Honda Civic Tourer Theo render

The tenth-generation Honda Civic will be offered with a choice of three body types – Coupe, Sedan and Hatchback. The ninth-generation model included a Tourer (wagon) version for Europe but Honda have yet to reveal any details on it, including how it looks.

Thanks to Theophilus Chin and his render of a Civic Tourer, we now have a rough idea of what such a model might look like. Currently, the Civic Tourer is in its ninth generation in Europe. The render seen here takes a regular five-door sedan Civic, and adds a bit more space at the back.

Items such as the full LED headlamps, LED daytime-running lights and five-spoke alloy wheels are all featured here. Aside from the new front- and rear-end, the render also sees the addition of conventional access handles for the rear doors. On the current Civic Tourer, the door handles are located a little higher up in a HR-V-esque manner.

Should the Civic Tourer become a reality, it remains to be seen if the model will based on the Civic Sedan or Hatchback, with the latter being previewed by the Civic Hatchback Prototype at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. The Civic Sedan (pictured below) has already gone on sale in various markets, including Thailand and soon, Indonesia.

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Regardless of which model it’s based on, the Civic Tourer should adopt a similar dashboard layout as the rest of its siblings, with the advantage of an expanded cargo bay. Similarly, engine options should mirror the European Civic’s offerings.

This includes a new 1.0 litre three-cylinder turbocharged VTEC engine (127 hp and 200 Nm), a 1.5 litre direct-injected turbocharged four-cylinder (201 hp and 260 Nm). A diesel option in the form of an updated version of the 1.6 litre i-DTEC should be part of the engine line-up as well. A six-speed manual gearbox and a CVT are potential transmission pairings for the engines.

While most Malaysians are eager to get their hands on the all-new Honda Civic Sedan, what do you think of a new Civic Tourer? Would you rather opt for the Hatchback or Coupe instead?

GALLERY: Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype


GALLERY: 2017 Honda Civic Sedan (US-spec)