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Honda Civic 1.6-DTEC prices start at £20,120

Published 16 January 2018

The diesel version of the Honda Civic will finally go on sale next month with the entry-level S model with manual transmission confirmed to start from £20,120.

Trim levels will mirror those of the existing 1.0 VTEC Turbo petrol model with S, SE, SR and EX trims available. Prices rise to £24,925 for the top-spec EX trim with the six speed manual gearbox.

The EX trim is available with an optional Tech Pack for £600 which adds LED headlights with washers, LED fog lights, wireless phone charging and heated rear seats. The automatic gearbox will be available in early summer.

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The 1.6 i-DTEC diesel has 118PS along with 300Nm of torque from 2000rpm. But the most interesting figure is the claimed economy of 76mpg. Why?

Well, this Civic is one of the first models to be tested under the newly introduced WLTP system. WLTP replaces the outgoing NEDC system which has been in place since 1992, but has come under ever increasing criticism for giving consumers unrealistic and unachievable figures.

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The WLTP uses more real-world driving scenarios to achieve more realistic fuel economy and emissions figures. In theory, this should give a better idea of what drivers can expect to achieve in real-world driving. The car also emits relatively low CO2 emissions of 99g/km, meaning tax will be lower as well. 

PCP pricing has also been confirmed, with monthly payments starting at £249 per month on a three year 5.9 per cent APR contract for a Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE Manual.

Grade

Transmission

OTR Pricing

S

Manual

£20,120

SE

Manual

£20,220

SR

Manual

£22,065

EX

Manual

£24,925

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