Honda Civic : My Dream Car
Pros : superb looks, impeccable performance and comfortable interiors
Cons : Non availability of diesel engine version, high maintenance
Honda Civic was launched in 2006 and is on the verge of completing 6 wonderful years in the Indian market. The car went through some radical changes In order to fit herself to the ever changing Indian economy. Japanese engineering being the best in class makes it a tough competitor for any other car manufacturer; despite of all if we compare the Indian version of Civic with its US and Japanese counterparts there is still a big difference in terms of technology and features the car offers in India.
Exteriors: The new Honda Civic is available in 7 variants and all of them run on petrol, additionally sports features such as leather seats, front fog lamps and turn indicators integrated into outside rear-view mirrors. The front fascia of the Honda Civic is aggressive and sporty; it has smoky headlights, metallic front grille, aerodynamic front bumper in body color and front fog lamps. The electronically retractable ORVMs are also in body color and now integrated with turn indicators. The door handles and door protectors are also wrapped in body color;
Interiors: Those accustomed to the Honda Civic conservative tradition will be surprised to find a dramatic-looking interior that features a new two-tier dashboard layout. The latest Honda Civic is dressed with steering mounted controls, CD/MP3 player with AM/Fm player and 6 speakers. The other interior features include fabric and leather upholstery, beige and black interior color combination, map and cabin lights, digital multiplex meter with illumination control and information display with trip meter.
Safety: Safety is another important aspect for Honda Civic, which it had decided for its customers. Available with SRS dual front air bags, ABS (Antilock Brake System) with EBD and brake assist system, the car ensures responsive handling. Other safety features include front fog lamps, engine immobilizer, auto door lock, child proof rear door lock, security alarm system and keyless entry with answerback, etc.