Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna vs Maruti Ciaz vs Honda City vs Skoda Rapid: Tech Spec Comparison

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The Hyundai Verna received a face lift update earlier this week as the Korean car maker launched the new 2015 4s Fluidic Verna. The mid-size sedan is designed with the car maker’s Fluidic design philosophy and receives a fresh look for 2015. But can this updated model outdo one of the highest selling products in the mid-size sedan segment – the Honda City and the Maruti Ciaz – and the more subtle, but equally manic Skoda Rapid? We compare the technical specifications of these four mid-size sedans to find out how does the new 2015 Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna fare against the competition.

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Here are the technical specifications of the four mid-size sedans:

Specifications Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna Maruti Ciaz Honda City Skoda Rapid
Engine Type/ Cubic Capacity (cc)
Petrol 1396/1591 1373 1497 1598
Diesel 1396/1582 1248 1498 1498
Power (PS @ RPM)
Petrol 107 @ 6300/123 @ 6300 92.45 @ 6000 119 @ 6600 105 @ 5250
Diesel 90 PS @ 4,000/128 PS @ 4000 90 @ 4000 100 @ 3600 105 @ 4400
Torque (Nm @ RPM)
Petrol 135 @ 5000/155 @ 5000 130 @ 4000 145 @ 4600 153 @ 3800
Diesel 220 @ 1750-2750/260 @ 1900-2750 200 @ 1750 200 @ 1750 250 @ 1500-2500
Petrol 5MT/4AT 5MT/4AT 5MT/CVT 5MT/6AT
Diesel 6MT/4AT 5MT 6MT 5MT/7AT
Length X Width X Height (mm) 4375 x 1700 x 1475 4490 x 1730 x 1485 4440 x 1695 x 1495 4386 x 1699 x 1466
Wheelbase (mm) 2570 2650 2600 2552
Boot Space (litre) 490 510 510 460
Fuel Tank Capacity (litre) 43 43 40 55
Price (Rs in Lakh – ex-showroom Delhi)
Petrol 7.73-10.15 7.20-9.10 7.50-11.43 7.24-9.85
Diesel 8.94-12.19 8.30-10.37 8.75-11.54 8.41-11.00

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The new 2015 Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna continues to use the same power plant that propelled the previous generation Verna. The 2015 Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna comes with more engine options than the competition and, on paper, the 1.6-litre petrol and diesel motors on the 4S Fluidic Verna produces more power than the rest of the cars in this comparison. The Honda City grabs the second spot with 119 PS and 100 PS of power from its petrol and diesel motor respectively. The Skoda Rapid finishes third while the Maruti Ciaz has the minimum power output figures against the rest. The same order follows in the torque output figures as well.

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The 2015 Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna also gets an upper edge over the competition with an automatic transmission with its diesel motor which the Honda City and Maruti Ciaz miss out on. The new 2015 Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna is loaded with tons of features which gives it an upper hand against the competition. However, the addition of more features has also resulted in higher prices against competition. At starting prices of Rs 7.73 lakh for petrol and Rs 8.94 lakh, the 2015 Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna is the most expensive vehicle in this comparison. Honda City comes in at second with the entry level petrol and diesel model being priced at Rs 7.50 lakh and Rs 8.75 lakh respectively. The Skoda Rapid and Maruti Ciaz finish third and fourth respectively.

So which mid-size sedan would you like to bring home? Share your thoughts and opinions with us through the comments section below.

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