Honda to introduce Civic diesel by end-2012

Honda Civic Diesel

Honda is displaying its new Earth Dreams Technology a long anticipated small capacity diesel engine at the Geneva Auto exhibition to be held in March. The 1.6-litre diesel is the first of the new generation engines that will be introduced across the Honda line-up in the coming three years.

Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology is a new generation engine series delivering excellent performance and environmental values. It is due to be introduced throughout the product range. Honda believes that the new technology will see them become number one in fuel economy within three years.

The new 1.6-litre diesel will be the first engine from this series and it will be introduced to the new Civic in late 2012. It will be the lightest engine in its class, delivering sub 100g/km CO2 levels and a class-leading balance of fuel economy and performance. A cut engine display of the new 1.6 litre diesel will be shown on the Honda stand.

The second derivative engine is the 1.2-litre that will power the Jazz and will available to order in spring in Europe.


1.6-litre diesel engine specification –


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Honda Motors new engines line-up, includes a 1.6-litre diesel engine