Accordingly Honda Cars India was launched on the tenth generation of Civic. Upon its introduction in the country, the new Civic will challenge the likes of Skoda Octavia, Toyota Corolla Altis and Hyundai Elantra. Honda Cars India had commenced the pre-launch bookings for the 2019 Civic on February 15 at all the authorized company dealerships across the country for an amount of Rs 31,000.
Meanwhile the new sedan is being manufactured at the company's Greater Noida plant. Speculations are that the tenth generation Honda Civic will be priced in India between Rs 15 lakh and Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom). While Octavia is priced between Rs 15.99 lakh and Rs 25.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), Corolla Altis ranges from Rs 16.45 lakh to Rs 20.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Elantra is priced between Rs 13.81 lakh and Rs 20.04 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
So far as the engine details of the 2019 Honda Civic are concerned, the sedan will be available in India in both petrol and diesel motors. It will get a 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol mill producing 141 PS of power at 6,500 rpm and 174 Nm of torque at 4,300 rpm. It will be mated to a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).