Honda has launched the BS-6 compliant version of the Civic today. The Honda Civic Diesel that now gets a BS-6 complaint engine is available in two trims as the VX MT priced at Rs. 20,74,900 while the top end fully loaded ZX MT trim is priced at Rs. 22,34,900 ex Showroom Delhi. Honda had opened bookings for the BS-6 Civic Diesel on the 16th of July across the country. The Petrol version of the Honda Civic has been BS-6 compliant since day one from its launch in March 2019.
The Honda Civic has always been a style icon and stands out in its segment in terms of its looks, grace and road presence, it was launched in India in it’s 8th Gen avatar way back in 2006 and immediately went up to become to most sought after car , fast forward to today , with a lot of new entrants and wider gamet in the market , it still remains our favorite in terms of the way it looks.
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 that hits out 120 PS@4000 rpm with a maximum torque of 300 Nm@2000 rpm. The Diesel Honda Civic BS-6 gets only the option of a 6-speed manual transmission. The company claims a overall fuel efficiency of 23.9kmpl on the Diesel Civic.
The BS-6 Petrol version of the Honda Civic comes with a 1.8L i-VTEC engine mated to Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The Petrol Civic hits out 120Ps of power and 174Nm of torque. The company claims a overall fuel efficiency of 16.5kmpl on the Petrol Civic.
The Honda 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.