The Honda Civic will be returning to India soon, and some of the details have been revealed to the media. Honda might have skipped a generation, but the 10th generation model that was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo, made the Civic fans’ heart skip a beat.
Anyways, the 10th generation Civic will be arriving to India as a sedan. It’ll be available with 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine, tuned to produce 140 bhp at 6,500 rpm and 174 Nm of torque at 4,300 rpm. The engine is paired to a CVT, and Honda claims a fuel efficiency of 16.5 km/l.
Also on offer will be a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine offering 118 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 300 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. The diesel will be paired to a 6-speed manual transmission, and the fuel efficiency is 26.8 km/l – claimed to be the best in segment.
Launch is scheduled on 7th March 2019, and bookings are open for a deposit of Rs 31,000.