Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC Review
Ten years ago, Honda didn’t have a diesel engine, and instead had to resort to buying in engines from other manufacturers. But they knew they could engineer something better, and in 2003, they launched their own – the 2.2-litre i-CTDi. Excellent as the 2.2 unit is, its relatively large capacity can prove something of a handicap when it comes to the ever-increasing search for lower emissions and increased fuel efficiency. So Honda designed another diesel engine - the 1.6 i-DTEC. And it’s a cracker.