Australia to skip all-new Honda Civic Sedan, only hatchback will be offered

Eric · Jul 2, 2021 09:57 AM

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Australia is set to launch the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback by the fourth quarter of this year.

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According to various Australian media outlets, Honda Australia will only offer the hatchback version of the eleventh-generation Civic Down Under; the sedan won’t be offered there.

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But Aussies won’t be limited to just the Civic Hatchback, as that model will be accompanied by the next-generation Honda Civic Type R. "The 11th-generation Civic will be offered in the hatchback bodystyle preferred by the majority of small car buyers in Australia, including the performance Type R variant", Honda Australia told CarAdvice.

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While the Honda Civic Hatchback has been confirmed for Australia, it remains to be seen what powertrains will be offered. At launch, Honda is offering several powertrains: a turbocharged 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol with different output levels (USA: 180 PS, 240 Nm, Japan: 182 PS, 240 Nm) and a naturally-aspirated 2.0-litre petrol (158 PS, 187 Nm). As for Europe, they will only get the e:HEV petrol-electric hybrid.

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Honda Australia is expected to source the all-new Honda Civic Hatchback from Thailand, mirroring the current arrangement.

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