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Honda Introduces 2010 New Honda Civic

By Motortrend India Staff   |   07 September,2009

Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) Ltd has launched the 2010 new Honda Civic.

The new Honda Civic is available in four variants: Civic 1.8V Elegance, Civic 1.8S Elegance, Civic 1.8V Inspire and Civic 1.8S Inspire. These variants are powered by a 1.8L iVTEC engine, which is the most advanced engine technology available in the segment. It combines Honda’s i-VTEC (Intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control) technology with VTC (Variable Time Control) to deliver powerful performance and superior fuel economy. The i-VTEC regulates the opening of air-fuel intake valves and exhaust valves in accordance with engine speeds. The ARAI fuel efficiency results for Civic MT are 15.5 km/l. The car is E10 compatible and has Euro IV emission levels.

The premium sedan now comes with ‘Dark Smokey Headlights & Crystalline Octagonal Tail Lights’, a curved 5 Point Metallic Front Grille and revamped front bumper to give a sporty look. The audio system of the new Honda Civic comes equipped with a USB port together with the CD player. An intelligent fuel economy indicator has been introduced in the new Honda Civic to enable the customer to achieve the good fuel efficiency.

Safety equipment is standard across all variants. It has active and passive safety features including Anti - Lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake - Force Distribution System (EBD) and Brake Assist, Dual SRS airbags and pre-tensioner seat belts.

The Civic was first launched in 2006 in the lower D segment of passenger car market in India. HSCI has sold over 42,000 units in just over 3 years. Honda Civic has won 10 automobile awards including the Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2007. It was also winner of the JD Power Initial Quality Study in its very 1st year with the best ever score in the Industry.

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