Honda India has recently recorded a sales number of 436 units for the Honda Civic, which makes it the segment leader against rivals like Toyota Corolla Altis, Hyundai Verna, and Skoda Octavia.
The latest-gen Honda Civicwas launched in March 2019 and has been the top-selling sedan for quite some time in its segment with a segment share of up to 53%. From its launch till October 2019, Honda has sold 4,375 units of the Civic sedan in India. This has helped Honda become the leader again in the Indian sedan segment. Secondly, it contributes to the 30% month-on-month growth of the Japanese automaker. Finally, it has also played an important part in the overall development of the sedan segment, which has recently lost in popularity, due to the increasing popularity of SUVs. The executive sedan segment in India has witnessed an increase of 9.5% from April to October 2019.
Five features on the new 2019 Honda Civic that make it irresistible
Commenting on the impressive performance of the Honda Civic, Senior Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing Department in Honda Cars India Ltd commented,
“The comeback of the Civic this year has given the much needed boost to the executive sedan segment and its one of the few segments which have grown despite the current market slowdown. We are thankful to our esteemed customers who have reaffirmed their love for Civic and helped it lead the segment sales.”
After a several-year absence, the Honda Civic made a comeback in the Indian auto market. The vehicle is equipped with a wide range of top-notch features, such as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system which supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Moreover, the new Civic also comes with dual-zone automatic temperature control, smart entry, an eight-way power driver seat, multi-angle rear view camera, and electric parking brake. Its safety features include six airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, vehicle stability assist, hild-holder, ISOFIX child seat anchorage and Honda lane watch.
The Honda Civic offers two engine options. The first one 1.8-litre i-VTEC gasoline-burner (petrol) which can deliver 141 PS against 174 Nm and is mated to a CVT unit. The second one is a 1.6-litre i-DTEC turbo-oil-burner (diesel) which can generate 120 PS against 300 Nm and is paired with a 6-speed MT unit. As for the price, the Civic carries a price tag of Rs. 17.94 lakh (on-Road, New Delhi) for the base petrol variant, which goes up to at Rs. 22.35 (on-Road, New Delhi) for the top-trim diesel.