2022 Honda Civic FE launched in Thailand, approaching Malaysia

2022 Honda Civic FE launched in Thailand, approaching Malaysia

2022 Honda Civic FE launched in Thailand, approaching Malaysia

Over in Thailand, the 2022 Honda Civic FE has just been launched. Thailand receives three variants of the Honda Civic, namely the EL, EL+, and RS.

  • Honda Civic EL – THB 964,900
  • Honda Civic EL+ – THB 1,009,900
  • Honda Civic RS – THB 1,199,900

RS or not, all variants are powered by the same 1.5-litre turbocharged engine. Transmission is a CVT and as usual, all power is sent to the front wheels. Maximum power output is 178 PS @ 6,000 rpm while maximum torque is 240 Nm @ 1,700 – 4,500 rpm.

Honda Civic RS

Not only is the FE is more powerful than the FC, it is also bigger all around, measuring 30 mm longer, 3mm wider, and with a 33mm longer wheelbase.

2022 Honda Civic FE dimensions
Length: 4,678 mm
Width: 1,802 mm
Height: 1,415 mm
Wheelbase: 2,733 mm

Honda Civic EL+

All FE Honda Civic variants in Thailand are equipped with a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment display with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity.

Honda Sensing ADAS is standard too, encompassing the following components:

  1. ACC with LSF (Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow)
  2. LKAS (Lane Keeping Assist System)
  3. CMBS (Collision Mitigating Braking System)
  4. RDM with LDW (Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure Warning)
  5. AHB (Auto-High Beam)

2022 Honda Civic FE Standard equipment:

  1. Honda Sensing
  2. Remote Engine Start
  3. Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
  4. Leather upholstery

190,000 Baht more expensive than the EL+, the RS offers extras like an RS bodykit, 10.2-inch digital instrument cluster, 9-inch touchscreen, and paddle shifters.

2022 Honda Civic FE variant equipment

Econ/Normal driving mode Econ/Normal/Sport driving mode
16-inch wheels 17-inch wheels
7-inch digital cluster 10.2-inch digital cluster
7-inch touchscreen display 9-inch touchscreen display
- LED headlights
- RS bodykit
- Paddle shifters
- Honda Smart Key Card
- Wireless Apple CarPlay
- Wireless phone charger

As most Honda models, a launch in Thailand usually hints at a soon-to-happen launch in Malaysia.

Wireless phone charging
Honda Smart Key
9-inch display with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity
Modulo kit for the Honda Civic FE
Arif Chan
With a deep interest and relevant experiences in the automotive industry, Arif writes about everything automotive. His employment history includes being an automotive engineer, a highway engineer, an alternative-fuel researcher, and a motoring journalist.