Next-generation Honda Civic showcased in prototype form

Dwaipayan Roy
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Next-generation Honda Civic showcased in prototype form
Next-generation Honda Civic showcased in prototype form

18 Nov 2020: Next-generation Honda Civic showcased in prototype form

Ahead of the production model's launch in 2021, Japanese automaker Honda has revealed the prototype of the 11th-generation Civic.

As for the highlights, the premium sedan gets a refreshed design and a minimalist cabin with a 'floating' 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console. However, the engine details are yet to be revealed.

Here's our roundup.

Exteriors: 2021 Honda Civic: At a glance

The 11th-generation Honda Civic's prototype has a big radiator grille, C-shaped black-accented air dams, and sleek LED headlamps.

The car is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, prominent shoulder lines, and 19-inch black alloy wheels wrapped in Pirelli Pilot Super Sport tires.

A subtle boot lip spoiler, oval exhaust tips with glossy black surrounds, and wrap-around LED taillights are present on the rear side.

Fact: Power and performance

The powertrain details of the 2021 Civic sedan are yet to be revealed. In India, the current-generation model gets a 1.8-liter petrol mill that makes 140hp/174Nm and a 1.6-liter diesel motor that generates 118hp/300Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed manual or CVT gearbox.

Interiors: How does the cabin look like?

The prototype model of the next-generation Civic has a 5-seater cabin with a minimalist dashboard, an electronic parking brake, auto climate control, and a multifunctional power steering wheel.

The sedan houses a digital instrument cluster and a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console.

To ensure the safety of the passengers, there are multiple airbags, a rear-view camera, and an advanced driver assistance system.

Fact: How much will it cost?

The 11th-generation Honda Civic will be launched in the US around mid-2021 and should make its way to India in 2022. It will sport a price-tag of around Rs. 20 lakh, and shall go against Hyundai Elantra as well as Skoda Octavia.