Honda Car India will launch the new Honda Civic in February 2019. It falls in the D1 segment. The starting price of the Honda Civic 2019 in India will be around INR. 18 Lakh. It will be a completely knocked down (CKD) unit and the parts will be imported and assembled.
Honda Civic 2019 Exterior –
The new Honda Civic features aggressive front end with full LED headlights, gorgeous piano black finished front grill and chrome surrounded fog lamps. Side profile of the new Civic is the most exciting with the coupe-like design. It gets massive 18-inch alloy wheels with low profile tyres. The side indicators sit horizontally in a non-typical manner between the front bumpers and the wheel arches. Wing mirrors on the new Honda Civic 2019 are massive in design. Rear-end sports a spoiler and giant LED taillamps.
Honda Civic 2019 Interior –
On the inside, the new Honda Civic gets 7-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. The dashboard design is all black which is driver-centric. The steering wheel is leather-wrapped with audio and telephony controls on it. Also, the instrument cluster is divided into three parts which shows all the information one needs. Features on offer are wireless charging, panoramic sunroof, front and rear centre arm-rests and rear AC vents. The new Honda Civic facelift will get ABS with EBD and BA, 6 airbags, electronic park brake, hill-hold assist and cruise control.
2019 Honda Civic Specifications –
Yea, you must be expecting the 1.5-litre turbocharged i-VTEC. No, not is the case happening in the Indian market. 2019 Honda Civic in India will get 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine and 1.6-litre diesel engine. The 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol motor will churn out 140 hp and 174 Nm of torque. The 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel motor will churn out 118 hp and 300 Nm of torque. A 6-speed manual and a 9-speed CVT will be the transmission options on the new Honda Civic 2019 in India.
Honda Civic 2019 Mileage –
The fuel economy of the Honda Civic petrol can be around 10 km/l for both manual and CVT. Honda Civic in diesel can give a mileage of 18 km/l.
New Honda Civic 2019 Price In India-
2019 Honda Civic price will start from INR 18 lakh for the petrol base model. The top end diesel can go up to INR 22 lakh.
The new Honda Civic 2019 in India will directly compete with the Hyundai Elantra, Skoda Octavia and Toyota Corolla. Current scene of the D1 segment sedans is in dark. For instance, the Toyota Corolla being the benchmark of the segment is able to gather 300-400 sales only in a month. This complete scene is due to the increasing trend of SUVs and crossovers in Indian car market. To sum up, it is to see how the new Honda Civic will perform on the sales chart in India and it majorly depends on the pricing factor.