The 2019 Honda Civic is claimed to return a fuel efficiency of 26.8kmpl in diesel and 16.5kmpl in petrol.
The long-awaited Honda Civic sedan will finally go on sale in the Indian market in March, 2019. Honda dealers have already started taking pre-orders for the sedan at a token amount of Rs 50,000. Ahead of the launch, fuel efficiency figures and feature details of the new Civic have been revealed on the internet. The 10th gen Honda Civic will be available in single fully-loaded trim and two engine options – 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel and 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol.
The 2019 Honda Civic petrol is claimed to return an ARAI certified fuel economy of 16.5kmpl, while the Civic diesel offers an impressive 26.8kmpl. The 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine will come witsh a CVT automatic gearbox option with paddle shifters and 3 driving modes (Eco, Drive and Sport). On the other hand, the diesel engine will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The petrol engine is capable of producing 141bhp of power and 174Nm.
The Honda Civic’s 1.6-litre turbo-diesel engine is capable of producing 118bhp of power and 300Nm of torque. What’s fascinating is the fuel efficiency rated at 26.8kmpl, which makes it the most fuel efficient model in its category. In fact, it offers more mileage than the smaller and lighter Honda City that returns 25.6kmpl. Only Honda Amaze gives more mileage (Claimed 27.4kmpl) than the Civic. Also See – Upcoming Honda Cars In India
In terms of proportions, the 2019 Honda Civic is 4,656mm in length, 1,799mm in width and 1,433mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,700mm. The sedan offers a luggage carrying capacity of 430-litres. It rides on 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 215/50 R17 tyres.
Talking about features, the Civic sedan gets dual-zone climate control, an electric sunroof, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat and a smart key for different functions. Other features include push-button start, automatic wipers, a fully-digital 7.0-inch MID, etc. Also See – 2020 Honda City Launch & Other Details
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In terms of safety, the 2019 Honda Civic comes with a segment-first lane-keeping assist, six airbags, ABS with EBD, stability control, Agile Handling Assist, hill start assist, a reverse camera, an electronic parking brake with an auto-hold function, a walk-away auto-lock, etc.