After much anticipation, Honda Malaysia today finally launched the updated 10th generation Civic, with a few new features.
The new Civic will still be offered in three variants, with pricing as below:
- Civic 1.8S – RM113,600
- Civic 1.5 TC – RM129,600
- Civic 1.5 TC-P – RM139,600
The big news with the new Civic is the inclusion of the Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver assistance features (1.5 TC-P only) which comprises:
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Lane Keep Assist (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Low Speed Follow (LSF)
- Auto High-Beam
On the exterior, new features that are available across the range include a redesigned front bumper, new rear bumper garnish, new wheel design, a new trunk spoiler, new front sensors, new auto wipers, as well as 60:40 foldable rear seats.
Moving up the ladder, the mid-range Civic 1.5 TC gets even more new features like:
- Honda LaneWatch
- LED Headlights
- LED DRLs
- LED Fog Lights
- Chrome Outer Door Handle
- New leather seats
On top of the above, the range-topping Civic 1.5 TC-P gets additional features such as:
- Honda Sensing
- New 18-inch wheels
Other key features include:
- New Auto Front Wiper
- 8-way Driver Power Seat
- Remote Engine Start with Walk Away Auto Lock
- New steering switches
- New air-cond fan control switch
Under the hood, nothing has changed. The Civic still gets the same two engine options – the 1.8L i-VTEC engine which produces 141 PS and 174 Nm of torque, and the 1.5L VTEC Turbo engine which kicks out 173 PS and 220 Nm of torque. Both engines are EEV certified.
Also new for the Civic is the Passion Red Pearl colour option, which complements the existing Lunar Silver Metallic, White Orchid Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl.
Last but not least, the new Civic comes with a 5-year unlimited mileage warranty program, and a 5-years/ 100,000 km free labour service.