Honda launches BS6 compliant turbo powered diesel civic at Rs 20.74 lakh
New Delhi : At a time when most of the motor companies in India have been ditching the diesel engines, Honda has launched the BS6 compliant turbo powered civic at the ex-showroom price of Rs 20.74 lakh.
The petrol version of the same car was launched in March 2019 and the new release of BS6 compliant engine would be a big relief for the diesel lovers in the prime sedan segment.
The 1.6-litre i-DTEC turbo engine offers maximum power of 118 hp@4000 rpm and has a peak torque of 300 Nm. A six-speed manual unit takes care of transmission duties.
As announced by Honda, their new diesel engine in Civic comes with an amazing fuel efficiency of 23.9 kilometers per litre of diesel.
The VX variant is priced at ₹20.74 lakh* and gets additional curtain airbags in diesel variant which means six airbags are now standard. The ZX diesel is priced at ₹22.34 lakh*.
"With the introduction of BS-6 Diesel version of our iconic sedan Honda Civic, our entire sedan line-up will offer the choice of both petrol and diesel to cater to our esteemed customers," Rajesh Goel, Senior Vice President and Director (Marketing and Sales) at Honda Cars India, said in a press statement issued by the company. "The diesel Civic is available in manual transmission and will appeal to customers looking for sheer driving pleasure."