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New Honda Civic Hatch 1.6 Diesel Executive launched in South Africa.
The Honda Civic 1.6l i-DTEC has been launched as the perfect choice for the buyer looking for space, power, performance and economy. At Mekor Honda we’re really excited about this addition to the Honda
The 1.6l i-DTEC is the first engine globally with Honda’s new Earth Dreams Technology which will be applied to all future engines. It boasts an excellent 88kw of power and 300 Nm of torque with CO2 emissions of just 109 g/km.
Features of the new Civic 1.6 i-DTEC engine:
Lightestdiesel engine in its class: The new engine weighs an amazing 47kg less than Honda’s 2.2-litre i-DTEC engine! All the components have been redesigned with advanced production techniques to minimise their weight.
- Reduced mechanical friction
- Clever turbocharger
- Efficient fuel injection system and engine air flow
- New transmission system
The 1.6 Honda Civic Diesel engine will be available in the Executive grade with
The entire Honda Civic Hatch range will now receive rear strakes and emergency brake lights
Here’s What the Critics Have to say…
Top Gear UK: “It looks good, it's nicely made, the cabin is the right side of barmy to engage the driver, and it rides a lot better than the old one thanks to fluid-filled bushes and tweaks to the rear torsion-beam suspension”
Recombu.com: “With its new aerodynamic design and economical
Gearheads South Africa: “Earth Dreams Technology’s new 1.6 economic engine is taking Honda to new heights as this new engine makes the car increasingly lighter than the 2.2
“The new Civic 1.6 i-DTech's
“A better look into the production of the new Civic 1.6 i-DTech's new and highly sought after engine.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eP82nSM6ORk&list=PLyhLzJru_sBqFzalGlp-_bZRcy1rBIZQ5&index=2
Yet another engineering master-stroke from Honda! At Mekor Honda we’re really proud to be offering the Honda Civic 1.6l i-DTEC and would invite you to make an appointment with your local Honda dealer as soon as possible to drive the new Honda Civic!