Upcoming New Honda Cars in India

Honda cars India is enjoying the success of the Amaze and City sedans. However, other products of Honda have rather failed to follow the City’s success. Honda is now planning to launch a number of new cars in India to increase its market share. These launches will range from the small crossover to premium sedans.

New Honda Civic India Launch

 

The new Honda Civic is clearly among the most awaited of upcoming new Honda cars in India in 2017, 2018. The new Civic actually looks very promising. The earlier Civic failed in the Indian car market due to cheaper, diesel equipped alternatives. As a result, it was taken out from the market. Now, Honda plans to bring the Civic back to India as a current generation model. Civic’s design highlights include- ‘Flying H’ front chrome grille, sporty bumpers, a long hood and boomerang type of LED taillamps.

The Civic will get a 1.8 L petrol with an automatic transmission option and a manual only 1.5 L diesel. The new Civic will also be equipped with the diesel option. The new Civic will be competing with Renault Fluence, Hyundai Elantra, Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Jetta and Toyota Corolla.

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Expected Launch Date Late 2017
Expected Price INR 14 – 22 lakhs
Engine Options 1.5 L Turbo Petrol, 1.5 L Turbo Diesel
Fuel Mileage (estimated) Petrol – 18 kpl

Diesel – 20 kpl

Honda Civic Specifications –

Engine 1.5 L Turbo Petrol/1.6 L Turbo Diesel
Max. Power 145 BHP/99 BHP
Peak Torque 210 Nm/200 Nm
Transmission 6 Speed Manual, CVT Automatic/6 Speed Manual
Seating Capacity 5

Honda HRV India Launch

The Honda HRV SUV will have a lot in common with the Jazz. Therefore, the design of this SUV is based on the much publicized Honda ‘Exciting H Design’ philosophy. Key features of HR-V’s design include a stylish front grille, a steeply sloping roofline, LED headlamps and a dynamic rear-end. It has a CR-V like dashboard and includes features like touchscreen infotainment unit, touchscreen auto climate control and a CR-V like steering wheel. Powering the Honda HR-V globally is a 1.8-litre Petrol motor that has a max. power of 141 bhp, and a 1.6 L Diesel that has a max. power of 118 bhp. The India-spec model, however, could make do with BR-V’s 1.5 L Petrol and Diesel motors.

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Expected Launch Date Late 2017
Expected Price INR 12 – 18 lakhs
Engine Options 1.5 L Petrol, 1.5 L Diesel
Fuel Mileage (estimated) Petrol – 18 kplDiesel – 21 kpl

 

Honda HR-V Specifications –

Engine 1.5 L iVTEC Petrol/1.5 L iDTEC Diesel
Max. Power 117 BHP/100 BHP
Peak Torque 145 Nm/200 Nm
Transmission 6 Speed Manual, CVT Automatic/6 Speed Manual
Seating Capacity 5

 

Next Generation Honda CRV India

Honda showcased the next gen CR-V for international markets in 2016. It is also likely to be launched in India by 2018. The performance of current CR-V was not as expected due to high pricing and no diesel option. However, launch dates are not yet confirmed.

Expected Launch Date End 2017
Expected Price INR 25 lakhs
Engine Options 2.4-litre Petrol, 1.6-litre Turbo Diesel
Fuel Mileage (estimated) Petrol – 12 kplDiesel – 15 kpl

 

Honda CR-V Specifications –

Engine 2.4-litre Turbo Petrol/1.6-litre Turbo Diesel
Max. Power 187 BHP/158 BHP
Peak Torque 226 Nm/350 Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, CVT Automatic/6-Speed Manual, 9-speed automatic
Seating Capacity 5 to 7

 

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