Planning To Buy A Used Honda City? Here Are Things You Need To Consider


The Honda City is one of the most popular compact sedans in India. First launched in 1998, over the years India has seen five generations of the City, and the current one went on sale in India in 2020. The City is extremely popular in the used car market as well, and you will find thousands of listings online. Depending on the model year and condition of the car you can get a used Honda City for anywhere between Rs. 2 lakh, going up to Rs. 10 lakh for the more recent model. And if you are planning to go for one, you need to consider these pros and cons first.

Planning To Buy A Used Honda City? Here Are Things You Need To Consider

The Honda City comes with strong driving dynamics, offering good ride and handling.

Pros

  1. The Honda City is a well-built sedan with a solid fit and finish and a good number of features. The City also comes with strong driving dynamics, offering good ride and handling.
  2. The City offers decent space inside the cabin with comfortable ergonomics for both front and rear occupants. The more recent City also gets features like Auto LED headlights, sunroof, Cruise Control, touchscreen infotainment system, and up to 6 airbags.
  3. Over the years, the Honda City has come with bulletproof i-VTEC petrol and i-DTEC diesel engines. The more recent models come with a pair of 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines, and both are very capable options.

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Planning To Buy A Used Honda City? Here Are Things You Need To Consider

While the Honda City’s cabin is spacious and well built, the design and styling look quite dated. The quality of plastic used could also have been better.

Cons

  1. It is the current-gen City that gets most of the nicer features like connected car tech, voice assistant, etc., whereas the features offered with the slightly older City are quite minimal and basic.
  2. There’s no diesel automatic option on the Honda City neither in the new or, nor the older models. So, if you want a diesel City, then you’ll have to go for the manual.
  3. While the Honda City’s cabin is spacious and well built, the design and styling look quite dated. The quality of plastic used could also have been better.