In this article, we are going to do a brief comparison between the new 6th Generation Honda City 2021 vs Toyota Yaris, as many people are interested to know the difference between both of these top vehicles in order to make a more educated decision while making a purchase.
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 the entry level sedan category.
New Honda City 2021 vs Toyota Yaris
This comparison will include the main features and aspects of the new Honda City 2021 vs Toyota Yaris and for the sake of making this comparison between both vehicles fair, we are going to be looking at the top variants of both sedans, which include the Honda City 2021 Aspire 1.5L CVT vs Toyota Yaris ATIV X CVT.
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 Toyota Yaris on the other hand is equipped with a similar 1.5L (1496cc) engine which produces a slightly lower 106 horsepower and 140Nm of torque with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) system.
Honda City 2021 vs Toyota Yaris – 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 into different headings.
The new Honda City 2021 stands at 4441mm in length, 1694mm in width and 1489mm in height while the Toyota Yaris is slightly smaller with a length of 4425mm while standing slightly wider at 1730mm with a height of 1475mm. However, this is just a miniscule difference between both these vehicles and doesn’t actually make any difference when it comes to practicality.
The 6th Generation Honda City and the Toyota Yaris both offer 15-inches Alloy wheels standard with the top-of-the-line variants. However, the spare provided is a 15-inch steel wheel for both these vehicles.
Headlamps, DRLs and Rear Lights
Both of these sedan cars offer halogen headlamps with Day-time Running Lights (DRLs).
However, the Toyota Yaris is equipped with LED rear lights while the new Honda City 2021 has halogen rear lights.
The 6th Generation Honda City has electric automatic retractable side mirrors while this feature is missing in the Toyota Yaris.
Honda City 2021 vs Toyota Yaris – Interior Features
Now let us compare the interior features of both, the new Honda City 2021 and the Toyota Yaris.
The new Honda City 2021 takes the edge when it comes to Cruise Control as Toyota Yaris completely lacks this feature in all variants of the sedan.
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. However, the Toyota Yaris only has a 6.8-inch infotainment touchscreen in the top-of-the-line variant, making it significantly smaller compared to the Honda City.
The 6th Generation Honda City 2021 and the Toyota Yaris both have electronic power steering with multimedia buttons. However, the Honda City has a ‘Tilt and Telescope’ steering wheel while the Toyota Yaris only has the ‘Tilt’ option.
Both top-of-the-line variants are equipped with push start feature.
Honda City 2021 vs Toyota Yaris – Safety Features
The following safety features are available in both, the new 6th Generation Honda City 2021 and the Toyota Yaris:
Auto Door Lock
ISOFIX Children’s Seat
These additional safety features are only available in the Toyota Yaris:
Hill Start Assist
Vehicle Stability Control
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 Toyota Yaris ATIV X CVT is Rs. 2,899,000, making it significantly cheaper than the new Honda City 2021.