Latest On Honda Civic
Honda has launched the Civic in India again at a starting price of Rs 17.7 lakh for the base V variant. The mid-spec VX variant has been priced at Rs 19.2 lakh for the petrol and Rs 20.5 lakh for the diesel, while the top-spec ZX variant costs Rs 21 lakh for the petrol and Rs 22.3 lakh for the diesel (all ex-showroom India). It is also being offered with a 3 year, unlimited km warranty, which can be extended to four or five year. The Civic rivals the Skoda Octavia, Toyota Corolla and the Hyundai Elantra. As of now, Honda has received over 1,100 bookings for the Civic. Honda dealerships are accepting bookings for a token amount of Rs 31,000. In its tenth generation, the Civic is being offered with a choice of a 1.8-litre petrol engine and a 1.6-litre diesel.
The 1.8-litre, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine develops 141PS of maximum power and 174Nm of peak torque, paired to only a CVT. The 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine, on the other hand, is good for 120PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torqueand comes mated to only a 6-speed manual transmission.
In terms of features, the ZX variant comes loaded with goodieslike LED headlamps, electric sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels, 7-inch all-digital instrument cluster, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 8-way power-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone climate control, engine remote start and lane watch function, which sends a feed from the left ORVM camera to the infotainment display. It even gets different view modes like top, normal and wide rear view from the rear camera. The Honda Civic comes to India with a 5-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating and gets anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brake distribution, brake assist, automatic brake hold, vehicle stability assist with traction control, hill start assist (HSA), six airbags, and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
Honda Civic Price
Honda Civic prices start at Rs. 17.70 lakh for petrol and goes upto Rs. 21.00 lakh. The prices of Civic diesel variants start at Rs. 20.50 lakh and the top-end diesel is priced at Rs. 22.30 lakh. Honda Civic is available in 5 variants and 5 colours.
Editor’s View of Honda Civic
Looks, build quality, comfortable ride, exciting handling
No petrol-MT or diesel-auto, missing features, low seating position
Honda’s Civic makes a strong case not just for itself but for premium sedans in general. It’s hard not to get wowed by it!
Honda Civic Mileage
The claimed ARAI mileage for the Honda Civic petrol is 16 kmpl, and for the Honda Civic diesel is 26 kmpl.