The Honda Civic is a compact car that is manufactured by the Honda. Initially, it the sedan was produced as a subcompact but through redesign and changes, it now qualifies as a compact car. The first model of the Honda Civic was produced in the year 1972 only as a two-door model and then in the same year, it was then produced as a three-door hatchback. As for the year 2006, the number of units of this car sold globally was 16.5 million and more than 7.3 million of these sold only in the US. The 2018 Honda Civic is the 11th generation of the Civic, and it’s expected that a variety of changes both interior and exterior are available.
2018 Honda Civic Exterior and Interior Design
There are five trim models of the 2018 Honda Civic, and they include; the LX, EX, EX-T EX-L, and the Touring Version. The exterior of the car features a Body-colored decked spoiler that not only gives the car sporty appearance but also improves its elegance. The exterior colors provided are; crystal black pearl, Aegean blue metallic, cosmic blue metallic, burgundy night pearl, modern steel metallic, lunar silver metallic, rally Steel Metallic and Taffeta White. The interior colors that are provided are black cloth, Ivory cloth, and Gray cloth. The dimensions of the car are 182.3 inches in length while the width is 70.8 inches, and the height is 55.7 inches and wheelbase is 106.3 inches.
The cabin of the 2018 Honda Civic provides sufficient head and leg room and accommodates up to 5-adult passengers. The seats are wrapped in a premium cloth for improved comfort of the users. For the convenience and comfort the following features are provided; map lights, floor mats, LED pocket lights, cruise control, 12-volt power outlet, a center console that has a sliding armrest, Headlights on reminder, door pockets, capless fuel filler and a passenger and driver illuminated window, push buttons. Leather-wrapped shift knobs and door locks control among other features that make the driving easier.
For the audio and connectivity, the following features are provided as the standard for every model; Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Speed sensitive volume control, MP3 and Windows Media with Playback capability. Optional Features include; HondaLink, HD radio, SiriudXM radio, Pandora Compatibility, Apple Car play and a USB Audio Interface. A 5-inch LCD touchscreen is available for the base model, LX and while a 7-inch LCD is provided for the subsequent trim models. The Touring version features a unique feature known as the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System that has Voiced Recognition, Honda HD Digital Traffic, and the Song By Voice functionality.
The safety features installed in 2018 Civic include; airbag systems, cruise control, Anti-Lock Braking system, traction control, stability control, seatbelts, airbags, collision mitigation system, lane departure warning, cross traffic alert, tire pressure monitoring system and many others.
2018 Honda Civic Engine and Performance
The 2018 Honda Civic is fitted with 2.0 L V4 turbocharged engine capable of generating an output power of 158 hp at 6500 rpm and 174 hp at 6000 rpm, the torque produced by the engine is 138 lb-ft at 4200 rpm and 162 lb-ft at 1700-5500 rpm. The transmission provided is a 6-speed manual transmission (6MT). The fuel economy of the car is 27/40 mpg in the city and highway respectively.
2018 Honda Civic Price and Release Date
The 2018 Honda Civic is expected to sell at a starting price of $18,000 but the price is set to rise relatively depending on the trim model, and the launch of the sedan is expected to be the late year 2017 or early year 2018.