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Honda reveals Civic Sedan e:HEV – HYBRID

Written by Akhil Dalvi

Japanese automotive giant Honda has taken the covers off its highly anticipated Civic Sedan e:HEV for the Thailand market. This comes right after Honda’s debut of the equivalent 11th-gen Civic Hatchback e:HEV for the European market. Honda showcased the four-door hybrid version of the Civic at the ongoing 2022 Bangkok Auto Show from March 24th-April 3rd. Meanwhile, the Civic Sedan e:HEV retains the same design elements from the ICE-powered counterpart with certain key differences.

2022 Honda Civic Sedan e:HEV: Design Details 

In terms of the exterior, the new Civic Sedan e:HEV sports a single visible exhaust at the back. Additionally, the newly-introduced RS trim gets a distinctive chrome grille and a sporty front bumper with the RS logo. Along with an H mark logo with blue frames, the hybrid sedan gets the e:HEV logo at the rear.

Honda has also equipped the Civic Sedan e:HEV with LED headlights and DRLs, front fog lamps, and LED taillights. Other design elements include the black-coloured door handles with chrome highlights, rear spoiler, shark fin antenna, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The automaker will offer the hybrid sedan in 2 variants across the Thailand market – EL+ and RS with red badging.

2022 Honda Civic Sedan e:HEV: Technical Specs & Features 

For the 11th-gen Civic, Honda comes with a completely overhauled interior, making it highly premium and contemporary as well. The RS trim of the Civic Sedan e:HEV gets synthetic leather upholstery with red stitching and a gloss black dashboard. Rear passengers get two USB charging ports along with rear AC vents and 60:40 split seats for added convenience. The party piece of the new Civic Hybrid is dashboard fascia which sports a honeycomb finish and knurled-finish on the rotary knobs.

Additionally, the cockpit features a 10.2-inch digital driver’s display along with a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with connectivity. Customers also gain access to Honda’s Smart Key Card along with its Sensing suite, which includes several ADAS features. Powering the Civic Sedan e:HEV is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine with dual electric motors for enhanced efficiency. Therefore, the combined output of the hybrid sedan is 184 PS and 315 Nm of torque via a CVT transmission.

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