Car marker Honda has announced the diesel version of the Civic 5D hatchback is up for sale in showrooms starting this month. Honda aims to reach 1 percent market share with the Civic, which addresses both individuals and companies.
The diesel engine is build in the UK and includes the Earth Dreams Technology, which will be implemented in all future Honda models.
The new Civic 1.6 Diesel completes the Civic range in a good period of our activity in Romania. Given the current market conditions, with the new engine we will target both our traditional segment of individuals that appreciate a quality products at a fair price, and companies that aim to optimize their car fleet expenses,” said Alexandru Gusetoaia, Sales & After Sales manager at Honda Trading Romania.
The Civic is fitted with a 6-speed manual transmission box and boasts a fuel consumption of 3.6 liters/100 km. It has four equipping options and a starting price of EUR 14,990, VAT excluded.
Honda Trading Romania estimates the diesel 1.6 i-DTEC engine will account for half of the total sales in Honda Civic 5D.