Honda Civic Hybrid, named Honda Civic e: HEV, has been launched in Malaysia today. According to media reports, the sedan is the top-of-the-line variant in the 11th generation Civic range. Honda Malaysia has launched the car at RM166,500 (PKR 810,575), a reasonable price for a hybrid vehicle.
The C-segment sedan is 4,678mm long, 1,802mm wide, and 1,415mm tall with a 2,734mm wheelbase. Furthermore, it has a ground clearance of 128mm. The incorporation of hybrid components has made the car heavier by around 100 kilograms, and now it weighs 1,445 kilograms. The vehicle has a 72-cell lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 1.05KWh, weighing 37 kilograms.
The electric motor in the new Civic produces 181hp and 315Nm of torque. The power is sent to the front wheels mated with electric continuously variable transmission (E-CVT). The motor is paired with a 2.0 liter naturally aspirated 4-cylinder engine, which produces 141hp at 6,000rpm and 189Nm of torque.
The new Honda Civic hybrid reaches from 0 to 100 in 7.9 seconds.
Features and Specs of Honda Civic RS Hybrid
The car has the following salient specs and features:
- Blue accents on Honda logos
- e: HEV emblem at the rear
- Chrome trim at the front grille
- Headlight inner bezel
- Black interior
- 9-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay
- 10.25-inch full digital instrumental display
- Dual-zone air conditioning
- Wireless charger
- Honda smart key card
- Autonomous emergency braking
- Lane keep assist
- Lane departure warning
- Auto high beam
- Adaptive cruise control
- Front vehicle departure alert
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The company is offering new colours for the car, including Ignite Red Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Meteoroid Gray Metallic, and Platinum White Pearl.
Honda Atlas launched the 11th generation of Civic in Pakistan earlier this year. The top-of-the-line variant in Pakistan is RS Turbo, and there are no hints of the launch of the HEV variant in Pakistan by the company.
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