The 2019 Honda Civic (facelift) is on display at the ongoing Thai Motor Expo. The new model has gone on sale in Thailand at a starting price of 8,74,00 Baht (INR 18,68,536).
The 2019 Honda Civic (facelift) features smoked headlamps, a 'wing' element on the front grille in gloss black finish (as compared to the chrome 'wing' on the earlier version), new chrome accents on the foglamp housings, chrome accent on the rear bumper, and a full-width spitter on the bumper.
On the inside, the 2019 Honda Civic features an updated 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Honda Sensing Technology, which includes Collision Mitigation Braking System with forward collision warning, Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist System, and Adaptive Cruise Control, is now available on the top-spec 1.5 RS trim. Other highlights of the cabin are the redesigned steering wheel controls as well as a new centre console cupholder. The company insists that extra sound-deadening material has been used on the floor, trunk, and front and rear fenders.
Engine options for the Thai-spec 2019 Honda Civic (facelift) include a 1.8-litre naturally aspirated petrol motor that outputs 141 PS and 174 Nm and a turbocharged 1.5-litre petrol engine that produces 173 PS and 220 Nm. Both the motors come mated to a CVT.
2019 Honda Civic (facelift) Price in Thailand
- Civic 1.8 E - 8,74,000 baht (INR 18,68,536)
- Civic 1.8 EL - 9,64,000 baht (INR 20,60,948)
- Civic 1.5 Turbo - 1,104,000 baht (INR 23,60,256)
- Civic 1.5 Turbo RS - 1,219,000 baht (INR 26,06,116)
The Thai-spec 2019 Honda Civic is available in five colours - Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic, and Platinum White Pearl. Deliveries of the new model will commence from January 12.
Honda Cars India will introduce the new Civic next year.