The new Honda Civics’ price in India is due for an announcement on March 7. The tenth-generation model is way different from the one discontinued in India in 2012. The 2019 Honda Civic will be offered in both petrol and diesel guise – 1.8-litre iVTEC engine that develops 138 bhp with 174 Nm, returning a fuel efficiency of 16.5 kmpl (ARAI certified) when mated to a CVT and a smaller 1.6-litre iDTEC engine that makes 118 bhp of maximum power with 300 Nm of top torque and the diesel unit will return a fuel economy of 26.8 kmpl, when paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Honda will launch the new Civic in three trim levels and we have further explained as what all bells and whistles these variants comes packed with.
The base variant V of the 2019 Honda Civic will get a halogen projectors with LED DRLs, electrically adjustable and foldable outside rear view mirrors, 16 inch diamond cut alloys, 5-inch display audio system with 4 speakers and Bluetooth compatibility, audio controls on steering wheel, Push button start/stop, keyless entry, remote engine start (Petrol only), dual front along with side airbags, ABS with EBD, hill start assist, vehicle stability control, electronic parking brakes, reverse parking camera with sensors, remote window operation (open and close), front automatic up/down windows along with front and rear armrest.
Honda Civic VX variant
The VX version of the model would boast of 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, 7-inch instrument cluster, rear view mirror automatic dimming, cruise control, dual-zone AC, all four power windows with auto up and down feature, auto-folding outside rear view mirrors, upholstery in Ivory leather, leather wrapped steering wheel, ambient lighting, multi-view reverse parking camera, four tweeters, USB and HDMI ports at the front.
Honda Civic ZX variant
The range-topping variant ZX will be fully loaded including the features mentioned above such as LED headlamps, auto headlamps on/off feature, LED fog lamps, dual front along with curtain airbags, electrically powered sunroof along with remote operation (open and close), rain sensing wipers and 17-inch alloy wheels.
In India, the 2019 Honda Civic will compete against Hyundai Elantra, Skoda Octavia and Toyota Corolla Altis. Honda dealers already started accepting booking for the new Civic and the deliveries are expected to commence by the second half of March 2019.