New Hyundai i20 vs New Honda City 5th Gen - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

New Hyundai i20 vs New Honda City 5th Gen - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which car is better: The new Hyundai i20 or the new Honda City? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

New Hyundai i20 vs New Honda City 5th Gen

New i20 vs New City 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

NEW i20 VS NEW CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

New Hyundai i20

New Honda City 5th Gen

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Magna

₹6.80

V

₹10.90

Sportz

₹7.60

VX

₹12.26

Asta

₹8.70

ZX

₹13.15

Sportz 1.0L Turbo

₹8.80

-

-

Asta (O)

₹9.20

-

-

Asta 1.0L Turbo

₹9.90

-

-


The new Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 6.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.90 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The new Honda City petrol manual prices start from Rs. 10.90 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.15 lakh.

NEW i20 VS NEW CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

New Hyundai i20

New Honda City 5th Gen

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sportz

₹8.60

V

₹12.20

Asta

₹9.70

VX

₹13.56

Asta 1.0L Turbo

₹10.67

ZX

₹14.45

Asta (O) 1.0L Turbo

₹11.18

-

-


For the petrol automatic powertrain, the new Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 8.60 lakh. The new Hyundai i20 petrol automatic is Rs. 77,000 - 1.0 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.

NEW i20 VS NEW CITY | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

New Hyundai i20

New Honda City 5th Gen

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Magna

₹8.20

V

₹12.40

Sportz

₹9.00

VX

₹13.76

Asta(O)

₹10.60

ZX

₹14.65


The new Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 8.20 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.60 lakh for the diesel manual powertrain. The new Honda City diesel manual prices start from Rs. 12.40 lakh and go up to Rs. 14.65 lakh.

New i20 vs City 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

The all-new Hyundai i20 is 3995mm long, 1775mm wide and 1505mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2580mm. The new Hyundai i20 has a boot space of 311 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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NEW i20 VS CITY | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

New Hyundai i20

Difference

New Honda City

Length (mm)

3995

554

4549

Width (mm)

1775

27

1748

Height (mm)

1505

16

1489

Wheelbase (mm)

2580

20

2600

Boot Space (litre)

311

195

506

Ground Clearance(mm)

-

-

165

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

3

40

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

185/55 R15

-

185/60 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

185/55 R16

Dimension Review

  • The City is longer than the i20 by 554mm.
  • The i20 is wider than the City by 27mm.
  • The i20 is taller than the City by 16mm.
  • The City has a longer wheelbase than the i20; by 20mm.
  • The City has 195 litres more boot space than the i20.
  • The new i20’s ground clearance details aren’t available right now. But we expect it to be on par with the rest of the hatchbacks and measure 165mm (approx).
  • In terms of dimensions, the City is a larger car than the i20. So, it will have a better road presence than the i20.

New i20 vs New City 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

NEW i20 VS CITY | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

New Hyundai i20

New Honda City

Engine

1.2 L Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

Displacement

1197 cc

1197 cc

998 cc

1498 cc

Cylinder

4

4

3

4

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6600rpm

88PS @ 6000rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

121PS @ 6600rpm

Peak Torque

115Nm @ 4200rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

145Nm @ 4300rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

-

6-speed ACMT

6-speed

Manual FE

20.35kmpl

-

20kmpl

17.8kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

7-speed DCT

CVT

Automatic FE

-

19.65kmpl

20.25kmpl

18.4kmpl

New i20 Petrol vs New City Petrol

The new Hyundai i20’s 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque with the 5-speed manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure increases to 88PS. The torque output remains the same for both manual and CVT type automatic transmission and it peaks at 4200rpm. The new Hyundai i20 1.2L petrol manual has a mileage of 20.35kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 19.65kmpl.

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The new i20 also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed auto-clutch manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The new Hyundai i20 1.0L turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.25kmpl.

Honda City gets a 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 i20.
  • The City petrol produces more torque than the i20.
  • The i20 petrol is more fuel-efficient than the City.
  • The City petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the i20. So, it will offer better driveability.

NEW i20 VS NEW CITY | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

New Hyundai i20

New Honda City 5th Gen

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

Displacement

1493 cc

1498 cc

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

100PS @ 4000rpm

100PS @ 3600rpm

Peak Torque

240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

200Nm @ 1750rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

25.2kmpl

24.1kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

-

Automatic FE

-

-

New i20 Diesel vs New City Diesel

The new Hyundai i20 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 240Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 25.2kmpl.

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 i20 and the City have identical power output.
  • The i20 diesel produces more torque than the City.
  • The i20 diesel is more fuel-efficient than the City.
  • The i20 diesel has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the City. So, it will offer better driveability.

New i20 vs New City 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of new i20 are:

  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Electric sunroof
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

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

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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