BS6 Honda Civic diesel launched

    Despite the upgraded engine, the diesel Civic’s price has only increased by Rs 20,000 for the VX and has stayed the same for ZX, when compared to the respective BS4 variants

    Published On Jul 09, 2020 04:20:00 PM

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    BS6 Honda Civic diesel launched

    • BS6 Civic diesel is priced from Rs 20.75-22.35 lakh.
    • Civic diesel is on offer in two trim levels – VX and ZX.
    • 1.6 diesel engine continues to be offered solely with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

    The Honda Civic has been launched with a BS6-compliant diesel engine option. The BS6 Civic diesel is available in two trim levels – VX (Rs 20.75 lakh) and the fully-loaded ZX (Rs 22.35 lakh). Other aspects of the Civic, like design and features, remain unchanged. Despite the upgraded engine, the diesel Civic’s price has only increased by Rs 20,000 for the VX and has remained unchanged for the ZX, when compared to the respective BS4 variants.

    BS6 Honda Civic diesel Prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)
    BS6 CivicBS4 CivicDifference
    VXRs 20.75 lakhRs 20.55 lakhRs 20,000
    ZXRs 22.35 lakhRs 22.35 lakh-

    The Civic uses an upgraded, BS6-compliant version of the same 1.6-litre turbocharged diesel unit, but power and torque are unchanged from before, at 120hp and 300Nm, respectively. As before, a 6-speed manual gearbox is the sole transmission option for the Civic diesel. As is to be expected when switching from BS4 to BS6, the new Civic’s 23.9kpl ARAI claimed fuel economy figure is 2.9kpl lower than the than its BS4 counterpart (26.8kpl). It is worth mentioning that the petrol engine has been BS6 compliant since launch

    As mentioned above, the features list continues unchanged. Hence, the top-spec ZX model continues to come equipped with features like a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, ambient lighting, automatic LED headlights with LED DRLs, rain-sensing wipers, an electric sunroof, leather upholstery, powered driver’s seat, dual-zone climate control, auto-dimming rear-view mirror and a segment-first lane watch camera system, to name a few. 

    In terms of competitors, the Civic currently only rivals the Hyundai Elantra, which also has a diesel engine option. The Skoda Octavia and Toyota Corolla Altis are no longer available in our market. 

    All prices, ex-showroom, Delhi

    Also see:

    Next-gen Honda Civic spied

    Honda Civic sedan discontinued in Japan

    2019 Honda Civic review, road test

    2019 Honda Civic price, variants explained

    2019 Honda Civic India image gallery

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