Honda Malaysia has formally launched the Civic e:HEV hybrid, which matches on sale as an RS specification variant right here. The debut of the automotive additionally marks the primary look of the automaker’s 2.0 litre e:HEV powertrain regionally.
The Clever Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) system for the Civic includes a new 2.0 litre direct-injection Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder NA engine, which gives 143 PS (139 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 189 Nm of torque.
The mill acts primarily as a generator to cost the 72-cell, 1.05 kWh battery housed in an Clever Energy Unit (IPU), which gives the juice for the 184 PS (181 hp or 135 kW) and 315 Nm electrical motor to do the propulsion work. Nevertheless, at greater speeds, the engine can present direct drive – through a lock-up clutch – for higher effectivity.
When it comes to efficiency, the hybrid is now the quickest Civic within the native Eleventh-gen vary, with its 0-100 km/h time of seven.9 seconds eclipsing your entire petrol Turbo line-up (8.3 to eight.5 seconds). It’s additionally essentially the most frugal, with a gasoline consumption of 4.0 litres per 100 km (versus 6.3 litres for the petrol RS).
Exterior-wise, differentiating components come within the type of 18-inch dual-style two-tone alloy wheels, chrome trim for the entrance grille, headlight inside bezel and window line in addition to blue accents on the Honda logos and an e:HEV emblem on the again.
As for specs, the package on the Civic e:HEV is equivalent to the petrol RS, and features a black inside, rear AC vents, a 9.0-inch touchscreen Superior Show Audio infotainment system with wi-fi Apple CarPlay assist in addition to Distant Engine Begin. Distinctive to the hybrid is a ten.25-inch full digital instrument show, dual-zone air-conditioning, a Qi wi-fi charger and a Honda sensible key card.
Priced at RM166,500 (on-the-road, with out insurance coverage), the Civic e:HEV is sort of RM16k dearer than its petrol RS sibling, which at the moment goes for RM150,700. Head on to CarBase.my to take a look at and evaluate the total vary of Honda Civic 2022 specs and pricing, and skim our first drive impressions of the Civic e:HEV.
2022 Honda Civic e:HEV Malaysian launch