One is the Honda City that has been ruling the roads ever since it was first launched. The second is the Nissan Sunny. In terms of success and popularity, Nissan Sunny is far behind than the City. Nissan had launched a new refreshed version of Sunny in July 2014, to combat its dipping sales.
Here we bring a brief comparison between these two sedans, how they fare with each other.
The dimensions of both the cars are almost the same; the City is a tad bit longer and taller than the Nissan Sunny. The boot of the City is 510 L while the Sunny has a 490 L boot space.
The Honda City gets many premium features that includes a sunroof, modified bumpers, headlamps and tail lamps, AC vents at rear seats, and reverse camera at rear bottom.
The Nissan has features which include a central console in piano-black glossy finish, 5.1-inch display, Bluetooth-enabled premium audio, AC with heater, electronic steering wheel, power windows and electric power steering with tilt function.
Both the sedans have a diesel as well as petrol units. The diesel Sunny is powered by a 1.5 liter, K9K diesel engine which generates a power of 84.8 bhp and a torque of 200 Nm. The 1.5 liter i-DTEC diesel engine of the Honda City churns out a maximum power of 99 bhp and a torque of 200 Nm. The diesel engine of the City is much lighter and stronger than the Sunny’s diesel engine.
The Sunny’s petrol variant has the same 1.5 liter unit that produces a maximum output of 97.6 bhp in the manual gear and 99.6 bhp in the CVT version and a peak torque of 134 Nm. The City has an engine with a 1497 cc displacement and a 1.5 liter petrol engine that produces a power and torque of 117 bhp and 145 Nm, respectively.
The City’s petrol as well as the automatic is mated with a 5-speed while the diesel variant gets only 6-speed manual transmission gearbox. The Sunny is geared up with both manual and auto transmission in its petrol and only with manual in diesel.
The ARAI certified mileage of the City diesel is 26.0 kmpl, of the Sunny diesel is 22.71 kmpl, of the City petrol MT is 17.8 kmpl, of the Sunny petrol MT is 16.95 kmpl, of the City petrol AT is 18 kmpl, and that of the Sunny petrol AT is 17.97 kmpl.
By having a price tag between Rs. 6.99-9.80 lakhs, Nissan’s Sunny offers a very competitive range though. On the contrary, the all new City have quite more price range of Rs. 7.19-10.99 lakhs.
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