Few Japanese cars are coming to America in the next period such as 2017 Honda Civic. Although Toyota has greater market share comparing to Honda, Civic is one of the favorable Japanese cars on the North American market. Generally, it comes with great performances, but its design is particularly interesting.
There is no much reliable information about new Civic since it is not scheduled to hit the market this year. Therefore, we’ll try to stick to well-known sources and won’t delve into unknown fields. At International Auto Show in NY 2016 model was presented. Thus we shouldn’t expect a new model in 2016. The current model came with some unexpected improvements. Hence, there might be more surprises when the 2017 model is released.
2017 Honda Civic Price and Performance
2017 Honda Civic won’t be launched by the end of this year and might hit the market in the first half of 2017. Pricing starts at $18,640 for the base model while the Type-R is going to cost almost twice as much.
2017 Honda Civic should be slightly different than the present model and have different performance. This means there’ll be some changes under the hood. Reportedly, new engine unit is going to power up new Civic. The best candidate is the 1.5-liter four-cylinder with a turbocharger. This should be the very first Honda to come with this engine under the bonnet. It’s still unclear how it is going to behave, but Honda is going to run numerous tests before it releases this engine on the road. Allegedly, the 1.5-liter unit is going to deliver 174 horsepower. Although this figure is higher than a previous one, we couldn’t hide our disappointment since we expected more next year. Please bear in mind that this is just an assumption. Thus, it’s possible to have an even more powerful engine.
There are no indications that Honda will complete engine lineup with additional engines. However, the 1.5l unit should be satisfying. According to the very first information, its EPA rating is astonishing. Honda is well-known for manufacturing fuel-efficient vehicles, but the 2017 Honda Civic is going to be outstanding. Its fuel consumption stands at around 35 mpg. With this EPA rating, new Civic will be one of the most efficient sedans on the market. All in all, when everything is considered this unit should deliver the goods and meet everyone’s demands.
2017 Honda Civic Interior and Exterior Review
There are three main trims of the 2017 Honda Civic: sedan, coupe, and hatchback. Each one of them has come in several different styles that differ regarding interior and exterior design. A review for every of them can be written, but in this article, we decided to stick to the general characteristics.
The color palette is huge, with more than ten different colors. Cosmic Blue Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Modern Steel Mechanic are just some of them. New Civic is going be aggressive and sporty, especially Type-R which is the most popular trim. Air intakes have very impressive design and are unique in the car world. Two exhaust pipes are placed at the center of the rear part which gives Civic even sportier look than before.
Honda still keeps many details about the 2017 Honda Civic off the record, and a little is known. The cabin is quite spacious, and five people can easily fit inside. LED running lights and LED taillights have become standard in Honda. Dual-zone climate control is available as well as phone and Bluetooth connectivity. It is equipped with numerous safety features, and a rearview camera is one of them. It especially comes in handy during parking. The tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel is now part of almost every Honda it’s certain that the new Civic will have it. We are impatiently waiting for more information but need to hold our horses for some time.
|2017 Honda Civic|
|Dimensions And Weight|
|Engine And Transmission|
|Engine type||DOHC 16-valve 1.5-liter inline-4, 174 or 180 hp, 162 or 177 lb-ft|
|Power/torque||174 horsepower and 180 lb-ft|
|0-60 mph||6,9 sec|
|Top speed||126 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: starting at $18,640 (est)|
|Competitors: Ford Focus RS, Volkswagen Golf R and Subaru WRX STI|