Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) launched the BS-6 diesel variants of its executive sedan 10th Generation Honda Civic. The Petrol variants of the Honda Civic has been BS-6 compliant since its launch in March 2019.
The Civic is Honda’s longest-running automotive nameplate and its largest-selling model globally. The model delivers an enriched customer driving experience with its striking sporty design, premium interiors, powerful driving performance, safety and advanced set of key technologies & innovations.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President and Director, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “Honda is committed to bring its latest and advanced environment friendly technologies to the Indian market. With the introduction of BS-6 Diesel version of our iconic sedan Honda Civic, our entire sedan line-up will offer the choice of both Petrol and Diesel to cater to our esteemed customers. The Diesel Civic is available in Manual Transmission and will appeal to customers looking for sheer driving pleasure.”
The BS-6 compliant Diesel variant of Civic is powered by the 1.6L i-DTEC Diesel Turbo engine of Earth Dream Technology series offering best combination of excellent fuel economy of 23.9 km/l and a maximum power of 120 PS@4000 rpm with a maximum torque of 300 Nm@2000 rpm. It has been mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
The new Civic BS-6 Diesel will be available in VX and ZX grade.
(as per test data)
|6MT||120 PS@4000rpm||300 Nm@2000 rpm||23.9 km/l|
Along with the BS-6 upgrade, the diesel Civic in VX grade also get additional Curtain Airbags and now both the Diesel grades in VX and ZX come with 6 Airbag as standard.
Ex-showroom Delhi prices of BS-6 Honda Civic Diesel are as below:
|Honda Civic||Diesel (BS-6)|
|VX MT||Rs 20,74,900|
|ZX MT||Rs 22,34,900|
About 10th Generation Honda Civic in India
The 10th Generation Honda Civic is one of the most stylish sedans on Indian roads. Launched in India in March 2019, the Honda Civic became the largest selling executive sedan during last fiscal year 2019-20. The Civic boasts a sporty and aggressive styling with wide and aerodynamic stance and sharply defined character lines. The premium sporty exterior of the All-New Civic is further amplified by its Chrome Front Grill, Signature LED Headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights, and distinctive C shaped LED Tail Lamps that truly highlight its unique brand identity.
On the inside, the Civic presents a dynamic blend of a remarkably spacious interior complemented by a modern and expansive cockpit design. Its well-designed cabin is complimented with premium quality soft-touch materials and an extensive package of intuitive controls that provide a truly unique customer experience.
The Petrol Civic comes with a 1.8L i-VTEC petrol engine mated to a highly advanced Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and the Diesel Civic is available with an exclusive 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel turbo engine mated to a 6 speed Manual Transmission offering excellent driving performance and impressive fuel efficiency.
The Civic boasts of features like a 17.7 cm touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto & 17.7 cm Digital TFT Meter. It also gets Electric Sunroof, LED Headlamps with DRL, LED Fog Lamps & LED Tail lamps, 17” Alloy wheels, Smart entry with Push start system, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power driver seat, electric parking brake and a multi-angle rear view camera. As for the safety aspect, the Civic has Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body structure and is equipped with features like 6 Airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist, Hill Start Assist, Honda Lane Watch, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist and Rear Seat ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorage.