2019 Honda Civic to launch soon in India (file photo)
The all-new Honda Civic with the facelifted version of the 10th generation model will launch in the month of March, 2019. However, the auto manufacturer is yet to confirm the final date of launch of the sedan but the company has assured that it will be launching the facelifted version soon in the upcoming months. The 10th generation of the Civic was launched in the year 2015 globally and was well received. Honda will be launching the all-new facelifted version in both petrol and diesel variants.
The media test drive of the new Civic is scheduled for the next month which clearly shows that the launch of the Honda Civic is going to happen soon.
Honda Civic comes in 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine which produces 141 PS of power and 174 Nm of torque while its diesel variant comes with 1.6-litre i-DTEC engine which produces 120 PS of power and 300 Nm of torque.
The engine of new Honda Civic is mated with 6-speed manual and 9-speed automatic transmission.
Talking about its interiors, Honda Civic comes with 8-way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable passenger electric seat. It also has a 7-inch infotainment system that supports Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror link.
On safety front, Civic has a electric parking brake, six airbags, Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation System with Lane Departure Warning (RDM with LDW), Auto High-Beam (AHB), Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow (ACC with LSF), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and Honda LaneWatch.
Recently, the auto manufacturer announced price hike for its entire lineup of cars including Amaze, Brio, BR-V, City, CR-V, Jazz and Accord Hybrid from the beginning of 2019.
Rajesh Goel, Senior Vice President of Honda Car India said, "Our input costs are up by 4 per cent already due to rise in input costs. In order to offset the impact, we are looking to increase vehicle prices from January. We are currently in the process of working out the exact quantum of the hike’’.
Honda Civic is in direct competition with Toyota Corolla Altis and Hyundai Elantra.