The Honda Civic is back! The once-popular executive sedan returns after an almost seven-year absence, packing a diesel engine, more equipment, and even greater space and comfort. But can it live up to the lofty standard set by its path-breaking predecessor? Hormazd Sorabjee drives both the diesel and petrol versions to find out.

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    • Autocar India
      Autocar India

      UPDATE: Prices Revealed!

      The Civic has been launched at the following prices (ex-showroom, pan-India):

      Petrol CVT:
      V: Rs 17.70 lakh
      VX: Rs 19.20 lakh
      ZX: Rs 21.00 lakh

      Diesel MT:
      VX: Rs 20.50 lakh
      ZX: Rs 22.30 lakh

      What do you think of these prices? Tell us in the comments! #TeamAutocar

      about 16 days ago
    • divin varghese
      divin varghese In reply to Autocar India

      I think it's a bit pricy considering the current rage for SUVs and the alternatives in the market for example Elantra, which is the global competitor for civic

      about 14 days ago
    • harsh  vardhan tripathi
      harsh vardhan tripathi

      begs to be driven hard .. haha u jus made my day ..was not thnking u would say so ..overpriced for no reason..

      about 4 days ago
    • gopal sharma
      gopal sharma

      How many of u swift lover??

      about 6 days ago
    • P K S
      P K S

      It's time for Honda to downsize engine and give 1.5 ivtec turbo.old 1.8 is a gas guzzler.

      about 7 days ago
    • nikhilpurohit72
      nikhilpurohit72

      Ugly looking..

      about 8 days ago
    • jayesh mahajan
      jayesh mahajan

      Dream

      about 9 days ago
    • Rachit Channana
      Rachit Channana

      Highly overpriced and overtly underpowered, looks like politics inside Honda is getting the better of its products. Wake up and smell the coffee, with the same price Octavia gives much more in terms of performance, interiors, sound system, et al

      My observations:

      1. Diesel version comes without automatic transmission

      2. Petrol version is highly underpowered unlike its international cousin
      It's like old wine in new bottle

      3. No performance version for the positioning this car carries

      4. No auto turn lights

      5. Honda has tried too hard to make it the cock-pit feel like its earlier avatar but has fallen flat on its face on its performance

      Sadly after long wait I'd still buy the Skoda and maybe stretch and pay for the VRS

      about 10 days ago
    • AMG
      AMG

      Is it just me or does anyone else also think that the car looks absolutely gorgeous from the front?
      From the back it does kinda look wierd with the coupe like profile but not bad.
      Still that front end though!!!😍😍😍

      about 10 days ago
    • Sunil _Gowda
      Sunil _Gowda

      Rear looks like prius wtf

      about 11 days ago
    • Archit Kothari
      Archit Kothari

      Such a desirable car.....beautiful

      about 12 days ago
    • MB Rajesh
      MB Rajesh

      Clever Marketing prowl from Honda, Targeting Honda City Customer Base, Automatic choice for them. Well getting Confusing, SUVs are better option in this price point.

      about 13 days ago
    • article john
      article john

      ugly.....i m gonna buy old civic

      about 14 days ago
    • Sandeep Sandhu
      Sandeep Sandhu

      I HATE the back ...shame

      about 15 days ago
    • Joseph Paul
      Joseph Paul

      An absurdly over priced and grossly under powered diesel car. It's an executive sedan focusing youngsters; not a family one.

      about 15 days ago
    • Salman Ahmed Khan
      Salman Ahmed Khan

      Bangalore ♥️ Nandi Hills 💯

      about 15 days ago
    • Richard Jeremiadoss
      Richard Jeremiadoss

      horrible looking, underpowered and a cvt.......honda killed its civic even before launch....!!! Octavia rules anyday...!!!!
      Its like honda comes out of jumanji one day and launches civic while competitors are way ahead of time.....ha ha..!!!

      about 16 days ago
    • Sasidhar Khambhampati
      Sasidhar Khambhampati

      Looks vise, my Old Civic still looks better than this. I still love my Civic..

      about 17 days ago
    • Mahendra Kumar
      Mahendra Kumar

      Honda Amaze is batter looking car than Civic

      about 17 days ago
    • Reddy Vedvyas
      Reddy Vedvyas

      let's then buy kia-motors turbo petrol engined 5-seater suv

      about 17 days ago
    • Saraju Pens Suman
      Saraju Pens Suman

      The most miserable thing is this civic was launched in 2016 and now in 2019 they send it to India. Even Pakistan got this in 2017!! I have the previous civic and in looks this one is nowhere compared to that..

      about 18 days ago
    • Kope Koza
      Kope Koza

      Best looking car

      about 18 days ago
    • www zzz
      www zzz

      That 1.8 I-VTEC should have been provided with a manual gear.... It would have been better..... And why isnt there a 1.5 I-VTEC engine provided in India... It would have been awesome.

      about 19 days ago
    • Ishan Padhy
      Ishan Padhy

      What's the mileage?

      about 19 days ago
    • Varun Gopal
      Varun Gopal

      Full packed interior. Still inferior to octavia. Vrs fan boy 😂

      about 20 days ago
    • saurabh
      saurabh

      Hate that grill

      about 20 days ago
    • Suvra Bhattacharjee
      Suvra Bhattacharjee

      Why the hell we are not getting the TYPE R version.. .. 😣😑😑😑

      about 21 day ago
    • InkBling Design Studio
      InkBling Design Studio

      Still in love with my old 2012 Civic, i have experienced this one internationally but somehow never managed to be as impressed as the older generation Civic, somehow just cannot get over the Civic and still feels fresh after a god 7 years of extensive ownership. Personally, the new one seems a little over-designed in parts and rear seat comfort is majorly compromised. Yet, happy to have the brand Civic back and i am sure there will be a lot of new Civic fans.Cheers!

      about 21 day ago
    • Wot Say?
      Wot Say?

      I hope they bring the Type-R too.

      about 24 days ago
    • P Y Desk
      P Y Desk

      Whts the price ?

      about 25 days ago
    • ALL IN INE Butt
      ALL IN INE Butt

      Turbo! Is available in Pakistan

      about 25 days ago