Honda Cars India has reported that it will soon begin the assembling of 1.6-liter diesel engines at its Tapukara Plant in Rajasthan and will likewise be sending out the same to Thailand also. By and by, the Tapukara plant makes the 1.2-liter petroleum, 1.5-liter oil and the 1.5-liter diesel motor for utilization in domestic market. This specific Honda office produces an aggregate of 440 units for every day (each of the three variations consolidated) and has a most extreme daily capacity of 730 motors. The rest of the limit may be utilized as a part of making these 1.6-liter diesel motors.
Honda right now trades engine components to 15 nations however this will stamp the first occasion when that the organization will send out total diesel engines to another nation. The 1.6-liter diesel motor will be produced in two conditions of tune, which are 118 bhp and 300 Nm and an all the more effective variation which will make 156 bhp and 350 Nm. The first motor will be utilized as a part of the new-gen Civic and the HR-V while the last will be utilized as a part of the CR-V.
The Tapukara Plant is Honda’s greatest diesel motor assembling plant around the world. Every one of the parts will either be produced locally or sourced locally, which implies that the price will be low. We trust that the new-gen CR-V and the Civic will soon be propelled in India and when that happens, the 1.6-liter diesel motor powertrain will include as one of the alternatives too. The GST rates presently make the Accord Hybrid more costly and in this manner, Honda may offer an all the more capable motor to keep things offset. Additionally, diesel-fueled SUVs are constantly more sought after than petrol powered SUVs which against makes case for Honda to present the 1.6-liter motor in its future models.