrest
  • Engine Push Start Button
  • Automatic AC
  • 7-inch Touchscreen
  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • LED Projector Headlamps
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Auto Headlamps

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

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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