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2019 Honda Civic now with updated style and features

Comes in two engine options

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The 2019 Honda Civic is here and it’s slicker than ever before.

Civic’s 10th-generation sedan comes with a sportier vibe thanks to modifications on its exterior. Up front, it has a newly designed bumper and full LED headlights with integrated Daytime Running Lights (DRL). Overall, it still has that familiar front fascia by the Japanese company.

2019 Honda Civic RS Turbo

There are three variants for the 2019 Civic. The top-of-the-line Civic RS Turbo stands on exclusive 18-inch Belrina Black RS alloy wheels. This variant also has leather seats and leather interior trims, adding a premium feel inside to complement its stylish exterior. Meanwhile, the 1.8 E CVT model comes next with a 16-inch Shark Gray Metallic alloy wheels.

2019 Honda Civic 1.8 E CVT

Both these models sport a 7-inch touch display that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. They make calls, navigation, and in-car entertainment easily accessible even while driving. Additionally, the instrument panel in front is customizable to show relevant information to the driver.

2019 Honda Civic 1.8 S CVT

The last and final variant is the 1.8 S CVT. It is the entry-level offering of Honda that aims to give customers one of the best value for money in the C-segment category. It comes with halogen projector headlights with integrated DRLs, 16-inch two-tone alloy wheels, and a 7-inch touch display audio system.

Under the hood, there are two engine options for the new Civic. A 1.5-liter turbocharged DOHC i-VTEC engine runs the RS Turbo, while a familiar 1.8-liter SOHC i-VTEC engine can be found on both the 1.8 E CVT and 1.8 S CVT variants.

Needless to say, both engines are partnered with a CVT which is based on Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology for responsive performance, acceleration, and efficient fuel economy.

Boasting a Five Star ASEAN NCAP safety rating, additional features include an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Vehicle Stability Assist, Hill Start Assist, Electronic Parking Brake with Auto Brake Hold, and dual front driver and front passenger SRS airbags. The RS Turbo CVT variant takes it a bit further with additional front driver and passenger side airbags.

The New Civic is priced at PhP 1,608,000 for the RS Turbo CVT, PhP 1,185,000 for the 1.8 E CVT, and PhP 1,115,000 for the entry-level 1.8 S CVT.

The 2019 Civic will come in five colors depending on the model:

  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic (1.8 E and 1.8 S only)
  • Modern Steel Metallic (RS Turbo and 1.8 E only)
  • Rallye Red (RS Turbo only)
  • Platinum White Pearl (additional PhP 20,000)

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Experience the All-New Honda CR-V at SM Mall of Asia

“Drive the Future” between September 21-24, 2023

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Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) invites interested customers to its “Drive the Future” event, featuring the recently launched All-New Honda CR-V.

Customers are encouraged to check out the vehicle display and experience the electrified automobile first-hand at the SM Mall of Asia from September 21 to 24, 2023.

The sixth-generation All-New Honda CR-V makes a milestone with the e:HEV technology, becoming the first Honda vehicle with a full hybrid system.

It’s also the first CR-V in its generation with a turbocharged 1.5-liter engine. Moreover, it’s fully equipped with advanced technologies, Honda SENSING, and Honda CONNECT.

Fuel economy rating

The e:HEV two-motor hybrid system has a fuel efficiency rating of 29.4 kilometers per liter based on UN R101 test, while the VTEC Turbo variant has a fuel economy rating of 16.4 kilometers per liter.

All variants of the All-New Honda CR-V come with Honda CONNECT and Honda SENSING. These serve as Honda’s tangible demonstration of its commitment to achieving key global goals by 2050: Zero Traffic Collision Fatalities involving its products, and carbon neutrality for all its products and corporate activities.

Furthermore, Honda aims to realize 100% electrification of automobiles by 2040.

Test drive at the SM Mall of Asia

The motoring public is enjoined to see and experience the All-New Honda CR-V variants available on display and for a test drive. Special surprises await event participants, especially when they download and activate the Honda CONNECT app. The exhibit will also feature Honda Genuine accessories and Honda Merchandise items.

Head on to hondaphil.com or the nearest authorized Honda Dealer to know more about the All-New Honda CR-V, e:HEV full hybrid with 8 years warranty on the battery or 200,000 kilometers (whichever comes first).

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Ford Island Conquest goes nationwide

More locations in Luzon and Visayas

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Ford Philippines’ Ford Island Conquest (FIC) experiential test drive event goes nationwide starting this month, making its next stop in Cagayan de Oro for the first time on September 22-24, 2023.

The three-day event will take place at the Limketkai Center in Cagayan de Oro from 10 AM to 9 PM, featuring an in-mall vehicle display of Ford’s latest vehicles and on-road test drives. Customers can experience the features and capabilities of the Ford Ranger Wildtrak 4×4 and 4×2 variants, Ford Territory Titanium, and Ford Everest Titanium+ 4×4.

Cash discounts and prizes are up for grabs

Customers who will make a reservation at the 3-day event are entitled to pick a prize when they reserve a Ford Territory, Ranger, or Everest.

A wide array of cash discounts and prizes are up for grabs for customers, with a cash discount of as much as P100,000. Other prizes include cash discounts of PhP 50,000, PhP 30,000, PhP 20,000, and PhP 10,000, as well as the Next-Gen Vehicle Accessories Pack, director’s chairs, dash cameras, PhP 3,000 worth of fuel vouchers, and premium bags.

On top of these discounts and prizes are various deals available to the Ford Ranger as part of Ford’s Truck Month for the whole month of September, where customers can get as much as PhP 50,000 cash discount, an all-in low downpayment of PhP 98,000, or a low monthly payment of PhP 11,111.

“The Ford Island Conquest heads to its second location this year, allowing us to bring our vehicles closer to more customers and give them the opportunity to see and test drive a Ford outside the showroom,” says Mike Breen, managing director, Ford Philippines.

“The FIC has always been a much-anticipated event for car fans and enthusiasts alike, so we are excited to make our first-ever stop in Cagayan de Oro and are looking forward to a great turnout and positive feedback from our customers in the City of Golden Friendship.”

Next stops

Now in its sixth year, the FIC features a mock-up showroom display, providing a good opportunity for the public to learn more about the vehicles and various ownership packages. Customers can also learn more about the Next-Generation Ford ownership experience with offerings and services such as 5-Year Warranty, FordPass, Pickup and Delivery, and Express Service, among others.

Aside from Cagayan de Oro, Ford Philippines is bringing the Ford Island Conquest to more areas in Luzon and Visayas, which include Cebu (October 6-8), Ayala Malls Solenad in Laguna (October 13-15), and SM Pampanga (October 27-29).

The Ford Island Conquest is open to the public and admission is free. Visit the Ford website and official social media pages for more details.

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Honda Oh-BER-load: Free check-up, discounts, deals

From September 11 to December 11

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Honda Cars Philippines welcomes the holiday season with a service promo called Oh-BER-load Deals.

From September 11 to December 11, all owners of Honda vehicles are entitled to exclusive offers – including those who previously missed maintenance visits or whose cars are beyond the warranty period.

Honda customers can head to any of the 37 participating Honda dealers to avail of the following:

  • Free 50-point check-up with advanced Tire and Battery Assessment
  • 10% discount on recommended parts for replacement (Tire, Battery, Brake Pad/Shoe, Wiper)
  • PhP 500 discount on Periodic Maintenance and General Repair Services (minimum spend of PhP 2,000)

Customers whose vehicles have surpassed the warranty period are likewise still eligible for a 20% discount on Periodic Maintenance Parts and Fluids.

Exclusive offers through HCPI’s Oh-BER-load Deals are available from September 11 to December 11, 2023.

Here are participating Honda Dealers nationwide:

No. DEALER Dealer Name Address Contact Number
1 HCIN Honda Cars Ilocos, Inc. Brgy. 16, San Marcos, Payas, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte (077) 670 0087 / (077) 781 3218
2 HCPA Honda Cars Pangasinan, Inc. San Miguel, Calasiao, Pangasinan (075) 521 4888 / 89
3 HCCU Honda Cars Cauayan National Highway, Barangay Tagaran, Cauayan City, Isabela (0917) 844 6586
4 HCBL Honda Cars Bulacan MacArthur Highway, Brgy. Poblacion, Guiguinto, Bulacan (044) 794 1147 / (044) 794 1447
5 HCNE Honda Cars Nueva Ecija Maharlika Highway, Brgy. San Mariano Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija (044) 940 6095
6 HCTA Honda Cars Tarlac, Inc. MacArthur Highway, Sta. Cruz, Tarlac City, Tarlac (045) 982 8002 to 07
7 HCPG Honda Cars Pampanga, Inc. MacArthur Highway, San Agustin, San Fernando City, Pampanga (045) 963 5552
8 HCAC Honda Cars Angeles-Clark Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles, Pampanga (045) 499 8100, (045) 499 8097
9 HCBG Honda Cars Baliuag Lot 3A, Dona Remedios Trinidad Highway, Brgy. Sabang, Baliuag, Bulacan (044) 792 9890 / (02) 8 273 7507 / (02) 8 519 4656
10 HCGH Honda Cars Greenhills Ortigas Avenue corner Columbia St., Brgy. Wack-Wack, Mandaluyong City (02) 8 995 3216 to 26
11 HCQC Honda Cars Quezon City 141 Quezon Ave., Quezon City (02) 8 712 6850 to 61 / (02) 8 731 1523 / (02) 8 732 8556
12 HCMA Honda Cars Manila Paz M. Guanzon Ave. Corner Quirino Ave., Manila (02) 8 562 4548 / (02) 8 562 4550
13 HCBN Honda Cars Balintawak 598 EDSA, Balintawak, Kalookan City (02) 8 366 5617 to 18 / (02) 8 366 5620
14 HCFR Honda Cars Fairview Lot 4, Block 4, Neopolitan Business Center, Fairview, Quezon City (02) 5 322 5888
15 HCMR Honda Cars Marcos Highway No. 64 Marcos Highway, Brgy. Dela Paz, Pasig City (0915) 202 9256 / (0915) 879 7012
16 HCAL Honda Cars Alabang Alabang-Zapote Road corner Investment Drive, Alabang, Muntinlupa City (02) 8 424 4050 loc. 602
17 HCMI Honda Cars Makati, Inc. 1 Pres Osmena Highway, Magallanes, Makati City (02) 8 424 4994 loc. 702 / 703
18 HCPS Honda Cars Pasig E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue corner Calle Industria, Bagumbayan, Quezon City (02) 8 424 1262
19 HCSW Honda Cars Shaw Shaw Blvd. corner Pilar St., Mandaluyong City (02) 8 424 1272
20 HCMB Honda Cars Manila Bay 6513 Bradco Avenue, Aseana City, Pasay City (02) 8 236 7000 loc. 835 / 836
21 HCBT Honda Cars Batangas Diversion Road, Brgy. Bolbok, Batangas City (043) 402 0335; (02) 8 887 3461
22 HCCV Honda Cars Cavite Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Salitran, Dasmarinas, Cavite (046) 416 6525 to 26 / (046) 416 6881 to 84
23 HCSP Honda Cars San Pablo Barangay San Nicolas, San Pablo City (049) 562 7713 to 14
24 HCCL Honda Cars Calamba National Highway, Barangay Milagrosa, Calamba (049) 502.9778 / (049) 502.9776 / (049) 502.0324
25 HCCM Honda Cars Carmona Tetra Trading, SLEX – Carmona Toll Plaza, Brgy. Maduya, Carmona, Cavite (049) 683 2847 / (049) 683 2656
26 HCCP Honda Cars CamSur-Pili Maharlika Highway, San Jose Pili, Camarines Sur 4418 (054) 477 1234
27 HCCA Honda Cars Cainta Km. 22 Ortigas Ave. Ext. Highway, Cainta, Rizal (0960) 332 2237 / (0960) 332 2236
28 HCLC Honda Cars Lipa Ayala Highway, Brgy. Balintawak, Lipa City, Batangas 4217 (043) 757 5974 / (043) 757 5977 / (043) 786 1779
29 HCCI Honda Cars Cebu, Inc. A. Soriano Ave., North Reclamation Area, Cebu City (032) 231 3502 to 08
30 HCCG Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro Kauswagan National Highway, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental (088) 858 4010 ~ 24
31 HCIL Honda Cars Iloilo Sen. Benigno Aquino Ave., Brgy. San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City (033) 508 8400 to 03 / (033) 508 8522
32 HCMD Honda Cars Mandaue A.S Fortuna Street, Brgy. Bakilid, Mandaue City (032) 422 3700 / (032) 344 5760
33 HCNO Honda Cars Negros Occidental National Highway, Talisay, Negros Occidental (034) 707 8000 to 03
34 HCGS Honda Cars General Santos Jose Catolico Sr. Avenue, Lagao, General Santos City (083) 301 3108
35 HCTG Honda Cars Tagum Purok 1 Rizal, Canocotan, Tagum City, Davao del Norte (0951) 463 1028
36 HCTS Honda Cars Tandang Sora SPA L-393 C-6B Mindanao Avenue, Brgy. Talipapa, Quezon City (02) 8 983 2898
37 HCSR Honda Cars Sta. Rosa SPA Balibago-Tagaytay Road, Brgy. Pulong Sta. Cruz, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna (049) 544 0371 to 72 / (049) 530 9082 / (02) 519 4295

 

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