Good news for Civic fans and enthusiasts! Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, is pleased to introduce the New 2019 Civic. Refreshed with new exterior styling features and added convenience features, it aims to further satisfy customers needs for a sporty and functional compact by further improving an already spectacular sedan.
The New Civic’s sporty vibe has new exterior styling cues. Upfront, new features such as a newly designed Front Bumper, Full LED Headlights with Integrated Daytime Running Lights give the New Civic RS Turbo CVT and 1.8 E CVT a low and wide stance and refreshed sporty look while still retaining its familiar Honda front fascia. To further amplify this sporty update, new 18-inch Belrina Black RS Alloy Wheels for the RS Turbo CVT and new 16-inch Shark Gray Metallic Alloy Wheels for the 1.8 E CVT are made available to give the New Civic a more aggressive and sporty stance on the road.
The New Civic boasts an advanced and sophisticated interior loaded with numerous technology features. Upfront, the Civic’s high center console gives the driver and passenger that sports car feel complimenting its low seating position. Highlighting the New Civic’s advanced technology is a full-color TFT instrument panel that gives the driver a customizable information display which can show various vehicle and infotainment information within the driver’s instrument cluster. Together with this, the New Civic RS Turbo CVT and 1.8 E CVT features an updated 7-inch Touch Screen Advanced Display Audio System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability now integrated with hard buttons and a volume knob.
For the RS Turbo, CVT, Navigation, Leather Seats and Leather Interior trims can be found around the cabin giving the Civic a more premium feel. Other features such as 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat and new sports pedals can also be found in the New Civic RS Turbo CVT. As for the 1.8 S CVT variant, it sports new Halogen Projector Headlights with Integrated Daytime Running Lights and 16-inch Two Tone Alloy Wheels which still compliment the Civic 1.8 S CVT sporty and aggressive front fascia. Inside, the Civic 1.8 S CVT gets Honda’s 7-inch Touch Screen Display Audio system.
The New 2019 Civic are available with two engine options: the 1.5-liter turbo charged DOHC i-VTEC engine for the RS Turbo which produces 173 ps at 5,500 rpm, and a maximum torque of 22.4 kg-m at 1,700-5,500 rpm.
For the 1.8 S, it has Honda’s familiar 1800cc SOHC i-VTEC engine. with a maximum power of 141 ps at 6,500 rpm and 17.7 kg-m of torque at 4,300 rpm which can still give the Civic its familiar responsive performance and fuel efficiency. Power of both engines is transmitted through a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed based on Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology.
On top of the Civic’s potent powertrains, Honda’s Eco Assist System, which consists of the ECON mode and Eco-Coaching Ambient Light, is still available to help encourage drivers achieve fuel-efficient driving.
Standard are Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Brake Hold, and Dual Front Driver and Front Passenger SRS Airbags. The RS Turbo CVT on the other hand will get additional safety features such as Front Driver and Passenger Side Airbags and Side Curtain Airbags for added protection for the passengers. The New Civic also boasts a Five Star ASEAN NCAP safety rating.
- Platinum White Pearl (New color)*
- Cosmic Blue Metallic
- Lunar Silver Metallic (1.8 E and 1.8 S only)
- Modern Steel Metallic (RS Turbo and 1.8 E only)
- Rallye Red (RS Turbo)
*Platinum White Pearl – Additional Php 20,000
Suggested Retail Prices:
- RS Turbo CVT: PHP 1,608,000
- 1.8 E CVT: PHP 1,185,000
- 1.8 S CVT: PHP 1,115,000
For more information, visit any of the authorized Honda Car dealerships today or you may visit the Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. official website at www.hondaphil.com.