2019 Honda Civic comes in the price range of Rs 17.69 lakh – Rs 22.29 lakh.
The legendary Honda Civic nameplate has finally made a comeback in India after a gap of nearly 7 years. Previewed at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo, the 10th generation Honda Civic comes with improved styling, more feature-packed and technology laden interior and a new diesel powertrain. Just so you know, the Honda Civic was discontinued in our market due to poor demand for petrol cars. Here, we bring you 6 interesting facts about the new Honda Civic 2019.
1. Competitive Pricing
Honda’s Tapukara plant in Rajasthan serves a production hub for the new-generation Civic. The vehicle’s new 1.6L i-DTEC diesel powertrain and components are also being produced locally at the company’s Greater Noida facility in UP. This has helped the carmaker achieve competitive pricing against Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla and Skoda Octavia. The new Honda Civic 2019 has been made available in the price range of Rs 17.69 lakh – Rs 22.29 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Read – All-New Honda City will be Bigger & Fuel Efficient
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2. Diesel For the First Time
As mentioned above, the major change comes in the form of a new 1.6L, four-cylinder i-DTEC diesel engine benefited with Idle stop start system. This turbocharged oil burner makes a top power of 118bhp at 4,000rpm against 300Nm of torque at 2,000rpm. It has high strength chromium molybdenum steel alloy pistons that claimed to reduce friction and engine noise. Read – Honda India’s First Electric Car Could Be An SUV
The new Honda Civic 2019 continues to feature the same old 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine pushing out power worth 139bhp at 6,500rpm and 174Nm at 4,300rpm. While the diesel variants are available with a 6-speed manual transmission, the petrol models gets CVT gearbox.
3. Best-in-Class Mileage
Honda claims that the diesel version of the new Civic delivers a class-leading mileage of 26.8kmpl. The petrol model, on the other hand, returns a claimed fuel economy of 16.5kmpl
4. Longer & Wider Than Before
The new Honda Civic 2019 has witnessed minor dimensional changes. The luxury sedan underpins a new, lightweight platform, and is longer and wider than the previous model. Though, it sits 25mm lower than before. The wheelbase has been increased by 30mm ensuring more cabin space and a bigger trunk space. The overall length, width and height of the 2019 Civic stand at 4,656mm, 1,799mm and 1,433mm respectively. It has a wheelbase of 2,700mm, and offers a boot space of 430-litres. Read – Honda HR-V Will Soon Gain A Diesel Engine
4. Premium Features
In terms of features, the new Honda Civic 2019 is much loaded than before. The luxury sedan receives a new 7-inch DIGIPAD touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity including Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also supports MirrorLink and satellite navigation system. Features such as the leather seats, automatic climate control, rear AC vents and armrest for both rows with height adjustable driving seat add more to its comfort quotient. Check Out – Honda Passport SUV Pictures & Details
At the safety front, the new Honda Civic 2019 have several advanced features to offer including 6 airbags, hill start assist, vehicle stability control, tyre deflation warning system, ABS with EBD, ESC, rear view camera and adaptive cruise control. The new modular and lighter platform further aid to its safety level.
5. Revised Styling
The new Honda Civic 2019 looks more like a 4-door fastback than the conventional sedan. The sedan carries the typical fluid design language with signature large chrome grille, LED headlamps with LED DRLs (daytime running lights) at the front end. The vehicle rides on large 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels with split 5-spoke pattern. Round the back, it has long LED taillamps running across its boot lid. Read – Upcoming Honda Cars In India
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