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2023 Hyundai Verna vs Rivals – Spec and Features Comparison

The all-new Hyundai Verna is now on sale at a starting price of Rs 10.90 lakh (ex-showroom, introductory). Compared to its predecessor, the upgraded sedan has undergone a complete design overhaul, dimensionally evolved, and received tons of new features, along with a new turbocharged petrol engine. But how does it fare against other cars in the segment – the Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Skoda Slavia, and Volkswagen Virtus? Let’s find out.

Dimensions

DimensionsHyundai VernaHonda CityMaruti CiazVW VirtusSkoda Slavia
Length4535mm4583mm4490mm4561mm4541mm
Width1765mm1748mm1730mm1752mm1752mm
Height1475mm1489mm1485mm1507mm1507mm
Wheelbase2670mm2600mm2650mm2651mm2651mm
Boot Space528 litres506 litres510 litres521 litres521 litres
Wheel Size16-inch16-inch16-inch16-inch16-inch
2023 Hyundai Verna vs Honda City vs Maruti Ciaz vs Skoda Slavia vs VW Virtus – Dimensions
  • The Honda City is the longest among all, followed by Volkswagen Virtus, Skoda Slavia and Hyundai Verna.
  • New-gen Hyundai Verna is the widest and has the longest wheelbase, which should translate into the most generous cabin space compared to its rivals.
  • All sedans sit on 16-inch alloy wheels in their range-topping variant.
  • The 2023 Hyundai Verna also offers the biggest boot space to cater for your travel needs.

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2023 New Hyundai Verna detailed price comparison

Engine & Fuel Efficiency (Mileage)

Hyundai VernaHonda CityMaruti CiazSkoda Slavia / VW Virtus
Engine1.5L NA / 1.5L Turbo Petrol1.5L NA / 1.5L Petrol-Hybrid1.5L NA Petrol1.0L Turbo / 1.5L Turbo Petrol
Cylinders4 / 44 / 443 / 4
Max Power115PS / 160PS121PS / 126PS105PS115PS / 150PS
Peak Torque144Nm / 253Nm145Nm / 253Nm138Nm175Nm / 250Nm
GearboxNA Petrol: 6-speed Manual, CVT

Turbo Petrol: 6-speed Manual, 7-speed DCT
NA Petrol: 6-speed Manual, CVT

Hybrid: e-CVT
5-speed Manual, 4-speed Torque Converter AT1.0 turbo: 6-speed Manual, 6-speed Torque Converter AT

1.5 turbo*: 6-speed Manual, 7-speed DSG
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWD
Fuel Efficiency (Mileage)NA Petrol: 18.60kmpl (MT), 19.60kmpl (CVT)

Turbo Petrol: 20kmpl (MT), 20.60kmpl (DCT)
NA Petrol: 17.8 kmpl (MT), 18.4 kmpl (CVT),

Hybrid: 26.5 kmpl
20.65 kmpl (MT), 20.04 kmpl (AT)1.0 turbo: 19.47kmpl (MT), 18.07kmpl (AT)

1.5 turbo: 18.72kmpl (MT), 18.41kmpl (DCT)
2023 Hyundai Verna vs Honda City vs Maruti Ciaz vs Skoda Slavia vs VW Virtus – Specs and Mileage

*VW Virtus doesn’t get a manual gearbox option with the 1.5L turbo-petrol engine.

  • Except for the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, all the other sedans here get two engine options.
  • The Honda City is the only car in its segment to come with a self-charging petrol-hybrid powertrain.
  • The 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine of the 2023 Hyundai Verna is the most powerful and torquey of the lot, followed by its German rivals’ 1.5-litre unit.
  • Hybrid-powered Honda City is the fuel-efficient sedan here.

Also Read: 2023 Hyundai Verna vs Rivals – Price Comparison

Features

2023 Hyundai Verna Interior
Hyundai VernaHonda CitySkoda Slavia / VW VirtusMaruti Suzuki Ciaz 
Auto Headlamps
Connected Car Tech
Touchscreen Infotainment10.25-inch8-inch10.1-inch7-inch
Digital Driver’s Display
Lane Watch Camera
TPMS
Android Auto/ Apple Carplay(Wireless)(Wireless)
Automatic AC
Rear AC Vents
Wireless Charger
Sunroof
Ventilated Seats (including heating function)No
Paddle Shifters (1.5L)
No of Airbags6 (standard)662
Front Parking Sensors
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
2023 Hyundai Verna vs Honda City vs Maruti Ciaz vs Skoda Slavia vs VW Virtus – Features

Also Read: How Does Adaptive Cruise Control Work In Honda City Petrol Manual?

Price

ModelPrice Range
Hyundai VernaRs 10.90 – 17.38 lakh
Maruti CiazRs 9.29 – 12.19 lakh
Honda CityRs 11.55 – 20.39 lakh
Volkswagen VirtusRs 11.32 – 18.42 lakh
Skoda SlaviaRs 11.29 – 18.40 lakh
2023 Hyundai Verna vs Honda City vs Maruti Ciaz vs Skoda Slavia vs VW Virtus – Price
2023 Hyundai Verna

Verdict

Priced at upwards of Rs 10.90 lakh (ex-showroom), the new Hyundai Verna has been priced competitively. Also, it seems quite promising on paper and offers a lot.