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Honda Civic 2018

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The 10th Generation Honda Civic introduces a new design language as well as a range of cleaner, more powerful and more efficient engines. Honda Civic 2018 is a front engine, front wheel drive, subcompact sedan also known as Civic X. The Honda Civic 2018 is available in 2 variants in Pakistan 1.8 Litre and 1.8-Liter VTI Oriel while globally it is sold in 4 variants LX, EX, EX-T and EX-L.

The Honda Civic 2018 price in Pakistan is between PKR 2,599,000 To 2,749,000

Exterior

Honda Civic 2018 exterior specifications include a brand new and more aggressive design language. Honda Civic 2018 front end houses sleek HIDs with integrated LED daytime running lights, a trapezium grille integrated into the design of the headlights with chrome accents and triple air intakes. Honda Civic sloping rear end houses aggressively designed angular C-shaped side swept taillights. Options include Modulo kit, door edge guards and door visors.

Interior

The Honda Civic 2018 interior comprises of black and polished silver plastic trim pieces. Honda Civic front and rearseats trims are available in a combination of black, grey and ivory fabric. Standard features include, automatic climate control, 12-Volt power outlet, 4-speaker 160 watt audio system, 5.0-inch multi-information display, traction control, electronic stability control, power door mirrors, push button start and keyless entry. Options include leather seats, cruise control and navigation.

Engine

The 10th Generation Honda Civic is offered with a selection of 2 Engines

1.5 Litre DOHC 16 Valve Earth Dream Technology Engine

1.8 Litre SOHC 16 Valve Engine

Honda halted the production of 1.5 litre Engine due to some engine malfunctioning but it is expected that Honda will resume the production in 2018

Colors

The Honda Civic is offered in a choice of 7 colors

Urban Titanium, Brilliant Blue Metallic, Crystal Black, Lunar Silver Metallic, Rallye Red, Taffeta White and Modern Steel Metallic

Specifications

Honda Civic 2018 Specs are as follow:

1.5 Litre DOHC 16 Valve Earth Dream Technology Engine 170 bhp_@_5500 RPM, 220 Nm of torque_@_1700 RPM

1.8 Litre SOHC 16 Valve Engine 138 bhp_@_6500RPM, 169 Nm of torque_@_4300 RPM

Pros & Cons

Is quite economical compared to Honda Accord.

FAW V2 2018

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The 1st Generation FAW V2 2018 was introduced in 2014 by Al-Haj FAW Motors. The 1st Generation FAW V2 is a front engine front wheel drive hatchback. it is available in 1 variant V2 VCT-i. The 1st Generation FAW V2 2018 has been in production in Pakistan since 2014.

The FAW V2 2018 price in Pakistan is Rs.12.04 lacs which is fairly competitive when compared to other cars in the same class available in the local market.

Exterior

FAW V2 2018 exterior features a unique and distinctive design language, especially for a hatchback. The front end houses trapezium styled upswept headlights, a grille with quad intakes that houses a chrome FAW logo in the middle, angular styled dual air intakes, and standard angular rectangular styled dual fog lights. The rear end houses trapezium styled side swept LED taillights, a roof spoiler mounted brake light and a large rear outward sticking bumper. The overall exterior of the FAW V2 2018 features a unique design language that allows it to stand out amongst other cars in the same class, especially among its Japanese rivals.

Interior

FAW V2 2018 interior compromises of light gray and silver plastic trim pieces. The front and rear seats are covered in fabric. Standard feature includes power windows, power steering, 2-speaker stereo system, power lock doors, air conditioning and a tachometer. The overall interior of the 1st Generation FAW V2 2018 offers a decent amount of interior space in both the front and rear for a hatchback of its exterior dimensions, it also offers a good level of comfort but falls behind on build quality and finish of the interior plastics and controls.

Engine

Engine
1.3 Liter DOHC 16-Valve Engine

Gearbox
5-Speed Manual Transmission

Mileage

FAW V2 2018 (1st Generation) can achieve an average of up to 10KM/L making for an estimated driving range of up to 333KM from the compact hatchback’s 37 Liter fuel tank.

Specifications

Engine
1.3 Liter DOHC 16-Valve Engine

Gearbox
5-Speed Manual Transmission

Pros & Cons

Pros
Spacious interior
Comfortable ride
Decent ride quality

Cons
Poor interior build quality
Below-average fuel economy
Poor resale value

Honda City 2018

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Honda City (5th Generation) was launched on 31st January 2009 by Atlas Honda Cars Pakistan. The Honda City 5th Generation is a front engine front wheel drive subcompact sedan with outstanding features and specifications. The Honda City 2018 featured a brand new and more aggressive model design language compared to the previous City as well as new engines and interior panels, Honda Atlas launched a new 1.5 L engine in 2013 and then in 2014, it received a facelift in October which included a series of minor cosmetic changes. Then, again in 2017, it received another facelift in which immobilizer and few cosmetic changes were introduced.Honda City 2018 is available in 2 variants the Honda City i-VTEC and the Honda City Aspire. However, Honda halted the production of Honda City Aspire in 1.3L engine option at the end of 2017.

It will be available at PKR 173000 to 208000

Exterior

The Honda City 2018 exterior features a unique and distinctive design language. The front end houses sleek narrow trapezium style side swept headlights, an angular grille and dual air intakes. The rear end houses the trapezium styled side swept headlights, a chrome trim piece running the length of the trunk lid and a large rear bumper. The facelifted versions of the feature a chrome angular grille at the front and a new set of taillights with rectangular inserts and a new larger rear bumper. The overall Honda City 2018 exterior stand out amongst its rivals, especially in the local market.

Interior

New Model Honda City 2018 interior compromises of black and silver plastic trim pieces before the facelift now it comes in beige color. The front and rear seats are covered in fabric. Standard features on the standard variant include air conditioning, power windows, power steering, power lock doors, 2-speaker stereo audio system, power windows, trip computer, cup holders and a tachometer. Features on the higher end Aspire variant includes alloy wheels, Satellite navigation as standard and front fog lights. Options include leather upholstery, satellite navigation and a 4-speaker stereo audio system. The overall Honda City 2018 interior offers a good level of comfort and noise insulation.

Engine

Honda City 2018 was offered with a selection of 2 Engines:

1.3 Litre 16 valve SOHC Inline-4 i-VTEC 100BHP@6000RPM
1.5 Litre 16 valve SOHC Inline-4 i-VTEC 120BHP@6600RPM

Mileage

The Honda City 2018 can achieve an estimated 18 Km/L on highways and 12 to 16 Km/L of average within the city. Honda City is quite a famous car in 1300cc cars category.

Colors

The 5th generation Honda City was offered in a choice of 7 colors

Crystal Black Pearl,Taffeta White, Urban Titanium, Modern Steel Metallic, Ralley Red, Lunar Silver Metallic and Sporty Blue Metallic.

Specifications

1.3 Litre SOHC 16 Valve in Line Engine 100 bhp_@_6000 RPM, 128 Nm of torque_@_4800 RPM

1.5 Litre SOHC 16 Valve in Line Engine 120bhp_@_6600RPM, 145 Nm of torque_@_4800 RPM

Pros & Cons

Pros

Fuel efficient (Manual versions)
Decent leg room and cabin space
Spacious boot

Cons

Stiff ride
No airbags

Toyota Corolla 2018

Toyota Corolla (11th Generation) was launched in Pakistan by the Toyota Indus Motor Company in July 2014. Toyota Corolla 2018 is a front engine front wheel drive subcompact sedan and the most popular model among all its predecessors in Pakistan. Having a variety of different models with an option between 3 engines, 4 transmissions options, and 5 trims levels makes the Toyota Corolla accessible by a broader range of people due to the range of variants to choose from. Toyota Corolla 2018 is available in 4 variants Toyota Corolla XLi, Toyota Corolla GLi, Toyota Corolla GLi Automatic, Toyota Corolla 1.6, Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 Toyota Corolla Altis CVTi 1.8, Toyota Corolla Altis Grande 1.8  and Toyota Corolla Altis Grande 1.8 CVTi. Toyota Corolla 2018 price in Pakistan is quoted from Rs. 1,944,000 To 2,799,000 which is competitive in the same class models in the market.

Exterior

Toyota Corolla 2018 Exterior features a brand new more modern and premium design language. The front end houses sleek narrow side swept headlights, a large grille with a chrome accent and a trapezium air intake. The rear end houses sleek sharp side swept taillights, a large rear bumper and a chrome trim piece running the length of the trunk. All variants of the Toyota Corolla 2018 feature almost identical styling. Toyota Corolla exterior has unique design language that allows it to stand out amongst other in its class.

Interior

Toyota Corolla 2018 interior comprises of black and beige plastic trim pieces. The front and rear seats are covered in ivory fabric. Standard features of the base variant includes air conditioning, infotainment system, power steering and tachometer. while higher variants have satellite navigation, leather upholstery, multi-function steering wheel switches, two airbags, cruise control, front and rear camera, paddle shift and sunroof. Toyota Corolla 2018 cabin is very spacious, practical and luxurious.

Engine

Engine
(Xli,GLi) 1.3 Liter DOHC 16 Valve VVT-I 85bhp@6000RPM
(Altis) 1.6 Liter DOHC 16 Valve Dual VVT-I 120bhp@6000RPM
(Altis Grande, Altis) 1.8 Liter DOHC 16 Valve Dual VVT-I 140bhp@6000RPM
Gearbox
5 speed Manual Transmission (XLi, GLi)
4 Speed Super ECT Automatic Transmission (GLi, Altis)
6 Speed M/T (Altis Grande)
CVTi A/T (Altis Grande)

Mileage

Toyota Corolla 2018 can achieve an average mileage of between 12KM/L to 14KM/L making for an estimated driving range of between 660KM to 770KM from the sedans 55-liter fuel tank.

Specifications

(Xli,GLi) 1.3 Liter DOHC 16 Valve VVT-I Engine 84 bhp_@_6000 rpm, 121 Nm torque_@_4400
(Altis) 1.6 Liter DOHC 16 Valve Dual VVT-I Engine 120 bhp_@_6000, 154 Nm torque  bhp_@_5200
(Altis Grande,Altis) 1.8 Liter DOHC 16 Valve Dual VVT-I Engine 138 bhp_@_6400, 173 Nm torque_@_4000

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Spacious.
Comfortable.
Availability of spare parts.

Cons:
Poor handling.
Bad brakes.
Extreme body roll.

Upcoming Cars In Pakistan

United Bravo Hatchback

United Auto’s Bravo Hatchback is one of the most searched cars in Pakistan! This is mainly because the Bravo Hatchback is a direct competitor to the ‘King of the Roads’, Suzuki Mehran!

Expected to launch in August 2018, the hatchback is currently being said to be of 800CC and belonging from the same price range, it was also earlier speculated that it will have the same engine as the Mehran but with more features.

KIA Grand Carnival

Earlier, spy shots of KIA’s Carnival on M-9 motorway had surfaced on the internet. These images had sparked an engagement on social media as to when the car would launch in Pakistan.

 Datsun Redi Go 

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is entering the Pakistan market through a manufacturing and licensing agreement with automotive partner Ghandhara Nissan Ltd. for local production of Datsun models.

The agreement also covers distribution, providing access to a market where demand for new vehicles has grown to more than 200,000 units a year.

Isuzu D-Max

Ghandhara Industries Limited (GIL) is a local manufacturer based in Karachi.

The company has entered into a Technical Assistance agreement with the well known heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer Isuzu Motors Limited, based in Thailand.

According to the agreement, GIL now has obtained the license to manufacture, assemble and sell the Isuzu D-MAX pick up. According to a source, GIL plans to launch D-MAX ISUZU pick-up by mid-2018.

JAC IEV6S

JAC Motors, a China-based automotive and commercial manufacturer, is planning to bring electric vehicles to Pakistan, said Deputy Cheif Economic Manager David Zhang. The JAC iEV7S and iEV6S might make their debut in Pakistan!

 Renault Duster

Renault Duster Pakistan

The company might be bringing the Duster 2018 to Pakistan! The 5-speed manual 1.5-liter beast is equipped with a Naturally Aspirated Inline-4 engine giving off 105 hp.

The SUV is a direct competitor to Toyota Aqua and other such cars and is expected to be priced at somewhere between PKR 1,750,000-1,850,000.

Hyundai H-100

Nishat group has partnered up with Hyundai to bring some of the international manufacturer’s well-known vehicles to Pakistan under the name Hyundai-Nishat!

Hyundai-Nishat Pakistan is reportedly going to launch the pickup truck H100 which is famously known as Shehzore in the local markets. Following the Tucson SUV, Kona, and Elantra.

KIA K2700

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For the very first time, the K2700 was also spotted on the hyd-khi highway near Jamshoro. KIA has yet to announce the official launching of their commercial vehicle in Pakistan.

SsangYong Motor 

The senior management of SsangYong Motor Company (SYMC), a premier SUV manufacturer visited Pakistan to finalize plans with the top management of Daehan Dewan Motor Company (DDMC).

SYMC is the fourth largest South Korean based premier automobile manufacturer. It composes of SUVs and 4×4 double cabin pickups comprising Rexton, Korando, Rexton Sports, Tivoli, and XLV. Not to forget that the company is considered an emerging contender in this segment.

 Renault Captur

Boasting a 1.5 Liter Naturally Aspirated Inline-4 engine under-hood, the CATUR crossover is a sleek, modern, and sporty looking ride which can be Pakistan’s new choice.

The beauty gives off 105 HP power, 142 Nm of torque, has 5-Speed manual transmission, and offers 13.5 km/l fuel economy. Renault Captur’s price in Pakistan is expected to be at PKR 1,800,000-2,100,000.

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