Honda Civic unveils 10th generation D Segment in current week.Available three variants 1.85 liter(1.8S) SOHC i-VTEC engine as base model, 1.5TC and 1.5 TC-P both turbocharged engine.1.5TC-P is premium version equipped with LED ligtns , additional trim, leather seats. 1.8S produces 141PS and 174 Nm torque 6.31 liter/ 100 km, 100km/h in 10.4 seconds, 16-inch wheel size. 1.5TC with 173 PS and 220 Nm torque 5.8 liter/100 km, 100km/h in 8.2 seconds, 17-inch wheel size. 1.5TC is considered equivalent to 2.4 liter naturally aspirated engine, but 1.5TC is more fuel efficient.
New Civic has more of European Sedan standards along with exclusive interior space equivalent to other D-Segment cars.Remote Engine Start is new feature which starts engine and air-conditioning from a specific distance away. New Civic is wider, longer and lower to its predecessor, 15mm more wider, wheelbase increase by 30mm to 2,700mm, length increases by 105mm, gets lower 20mm in height.
Honda Civic is more like Coupe at rear and looks more sleek. LED headlights in 1.5 Turbo, Honda grille. 1.8 with projector Halogen lights. 3D Flush Cabin excellent finnishing with use of quality materials.Front bumper reduces lift and rear trunk design to reduce drag at rear of vehicle, smooth air-flow along the bottom. New Civic is 22kg lighter but provides 25 percent more torsional rigidity due sturdier bottom frame and braces at key locations across the body, this results into more durability, better safety against crash and improves driving dyanmics.Civic comes with revised powertrains, all three variants comes along with CVT, while paddle shifters is available in 1.5turbo.
As per Honda Project Team CVT has more advantages to automatic transmission, reduces lag caused by clutch slippage inherent at automatic gearboxes. CVT has torque converter to smooth out transmission shift shock. Electric Parking brakes and steering system having variable steering ratios.Electric parking brakes comes with Brake Hold to make your car stationary on a slope. CVT provides better fuel efficiency.Civic uses latest generation of CVTs.
Civic has MacPherson struts with lower arm at front, rear retains multi link arrangement along with hydraulic compliance bushings provides lower arm design this provides Next Generation Ride Comfort.Noise cancellation remains at its best. Usage of sound proofing materials used extensively across the body along with sound proof glass and under floor insulation. Civic keeps safety at paramount with Vehicle Stability Assist, Daytime Running Lights, emergency stop signal, Hill-Start Assist, walk away auto lock which lock the car itself. Begining price RM113,800 for 1.8S , RM127,800.00 for 1.5TC and RM135,800.00 for 1.5TC-P
Honda Civic hold number one position in 2015 in Malaysia, for curent year it occupies approx. 15% of market share in terms of unit sold.