Honda Cars India launched the tenth-generation Civic in the country on March 7 at a starting price of Rs 17,69,900 (ex-showroom, India). During the launch, the company also claimed that it received 1,100 booking for the 2019 Honda Civic in merely 20 days. The all-new Civic will challenge the likes of Skoda Octavia, Toyota Corolla Altis and Hyundai Elantra.
The 2019 Honda Civic comes with a host of features. It is natural that a premium sedan like Civic will have top-notch traits. Still there are certain very fine modifications that can be made in the all-new Civic through the genuine accessories provided by the company. I list below all the accessories that are available with the tenth-generation Civic.
— Sunroof visor
— Door visor with chrome
— Roof end visor
— Door lower garnish
— Front fender garnish
— Door mirror garnish
— Front corner sensors
— Body cover
— Basic kit – floor mat
— Basic kit – cushion pillow
— Siren with lock/unlock
— Trunk spoiler wing type
— Logo projector
— Step illumination
— Leg room lamp
— Trunk tray
— Seat cover
The tenth-generation Honda Civic is available in both petrol and diesel engines. It gets a 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol mill producing 141 PS of power at 6,500 rpm and 174 Nm of torque at 4,300 rpm. This motor is mated to a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). There is also a 1.6-litre i-DTEC turbo diesel powertrain, from Honda Earth Dreams Technology series, churning out 120 PS of power at 4,000 rpm and 300 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. This mill gets a six-speed manual transmission. The company has claimed that the petrol variant will return a mileage figure of 16.5 kmpl, while the diesel one will be good for 26.8 kmpl.
Below are the variant-wise price (ex-showroom, India) details of the 2019 Honda Civic.
— V CVT – Rs 17,69,900
— VX CVT – Rs 19,19,900
— ZX CVT – Rs 20,99,900
— VX MT – Rs 20,49,900
— ZX MT – Rs 22,29,900
The all-new Honda Civic has a length and width of 4,656 mm and 1,799 mm, respectively. It is 1,433 high and has 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 tenth-generation sedan comes in with 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels with discs, both at the front and rear.
The 2019 Honda Civic boasts a sporty and aggressive styling with chrome front grille, LED headlights, LED DRLs, LED foglights, C shaped LED taillamps, shark fin antenna and electric sunroof.
The cabin of the tenth-generation Honda Civic is spacious and gets a cockpit design. There is a seven-inch advanced touchscreen audio display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, eight speakers including four tweeters, digital TFT multi information display, ivory leather upholstery, three spoke leather steering wheel, dual zone automatic climate control, eight-way power driver seat and electric parking brake with auto brake hold. One also gets smart entry system with one-push start/stop button, remote engine starter (in petrol), auto rain sensing front wipers, auto dimming inside rear view mirror, paddle shift (in petrol), tilt and telescopic steering, rear AC vents, steering mounted cruise control and front centre armrest with storage.
Coming to the safety quotient, the 2019 Honda Civic is designed to provide a high level of collision performance in a wide variety of scenarios, including offset and full-lap frontal collisions and side and rear impacts. The new Civic is equipped with a wide range of safety features like six airbags, advanced compatibility engineering (ACE) body, vehicle stability assist (VSA), agile handle assist (AHA), hill start assist (HSA), anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD) and brake assist (BA), auto headlamps, motion-adaptive electric power steering (EPS), rear seat ISOFIX/ child seat anchorage with tether, rain sensing wiper and auto dimming IRVM, along with pedestrian injury mitigation technology.
Certain other features like multi angle rear view camera, walk away auto lock and Honda lane watch camera for detecting blind spots, have also been provided in the Civic 2019. The sedan has received a five-star ASEAN NCAP rating as well.
The new Honda Civic is available in five colours – Platinum White Pearl, Radiant Red Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic and Golden Brown Metallic. It comes with a standard warranty of three years and unlimited kilometers and an extended warranty for two additional years and unlimited kilometers.
Civic is Honda’s longest-running automotive nameplate with cumulative sales of 25 million units worldwide. It is sold in 170 countries around the globe.