Looks like the wait for car enthusiasts finally comes to an end as all new Honda Civic is all set make its way through in the Indian market.
According to reports, the new Honda Civic will be launched in India on March 7, 2019, and interested buyers can book it at Rs 51,000.
The Japanese sedan will come to India with three variants.
The top-end variant of the new Civic will be the ZX which will include features like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, smart entry, dual-zone auto climate control, 8-way adjustable driver seat, electronic parking brake and a multi-angle rearview camera.
The new Civic sedan will get features like ABS with EBD, traction control, dual front airbags and curtain airbags, vehicle stability assists, Honda Lane Watch and ISOFIX child seat anchor for the safe driving experience.
In terms of comfort, the car is equipped with Macpherson Strut suspension at the front while the rear gets Independent Multilink suspension. It will come with a Power Assisted-Electric steering wheel with a turning radius of 5.85m and boot space of 430 litres. When it comes to dimensions, the overall length of the new Civic measures in at 4656mm in length, 1799mm in width, 1433mm in height and the wheelbase is now 2700mm.
Under the hood, Honda is offering a 1.8-litre petrol engine with only a CVT gearbox and a 6-speed manual gearbox is offered in the 1.6-litre diesel engine.
The difference between petrol and diesel Civic is more than 10 kmpl, with the former delivering 16.5 kmpl mileage. The petrol engine will produce a peak power of 141 ps and a 174 nm of torque. The more fuel-efficient diesel will produce a 120 ps and 300 nm of torque.
The new Civic is expected to come with a price tag between Rs 18 lakh to 22 lakh and India, giving a tough competition to Skoda Octavia, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla Altis.