Fleet News

Honda Civic diesel now available with nine-speed automatic

Honda Civic diesel 2018

Honda has added a nine-speed automatic transmission option to the new Civic 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel model.

The new gearbox is capable of delivering official average fuel economy of 68.9mpg and CO2 emissions from 108g/km.

It is available on all trim grades and both four-door saloon and five-door hatchback models, costing £1,650.

This is the first time that a combination of a diesel engine and an automatic gearbox has been available on a Civic.

With a wide spread of gears, the nine-speed transmission provides a smooth and powerful launch, while a high top-gear ratio ensures low engine speed while cruising, which reduces fuel consumption and noise.

The Civic’s diesel engine produces 120PS and 300Nm of torque. Combined with the nine-speed automatic gearbox, it can accelerate from zero to 62 mph in 11 seconds.

The Civic 1.6 litre i-DTEC Automatic is available to order now.

Login to comment


No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee