P.T. Honda Prospect Motor
Honda Launches Civic Hatchback Turbo, Advanced Hatchback with Stylish Design and Sporty Performance
Jakarta - PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) launches the Honda Civic Hatchback Turbo. This revolutionary hatchback is a variant of the 10th generation Civic, that was first introduced to Indonesia in 2016 with its sedan model. With "Drive Sexiness" tagline, Civic Hatchback features a sporty and aggressive design, supported by breakthrough driving performance.
"With the launch of this model, we want to bring back the glory of Honda's hatchback models that already have a worldwide reputation as a sporty car with powerful engine. In Indonesia, Civic Hatchback is a pioneer of Honda sales since 1973 and now comes with a new look and sophisticated technology, "said Takehiro Watanabe President Director of PT HPM.
Meanwhile, Jonfis Fandy, Marketing & After Sales Service Director of PT HPM explained, "Hatchback segment is one of the market that continues to have great potential in Indonesia. The presence of the Honda Civic Hatchback will open a new market for high-end hatchbacks and provide exciting options for customers who want stylish but high performance hatchback with the latest advanced technology. "
Exterior of Honda Civic Hatchback developed with the concept of "Extremely Sporty Design With Innovative Silhouette", shown by its sporty, revolutionary and advanced design in every part. The exterior features a sporty and aggressive front bumper design and equipped with Full LED Headlight for E type and Projector Headlamp for S type. All variants are also equipped with LED Daytime Running Light (DRL) on the front, integrated with a luxurious and sporty grille. The addition of LED Fog Lamp and Side Position Lamp also adds the sporty impression on the side while improving safety while driving.
On the back side, Rear Combi Lamp and LED Light Bars with a tapered design on the corner adds a sporty impression. Dual Exhaust Pipe that improves emission gas emission efficiency, so engine performance is more powerful. Meanwhile, the 17" velg uses racing design to improve driving performance.
The Honda Civic Hatchback carries the interior concept of "Daring ACE Design" that blends top-grade material quality, a fun-to-use center console, and a comfortable yet sporty ride position. Behind the steering wheel, the Meter Cluster with Multi Information LCD Display provides important information while driving through an informative screen.
The driving position adjustment is easier with the Tilt & Telescopic system on the steering wheel, as well as the 8-way Power Seat Adjuster Driver on E type and 6-way Driver Manual Seat Adjuster variants on S type. Auto A/C with modern design panels automatically set the magnitude air blowing and ideal temperature level with fast cooling time.
In the center console, a sophisticated video audio system with 7 inch touch screen was implemented to provide a Wireless Mirroring system compatible with Android Smartphone and iOS in E type and HDMI Support in S type. Audio Video System is able to play various media formats, and also equipped With USB and Aux ports. The addition of tweeter speakers produces a clearer audio quality. Audio settings can also be done through Steering Switch Control located on the steering wheel. While the feature Hands-Free Telephone Switch that allows the driver to receive phone calls without having to take the hands off the steerting wheel.
Other sophisticated features embedded in the Civic Hatchback including the Smart Key, which locks, unlocks, and turns on the engine and automatically turns on the AC so that the cabin is cool when the driver enters the vehicle. Smart Entry technology makes it easy to unlock by simply touching the door handle. One Push Ignition System serves to power the engine with just a touch of a button. Meanwhile, Cruise Control feature to advance the vehicle without the need to step on the acceleration pedal can also control the speed with the adjustment button on the steering wheel. For added comfort and safety, the Honda Civic Hatchback also features Rain Sensing Windshield Wiper for type E, and Rear Parking Camera.
Honda Civic Hatchback uses 1.5L VTEC Turbo engine with Earth Dreams Technology. This engine produces power and torque with maskimal power of 173 PS at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque of 22.4 kg.m at 5,500 rpm, which is the highest in its class.
CVT transmission with Earth Dreams Technology is able to produce a balance between responsive engine from low rotation and powerful in high rotation. This system delivers smoother, more responsive acceleration and maximum engine performance and efficient fuel consumption.
A sporty ride is supported with a paddle shift feature that provides the racing sensation to set the 7 speed transmission shift just by using the fingertips. The agility and stability of driving in various speeds is generated through the addition of the Dual Pinion Electric Power Steering (EPS) feature.
While the fuel efficiency of the Honda Civic Hatchback is supported ECON feature that automatically adjusts the working of the engine and other functions to maximize fuel efficiency. The ECO AssistTM feature helps guide the driver to save fuel while driving, where driving styles are measured and the results are displayed in real time on color indicators that turn green as an indication of efficient fuel consumption.
Lighter engines with more efficient work result in powerful performance, fuel efficiency, as well as net emission levels that have passed the EURO 2 emission standard test by the Indonesian government, even meeting the EURO 4 Compliance.
All variants of Honda Civic Hatchback offers highest safety standards in its class through the presence of various features of passive and active safety. Honda applied the original frame technology of G-Force Control (G-CON), with the aim of maintaining the integrity of the structure in the passenger space by absorbing and drawing energy from a collision. While ACETM provides comprehensive protection on the passenger cabin despite colliding with vehicles of different sizes. Honda Civic Hatchback body is also designed with Pedestrian Protection structure in five parts that can reduce energy and minimize injuries to pedestrians.
When a hard collision occurs, Pretensioner Seatbelt will tighten so that the body stays in position and prevents forward chest movement. While the Load Limiter serves to reduce excessive pressure and prevent injury to the chest while ensuring the position of the body falls on the airbag that expands. The Honda Civic Hatchback also features 6 Airbags on E type and Dual SRS Airbag on S type, which can reduce the risk of injury to drivers and passengers. While ISOFIX & Tether serves to hook the baby seat in the back seat of the vehicle in support of safety.
Honda Civic Hatchback safety features also include Electric Parking Brake which provides easy parking brake with one touch and Auto Brake Hold to hold the brakes automatically when the vehicle stops perfectly at the time of climb or derivation to avoid the car slides without braking constantly. In addition, Honda Civic Hatchback has also been equipped with other features such as Hill Start Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) + Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) + Brake Assist (BA), Brake Override System , To Emergency Stop Signal. This model has been through a series of crashing test at Honda Motor Real World Crash Test in Tochigi, Japan.
All variants of Honda Civic Hatchback available in 6 color choices: Rallye Red, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, White Orchid Pearl, Sonic Gray Pearl and Modern Steel Metallic. Honda Civic Hatchback is sold for Rp 438.000.000 for E type and Rp 399.000.000 for S type.