Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years

Eric · Mar 24, 2021 11:00 AM

Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years 01

The 2021 Honda City RS is here and it costs a whopping RM 19k premium over the City 1.5 V. But if you're still considering getting the City RS, you can check out our handy trade-in tool below to see how much it would cost to own the self-proclaimed torque king.

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The biggest question is, is maintaining the City RS equally as expensive?

Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years 02

How much does it cost to maintain the Honda City RS?

2021 Honda City RS service costs
Month Mileage (km) Cost (RM)
1 1,000 0
6 10,000 267.98
12 20,000 317.98
18 30,000 401.25
24 40,000 317.98
30 50,000 267.98
36 60,000 473.01
42 70,000 267.98
48 80,000 317.98
54 90,000 401.25
60 100,000 693.2
Total 3,726.59

Over a 5-year/100,000-km duration, it costs RM 3,726.59 to maintain a City RS at Honda’s authorized service centres, which is RM 56.88 more than the regular City 1.5.

Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years 03

Also Read: 2020 Honda City – Less than RM 3,900 to service it over 5 years/100,000 km

Honda Malaysia currently offers free labour charges for every two service interval, up to the 100,000-km/5-year mark.

Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years 04

The most expensive service for the City RS is performed at the 60-month/100,000-km mark, as the spark plugs are replaced. The four iridium spark plugs cost RM 502.42 to replace.

Also Read: All-new 2020 Honda City (GN-series) - about RM 3.7k to service over 5 years/100k km

Keep in mind that this price does not include the cost of tyre or battery replacement. It is also worth mentioning that the choice of engine oil will also affect the final amount.

Then there's the hybrid battery. The price of replacing the hybrid battery in the City RS has yet to be revealed by Honda Malaysia, but for comparison, it costs less than RM 6,000 to replace the hybrid battery in the previous-generation City Hybrid and Jazz Hybrid.

That said, Honda hybrid battery replacements are surprisingly rare, even rarer than Toyota hybrids.

Also Read: Used hybrids are really cheap, so should you buy a used Toyota Prius, Camry Hybrid or Honda Insight?

Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years 05

Last but not least, to replace the 185/55R16 tyres, check out our handy guide for tyre selection.

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Also Read: Here's the top tyre choices for 13- to 17-inches in 2020!

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Up to 20% higher than average trade-in price

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