so who copied whom.... my opinion, after hyundai hired new designers and came up with new beautiful designs+lots of standard equipment+less cost+more warranty they started winning over the u.s and europian markets,even uae.
toyota and honda were reducing the quality+floods hit japan breakking supplies+ they were intentionally making less cost vehicles uglier so their more expensive variants could sell more based on looks..that happens only in a monopoly. hyundai and kia broke that.
now the japanese have realised the worth of better designs and better materials and they are doing the right thing in making new cars more attractive even if they have to copy any other brand. thats great for consumers, toyota and honda have better engines and this competition would drive them towards producing better vehicles. consumer wins this time.
and as for pakistanis, we would love if indus motors has enough brain to launch this quickly before honda city2014, and do not skimp on the bits that make this design stand out, like daytime running leds, front chrome bits and make sure the suspension does not look jacked up from behind. this jacked up thing is killing honda civic these days.