2022 Honda City Hybrid Vs Petrol CVT VS Diesel MT: Variants explained

Kenneth John Published: May 04, 2022, 02:41 PM IST

Honda Cars India has launched the Honda City e:HEV hybrid in a single top-spec ZX variant. This hybrid sedan is priced at Rs 19.50 lakh which is about Rs 4 lakh more than the standard ZX petrol CVT. The Honda City range starts from Rs 11.38 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Honda Is now available in 3 different powertrains. Petrol, a diesel and a hybrid. The 1.5-litre petrol unit produces 121PS and is paired to a manual gearbox as standard but is also in a CVT. The 1.5-litre diesel engine produces 100PS and 200 Nm of torque and can only be had in a manual gearbox.

2022 honda city hybrid exterior front tracking

The Honda City e:HEV is powered by a Hybrid powertrain. It uses a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine paired with two electric motors, offering a combined output of 126PS and 253 Nm. This powertrain is available in a single top-spec variant and CVT gearbox.

The Honda City e:HEV has a claimed range of 26.5 kmpl, but after we were done testing this new powertrain, we managed to get roughly around 19 kmpl from it.

2022 honda city hybrid interior dashboard

The Honda City is available in 3 variants, V, VX and ZX. Here's the list of features you get with each of these variants.

2022 Honda City V:

Petrol MT - Rs 11.38 lakh , Petrol CVT - Rs 12.78 lakh, Diesel - Rs 12.98 lakh

Side Airbags

Hill Start Assist

Electronic Stability Control

8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System

Traction Control

Rear Parking Camera


Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Halogen Projector Headlamps

Day/Night IRVM

Auto Door Lock & Unlock

AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, MP3, iPod, iPhone

Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (basic)

Front Seatbelt Pretensioners w/ Load Limiter

3-point Seatbelt for Rear Middle Seat

Steering-mounted Audio Controls


Fog Lamps

4 Speakers

Electrically Adjustable & Foldable ORVMs

Height Adjustable Driver Seat

Body-coloured ORVMs w/ Turn Indicators

Tilt & Telescopic Steering

Auto AC w/ Rear AC Vents

Body Coloured Bumpers & Door Handles

Keyless Entry w/ Push-button Start/Stop

Front Armrest w/ Storage


Rear Armrest

Cruise Control

15-inch Alloy Wheels

Telematics (5-year subscription)

Front & Rear Door Pockets

Shark Fin Antenna

Paddle Shifters (CVT)

Fixed Rear Headrests

Fabric Upholstery

Follow-me-home Headlamps

2 USB Ports

Chrome Inserts In Cabin

Remote Functions w/ Alexa Voice Assistant

3 Power Sockets

LED Tail Lamps

One-Touch Up/Down Driver Window

Pinch Guard Driver Window

Illuminated Boot

Remote Engine Start (CVT)

2022 Honda City VX:

Petrol MT - Rs 12.84 lakh, Petrol CVT - Rs 14.14 lakh, Diesel - Rs 14.34 lakh

Curtain Airbags

Auto Headlamps


16-inch Machined Alloy Wheels

Display For Parking Sensors

Auto-dimming IRVM

7-inch Full Colour Instrument Cluster

Piano Black Accent on Audio System

Walk-away Lock

Rear Reading Lamps

Leather-wrapped Steering

Leather-wrapped Gear Knob

2 Seatback Pockets

4 Speakers

2022 Honda City VX:

Petrol MT - Rs 13.83 lakh, Petrol CVT - 15.13 lakh, Diesel - Rs 15.33 lakh, Hybrid - Rs 19.50 lakh

LED Headlamps

LED Cabin Lights

LED Turn Indicators

Lane Watch Camera

Remote Open/Close Power Windows & Sunroof

Glossy Dark Wood Finish on Instrument Panel

LED Fog Lamps

Auto Folding ORVMs

Ambient Lighting

Rear Windshield Curtain

Leather Upholstery

Chrome Door Handles

Soft-touch Interior Elements

ADAS functions (0nly on the hybrid)

Also Read:

2022 Honda City hybrid e:HEV launched in India at Rs 19.50 lakh, one ZX variant

2022 Honda City hybrid e:HEV review, first drive - real-world mileage tested

2022 Honda City E:HEV (Hybrid) Reviewed, Real-World Range Calculated!

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.9 Lakhs
Max Power(ps)
Max Torque(Nm)
17.8 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 19.5 Lakhs
Max Power(ps)
Max Torque(Nm)
26.5 Kmpl

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