Mid-sized Sedan 2021 | Which One you should Invest?
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Mid-sized Sedan 2021 | Which One you should Invest?


Above the compact sedan there is a segment known as midsized sedan. This is the type of segment in which the consumer wants a Sedan-type comfort, power and specifications but in quite affordable budget. This segment includes some of the very interesting products in its portfolio, and they are:

Here the products you will see are in such a way that the maximum range is Rs 12 lakhs (around).

Since the price range is not too high, so here are few cars which is of base variant, some of mid variant and some of top variant.

The dimensions and more or less the engines are quite similar in all the variants of any midsized sedan so it is the fight in between offering features (safety included) in the price range of Rs.12 lakhs.

midsized sedan

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (Alpha) – Rs 11.10 lakhs (ex-showroom)

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Hyundai Verna (SX) – Rs 12.04 lakhs (ex-showroom)

Hyundai Verna

Honda City (V) – Rs 12.23 lakhs (ex-showroom)

Honda City

Skoda Rapid (Onyx) – Rs 11.49 lakhs (ex-showroom)

Skoda Rapid

Toyota Yaris (J) – Rs 11.99 lakhs (ex-showroom)

Toyota Yaris

Now if you are searching here Volkswagen Vento then let me remind You that the version which is currently sold in India is not as the versions in international market so we are not considering it as a part of this comparison. 

Engine Specifications

Now let’s talk about the engine specifications; Here every sedan has only petrol engines on offer right now except Hyundai Verna which comes equipped with diesel engine too and since we are talking about midsized sedan so we will surely talk about the automatic transmission.

Engine Specification

Here is the specification of the diesel engine of Hyundai Verna and the variant selected is kept into the consideration that the budget is same:

SX variant – Rs 12.14lakhs (ex-showroom)

Capacity: 1493cc

Power @ rpm: 113bhp @ 4000rpm

Torque @ rpm: 250Nm @ 1500rpm

Transmission: Manual 6-speed

Mileage: 25kmpl

Since this is the only option in a diesel engine of midsized sedan in India you have to be satisfied with it in terms of engine specifications.

Also read comparison between Compact sedans


Let’s talk about the dimensions of these midsized sedan 2021:


Features (Safety Included)

After all these the important one is Features (Safety Included):

Here we will talk about the common features first the unique features which others cannot offers:

Common Features:

  • 2 airbags
  • Seat belt warning
  • Child anchor points (Not in Rapid)                                    
  • ABS – Antilock Braking System
  • EBD – Electronic Break Distribution (Not in Verna)             
  • ESP – Electronic stability Program (Not in Verna and Yaris)       
  • BA – Break Assist                
  • Hill hold control (Not in Verna and Yaris)                                                                
  • LED DRLs (Not in Rapid and Yaris)                                    
  • Halogen fog lights (Not in Yaris)                     
  • Projector halogens Head lights
  • LED Tail lights (Halogens in Yaris and Rapid)                                        
  • Turn indicator on ORVMs
  • Electrical foldable and adjustable ORVMs (Not electric foldable in Yaris)
  • Rear parking camera with sensors and assist (No Assist in Rapid)
  • Start stop button
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Speed sensing door lock
  • Central locking
  • Automatic AC
  • Rear AC Vents
  • 8-way driver and 6-way passenger side seat adjust
  • One touch up and down driver window
  • Touchscreen infotainment screen
  • Android auto and Apple car Play
  • GPS navigation
  • 6 Speakers (4 in Yaris and Rapid)                                                          
  • USB, AUX, Bluetooth compatibility
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Voice commands
  • Analogue – digital instrument cluster (Full Analogue in Yaris and Rapid) and it displays –
  • 2 tripmeters
  • Average fuel and speed display
  • Distance to empty
  • Clock
  • Door ajar and Low fuel warning
  • Analogue Tachometer
  • Gear shift Indicator
  • Instantaneous Consumption

Unique features

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Interiors
  • TC – Traction Control
  • LED fog lights
  • LED Projector headlights
  • Auto headlights

Hyundai Verna

Hyundai Verna interiors
  • LED fog lights
  • Auto Head lamps
  • Active Cornering Headlights
  • Electric Sunroof

Honda City

Honda City Interiors
  • 2+2 Airbags
  • TC – Traction Control
  • ESP – Electronic Stability Program
  • Telematics – Allows You to Remote control your car via App such as honking, flashing, lock and unlock, geo fence and check vehicle status.
  • Alexa compatible

Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris interiors
  • 2+5 airbags
  • Middle rear headrest

Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid Interiors
  • One Touch up and Down for all windows
  • Xenon Headlights
  • Rear fog lights
  • Rear Defogger


Now the time come to choose between these all So If you will see Yaris and Rapid both somewhere lags in feature, BUT provides you the BEST SAFETY features among these all. list in this price segment. But when we talk about Verna City and Ciaz then they provide you the best features in spite of being in the same price segment these 3 gives you the best features in the same price range.

To choose 1 among these all then I will go for CITY as its performance, dimensions and features are very much considerable if we compare it from its competitors midsized sedan.


To watch walkaround of Hyundai Verna SX variant click the link

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