Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

The Honda Civic sales cross 5,000 units in India. A total 5,315 units of the executive-sedan have been sold in India. Out of which 2,291 Honda Civics were sold in the first two months of the launch.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

Honda launched the tenth-gen Civic in India last year. The sedan has faired well and has registered good sales numbers, considering the decreasing demand for C-segment sedans in India.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

This lack of demand is of the reasons for brands not introducing their executive-sedans to meet BSVI standards, for example, the Toyota Corolla Altis. However, some manufacturers have launched their C-segment sedans in the Indian market. The latest entrant is the tenth-gen Honda Civic.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

The new Civic was off to a great start by registering of 2,291 units sold within the first two months. While the popularity in the initial phase reduced, the car continues to remain one of the most popular models in the segment.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

The tenth-gen Honda Civic features modern and new-age design. The new sedan comes equipped with LED headlamps with LED DRLs, fog lamps with chrome surrounds, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, C-shaped LED taillamps and a small raised boot lip spoiler.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

On the inside, the sedan features a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also features, steering mounted controls, a push-button for start/stop function, dual-zone climate control, digital instrument cluster, sunroof and more. The dashboard and the upper panels of the doors feature soft-touch materials giving the cabin a premium feel.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

the new-gen Civic is powered by a 1.8-litre petrol engine producing 140bhp of power and 174Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a standard CVT automatic gearbox. The diesel variant of the Honda Civic has been discontinued in India — here are all the details.

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

The Honda Civic rivals the Skoda Octavia and the Hyundai Elantra in the Indian market. The Civic is offered in three variants: V, VX and ZX. The executive sedan retails between Rs 17.94 lakh and Rs 21.25 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi).

Honda Civic Sales Cross 5,000 Units: New Milestone Crossed

Thoughts About The Honda Civic Sales Crossing 5,000 Units in India

With the increasing demand for SUVs in the price bracket, the C-segment sedans are losing its value. Back in the day, these executive-sedans had desirability factor working in their favour. However, small car owners can now easily jump to a compact-sedan without taking a huge leap into the executive-sedans. While most of the C-segment sedans have been discontinued in India, the tenth-generation Honda Civic is still holding its ground. Kudos Honda!

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Article Published On: Friday, April 10, 2020, 18:45 [IST]
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