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15.00 – 20.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Mar 2019


Honda Civic Preview

Civic was discontinued in India in the year 2013 following poor sales. Worldwide, Honda sells the 10th generation Civic in various body forms - Coupe, Hatchback and sedans. India may get only the sedan. The D segment sedan now looks more aggressive and futuristic than ever before. Sales in India remain lukewarm, Honda is confident that market is ripe this time and company expects to make the most of it this time. Civic would be a positioned between the City and Accord.
Honda Civic Preview

Honda Civic Exterior

Honda Civic Exterior

Honda Civic Interior

Civic inspired all of us when it was first launched in India and was much ahead of its time. It has only grown in that sense. Much like the futuristic theme that car has on the outside, it would incorporate the same design elements inside as well. Technology-rich is expected to offer paddle shifters for the automatic variants alongside tech bits like valet function, easy read-out central display for easy accessibility. Leather-wrapped, ventilated seats with power adjustability, soft-touch plastics all around with chrome elements are expected to be other highlights of the cabin.
Honda Civic Interior

Honda Civic Engine & Transmission

While nothing is certain but since the car is expected to follow a CBU route, we expect it to offer same engine options as sold in other markets - a 1.5 litre turbo diesel along with 2.0 litre normally aspirated petrol and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol. Petrol motor is likely to offer a choice of 6 speed manual and CVT transmission.

Honda Civic Mileage

The Honda Civic mileage can be expected around 17kmpl for the turbo petrol version and 23kmpl for the diesel version. 1.5-litre petrol may offer a figure around 15kmpl. The actual mileage can vary depending upon the performance factors and country-specific modification that the car may undergo before the launch.
Honda Civic Mileage

Honda Civic Braking and Safety

In terms of safety, you can expect features like ABS, dual airbags, EBD, electronic brake etc. as standard. Higher variants are expected to offer much better equipment in the form of 6 airbags, ESC (Electronic Safety Program), Other innovative features like Lane Watch, wireless charging, 10-speaker audio system, Cruise control, Collision mitigation etc. are expected to be a part of the car as well.

What do we think about Honda Civic?

Price of the Honda Civic price can anywhere around Rs. 15 to 18 lakh for the manual transmission versions and the automatic transmission version would cost around Rs. 20 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).If everything goes as planned, Honda may be ready to launch the car around the festive season. It’s expect to make way into India around the month of September.

*Disclaimer: The date of launch is tentative and purely based on the information received from OEMs. Autoportal will not be responsible for any discrepancy and delay with the launch dates.

*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch


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  • How to switch on the Econ assist in Honda Civic?

    Michal    2019-01-29

    Below the AC climate control console of the Honda Civic, you will find a green button called as ECON which stands for economy ( fuel efficiency). This ECON button when pressed will enable your car to produce fuel economy by decreasing the max torque and power generated by the engine, decreasing...  Read More

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  • What is the reason behind AC and Battery light flashing in my Honda Civic?

    Mervyn Ellistnli    2019-01-25

    The battery light blinking in Honda Civic clearly indicates a battery charging problem for sure because when the battery blinks when you are driving, the most common reason behind is a broken alternator belt. A total alternator failure can be another possibility. I suggest you to kindly ta...  Read More

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The Japanese automaker Honda has reintroduced New Honda Civic to the customers in India after a gap of almost half a decade. The new Honda Civic launch date in India is 7th March of 2019


As they are launching it after such a long time, Honda has made sure that their new car is equipped with all the latest features, the best design, and compatibility with the current road and traffic conditions. This Honda Civic new model is the 10th generation of this particular range to be cherished by the customers. This car is a four-door five-seater subcompact semi-luxury sedan or saloon that was once the leader of the sedan automobile segment. With the launch of New Honda Civic 2019, the manufacturer has aimed to reclaim the top position and has accordingly made upgrades to the car. The most noticeable changes include an improvised and attractive appearance, powerful and high-performance engines, and a spacious and comfortable cabin, all of which are very clear in the Honda Civic images all over the Internet.


New Honda Civic 2019 Price Range


Honda has deliberated over the cost of this car and has decided to aptly price it so that it can easily compete in the market and attract customers. The New Honda Civic price in India extends from INR 13 lakhs to INR 15 lakhs on an ex-showroom basis for the base level guises and INR 18 lakhs to INR 20 lakhs for the top-spec variants. The cost for the car varies according to the fuel version selected as well as the various comfort and safety features installed in that particular iteration. The Honda Civic on-road price for the top variant of the petrol version is around INR 17 lakhs and that of the top level diesel version is around INR 22 lakhs. As the new Honda Civic India is available in two different fuel versions (petrol and diesel as well as transmission systems (manual and CVT automatic transmission), the variants are priced accordingly.


Features and Specs of New Honda Civic 2019 India


Honda has shared all the details about the engine specifications, safety and security systems as well as comfort and convenience features available in this car. Honda Civic India is available with two engines, a petrol engine and a diesel engine.

The specifications for the diesel motor are:


  • Engine details: 1.6 liter, 4 cylinder, i-DTEC

  • Maximum torque generated: 300 Nm @ 2000 rpm

  • Maximum power output: 118 bhp @ 4000 rpm

  • Transmission: 6-speed manual gearbox or 9-speed automatic CVT gearbox


The specifications for the petrol engine are:


Engine details: 1.8 liter, 4 cylinder, i-VTEC

Maximum torque generated: 174 Nm @ 4300 rpm

Maximum power output: 139 bhp @ 6500 rpm

Transmission: 6-speed manual gearbox or 6-speed automatic CVT gearbox


The semi-luxury sedan has a fuel capacity of 50 liter for all variants. The Honda Civic mileage is quite satisfactory with the petrol version of the car returning a fuel economy of 15–17 kmpl on average while the diesel version having an average efficiency of 20–25 kmpl.


This car has a ground clearance of 170 mm and a turning radius of 5.40 m. Being a four-door, five-seater vehicle, this car offers a boot space of 519 liter, which is more than adequate to accommodate three suitcases and a few small bags. The passengers are seated in a 2+3 arrangement with ample legroom, arm space and headroom space for all the passengers at the front and rear.


New Honda Civic car is equipped with the latest safety and security features, like Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), rear parking camera and sensors, crash sensors, traction control, adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation system, vehicle stability control, six airbags throughout the cabin, hill start assist, and a tyre deflation warning signal. The features installed vary according to the variant chosen by the customer; the base level guises lack a few high-end features but definitely have EBD, airbags and ABS.


The Honda Civic 2019 interior has also seen significant improvement with features like touchscreen infotainment console, steering-mounted multi-function controls, keyless remote entry, automatic climate control, attractive and unique cabin treatment and upholstery, GPS navigation, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity.


Latest Upgrades Made by the Manufacturer


The new model has a number of features that were absent in the preceding model, especially in the comfort and safety aspects. Traction control, hill start assist, cruise control and collision mitigation are new and high-tech features that are a significant upgrade over the previous safety systems. The 7” touchscreen console and automatic climate control are new introductions in the comfort department. Also, the engines are more robust and efficient.




1. Which engine will be installed in the Honda Civic- 2019?

The new Honda Civic 2019 is expected to be available with these three engines: 1.5 liter turbo diesel (oil burner) engine, 1.5 liter turbo petrol (gasoline) engine or a 2.0 liter normally aspirated petrol engine.


2. Will there be variants with different transmission?

Yes. The New Honda Civic 2019 is expected to be available to the customers in both manual transmission as well as Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT). The manual version will have a 6-speed manual gearbox with 6 forward and 1 reverse system while the CVT version will probably be equipped with a 6-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG).


3. How many fuel options will be available with Honda Civic 2019? Will it be available in LPG/CNG?

The Honda Civic 2019 is expected to offer two fuel options - petrol and diesel, though the engine and transmission systems will vary for each of the variants. There has been no indication of the car being equipped with an LPG/ CNG fuel system.


4. What safety features can I expect in the new Civic 2019?

All variants from entry level to the top are expected to have basic safety features like driver airbag, engine immobilizer, central locking system and child safety lock pre-installed. The top range variants will probably have advanced safety features like Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), rear parking sensors and camera, crash sensors, traction control, cruise control, collision mitigation, and airbag for the co-passenger and at the sides.


5. What is the lowest price I should expect for the Civic 2019?

The entry-level variant of the petrol segment is expected to be the cheapest with an ex-showroom price tag of Rs. 15, 10,000.


6. How will its fuel performance be? What mileage should I expect?

The fuel performance and efficiency will depend on factors like road conditions, maintenance, brake utilization and traffic conditions. The 1.5 liter turbo petrol and diesel versions are expected to return an average fuel economy of 17 kmpl and 23 kmpl, respectively. The 2.0 liter normal petrol version will return a comparatively lower fuel economy of 15 kmpl.


7. Which category will it be launched under? Which cars will be its competitors?

The Honda Civic 2019 will be released under the semi-luxury sedan category throughout India. Its main competitors are expected to be SKODA OctaviaToyota Corolla Altis and Hyundai Elantra.


8. What changes can I expect in the interiors of this car?

As this model is being launched after a rather long break, it is expected to be replete with all the latest features. The cabin is expected to be technology-rich, and have best in class infotainment system with control buttons on the steering wheel and spacious seating with excellent legroom and headroom at the front and back. Impressive dashboard designs, ergonomic seats with attractive seat covers and rear air conditioner vents are some of the features to be expected in Civic 2019.


9. When will it be launched in India?

It is expected to enter the Indian market in March 2019.  No official date has been released as of now.

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