It’s time to compare the two sedans on offer by Honda as it only three cars on offer. Honda Amaze against the Honda City to see which is the best Honda Sedan to buy.
Amaze vs City – Exterior and Interior
At the front as you can see, Honda Amaze has a chrome bar that joins with the LED headlamps and below the chrome bar is the grille finished in chrome and fog lamps coverings covered in chrome. From the side, it has creases and blacked out ORVMs and 15-inch alloy wheels. Moving to the rear, it has LED taillamps and the bumper finished in faux silver skid plate.
The City had got an facelift update on March 2nd and now the front has a new hexagonal grille with chrome bar jointing with the LED headlamps. The bumper at the front and rear diffuser bumper are wrapped in carbon to give it a sporty look. At the sides, it has 16-inch alloy wheels with chrome door handles and request sensor on it. At the rear, it has boot-lip spoiler on the tailgate with LED taillamps.
Both the cars has the option for the dual-tone interior. However, the City has an big 8-inch infotainment system while the Amaze has 7-inch infotainment system. Both the cars have three-spoke multi-function steering wheel. There is chrome around the AC vents and on the dials of the climate control as well. Also, the AC vents in the Amaze is placed above the infotainment system whereas in the City the infotainment system is placed between the AC vents. The city has utilized soft touch materials on the dashboard and on the doors while the Amaze doesn’t.
Amaze vs City – Dimensions
|Honda City||Honda Amaze|
|Boot Space||508 litres||420 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||40 litres||25 litres|
|Kerb Weight||1,152 kg||987 kg|
|Gross Vehicle Weight||1,528 kg||1,332 kg|
As you can see at the dimensions of both the cars, the Honda City has a length of 4490 which is 495mm more than the Amaze’s 3995mm length. The City has a width of 1748mm while the Amaze has 1695mm width which is 53mm less than the City. The City has a height of 1489mm which is 12mm less than the Amaze 1501mm width. The City also has 130mm more wheelbase than the Amaze as the City got 2600mm wheelbase while the Amaze got 2470mm.
Both the City and the Amaze has 165mm ground clearance, but, the City has got 508 litres of boot space while the Amaze got 420 litres of boot space. The City got 40 litres fuel tank while the Amaze has 35 litres fuel tank. The City has a kerb weight of 1,152 kg and gross weight of 1,528 kg while the Amaze has a kerb weight of 987 kg and gross weight of 1,332 kg.
Amaze vs City – Engine Options
|Honda Amaze||Honda City|
|Engine||1.2-litre NA petrol||1.5-litre NA Petrol Engine|
|Power||88.50 bhp||121 bhp|
|Torque||110 Nm||145 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed MT, CVT||6-speed MT, CVT|
|Fuel Efficiency||18.6 km/l – MT|
18.3 km/l – CVT
|17.48 km/l – MT|
18.4 km/l – CVT
|Top Speed||160 kmph||between 170 – 180 kmph|
Both the cars have one petrol engines on offer. Let’s start with the Amaze first. The Amaze has a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol that puts out 88.50 bhp and 110 Nm of torque paired to 5-speed Manual Transmission and CVT Transmission with fuel efficiency of 18.6 km/l on Manual and 18.3 km/l for CVT and has a top speed of 160 kmph.
The Honda City on the other hand has 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine which produces 121 bhp and 145 Nm of torque mated to a 6-speed Manual Transmission and CVT Transmission with a fuel efficiency of 17.48 km/l on Manual and 18.4 km/l on the CVT Transmission.
Amaze vs City – Features
|Features||Honda Amaze||Honda City|
|Wheel size & Tyre||15-inch alloy wheels||16-inch alloy wheels|
|Auto Power Window||Yes||Yes|
|Rear AC vent||–||Yes|
|Android Auto, Apple CarPlay||Yes||Yes|
|Sound System||4-speaker In-built sound system||8-speaker premium surround sound system|
|Height adjustable driver seat||Yes||Yes|
As you can see at the features table, the Amaze misses out on features such as sunroof, wireless charger, leather seat upholstery, and 8-speaker premium surround sound system.
|Safety Features||Honda Amaze||Honda City|
|Airbags||Two Airbags||Six airbags|
|Camera||Reverse-parking camera||Reverse-parking camera|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Hill Start Assist||Yes||Yes|
|All 4 Disc Brakes||Front Disc||Front Disc|
As you can see at the safety features list, the Amaze does not get ADAS, Tyre-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS),Traction control, and ESC feature which the City does have on offer. Also, the Amaze only has dual airbags while the City has six airbags.
Amaze vs City – Price
|Honda Amaze||Rs. 7.94 lakh – Rs. 10.74 lakh (On-road prices)|
|Honda City||Rs. 13.25 lakh – Rs. 18.31 lakh (On-road prices)|
Honda Amaze starts at Rs. 7.94 lakh for the base E variant and goes all the way up to Rs. 10.74 lakh for the VX CVT variant while the Honda City starts at Rs. 13.25 lakh for the SV variant and goes up to Rs. 18.31 lakh for ZX CVT variant.
Amaze vs City – Verdict
In conclusion, the decision for which car to buy totally depends on you, however, we would recommend you to buy the Honda City over the Amaze as it has much more features and comfort on offer than the Amaze and the safety features is a big step-up over the Amaze.