2014 Honda City Diesel and Main Rivals Comparison
2014 Honda City Diesel is going to launch soon in India next year starting itself. 2014 Honda City Diesel is the much awaited luxury sedan from the Honda. Honda’s Earth Dreams technology is the high light and it supports less environmental pollution. The new 2014 Honda City Diesel will be powered by the same powerful engine used in the Honda Amaze.The main rivals of 2014 Honda City Diesel are the Volkswagen Vento and Hyundai Verna Fluidic.
Hyundai Verna Fluidic is a C+ segment sedan launched in India from the quality car makers Hyundai. The car is a perfect combination of excellent interior and exterior features more than a sedan. After the successful launch of Volkswagen polo the company newly introduced another similar entry level sedan that is Volkswagen Vento. In terms of interior and exterior features it shares lots of features as same as polo.
Look Style and Dimensions
External stylish features of Hyundai Verna Fluidic are sporty alloy wheels, body colored bumper, new front grille, stylish bumper, tail lamp etc. You have 10 variants in petrol and diesel with 6 attractive color choices.
The new Honda City comes with an ‘Exciting Design H!!’ language as in the Honda Jazz. From exterior it shares a lot in appearance with the Honda Amaze and the Brio. The styling factors includes modified grille, sportier rear, LED brake lights, stylish alloy wheels, 175 / 65 R15 tyre size, indicators mounted on the OVRMs etc. There will be remarkable increase in length and wheelbase in the new City.
Exterior features of Volkswagen Vento are stylish and sleek C-pillar, rear camera, square tail-lights, straight lines on bumper, alloy wheels, digital display, newer head-lamps etc. You have best 10 variants in petrol and diesel with beautiful color shades to select.
2014 Honda City Diesel packed with the same engine which is used in Amaze compact sedan. Honda’s Earth Dreams technology is the hot point of this engine. So you can assure good performance without reduction in mileage.
The efficient 1.5-litre diesel mill of 2014 Honda City Diesel churns out 98 @ 3600 Maximum Power (ps/rpm) and 200 @ 1750 Maximum Torque (nm/rpm). The engine is a 4-Cylinder Inline DOHC i-DTEC Valvetrain Type with displacement of 1498cc. You have a 5 – Speed gear box with facility of smooth manual transmission option.
Volkswagen Vento diesel Variants are powered by a 1598 cc, Diesel engine capable to make 103 bhp @ 4400 RPM power and torque of 250 Nm @ 1500 RPM on ride. The engine mated with 5 speed manual, 6 speed automatic gears and FWD for best performance.
The Hyundai Verna Fluidic diesel models are powered by 1396 cc/1582 cc engines which produces 126 bhp/89 bhp / 121 bhp @ 4000 RPM power on ride based on the choice of variant. Engine mated with 4-speed, Automatic, FWD/5 speed or 6 speed manual gears too.
The new Honda city using Diesel fuel in its new engine and thus you will get good figures on mileage. The Mileage of 2014 Honda City Diesel is 14.0kmpl in the city traffic and 18.5kmpl over the highways. Hyundai Verna Fluidic diesel variants gives you fuel efficiency of 23.5kmpl. Volkswagen Vento diesel Variants will return you fuel efficiency of 20.54kmpl on ride.
Comfort and Safety Features
2014 Honda City packed with McPherson strut with stabilizer,coil spring suspension is used in the front and in rear fitted with the Torsion beam axle with stabilizer, coil spring one. It will offer good stability along with the Rack & Pinion Power steering. About the brakes the new City have good Disc brakes in front and rum brakes at rear. A beautifully designed black dashboard and beige upholstery for lower variants and leather for higher versions are the main attractions in interior. We expecting a blower and bottle holders for the rear seats. The introduced AVN package with the new City in top variants for better features.
Volkswagen Vento measures 4384 mm x 1699 mm x 1466 mm (length x width x height) and ground clearance of 168mm. Comfort and safety measures are Airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System, Engine immobilizer, Child Safety Lock, Air Conditioner, Power Steering, Rear Parking Sensors, Fabric Seat Upholstery, Driver Height Adjustable Seat, Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel, Power Windows, Rear Defogger, Body-Coloured ORVMs, Roof Mounted Antenna, Clear lens Head Lamp, Integrated (in-dash) Music System, GPS Navigation System, Tubeless Tyres etc.
Beautifully made interior with all safety and comfort features is one of the best point of Hyundai Verna Fluidic cars. Comfort features are Air Conditioner, Power Steering, Keyless Start, Power Windows, Leather Seat Upholstery, Body-Coloured ORVMs, Roof Mounted Antenna, Integrated (in-dash) Music System etc. For your safety it is equipped with Tubeless Tyres, 6 Airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, Engine immobilizer, Child Safety Lock, Remote Central Locking and good braking-suspension etc.
Price in India (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
- Hyundai Verna Fluidic diesel: Rs. 8,51,069 to Rs. 11,47,739/-
- Volkswagen Vento Diesel models: Rs. 8,44,000 to Rs. 9,89,805/-
- 2014 Honda City Diesel: Rs. 7.50 – 11.50 lakhs (Expected)