2017 Honda Civic: What could be better this time?

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The 10th Gen. 2017 Honda Civic is getting ready to launch in India. Will this comeback regain Honda’s lost ground in premium sedan segment in India? Let’s find out!    

The Japanese carmaker Honda is getting ready to launch the highly-talked-about 2017 Honda Civic in India. It is expected that the Honda Civic will make a comeback in its new generation avatar by this year-end or the starting of 2018. The Honda Civic is not a new name for the Indian roads. It was one of the most successful sedans In India until the petrol prices started rising and an absence of diesel variant started haunting Honda.

Honda Civic 2017

The Honda Civic was one of the most promising sedans in the executive sedan segment with elegant looks, bold design and power-packed performance. But the decreasing interest, sales figures and the need of diesel variant made the company take back Honda Civic from the market in 2013. And with it, Honda lost its presence in the premium sedan segment in India.

The all-new 10th generation Honda Civic is expected to regain Honda’s lost ground in India. With everything new from front to rear, the Honda Civic 2017  is built on a new platform featuring high-strength body making it tougher and bold. The improved dynamics are surely going boost up the performance. Let’s have a close look at the 2017 Honda Civic:

 

2017 Honda Civic Dimensions

Length 4,556mm
Width 1,752mm
Height 1,435mm
Wheelbase 2,700mm
Ground Clearance 170mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50-litres
Seating Capacity 5 Passengers (2+3 layout)
Turning Radius 5.40m

 

2017 Honda Civic Exterior Design

The 2017 Honda Civic gets full marks in terms of exterior design and styling. On the front, it has newly designed thick chrome grilles sitting between the all-new LED headlamps. The new bumper adds sportiness to the overall design. The same carries LED DRLs with fog lamps and a lot of chrome as a highlighting feature. The side profile of 2017 Civic looks well-proportioned and trendy with the 17-inch alloy wheels. On the rear, the brilliant designed LED headlamps running till boot-lid look bold.

The 2017 Honda Civic is one of the most stylish, bold and premium looking sedans available today. When compared to the competitors, the all-new Honda Civic will definitely leave others behind.

 

2017 Honda Civic Interiors

The premium styling pattern is followed inside as well. The beige and black interiors look extremely premium and of high standard. Honda has made no mistake while designing the dashboard and with the placement of electric and control switches. The plastic materials used in door knobs and switches if of good quality too.

The big, spacious and roomy cabin has very comfortable seats with good thigh support, leg room and knee room. The premium quality seats offer great cushioning and comfort. It is one of the most comfortable sedans to be driven-in. Thanks to the great fit and finish, the new 2017 Civic has everything to be called up-market, elegant and premium.

The interior of all-new Honda Civic is modern too. It features a touch-screen infotainment system with all latest connectivity features. The stylish steering wheel has all music controls mounted on it.

 

2017 Honda Civic Features

The 2017 Honda Civic is really modern in terms of high-tech features. The long list of features include smart keyless entry, multi-angle rear vies camera, push start/stop button, automatic climate control, heated seats, multi-functioning steering wheel, satellite navigation system, 60:40 split-fold seats, front & ducktail spoilers and much more. For your long journeys, the 2017 Honda Civic gets 519-litres of boot compartment.

 

2017 Honda Civic Features

The all-new 10th gen. Honda Civic is great in terms of safety features as well. The safety features include anti-lock braking system with electronic brakeforce distribution (ABS with EBS), electronic stability control, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, Honda LaneWatch, multi-angle rear view mirror, tyre deflation warning system, adaptive cruise control and more. It is expected that 6-airbags, hill start assist and vehicle stability control will come as standard features.

 

2017 Honda Civic Engine

The 2017 Honda Civic will come with three engine options – 1.6-litre diesel, 1.5-litre petrol and 1.8-litre petrol engines. We have already seen the 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine on the Honda CR-V SUV. This diesel engine churns a maximum power of 118bhp at 4000rpm. The 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine can produce 140bhp of power and a maximum torque of 210NM. All these engines will be coupled with six-speed manual gearbox and an automatic variant is expected too.

 

2017 Honda Civic Launch Date & Price in India

Currently, there is no official confirmation on the launch date and pricing of 2017 Honda Civic in India. However, Honda may launch this premium sedan by this year-end or the early of next year. Being produced locally, the Honda Civic 2017 can be a great deal in terms of pricing too. It is expected to be launched around Rs.16-19 lacs for the base model, Ex-Showroom, New Delhi.

 

2017 Honda Civic Competition

This premium sedan will offer a heated competition to 2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2017 Skoda Octavia (facelift), Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Corolla and Chevrolet Cruze.

 

Will you buy the all-new 10th gen. 2017 Honda Civic once it launches in India? Which feature of this premium sedan attracted you the most? Or do you think there is a better sedan the 2017 Honda Civic? Do share your thoughts, comments and feedback in the section below. Happy & Safe Driving!

Shaneel Karia

Shaneel Karia

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