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Old 19th June 2008, 13:52   #16
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What a waste !! No Alloys on a 10 Lac + Car.

Not VFM I would say.
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No Climate control
No Alloys
No rear armrest audio controls but cupholders there
No automatic retractable rear view mirrors only adjustable
No aux input
No ambient Light(blue)
No Rear Reading Light
No Side Protectors - Body Color with Chrome insert
No FR/RR Mud Guard - Body color
Urethane Wrapped Steering Wheel
No Chrome Door Trim
Has Fabric Upholstery
4 speakers rather than 6
1 cd changer instead of 6 cd changer

Price For Delhi Ex showroom

Civic 1.8E MT 10.80 Lakh
Civic 1.8V MT 11.96 Lakh
Civic 1.8V AT 12.66 Lakh
If the difference between all the No's and all the Yes' is going
to be 50K to 56K then one would prefer putting the extra 50K to
get everything to 'Yes'. Atleast I would.
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Old 19th June 2008, 14:17   #18
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Man, Bangalore is already full of Civics !! Now its going to positively overflow !!! In every major signal there's atleast a couple of Civics if not more. I'm sure a lot of people would buy the Civic now as you still get a whole lot of safety features and a very good car for a lesser price.

I'm happy I got the 1.8S AT and then got Fogs and Leathers done. It was better than buying the V model.
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now this is greedy honda selling the S spec without the goodies and autobox and still selling at the price of the S spec as it used to be. what a ripoff. this is good news for tour people tohugh and hotels for taxis. i would never buy the E spec its stupid.

why do you think that? when hotels can already buy a brand new camry at 10 lacs

btw do you mean the hotels will get civic at 5.5lacs?
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Seems Honda is taking us for a ride.... 10.80 Ex for a car which has everything "NO"... No Alloys is also a joke for 10.8 Ex car...

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why do you think that? when hotels can already buy a brand new camry at 10 lacs

btw do you mean the hotels will get civic at 5.5lacs?
I guess Hotels buy CBUs because they get tax exemption.. thats why Camry is much cheaper for them... India build cars I dont think have any tax cut for hotels.. Or am I wrong here

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Seems Honda is taking us for a ride.... 10.80 Ex for a car which has everything "NO"... No Alloys is also a joke for 10.8 Ex car...
and in will walk Toyota, an ordinary car with extraordinary (relative to the Civic E) features
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Old 19th June 2008, 14:46   #22
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According to the Honda website, the difference in price (ex-mumbai) is 1.22 lakhs. Again, this is ex-showroom and hence, the on-road price difference will be slightly more (RTO taxes, insurance etc.).

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CIVIC 1.8E MT : Rs. 1,133,800



CIVIC 1.8V MT : Rs. 1,255,400
Its pretty smart of Honda to cash in on the initial product demand with an S version, and then replace it with a cheaper / stripped E variant. This allows the Civic to reach a larger target market, as well as prepare for the all new Corolla that is expected in a handful of months.

Of the stripped features:

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No Climate control
No Alloys
No rear armrest audio controls but cupholders there
No automatic retractable rear view mirrors only adjustable
No aux input
No ambient Light(blue)
No Rear Reading Light
No Side Protectors - Body Color with Chrome insert
No FR/RR Mud Guard - Body color
Urethane Wrapped Steering Wheel
No Chrome Door Trim
Has Fabric Upholstery
4 speakers rather than 6
1 cd changer instead of 6 cd changer
I personally couldn't care less for any, except climate control. A 10 lakh car just ought to come with climate control as standard.

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On the other hand, I wonder about the pricing, when I bought mine (1.8S) last year it was 11.07 Ex.Sh in Chennai and looking to the website it says 10.97 Ex.Sh for the 1.8E, so effectively only 10,000 less now or did I miss something totally ?
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The highest price the 1.8S MT ever sold for was 10.91/-
Nope, you haven't. Shrewd move by Honda in shuffling prices / equipment. Net net, the Civic loses about 70 - 80 grand worth of equipment, and still sells for only negative value (to the customer, not Honda!) a year later.
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Same here bro iam very happy i brought the S Auto last year, i put leather seats , fog lamps, my choice of 17 inc alloys, now i even added V model mirrors they look amazing, now my car is full V model ( did not spend much to make it V )
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Man, Bangalore is already full of Civics !! Now its going to positively overflow !!! In every major signal there's atleast a couple of Civics if not more. I'm sure a lot of people would buy the Civic now as you still get a whole lot of safety features and a very good car for a lesser price.

I'm happy I got the 1.8S AT and then got Fogs and Leathers done. It was better than buying the V model.
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To me the V version seems better value now. I read somewhere on team-bhp only, the front fog lamps on Civic cost close to 15k's. Nw of you factor in the price difference and the stripped features, V version is well worth it.
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What is this? The speedo, Odometer lights are not blue now?
its actually a light near the front of the front seat. Its marked as standard on the V Variant Now

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To me the V version seems better value now. I read somewhere on team-bhp only, the front fog lamps on Civic cost close to 15k's. Nw of you factor in the price difference and the stripped features, V version is well worth it.
Only in comparison to the E

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According to the Honda website.
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I personally couldn't care less for any, except climate control. A 10 lakh car just ought to come with climate control as standard.
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I would definitely want the alloys and the climate control if not the others

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Seems Honda is taking us for a ride.... 10.80 Ex for a car which has everything "NO"... No Alloys is also a joke for 10.8 Ex car...
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I guess Hotels buy CBUs because they get tax exemption.. thats why Camry is much cheaper for them... India build cars I dont think have any tax cut for hotels.. Or am I wrong here
Well as for what i have heard, they dont have to pay for the imports or CBUs delaring the car as hotel promotion ( a friend of mine who runs a group of hotels told me this)
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Only in comparison to the E
Goes without saying.
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Old 19th June 2008, 20:04   #27
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OT - 'Honda Civic Sports' coming soon ! Called up the company showroom at Vaishali. They say "YES" !
I've personally seen the car in showroom (along with Jazz), couple of months back. Now removed.
The version had Modulo styled fenders, spoilers, alloys and the sexiest look I've ever seen on a Civic.

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Hey guys the 1.8E Civic has been launched

The following are the changes

No Climate control
No Alloys
No rear armrest audio controls but cupholders there
No automatic retractable rear view mirrors only adjustable
No aux input
No ambient Light(blue)
No Rear Reading Light
No Side Protectors - Body Color with Chrome insert
No FR/RR Mud Guard - Body color
Urethane Wrapped Steering Wheel
No Chrome Door Trim
Has Fabric Upholstery
4 speakers rather than 6
1 cd changer instead of 6 cd changer

Price For Delhi Ex showroom

Civic 1.8E MT 10.80 Lakh
Civic 1.8V MT 11.96 Lakh
Civic 1.8V AT 12.66 Lakh

I think this is a smart move by Honda to create problems for the soon to Come toyota corolla and others in the same segment.
No climate control is a big letdown.I don't think that would cost much!Even the SX4 at 7L has it!So why not the Civic at 10L?
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Hi Scorp,

We have pictures of the sporty Honda Civic onboard. Just search within the archives to find the thread.
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Old 19th June 2008, 21:22   #30
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News - Honda Civic Sports just a sporty variant like the accord inspire.
No new engine

Source : A Person at Ring Road Honda motinagar ( Cant disclose name , He told me not to tell his name to anyone)
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