5 new Honda cars & SUVs coming to the 2018 Indian Auto Expo: From Civic to CR-V

Honda will bring a range of new vehicles in India soon. With the Auto Expo around the corner, Honda will take the opportunity to showcase their upcoming vehicles in India. Here is what Honda will unveil for the Indian market during the Auto Expo.

Amaze

The Amaze sedan marked Honda’s debut in diesel segment in India. Honda is now preparing the all-new Amaze that will be launched next year in India. The new Amaze has been spied at Honda’s Tapukara plant and is expected to be showcased at the Auto Expo 2018. The car will become roomier but will remain under 4-meter mark.

Honda is also expected to put a more powerful version of the 1.5-litre diesel engine, but the 1.2-litre petrol engine is expected to remain same. It will also get a number of new features like climate control, new infotainment system among others. The launch will happen in early 2018.

CR-V

Honda will bring in the all-new fifth generation CR-V in India next year. The all-new CR-V is already available in the international markets, and Honda will launch the new version in the segment dominated by the Toyota Fortuner. The new CR-V looks much sleeker than the current version and gets a thick slat grille, similar to the current generation of Honda vehicles.

The CR-V that will come to India will be ASEAN-spec, which means it will get an extra row of front facing seats taking the total number of seats to seven. Honda will also launch the diesel version of the CR-V with a 1.6-litre diesel engine that will be made in India. The engine produces a maximum power of 158 Bhp and peak torque of 350 Nm. The car is expected in the second half of 2018.

Jazz

The premium hatchback from Honda is doing decent in the market. Honda has revealed the facelift version of the global model earlier this year. Honda has confirmed that it will launch a hybrid version of the Jazz in India in the future. The new Jazz gets slimmer grille, new bumper and LED headlamps.

The car gets minor updates like the Honda City did earlier this year. The engine options in the Indian model is expected to remain same. The Jazz competes with the Maruti Baleno and Hyundai Elite i20 in India.

HR-V

The HR-V will become the fourth vehicle in the R-V series when launched. After the launch of the WR-V, which has gained some popularity in the market, Honda is looking forward to launching the HR-V. It sits above the WR-V in the lineup and will compete against the Hyundai Creta.

HR-V also sells in the Brazilian market just like the WR-V, and it is also built on the Jazz platform. It gets five seats and many premium features like electric sunroof, touchscreen infotainment and the touch panel climate control system. The SUV will be powered by the 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine that produces 115 Bhp. The diesel unit will the same 1.5-litre i-DTEC or 1.6-litre diesel unit.

Civic

The premium sedan from Honda was one of the first D-Segment cars launched in India. The beautiful design of the car turned many heads on the road. Honda India’s chief has said that the Civic will be a good choice for the customers who want to upgrade from the City in the coming times.

The Civic is all set to make a grand comeback in India. The new car will be powered by 1.8-litre i-VTEC engine that produces massive 173 BHP. The new Civic will land in India mid next year and will be showcased at the Auto Expo 2018.

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