In this article, we are going to compare the new 6th Generation Honda City 2021 vs Changan Alsvin, since many people want to know which is the better option among both these B-segment sedan vehicles.
Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited (HACPL) has launched the highly anticipated new 6th Generation Honda City 2021, which will go up against the Toyota Yaris and new entrants in the market, Proton Saga and Changan Alsvin in this category.
New Honda City 2021 vs Changan Alsvin
In this comparison, we are going to look at the main features and aspects of new Honda City 2021 vs Changan Alsvin. Furthermore, we are going to be comparing the top-of-the-line variants of both vehicles i.e. the Honda City 2021 Aspire 1.5L CVT vs Changan Alsvin LUMIERE.
Engine and Transmission
The higher-end variant of the 6th Generation Honda City is equipped with a 1.5L (1497cc) engine, which is capable of producing an impressive 118 horsepower and 145Nm of torque while mated with a Constant Variable Transmission (CVT) system.
The higher-end variant of the Changan Alsvin on the other hand is powered by a slightly lower capacity 1480cc engine which is capable producing 105hp and 145Nm of torque while being equipped with a 5-speed automatic dual clutch transmission (DCT) system.
Honda City 2021 vs Changan Alsvin – Exterior Features
Let us start with the comparison of the exterior feature of both vehicles. In order to make this comparison as simple as possible, we have taken the top features and divided them under different headings.
The new Honda City 2021 stands at 4441mm in length, 1694mm in width and 1489mm in height while the Changan Alsvin stands at 4390mm in length, 1468mm in height and 1725mm in width. These measurements make both vehicles almost identical when it comes to their size.
The 6th Generation Honda City and the Changan Alsvin both offer 15-inches Alloy wheels standard with both top-of-the-line variants.
Headlamps and DRLs
Both of these sedan cars come with halogen headlamps and Day-time Running Lights (DRLs). However, the City has dual barrel headlamps compared to the projector style headlamps in the Alsvin.
The ‘Shark Fin Antenna” is found in both sedan vehicles.
The Changan Alsvin is equipped with an electric sunroof, which is something completely lacking in the new Honda City 2021.
The 6th Generation Honda City has retractable side mirrors with integrated headlamps but the Changan Alsvin has heated side mirrors, which are a plus point towards the Chinese sedan as it can be really helpful when these side mirrors fog up, especially in the winter time.
Honda City 2021 vs Changan Alsvin – Interior Features
Now let us compare the interior features of both, the new Honda City 2021 and the Changan Alsvin.
The new Honda City 2021 has a 9-inch infotainment touchscreen in the Aspire variants and a 7-inch touchscreen in the non-Aspire variants while the Changan Alsvin LUMIERE has a smaller 7-inch floating display. However, this floating display is equipped with built-in vehicle controls such as DRLs, TPMS, AC and door locks.
The 6th Generation Honda City 2021 and the Changan both have electronic power steering with multimedia buttons. However, the Honda City has a ‘Tilt and Telescope’ steering wheel while the Changan Alsvin only has the ‘Tilt’ option.
The new Honda City 2021 has the push start feature, which is not present in the top-of-the-line Changan Alsvin LUMIERE.
Climate Control and Rear AC Vents
The 6th Generation Honda City has automatic climate control and rear AC vents, which is not present in the Changan Alsvin
Adjustable Driver Seat
The newly launched Honda City offers driver seat adjustment while the Changan Alsvin does not have this convenience feature.
Both vehicles have cruise control feature.
Honda City 2021 vs Changan Alsvin – Safety Features
Honda City 2021
Auto Door Lock
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
ISOFIX Children’s Seat
The price of the new Honda City 6th Generation is Rs. 3,174,000 for the top-of-the-line variant (Aspire 1.5L CVT) while the price of Changan Alsvin is SIGNIFICANTLY CHEAPER at Rs. 2,589,000. This is a Rs. 5,850,000 difference between both vehicles.