BY- Sanyam Yadav
Sexy, Sporty, Futuristic; these words became synonymous with the civic when it was first launched in the Indian market back in the day.
Although well respected for its advanced features and generously powerful engine, civic failed to sell in expected numbers, therefore Honda decided to discontinue the civic in the year 2013.
Things have changed this time around, Honda believes the Indian market is ready for the re-release of the facelifted civic and expects the car will do better this time in the Indian market.
Civic was admired for its futuristic cabin and features that were never seen before in its segment. just like the previous model, the new civic will have the same concept of futuristic and sporty interiors.
Expected features include paddle shifters for the automatic variant, valet function, ventilated seats, high-resolution central display along with generous use of chrome and leather in higher variants.
Engine and Transmission:
Civic is expected to be offered in the same engine as offered in most other markets.
The diesel variant is expected to be offered in a 1.5-liter turbo. while the petrol variant might sport a 1.0-liter turbo and a 2.0 liter naturally aspirated engine.
Braking and Safety:
Civic will come equipped with features like Abs, EBD, dual airbags and electronic braking as standard.
Higher variants are expected to have 6 airbags along with ESC(electronic safety program)
while nothing is clear the civic is expected to have advanced technological features including lane watch, wireless charging,10 speakers high-end audio system, cruise control, collision mitigation etc.
mileage figures can be expected around 17kmpl for the turbo petrol and 17kmpl for the 1.5 petrol. while the diesel version is expected to offer 23kmpl.
these numbers although might vary according to the country spec modifications done before the India launch.