Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz are three such cars that takes luxury of travel to another level in this segment. Maruti Ciaz is the most affordable model, starting with a price tag of INR 7.66 lakh. This makes it around INR 33,000 lower than Hyundai Verna and INR 80,000 than the Honda City.
Maruti Ciaz seems overpriced when considered from diesel point of view as Hyundai Verna offers starting variant at just INR 9.19 lakh. Not just that, the engine on diesel Verna is good for 128 HP and 260 Nm of torque, making it the most powerful engine of this segment.
It stays at the top, even when compared to other segment cars like Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid. When compared in terms of petrol motor, Verna is again the most powerful with 123 HP and 151 Nm of torque under its 1.6L engine.
Closest rival to the same is Honda City, producing 117.3 BHP and 145 Nm of torque from its 1.5L petrol engine. Ciaz is more into the mileage section while Hyundai offers powerful engines to the customers. Hyundai also comes out to be the only manufacturer here that offers automatic gearbox on diesel engine Verna.