Also see: Honda Civic vs Skoda Octavia vs Toyota Corolla Comparison Test Video
Also see: Honda Civic First Drive Review Video
Mar 07, 11:39 AM (IST)
If you want a manual, there's the 1.6-litre diesel from the new CR-V. It's in the same state of tune, 120PS and 300Nm torque, but it's offered with a six-speed manual. Notably, in the CR-V, this engine puts power down via a nine-speed automatic.
Mar 07, 11:31 AM (IST)
The petrol is a tweaked version of the 1.8-litre petrol which was available on the old car. We're told intake and valve revisions have led to the slight bump in figures, which now stand at 141PS and 174Nm torque. Unfortunately, if you want a petrol, you can only have one with a CVT.
Mar 07, 11:23 AM (IST)
The features list includes a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, electric sunroof, automatic headlamps, and more. It scores high on safety with six airbags, hill start assist, stability control and other electronic safety aids. A standout here is the Lane watch blind spot assist system, which shows the driver a wider view of what's behind his car on the left side.
Mar 07, 11:16 AM (IST)
In keeping with Honda's 'man-maximum, machine-minimum' philosophy, the cabin has been designed to maximise interior space for five passengers. The dashboard layout also speaks of improving visibility for the driver.
Mar 07, 11:12 AM (IST)
In its tenth-generation, the Civic moves to Honda's Compact Global platform, also underpinning the CR-V, and grows to the largest exterior dimensions it's ever been.
Mar 07, 11:08 AM (IST)
Honda launched the eighth-gen Civic in India in 2006, and it was the first car of that time to sport a two-tier instrument console, and also offered paddleshifters for its automatic gearbox, at a relatively attainable price point.
Mar 07, 11:07 AM (IST)
The Honda Civic badge first appeared in 1972 and has sold over 25 million units worldwide since then.
Mar 07, 11:05 AM (IST)
We expect a price range of Rs 16-22 lakh, ex-showroom, for the petrol automatic and diesel manual cars. But if you stay right here on our liveblog, you'll be the first to know what the pricing is like, as soon as it's announced.
Mar 07, 11:05 AM (IST)
The Civic will face competition from other executive sedans, like the Toyota Corolla Altis, Skoda Octavia, and Hyundai Elantra. Not to mention the SUV competition that has greatly reduced numbers in this segment.
Mar 07, 10:48 AM (IST)
Stay tuned to all the updates from the launch event of the tenth-gen Honda Civic in India