Petaling Jaya, 14 December 2021 – A legacy is being reborn, and Civic fans in Malaysia can now officially place a booking for the exciting, long-awaited 11th Generation All-New Civic! This new model is technology-packed with advanced features while keeping to the Civic legacy of styling, handling and best-in-class performance. Honda Malaysia (or the Company) anticipates that the 11th Generation Civic is one of ‘the most fun to drive Civic ever made’ and will excite the market as well as retaining its C-segment leadership when it is launched in Q1 2022.
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Madoka Chujo said, “The Civic has a strong identity and is one of the favourite Honda model for Malaysians who loves a car with exceptional styling and powerful performance. Since its introduction to the Malaysian market in 2001, we have sold close to 148,000 units of Civic and this legendary model continues to expand its fan base in the country. The iconic 10th Generation Civic which was launched in 2016, has contributed more than 66,600 units to the total Civic sales and continues to lead in the C-segment with 71% market share as of October 2021.”
Ms. Chujo added, “The 11th Generation Civic is a modern interpretation of the classic and timeless Honda values which is human-centred in approach. This model offers a piece of the future, raising the benchmark of a C-segment sedan in every way while maintaining the best of the Civic DNA which is loved by Malaysians. The All-New Civic is truly A Legacy, Reborn!.”
Measuring 4,678mm in length, 1,802mm in width, with a height of 1,415mm and 2,735mm in its wheelbase, the All-New Civic is larger and wider with the expansion of rear thread to provide low and wide stance. A Civic-first which is a result of Honda’s advanced manufacturing technique and design approach is Lazer Brazing technology, aimed at giving the All-New Civic a sleeker roofline and stronger body rigidity.
The All-New Civic features a new design that exudes a New Age Identity - a sedan with a sporty, sophisticated yet premium outlook. The 11th Generation Civic will also see the sporty RS variant being introduced into the Civic line-up for the first time. The focus on the new exterior design is exceptional visibility, with an open feeling of spaciousness and uncluttered view, achieved via an expanded glass area. The All-New Civic’s signature sporty and bold looks are accentuated by the RS exterior with Black Painted Side Mirrors, Shark Fin Antenna, Outer Door Handles, New Trunk Spoiler and 18” Black Matte Alloy Wheels. The New LED Headlights with Daytime Running Lights (DRL) comes in a new design while the Civic’s styling DNA is clearly reflected in the New Rear Combi LED Taillights, emphasizing the identity of Honda.
Besides a sporty styling, the DNA of the iconic Civic is also retained in the 11th Generation with its dynamic performance and efficient fuel consumption. Raising the bar yet again in terms of performance, the All-New Civic’s powertrain sees a major change, where it now comes with the enhanced 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged engine. Engine outputs have been raised to a maximum power output of 182PS and segment-leading 240Nm of torque, which is more powerful than a 2.4L engine performance. The All-New Civic now offered with a new drive mode option; ECON, Normal and Sport Mode which can be switched easily with Drive Mode Switch. The Sport Mode provides powerful torque sensation and high acceleration responsiveness which is the core of Civic.
The All-New Civic RS comes equipped with intuitive technologies, in particular, an enhanced Honda SENSING which has improved functionality by offering natural and smooth steering operation. The enhanced Honda SENSING also now comes with a new feature - Lead Car Departure Notification System. This system notifies the driver of the start of the preceding car. During idle times such as the waiting at a traffic light, the system will alert driver about the departure of the preceding car.
The full suite of enhanced Honda SENSING safety features in All-New Civic RS are as below:
1. Lead Car Departure Notification System (NEW)
2. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
3. Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
4. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
5. Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
6. Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
7. Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
8. Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
9. Auto High Beam (AHB)
In addition to that, the All-New Civic RS also comes with other safety features such as Honda LaneWatch, Six Airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Agile Handling Assist (AHA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Auto Brake Hold (ABH), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Walk Away Auto Lock, Remote Engine Start as well as a new safety feature for Civic which is Driver Attention Monitor.
Ultimately, the All-New Civic is truly “A Legacy, Reborn”, created to raise the bar in every way, for the C-segment and beyond.
For more information or to place a booking for the All-New Civic, customers can visit any of the 102 Honda authorised dealerships nationwide or call Honda’s Toll Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or log onto www.honda.com.my or download the HondaTouch application.
The All-New Civic features a new design that exudes a New Age Identity - a sedan with a sporty, sophisticated yet premium outlook.
The All-New Civic now comes with the enhanced 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged engine.
The All-New Civic comes equipped with enhanced Honda SENSING with a new feature - Lead Car Departure Notification System.
The All-New Civic features 18” Black Matte Alloy Wheels.