Honda City vs Mahindra Bolero Neo

Should you buy Honda City or Mahindra Bolero Neo? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Honda City price starts at Rs 11.71 Lakh ex-showroom for SV (Petrol) and Mahindra Bolero Neo price starts Rs 9.90 Lakh ex-showroom for N4 (Diesel). City has 1498 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Bolero Neo has 1493 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the City has a mileage of 18.4 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Bolero Neo has a mileage of 17.29 kmpl (Diesel top model).

City Vs Bolero Neo

Key HighlightsHonda CityMahindra Bolero Neo
On Road PriceRs.18,60,252*Rs.14,50,799*
Mileage (city)-12.08 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
Engine(cc)14981493
TransmissionAutomaticManual
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Honda City vs Mahindra Bolero Neo Comparison

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    • Brand / Model
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        Honda City
        Honda City
        Rs16.19 Lakh*
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            Mahindra Bolero Neo
            Mahindra Bolero Neo
            Rs12.15 Lakh*
            *Ex-showroom Price
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.18,60,252*
          Rs.14,50,799*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.36,208/month
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          Rs.28,525/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 145 Reviews
          4.5
          Based on 158 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          Rs.5,625
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          i-VTEC
          mHAWk100
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1498
          1493
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          119.35bhp@6600rpm
          98.56bhp@3750rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          145Nm@4300rpm
          260Nm@1750-2250rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          -
          Yes
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Manual
          Gear Box
          CVT
          5-Speed
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Diesel
          Mileage City (kmpl)
          -
          12.08
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          18.4
          17.29
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          40
          50
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          -
          150
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          -
          Rear Suspension
          Torsion beam with Coil Spring
          -
          Shock Absorbers Type
          Telescopic Hydraulic Nitrogen Gas-filled
          -
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Power
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Tilt
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          5.3
          5.35
          Front Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          -
          150
          Tyre Size
          185/55 R16
          215/75 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          R16
          15
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          15
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4583
          3995
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1748
          1795
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1489
          1817
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          -
          160
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          5209
          2750
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          1531
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1153
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          1528
          2215
          Front Track
          1496
          -
          Rear Track
          1484
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          7
          Boot Space (Litres)
          506
          384
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate ControlYes
          -
          Air Quality ControlYes
          -
          Remote Engine Start/StopYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYes
          -
          Vanity MirrorYes
          -
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYes
          -
          Cup Holders RearYes
          -
          Rear AC VentsYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Rear
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYes
          -
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
          -
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          With Storage
          Yes
          Tailgate AjarYes
          -
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes),Steering Mounted Voice Recognition Switch with Illumination,Touch-Sensor Based Smart Keyless Access,Electrical Trunk Lock with Keyless Release,Sunroof Keyless Remote Open/Close,MAX COOL mode,Front Console Lower Pocket for Smartphones,Foldable Grab Handles (Soft Closing Motion),Meter Illumination Control Switch,ECON™ Button & Mode Indicator,Fuel Gauge Display with Fuel Reminder Warning,Trip Meter (x2),Average Fuel Economy Indicator,Instant Fuel Economy Indicator,Cruising Range (Distance-to-Empty) Indicator,Outside Temperature Indicator,Other Warning Lamps & Indicators
          Powerful AC with ECO mode, Eco mode, Engine start-stop (micro hybrid), Delayed power window (all four windows), Magic lamp, Driver information system
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          All
          -
          Rear Window SunblindYes
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Automatic HeadlampsYes
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          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Leather Steering WheelYes
          -
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital OdometerYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Auto Diing Inside Rear View Mirror with Frameless Design,IPS Display with Optical Bonding Display Coating for Reflection Reduction,Premium Beige & Black Two-Tone Color Coordinated Interiors,Instrument Panel Assistant side Garnish Finish(Glossy Darkwood),Display Audio Piano Black Surround Garnish,Leather Shift Lever Boot with Stitch,Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch (Instrument Panel Assistant side Mid Pad, Center Console Knee Pad,Door Lining Armrest & Center Pads,Satin Metallic Garnish on Steering Wheel,Inside Door Handle Chrome Finish,Chrome Finish on All AC Vent Knobs & Hand Brake Knob,Trunk Lid Inside Lining Cover,LED Shift Lever Position Indicator,Easy Shift Lock Release Slot,Driver & Assistant Seat Back Pockets with Smartphone Sub-Pockets,Driver Side Coin Pocket with Lid,Ambient Light (Center Console Pocket),Ambient Light (Map Lamp & Front Footwell),Ambient Light (Front Door Inner Handles & Front Door Pockets),Front Map Lamps(led),,Advanced Twin-Ring Combimeter,Eco Assist System with Ambient Meter Light,Multi Function Driver Information Interface,Range & Fuel Economy Information,Average Speed & Time Information,G-Meter Display,Display Contents & Vehicle Settings Customization,Safety Support Settings,Vehicle Information & Warning Message Display,Rear Parking Sensor Proximity Display,Rear Seat Reminder,Steering Scroll Selector Wheel and Meter Control Switch,
          Premium Italian interiors, Twin pod instrument cluster, Colour accent on AC vent, Piano Black Stylish centre console with silver accent, Anti glare IRVM, Roof lamp - front row, Steering wheel garnish
          Digital Cluster
          Semi
          Semi
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          7
          3.5
          Upholstery
          Leather
          Fabric
          Exterior
          Available ColorsPlatinum White PearlBlueLunar Silver MettalicGolden Brown MetallicObsidian Blue PearlMeteoroid Grey MetallicRadiant Red Metallic+2 MoreCity ColorsDiamond WhiteRocky BeigeHighway RedNapoli BlackDsat SilverBolero Neo Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYes
          -
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          -
          No
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          Yes
          -
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel CoversNoNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          YesYes
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          Yes
          -
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          -
          No
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          Yes
          -
          Halogen HeadlampsNoYes
          Lighting
          -
          DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesNo
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesNo
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE™) Body Structure,Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array (Inline-Shell),L-Shaped LED Guide-type Turn Signal in Headlamps,Z-shaped 3D Wrap-around LED Tail Lamps with Uniform Edge Light,Wide & Thin Front Chrome Upper Grille,Sporty Front Grille Mesh: Diamond Chequered Flag Pattern,Sporty Fog Lamp Garnish & Carbon-Wrapped Front Bumper Lower Molding,Sporty Carbon-Wrapped Rear Bumper Diffuser,Sporty Trunk Lip Spoiler (Body Coloured),Sharp Side Character Line (Katana Blade In-Motion),Outer Door Handles Chrome Finish,Body Coloured Door Mirrors,Front & Rear Mud Guards,Black Sash Tape on B-Pillar,Chrome Decoration Ring for Map Lamp,Automatic Folding Door Mirrors (Welcome Function),
          X-Shaped body coloured bumpers, Signature grill with chrome inserts, Sporty static bending headlamps, Signature Bolero side cladding, Wheel arch cladding, Dual tone ORVMs, Sporty alloy wheels, X type spare wheel cover Deep silver, Muscular side footstep
          Fog Lights
          Front
          Front
          Antenna
          Shark Fin
          -
          Sunroof
          Single Pane
          -
          Boot Opening
          Electronic
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          185/55 R16
          215/75 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYes
          -
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYes
          -
          Anti Theft AlarmYes
          -
          No. of Airbags
          6
          2
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesNo
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYes
          -
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYes
          -
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA),Agile Handling Assist (AHA),Emergency Stop Signa,Trunk Open Indicator & Reminder,Dual Horn,Battery Sensor,Walk Away Auto Lock (Customizable),Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights (Auto Off Timer),One Touch Turn Signal for Lane Change Signaling,Anti-Roll Bar(Torsion Bar Type),Parking(Mechanically activating on Rear Wheels),Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS),Lead Car Departure Notification System,All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbelts,
          Speed alert audio warning, Flip key, Corner braking control, Multi-Terrain Technology
          Rear Camera
          With Guidedlines
          -
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          All Windows
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
          -
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          Driver and Passenger
          -
          Lane Watch CameraYes
          -
          Hill AssistYes
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
          -
          Curtain AirbagYesNo
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          ADAS
          Forward Collision WarningYes
          -
          Lane Departure WarningYes
          -
          Lane Keep AssistYes
          -
          Adaptive Cruise ControlYes
          -
          Adaptive High Beam AssistYes
          -
          Advance Internet
          E-Call & I-CallNo
          -
          Google / Alexa ConnectivityYes
          -
          Smartwatch AppYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          8
          6.77
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          -
          Android AutoYes
          -
          Apple Car PlayYes
          -
          No. of Speakers
          4
          4
          Additional Features
          Next Gen Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU),Weblink,Wireless Smartphone Connectivity (Android Auto, Apple CarPlay),Remote Control by Smartphone Application via Bluetooth®,
          Music player with USB + BT (touchscreen infotainment, bluetooth, USB & AUX)
          Usb Ports
          Front&Rear
          -
          Auxillary Input
          -
          Yes
          Tweeter
          4
          2
          Rear Touch Screen SizeNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Honda City

            • Spacious cabin. Rear seat kneeroom rivals cars from a segment above.
            • Best in segment interior quality
            • Comfortable ride quality
            • Updated exterior makes it more tempting
            • ADAS standard in multiple variants

            Mahindra Bolero Neo

            • High sitting position and good visibility.
            • Torquey engine and easy city drive.
            • High ground clearance.
            • Excellent off-road ability with ladder-frame chassis, rear wheel drive and locking rear differential.
            • Cabin space.

            Honda City

            • Lacks some ‘wow’ features like ventilated seats, powered driver seat, branded stereo
            • Diesel motor is now discontinued
            • Tight rear seat headroom

            Mahindra Bolero Neo

            • Ride quality is a bit stiff
            • Missing some key features like rear camera and Android Auto / Apple CarPlay
            • Cabin quality is average.
            • Last row jump seats are not for adults and won't be comfortable.

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          Which car is cheaper between Honda City and Mahindra Bolero Neo?

          Honda City price starts at Rs 11.71 Lakh & Mahindra Bolero Neo price starts at Rs 9.90 Lakh in New Delhi. Mahindra Bolero Neo is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Honda City and Mahindra Bolero Neo?

          The mileage of City is 18.4 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Bolero Neo is 17.29 kmpl in New Delhi. Honda City gives better mileage than Mahindra Bolero Neo.
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