Friday, May 30th, 2014
Honda today announces the availability of its refreshed models in the Civic lineup. This marks the company’s third model launch of this year, and introduces a slew of factory-installed accessories that come as standard. Meet the Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN and Civic 1.8 E Modulo.
The top-of-the-line Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN variant comes with 5-speed automatic transmission and a 2.0-liter engine displacement, while delivering maximum power output of 155 ps at 6,500 rpm. Obviously, EL MUGEN features original MUGEN parts that come as standard for this variant. The kit includes MUGEN sports grille, front under spoiler, rear under spoiler, side under spoilers, wing-type trunk spoiler, and a MUGEN emblem.
The mid-range Civic 1.8 E Modulo is also blessed with a 5-speed automatic transmission while running on a 1.8-liter engine. It is capable of giving off a maximum power output of 141 ps at 5,500 rpm, and is fitted with Modulo kits including a front under spoiler, wing-type tailgate spoiler, and Modulo emblem. In addition, a new honeycomb grille with single bar chrome accent also makes its appearance for the 1.8 E Modulo and Civic 1.8 S which is the base model.
Apart from the base variant, the new Civic models come standard with fog lights, chrome handles, and power retract side mirrors with integrated side turn lights. The three new Civic models are available starting at Php978,000 for the Civic 1.8 S, Php1,118,000 for the Civic 1.8 E Modulo, and Php1,368,000 for the Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN.