The C segment has many sedans, in the Indian market. The Honda City, though, has been the best seller for many years now. Current gen City was launched in 2014 and this was the first generation of City to offer a diesel engine considering the Indian market wants. It received various facelifts which made it a bit bolder and sharper.

With the new BS-VI norms, most manufacturers are planning to dump the diesel motor considering the cost of up-gradation. For instance, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will not be getting an updated BS-VI compliant diesel engine. However, Honda ignoring the cost has planned to focus on consumer wants and will be offering a diesel engine units next generation.