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New (11th-Generation) Honda Civic Revealed in ‘Prototype’ Sedan form

Since 1973, when Honda introduced Civic for the first time in United States, Honda sold over 12 Million units of Civic in the United States alone. The 10th generation Civic sat a new benchmark in its segment. Current Honda Civic X has a revolutionary design inside and out, and it grabbed a lot of awards globally which includes North American Car of the year award.

Features of Honda Civic XI: 

The 10th generation Civic has a Sportback looking sporty design with the sloped rear glass panel to the edge of the truck, and it was a departure from earlier Civics design language. The 11th generation has now again more of same design strategy but with a raised trunk edge lip giving it a little more dramatic look and if you have keen eyes, you can see an influence of Tesla model 3 in it.

Although the Prototype video clip does not reveal any interior images but Honda released a sketch of the interior, and it’s a complete overhaul and new comparing the 10th generation Civic.

We here in Pakistan should not expect the 11th generation Civic before the middle of 2022. Henceforth  Civic X in Pakistan still have an expected 18 months of life left.

Interior: 

A new infotainment system is on the cards like a new floating type 9″ touch screen display while new horizontal slim front HVAC vents with simple three-knob controls. The sketch also shows a new steering wheel and instrumental cluster as well as new door and window control panels on the driver side door.

Overall the company has followed a very minimalistic design approach. According to Honda, the Civic XI will have an advanced user interface. Also, it has as an improved and enhanced active and passive safety equipment and features. Honda has also improved the overall structural integrity of the frame and chassis with more rigid components and high strength steel.

Honda Civic prototype

As of mechanicals, the current engine lineup to continue with some refinement and improvements. The 11th generation Civic will be offered both in sedan and hatchback body styles depending upon market/ regions. Honda will not provide the 2 door coupe for the 11th generation; a two door model was specific to North America. The company recently discontinued it for the current 10th generation.  Its comeback is not expected either.

Exterior: 

On front, we also see newer headlights and DRL’s. There is a new upright front grill, and the vehicle looks lower and wider on front. The new model is without” C” shaped taillights. The new model has new design slim LED lights.

There is a new bumper and the elongated slim reflectors on the upper edge. Meanwhile, it also has new blacked-out exhaust outlet in the bumper giving it an overall a premium and sporty look. As of overall outlook, it seems inspired from the current generation Accord like the wider & straight frontal hood line and more pronounced side belt lines and especially” C pillar” and the notch at the corner of the glass.

The manufacturer has also moved side-view mirrors to the door panels. Earlier, it had conventional placement at the corner of door and a pillar junction, i.e., in 10th generation Civic.

Honda Civic prototype

Honda Civic prototype

Honda Civic prototype

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