Skoda recently unveiled their latest sedan, the Slavia. The car is scheduled for a launch in early 2022. The Slavia is a car that replaces the Skoda Rapid in India. Honda City has been ruling the sedan segment successfully for a long time. Will Skoda Slavia manage to put a dent in Honda City’s sales figure? In this article, we will discuss which car is better between Skoda Slavia and the Honda City

Skoda Slavia Design

Skoda Slavia

The Skoda Slavia is based on the MQB-A0-IN platform, being the second car in India to use the same platform after Kushaq. The car carries the new design language of Skoda that is very noticeable when you see the front grille of this car. The Slavia is bigger than the retiring Rapid in dimensions. Skoda Slavia definitely has more to offer when it comes to shoulder room and legroom in the cabin.

The Honda City is based on the EF Civic platform and has been around for quite some time. The design of the Honda City has evolved from being a sporty sedan to a more classy and premium car. Currently, the fifth generation of Honda City is available in India and the car outsells its rivals consistently. When compared based on the specifications of these cars. The Skoda Slavia gets a bigger boot space at 521 litres when compared to 506 litres of Honda City’s boot.

Skoda Slavia Engine and Specifications

Skoda Engine

The Skoda Slavia will be offered with two turbocharged petrol engines. The 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine produces 115bhp and 178Nm of torque, and the 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine produces 150bhp and 250Nm of torque. There is a choice of a six-speed manual gearbox, six-speed automatic (torque converter), and a seven-speed DSG (dual-clutch) gearbox to choose from.

The Honda City is offered in petrol as well as in diesel engines. The car gets a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine that produces 119bhp and 145Nm of torque. The diesel engine is a 1.5-litre i-DTEC turbocharged that produces 98 bhp and 200Nm of torque. The Honda City is available in a six-speed manual, and a seven-speed CVT gearbox to choose from.


Honda City

The interiors of the Skoda Slavia come loaded with features like a flat-bottom steering wheel with multi-function, a sunroof, circular AC vents, touch screen infotainment system, automatic climate control, and A-pillar mounted tweeters. A detailed list of features will be revealed once the car is officially launched.

Honda City is also equally loaded when it comes to features. It gets a multi-angle rear camera with guidelines (normal, wide, top-down modes), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with electronic stability and traction control. The interior of the Honda City is premium. The seats are perfect with comfortable cushioning that makes them perfect for long-distance driving.

Both the cars have a wide array of features on offer. If you have car buying doubts click here to ask! Get the lowest price for car insurance here. For more such content stay subscribed to MotorOctane YoutubeGoogle News Facebook, and Twitter. Also, follow us on Flipboard and Reddit where we have a discussion community.


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