Auto / Tenth-generation Honda Civic to be launched on March 7, challenge Octavia, Corolla Altis & Elantra

India Today : Mar 07, 2019, 10:10 AM

The 2019 Honda Civic will be available in India in both petrol and diesel engines. Civic is Honda's longest-running automotive nameplate with cumulative sales of 25 million units worldwide. Honda Cars India is all set to launch the tenth generation of Civic on March 7. New Civic will challenge of Skoda Octavia, Toyota Corolla Altis and Hyundai Elantra. Tenth-generation Honda Civic will have length 4,656 mm.

With regard to the fuel efficiency of the new Civic, the company is claiming that the petrol variant will return a mileage figure of 16.5 kmpl, while the diesel one will be good for 26.8 kmpl.

The tenth-generation Honda Civic will have a length and width of 4,656 mm and 1,799 mm, respectively. It will be 1,433 high and have a wheelbase of 2,700 mm. It gets a 47-litre fuel tank and a 430-litre boot. The kerb weight of the petrol variant is 1,300 kg, while the diesel one will weigh 1,353 kg. The sedan will have 17-inch alloy wheels with discs, both at the front and rear.

The sedan will get a 17.7-cm touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There will be remote engine start, ivory leather seats, eight-way power driver seat and electric sunroof. Also, features like electric parking brake (EPB) with brake hold, lane-watch camera on ORVM (passenger side), vehicle stability assist (VSA) and agile handling assist (AHA) will be present in the tenth-generation Honda Civic. It has received a five-star ASEAN NCAP rating as well.