Diesel sedan Comparison - Honda City Vs Hyundai Verna

Friday 18 July 2014, 10:16 AM by

Sedan have been known to deliver comfort and stable driving experience. But at the same time many hesitate opting for a sedan due to high cost of ownership. Things only get worse when petrol prices start to climb upward almost every alternate month in the country. A sedan in diesel provides with much relief to a regular commuter. Moreover diesel engines coming from big brand names like Honda and Hyundai is definitely a pleasure to own. Running on the front for Honda is the City sedan, whereas Hyundai banks heavily on its Verna's popularity.

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Diesel sedan Comparison - Honda City Vs Hyundai Verna

Honda City has been in the country for a while, but this is the first time that the company has decided to launch a diesel version of its top-selling sedan. The car features a 1.5 litre –DTECH engine that powers the car with an output of 100 PS at 3600 rpm and 200 Nm of Torque at 1750 rpm. The car is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission engine. As per ARAI certification, the Honda City delivers an impressive mileage of 26 kmpl. The car is available in five manual transmission diesel variants like E, S, SV, V and VX. The new City is said to be based on “Exciting H” design philosophy that features smooth flowing curves through its sides. The sedan's front fascia is now bolder-looking with headlights flowing onto its sides.

Diesel sedan Comparison - Honda City Vs Hyundai Verna

On the other hand Hyundai Verna is not unknown to the Indian market too and has been running successfully for quite a long time. The latest version of Verna comes with a complete overhaul featuring a bigger and sportier stance than before. The new car came to be known as the Verna Fluidic and is available in 1.4 litre and 1.6 litre option. The 1.6-liter CRDi engine generates about 126bhp of maximum power and 259Nm of top torque. Cabin space in the Hyundai Verna Fluidic has an elegant and refreshing feel to it. On the exterior front the car features prominent curves that flow through the entire body. Hyundai Verna 1.4 liter delivers a fuel efficiency of 23.50kmpl, whereas the 1.6 litre diesel variant delivers 22.32kmpl.

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