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New Honda Civic India Launch Timeline And Engine Details Out

New Honda Civic Sedan

The upcoming Honda Civic sedan will go on sale in India around February 2019.

Japanese automaker, Honda is gearing up for the launch of the new-generation Honda CR-V SUV on October 9, 2018 in India. Besides this, the company will re-introduce the popular Civic nameplate. Both the models were unveiled at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year. Honda hasn’t revealed the launch date of the new Civic, but latest media report claims that the sedan will go on sale around February 2019.

Honda had showcased the 10th generation Civic sedan at the Auto Expo. However, India will get the facelifted model which was recently unveiled. The updated sedan comes with subtle changes to both exterior and interior. It gets piano-black accents on the exterior and a more angular front bumper that accommodates new fog lamp housings with chrome embellishments. The grille is flanked by sharp and sweptback LED headlamps, while the aggressive bumper gets integrated air-intakes that add to its new look. Also See – New Honda Civic – 6 Things You Should Know

The 2019 Honda Civic gets a notchback-like rear styling, featuring a high boot lid and a sloping roofline. It rides on new 18-inch alloys, while the rear has revised boomerang-shaped LED tail-lights. The cabin is largely identical the previous model that has all-black scheme; however, lower-spec model could receive a dual-tone black and beige scheme. It sports a new 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Satellite Navigation. Read – New Honda Civic Gets A More Refined Diesel Engine

The 2019 Honda Civic for India will come in two engine options. It will be powered by a tried & tested 140bhp, 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine, which is coupled to either a six-speed manual or an automatic gearbox. For the first time, the Civic will be offered with a diesel option in India. It will be powered by a 120bhp, 1.6-litre i-DTEC unit that also powers the new CR-V. However, the diesel model won’t receive an automatic option. In India, Honda Civic will lock horn with Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra and the Skoda Octavia.

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