Honda Car India has finally launched the 10th generation Civic sedan. The 2019 Honda Civic price in India starts from Rs 17.70 lakh and goes all the way to Rs 22.30 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. There are five variants divided amongst two engine options. The new Civic is available this time with a choice of petrol and diesel engines. Bookings had started in early February while deliveries will begin from today.
Give me more information about the variants of the 2019 Honda Civic
The petrol trims first. The 2019 Honda Civic petrol gets three trims – V, VX and ZX. For the diesel, only the VX and ZX are available.
The V trim gets 16-inch alloys, LED DRLs, halogen projector lights, LED tail lamp, reverse parking sensors with camera, remote open-close for the windows, driver and front passenger auto up-down windows, four speaker Bluetooth-enabled music system, climate control, push button start, keyless entry and go, remote engine start, four airbags, ABS with EBD, electric parking brake, hill assist, rear AC vents, paddle shifters and front as well as rear armrests.
Next up is the VX that builds up on the features of the V trim and also gets leather upholstery, dual zone climate control, cruise control, auto dimming IRVM, ambient lighting, all four auto up-down power windows, four tweeters along with 7.0-inch touchscreen music system that support CarPlay and Auto, 7.0-inch TFT instrument cluster and 8-way powered driver’s seat. The camera also has multiple viewing modes and has dynamic gridlines.
The ZX is the top dog and gets all the bells and whistles. There are six airbags in all, Honda Lane Watch, auto LED headlights, LED fog lamps, auto wipers, electric sunroof with remote closing and opening. To differentiate this trim, Honda has also added diamond cut 17-inch alloys.
What about the engines in the 2019 Honda Civic?
This Civic gets a diesel engine. Of course, there is a petrol motor too but let’s discuss the diesel first. This engine is the new one found in the CR-V and is a 1.6-litre turbo unit. The engine produces 120PS of power and 300Nm of torque. One can order this engine only with a 6-speed manual transmission. The claimed fuel efficiency is 26.8kmpl. As for the petrol, it is a 1.8-litre naturally aspirated unit that pumps out 141PS of power and 174Nm of torque. This engine can be availed with a CVT and the claimed fuel efficiency is 16.5kmpl.
What do you think about the pricing? Especially because the 2019 Honda Civic competes with the Skoda Octavia, Hyundai Elantra and the Toyota Corolla Altis.