China’s Honda Integra is a sleeker Civic you wished you had

Eric · Nov 23, 2021 12:33 PM

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Courtesy of our colleagues over in China, we now have live photos of the Honda Integra at the ongoing 2021 Guangzhou Auto Show.

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Now, this Honda Integra should not be confused with the US-market Acura Integra – the latter is essentially a reskinned Honda Civic Si, outfitted with a six-speed manual transmission.

Also Read: The reborn Honda Integra is secretly a Civic Si underneath, but does it even matter?

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As for the China-only Integra, it is essentially a sister car to the Honda Civic FE, as Honda has two joint ventures in the Middle Kingdom: GAC Honda and Dongfeng Honda. GAC Honda is responsible for the Integra you see here, while Dongfeng Honda does the Civic.

Also Read: It's called the Honda Civic FE, production specs leaked ahead of China launch

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Compared to the Civic FE, the Chinese Integra gets a redesigned front fascia, with a pair of slimmer LED headlights flanking a honeycomb grille.

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Moving towards the rear, the Integra differentiates itself from the Civic as it gets a pair of inverted L-shaped LED tail lights. A redesigned rear bumper with a large diffuser piece completes the rear, with the twin muffler tips neatly hidden at the edges.

Also Read: A Civic with a new name - Honda Integra makes debut in China; Not to be confused with Acura Integra

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Power comes from a turbocharged 1.5-litre L15C9 petrol engine that does 182 PS. Torque figure was not disclosed by GAC Honda, but the Civic FE in other markets does 240 Nm. Transmission choices include a CVT-type automatic and a six-speed manual.

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In China, the Honda Integra’s estimated prices are said to start from CNY 143,000 (~RM 94k), and could reach Chinese dealerships next month.

Eric

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Started from the IT industry but somehow managed to find his way into the automotive industry. If he’s not gaming, he’s constantly tinkering with his daily/weekend car.

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