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Honda Civic India launch date is 7th March – Bookings open at Rs 31k

Honda Cars India has officially opened order books for the new Civic, which will launch in India on 7th March 2019. Bookings are accepted at all company dealerships, at a down payment of Rs.31,000.

This is the 10th Generation Honda Civic facelift that is poised for launch in India. It will be seen in both petrol and diesel versions. Featuring a new design language and commanding a more impressive presence, the new Honda Civic will rival the Skoda Octavia, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla Altis.

Honda Civic will be seen with new LED headlamps, a new front grille, wide front splitter, piano black upper fascia wing and new bumper designs. It will sit on a new set of 17 inch alloy wheels. Updates to the rear include new C shaped LED tail lamps, a well sculpted boot lid and reflectors. In terms of dimensions, it measures 4,656 mm in length, 1,799 mm in width, 1,433 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,700 mm. Built on new Honda global platform, Civic based on Honda’s Man Maximum Machine Minimum philosophy.

Interiors feature a fully digital 7” TFT instrument cluster and a 7” touchscreen infotainment system on center dash. Seating will be in premium ivory leather with driver’s seat getting an 8 way power adjustable function. On the safety front, Honda Civic will get ABS, EBD, brake assist, electric parking brake, dual zone automatic climate control, engine start stop button, remote engine starter and smart entry. It will also get vehicle stability assist with traction control, dual front airbags along with side and curtain airbags and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

The India spec 2019 Honda Civic will be powered by a 1.8 liter iVTEC petrol engine offering 139 bhp power and 174 Nm torque and a 1.6 liter iDTEC EarthDreams diesel engine capable of 118 bhp power and 300 Nm torque. The petrol engine will get mated to a CVT automatic transmission while the diesel engine gets a 6 speed manual gearbox.

The Honda Civic sedan is the company’s bestselling model with a total of over 25 million units sold across the globe ever since launch in 1972. It is produced at the 10 plants around the world and is on sale in over 170 markets globally. Below is a detailed image gallery of India spec Honda Civic.

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