Ireland first in Europe to launch new Honda Civic 1.6 Diesel

Ireland was the first European market to have the new 1.6 i-DTEC on sale, with the first vehicles arriving in Honda Dealerships by mid-December, in perfect time for the 2013 registration plate.

Ireland was the first European market to have the new 1.6 i-DTEC on sale, with the first vehicles arriving in Honda Dealerships by mid-December, in perfect time for the 2013 registration plate.

Pricing for the Civic 1.6 i-DTEC will start at €23,695 for the high-spec SE grade which features class-leading equipment levels including Alloy wheels, Climate control air conditioning, CD with remote audio controls, 6 airbags, electric front and rear windows, alarm and idle stop as standard. ES and EX grades equipped with higher levels of specification make up the range.

The 1.6 i-DTEC is the first in Honda’s ‘Earth Dreams Technology’ series which is a next generation set of technological advancements that greatly enhances both driving performance and class-leading environmental performance in terms of CO2 emissions and fuel efficiency. The new 1.6 i-DTEC, Tax Band A , diesel engine is the lightest engine of its type in the world and in Civic produces just 94g of CO2 per km. In terms of fuel consumption, it uses just 3.6 litres of fuel for every 100km driven, which equates to over 78 miles per gallon. The 1.6 i-DTEC produces a class-leading 120hp and 300Nm of torque for effortless power, while Idle Stop and Eco Assist technology feature as standard.