The wagon version of the Honda Civic is being very popular in countries with a right-hand drive. Australian, UK, and Indian buyers are finding this vehicle very functional and economical. The 2019 Honda Civic Tourer will add some things we don’t have in the standard model. More space will definitely lure fans that would like to go on long trips in their car.
Although both vehicles are using the same platform, the 2019 Honda Civic Tourer will be longer for 23 cm. Also, it is heavier and comes with two B-pillars. The utility vehicle has few advantages over the standard model. The first one is definitely space. There is plenty of room inside, for cargo and passengers. It also comes with two engine options, so there is plenty of picks to choose from.
2019 Honda Civic Tourer Engine
The most popular 2019 Honda Civic Tourer will use a 1.8-liter petrol unit. It is not too powerful. With only 140 hp it needs 9.2 seconds to reach 60 mph. Torque is at 130 pound-feet or 175 Nm. This is a standard Euro 6 engine that emits 146 g/km of CO2. On the other hand, it is a pretty fuel-friendly car. In urban conditions, it returns 37 mpg (the UK, 31 mpg USA). On the highway, the mileage is 53 mpg (44 mpg USA), and combined 45 mpg (37 mpg USA).
Even better mileage returns diesel engine. A 1.6-liter unit can offer 80 mpg (65 mpg USA) for highway run. In cities, the rate drops to 68 mpg (56 mpg USA). On the other hand, this one is slower, since max speed is 120 mph. Also, a diesel needs a second more to accelerate to 60 mph. Manual transmission sends 120 hp to front wheels. Also, the 2019 Honda Civic Tourer diesel comes up with 220 lb-ft of torque (300 Nm).
2019 Honda Civic Tourer Dimensions
The 2019 Honda Civic Tourer is longer than the base hatchback. Its overall length 4600 mm or 181 inches. Wheelbase takes 2600 mm (102 in). Height and width of this car are the same as for the standard model. Extra space is used for more room behind the rear seats. With bench folded, we can count on 625 liters (22 cubic-feet). The diesel model is heavier. Its curb weight is 1,900 kg (4,200 lbs), and models with 1.8-liter unit are 120 kg (265 lbs) under.
2019 Honda Civic Tourer Styling
Compared to its competitors, the 2019 Honda Civic Tourer has a futuristic design. Older buyers are definitely not fans of too many buttons and modern features. That is exactly what Civic is. On the other hand, younger enthusiasts will find much helpful equipment as the part of the standard offer. The interior is not too luxurious. For the Civic Tourer, Honda’s designers opted for quality plastic and metal panels. Outside, there are 16-inch wheels in the standard offer. An upgraded version of the estate compact car brings navigation and more options in the infotainment system.
2019 Honda Civic Tourer SE Plus
Top of the class trim will be 2019 Honda Civic Tourer SE Plus. As every model, this hatchback brings the version with some premium features. However, Honda is not going too far, and offers automatic wipers and LED lights. On the other hand, navigation is not standard, while your parking will need fewer effort thanks to sensors and cameras.
2019 Honda Civic Tourer Price
Starting price in the UK for the 2019 Honda Civic Tourer will be around 19,000 pounds. In Australia, the same entry-level model will cost 34,000 AUD. Well, this car is coming back to this market after discontinuation. But, Honda will try once again to conquer the Pacific area. The most expensive trims without extra options will have a 26,000 pounds price tag on them.