Honda launches the Iconic All-New 10th Generation Honda Civic
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India today launched its iconic and much awaited All-New 10th Generation Honda Civic in the Indian market. The Honda Civic promises to deliver an all new customer driving experience with its striking sporty design, powerful driving performance, advanced set of key technologies and innovations, and premium quality and upscale interior. The Civic is Honda’s longest-running automotive nameplate and its largestselling model globally .
Presenting the All New Honda Civic to customers in India, Mr. Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, “We are delighted to expand our product portfolio in India with launch of the iconic and our global best seller Honda Civic. This is Honda’s 3rd new model introduction in FY19 and the launch of Civic completes our premium sedan line-up in India.” “We have received an overwhelming response during the pre-launch phase and we believe that the All New Civic will have the opportunity to revive the executive sedan segment in India,” he added.
The All-New Civic boasts a sporty and aggressive styling with wide and aerodynamic stance, sharply defined character lines, and aggressive new face. The premium sporty exterior of the All-New Civic is further amplified by its Chrome Front Grill, Signature LED Headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights,and distinctive C shaped LED Tail Lamps that truly highlight its unique brand identity.
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|● Front Chrome Grille
● LED Headlamps with DRLs
● LED Foglights
● C shaped LED Tail Lamps
|● 17-inch Diamond cut Alloy Wheels
● Electric Sunroof
● Shark Fin Antenna
On the inside, the All-New Civic presents a dynamic blend of a remarkably spacious interior complemented by a modern and expansive cockpit design. Showcasing a completely redesigned cabin, the All-New Civic is integrated with premium quality soft-touch materials and an extensive package of intuitive controls that provide a truly unique customer experience.
Under the hood, the All-New Civic is powered by a 1.8-liter i-VTEC petrol engine mated to a highly advanced Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) offers a very responsive driving performance and better fuel saving.
Also introduced with a Diesel engine option in India for the first time, Honda Civic comes with the exciting 1.6L i-DTEC diesel turbo unit from Honda Earth Dreams Technology series mated to a 6 speed Manual Transmission offering excellent driving performance and best in segment fuel efficiency of 26.8 km/l .
As per test data
|1.8L i-VTEC (Petrol)||CVT||[email protected] rpm||174 Nm @ 4300 rpm||16.5 kmpl|
|1.6L i-DTEC (Diesel)||6MT||[email protected] rpm||300 Nm @2000 rpm||26.8 kmpl (best in segment)|
PACKAGE AND KEY SPECIFICATION
|4656 mm||1799 mm||1433 mm||2700 mm||430 L|
Building on the foundation of its ultra-rigid and lightweight body structure, the all-new Civic utilizes the most sophisticated chassis design in the history of Civic .The MacPherson Strut Front Suspension is engineered to provide engaging performance and a responsive feel for the driver .Mounted on a rigid sub-frame, a first for Civic, the new Multi-Link Rear Suspension provides agile handling with high degree of stability, both during normal driving and in emergency maneuvers.
For Indian Specification, the Ground Clearance of the All New Civic has been increased by 20 mm at front and 15mm at rear as compared to global specification.
The all-new Civic is designed to provide a high level of collision performance in a wide variety of collision scenarios, including offset and full-lap frontal collisions, side and rear impacts .The Civic is equipped with a wide range of Honda’s premium active safety, passive safety and driver-assistive features : –
|● ASEAN N-CAP 5-star safety rating
● Advanced Compatibility EngineeringTM (ACETM)Body
● 6 Airbags
● Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
● Agile Handle Assist (AHA)
● Hill Start Assist (HSA)
● Anti-lock Braking System( ABS )with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
● Honda LaneWatchTM – First in segment lane watch camera for blind spot detection .
● Auto Headlamps
|● Walk away Auto Lock – The feature automatically locks: )1 (when the driver leaves the vehicle; )2 (when the key holder’s distance from the vehicle exceeds 2m for 2 seconds; and )3 (when no other key is detected inside the vehicle.
● Multi angle rear view camera
● Motion-Adaptive Electric Power Steering (EPS )
● Rear Seat ISO FIX Child Seat Anchorage with Tether
● Rain Sensing Wiper
● Auto Dimming IRVM
● Pedestrian Safety – Pedestrian injury mitigation technology
Variants and Colors
The All New 10th Generation Honda Civic is available in 5 variants . The executive sedan is offered in five variants (three petrol, two diesel), two engines and two gearbox options.
● Petrol 1.8L i-VTEC: V CVT, VX CVT and ZX CVT
● Diesel 1.6L i-DTEC Turbo: VX MT and ZX MT
The Civic is available in exterior colors – Platinum White Pearl (New Color Introduced), Radiant Red Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic. Lunar Silver Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic. All colors have a strong character, offering expressive contrasts that complement Civic’s body-panel curves and angles.
Price and Availability
The 10th generation Civic comes at a starting price of INR 17.69 lakhs for the base petrol variant and costs INR 22.29 Lakhs for the top diesel ZX trim.
The new Honda Civic 10th Generation is currently not available in Nepali market. Please stay tuned for updates on launch and pricing.