Honda has launched the 10th generation Civic in Malaysia, and there is a good chance the car might make its way to India in 2017. The new model Civic is expected to be priced at Rs 18 lakh onward.
Concerning engine configurations, the base variant will be powered a 1.8-litre i-Vtec engine, while the turbo and premium turbo variants get a 1.5-litre turbocharged engine.
The 1.8-litre i-VTEC naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine generates 141 hp and 174 Nm of torque, and is capable of clocking 0-100 km/h in 10.4 seconds. On the mileage front, the 1.8L is capable of delivering a fuel efficiency of 15.9 km/l.
On the flipside, the 1.5-litre, direct-injected and turbocharged, 16-valve, in-line-4 cylinder petrol engine generates 174 bhp and is mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmission. Regarding fuel economy, this engines delivers 17.2 km/l, and the 0-100 km/h is achieved in 8.2 seconds.
Safety wise, the new Civic is offered with six airbags and comes with feature-rich equipment such as LED tail lamps, full-colour LCD instrument cluster, and eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat as standard in all variants.
From now, the 10th generation Civic is enticing; however, will Indians welcome the new Civic like they did with the previous generations? Let us know!