At the 2018 Auto Expo, Honda Cars India along with the showcase of the new Amaze has also showcased the new generation Honda Civic and Honda CR-V respectively and has officially confirmed that it will launch in India during FY 2018-19. Honda Cars India has one of the best stalls at the 2018 Auto Expo with an array of new products along with its global electric cars.Another popular model from Honda's stable to be showcased at Auto Expo 2018 is the new Honda Civic that comes to India a long time. Honda has confirmed that it will launch the new Civic in less than one year. The sporty sedan is a show stopper considering Honda Civic has been a popular nameplate in India and the new one too.
2018 Honda Civic:
The India bound Honda Civic will follow the sporty, low-slung design. What gives the new Civic serious character is the faux notchback look at the rear. Also, expect the new Honda Civic’s cabin to be updated majorly before the car goes on sale in India. Honda Civic will get the 1.8L VTEC engine and a new diesel engine at its India launch.
Takahiro Hachigo, President and representative director, Honda motor co. Ltd said, " In 2017, Honda provided our products and joys to over 30 million customers around the world. The automobile products accounted for 5.3 million of our global sales and India was a great contributor. We are committed to the Indian market and aim to launch six models in the coming three years. Today we announced three of those models all new Amaze, all new CR-V and much awaited 10th Feb Civic which will be launched in India in FY 18-19."
2018 Honda CR-V one of the most anticipated SUV has been unveiled in India for the first time at the Auto Expo 2018 is the new Honda CR-V. The seven-seater SUV is likely to play a crucial role for Honda Cars India to regain its lost ground in India and the latest version of CR-V is more aggressive and SUV looking and has already been launched in the global market. Unlike its predecessors, the Honda CR-V will feature third row seating and will also for the first time gets a diesel engine Earth Dreams that will address the biggest shortcoming the SUV had in India so far. The 1.6L diesel engine sheds a power of 160hp and 350 Nm of torque. Honda will build this engine locally and will also use the same diesel engine block for its other upcoming Honda cars such as the Civic in future.