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8th Gen / 2006 Civic Info

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The 2006 Civic Generation) is coming soon and very excited about of the new features Honda has included. The Si like it will be the new peformance for the small car segment, and we can’t to see what parts will be for it! To wet your appetite a little, provided this in-depth detailing exactly what to in the new Civic. (Note: Text and courtesy of American Honda Co. Inc.)


The Honda is the cornerstone of Honda and its automotive earning recognition and acclaim as an in the automotive industry since its in 1973. The Civic represents the high volume production that showcased Honda’s of innovation to a North American ready for something new. Civic has reached 16 million globally and 7 million in the United where it has been the best retail compact car for the past years.

The Civic was the seventh selling vehicle overall in and third best selling car. If the Civic were its own brand, annual sales in of 300,000 would make it the top selling brand in the United out of more than 40 possible (1).

As the Civic has been throughout its previous seven each new model has consistently set new in the automotive industry with its packaging, attractive styling, fuel economy, low emissions, performance, reliability and safety. The eighth generation 2006 amplifies the defining character of the with a long list of technology and engineering innovations, in a vehicle that is pure exclusively Civic and outside the of traditional small car thinking.

The Civic represents an extreme of design and dynamics. Multiple for 2006 range from (2) high performance to 51 mpg gas-sipping to an all-around performer with two styles, representing one of the most vehicles in the industry. An expressive and design with exciting and a dedication to providing advanced technology set the Civic apart the competition.

(1) 2004 data.

(2) and torque calculations reflect new SAE procedures revised August,

2006 Civic Highlights

completely-redesigned models include the Si Coupe, an ultra-efficient Civic sedan, and well-equipped and technologically-advanced Sedan and Civic Coupe

safety systems include Advanced Compatibility Engineering(TM) Body Structure for vehicle-to-vehicle compatibility and collision energy and a long list of standard equipment including side airbags, driver’s and front side airbags, and anti-lock

Expressive exterior styling sporty character and refined

Interior delivers more and function than any other in segment

New powertrain technologies a new, even more i -VTEC engine with valve control, and a fourth IMA Civic Hybrid powertrain delivers higher performance and fuel economy with emissions

New Technology and Features

vehicles in the compact segment can fun-to-drive performance, or safety, or performance; but only the Civic can all of these traits simultaneously with value, style and — with models tailored for a performance enthusiast, a enthusiast and a mainstream buyer.


New exterior styling features a profile with an ultra-fast rake, minimal front and overhangs and reduced gap between the and fenders

Interior styling and increased with two-tier panel, improved seating and multi-functional center console

Compatibility Engineering (ACE) Structure

Standard front, side and side curtain

Active front seat restraints

Standard 4-channel Logic ABS with Electronic Distribution

Honda Satellite-Linked System with Voice (available on Si, Hybrid and EX)

XM(R) Radio (available on Si, Hybrid and EX)

MacPherson strut suspension enhanced geometry

Compact double wishbone rear with enhanced geometry

and coupe each have a wheelbase and exterior dimensions

throttle control on all models

and telescoping steering wheel

Si Coupe

2.0-liter i -VTEC(TM) engine

197-horsepower (3) @ 7800 rpm and 139 lb-ft. (3) @ 6200 rpm

6-speed manual with helical-type limited differential

Exclusive exterior rear deck wing, cladding and Si badging

Exclusive with deeply bolstered red fabric stitching and unique panels

Standard 17-inch wheels with 215/45 R17 87V (summer tire available)

Hybrid Sedan

1.3-liter i- 4-cylinder engine with 20 electric motor

110-horsepower (3) @ rpm and 123 lb-ft. torque (3) @ 1000-2500 rpm

New more powerful and efficient Motor Assist (IMA) with greatly enhanced regeneration capability and electric-only

Continuously Variable Transmission as standard equipment

49/51 mpg (4)

AT-PZEV emissions

Exclusive styling includes IMA instrument meters and two-tone seating

(3) Horsepower and torque calculations new SAE J1349 procedures revised 2004.

(4) Fuel economy determined from manufacturer results. Official 2006 EPA estimates were not available at of printing. Mileage figures for comparison purposes only.

mileage may vary.

Civic and Coupe

All-new 1.8-liter i 4-cylinder engine with valve control technology

140 @ 6300 rpm and 128 lb-ft. torque @ rpm (5)

30/40 mpg city/highway (automatic (6)

ULEV-2 emissions in all 50 states

automatic transmission available 5-speed manual)

(5) Horsepower and calculations reflect new SAE J1349 revised August, 2004.

(6) economy values determined manufacturer test results. 2006 EPA mileage estimates not available at time of printing. figures shown for comparison only.

Actual mileage may

The Civic Enters a New Dimension

The has always offered industry-leading designed to reward customers fun-to-drive performance, efficient and friendly operation and enhanced and the 2006 model goes than any Civic before it. The noticeable difference is that Civic Sedan and Coupe entirely new dimensions that each vehicle wider and in height for a sleek, futuristic that also benefits efficiency, handling and ride

Compared to its 2005 predecessor, the Civic Sedan has grown 1.4 in overall length (176.8 and 1.5 inches in width (69.0 Its 106.3-inch wheelbase is 3.2 inches while the rear overhang is 3.1 shorter and the front overhang is 1.8 longer. Height has been by 0.2 inches.

The front track is 1.1 wider (59.0 inches) and the track is 2.2 inches wider inches). Vehicle weight has by approximately 5 percent on each level — a relatively gain considering the addition of standard safety equipment, new and greatly increased bending and rigidity.

The 2006 Civic has been reduced 0.6 inches in length (174.8 inches) to the 2005 model, and is now 1.4 inches (68.9 inches). Its coupe-exclusive wheelbase is 1.2 inches longer, the front and rear overhang remain unchanged. Overall has been reduced by 1.6 inches inches).

The front track is 1.1 wider (59.0 inches) and the track is 2.1 inches wider Like the sedan, vehicle has increased by approximately 5 percent on trim level.

Civic Si 2.0-Liter / 6MT

2.0-liter i -VTEC 4-Cylinder Engine with Timing Control (VTC)

Manual Transmission

Helical-Type Slip Differential

High power, quick shifting and tenacious grip describe the Si powertrain. The 16-valve 2.0-liter uses Honda’s i -VTEC valve control system combines Variable Timing (VTC) to continuously adjust phase with Variable Timing and Lift Electronic (VTEC) that adjusts lift, timing and duration. these two systems results in horsepower and high torque good fuel economy and low emissions.

The Civic Si utilizes and VTC for both intake and exhaust control to produce 197 horsepower at 7800 rpm and 139 lb-ft. of torque at 6200 rpm. The air intake and the exhaust system are tuned to a deep sound and resonance, a level of performance feedback commonly found on racecars. refinement is found in the drive-by-wire body for smooth acceleration and a chain driven balancer in the oil pan minimizes engine vibration.

The Civic Si is available exclusively a 6-speed manual transmission. to be exceptionally compact and lightweight, 6-speed has also been to shift with extremely and precise throws. A final ratio of 4.76:1 promotes acceleration while a tall 6th provides for relaxed highway The short-throw clutch has an innovative mechanism that considerably noise.

Multiple synchronizers are and 5th and 6th gears feature single synchronizers for a direct shift

Most vehicles have differentials that send to usually just one wheel in a resulting in wheel spin and potential for applying throttle and faster acceleration. The helical limited slip differential in the Civic Si improves acceleration and performance by insuring that front wheels receive an level of torque at all times. In a line, both wheels are utilized to put the engine’s power to the with minimal wheel

During hard cornering, the LSD more torque toward the wheel to bias more to the tire with the most and facilitates the outside wheel’s travel distance relative to the wheel. Primary benefits the ability to accelerate harder corners and enhances the vehicle’s to throttle inputs in corners.

Horsepower and torque calculations new SAE J1349 procedures revised 2004.

Civic Hybrid 1.3-Liter/ IMA / CVT

1.3-liter i -VTEC with Variable Cylinder and i-DSI

Fourth Generation Motor Assist (IMA)

Continuously Variable Transmission

Cooperative Regenerative Braking

Honda was the first vehicle to offer a gasoline-electric hybrid in North America with the of the Honda Insight in December Improved versions of the IMA system appeared in the 2003 Civic and the 2005 Accord Hybrid. to its long history of advanced technologies, Honda’s fourth hybrid powertrain in the 2006 Hybrid offers improved efficiency and capabilities.

Horsepower by 18 percent and combined fuel increases by about 5 percent, a similarly equipped 2005 Hybrid.

Honda’s industry reputation for extracting power and economy from its gasoline explains its unique approach to hybridization. First, Honda can a small engine with high power output and efficiency as the foundation for the hybrid This integrates well Honda’s simple, elegant, and IMA system that eliminates the for a large, heavy and complex drive system.

Second, hybrid performance strategy itself well to the driving of North American consumers who to live in suburban settings and commutes that include highway and city driving by similarly high economy for both driving modes.

hybrid systems built by manufacturers actually provide city fuel economy highway — a feature benefits only those who in dense urban areas heavy stop and go traffic. drivers also tend to put annual miles on their which minimizes the return on for a hybrid powertrain. Overall, advanced IMA system provides the advantage to high mileage who can benefit the most from and efficient hybrid technology.

The generation Honda IMA system of a 1.3-liter i -VTEC 4-cylinder connected to a high power motor and a Continuously Variable (CVT). A battery pack is to capture and store electricity for the motor. Like all contemporary powertrains, the system uses a engine as the primary source of and an electric motor provides power and electricity regeneration

During acceleration, the engine or the and electric motor propel the

During cruising, the gasoline and/or the electric motor can the vehicle. This means the Hybrid can drive on the electric alone in certain cruising a new capability for 2006. During the gasoline engine deactivates and the motor acts as generator to the battery pack.

At a stop, the can enter an idle stop to save fuel, and the engine is off until the brake pedal is

Overall, the 18 percent more 110-horsepower fourth generation IMA powertrain provides stronger and overtaking acceleration compared to its while its estimated city/highway economy of 49/51 mpg provides a driving range over 625 The gasoline engine and electric combine to produce a maximum of 110-horsepower (12) @ 6000 rpm and 123 of torque (12) @ 1000-2500

(12) Horsepower and torque reflect new SAE J1349 procedures August, 2004.

Building on the foundation of the 2005 Civic 1.3-liter i-DSI gasoline the 2006 1.3-liter i -VTEC VCM gasoline engine implements a assortment of new technology including a i -VTEC system that a low and high cam profile to increase output while also Variable Cylinder Management capability to deactivate all four of the cylinders (instead of three The new valvetrain helps to drastically internal pumping losses deceleration and contributes to the increase in regeneration of 170 percent. The engine features an intelligent dual and ignition system that two spark plugs per cylinder and for more complete combustion of the by firing the two spark plugs at the same time or in a sequential, fashion depending on the driving

By itself, gasoline engine is rated at 93 horsepower @ 6000 rpm (+ 9 and torque is rated at 89 lb-ft. @ rpm (+2 percent).

Dramatic new technology has been added to the electric Intelligent Power Unit and pack to improve performance, size and minimize weight. The electric motor uses a performance magnet and flat construction to improve torque by 30 percent, horsepower by 46 percent and by 3 percent. By itself, the electric is rated at 20 horsepower @ 2000 rpm and is rated at 76 lb-ft. @ 0-1160 The brain of the IMA system — the Power Unity (IPU) is 13 percent smaller and weighs less.

Related components the Power Control Unit and DC/DC converter are also and weigh less while greater operational capabilities. The battery pack provides 27 more assist power, can 14 percent faster and its size has reduced by 12 percent.

A Continuously Transmission (CVT) is standard on all Civic Hybrids. The newly transmission provides a wider between the maximum and minimum ratios to enhance acceleration and engine rpm at high speeds. The provides smooth and predictable and helps keep the IMA system at its peak efficiency.

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A cooperative braking system has been that intelligently directs power between the hydraulic and the electric motor (which as a generator to provide significant for braking). Less reliance on the braking system and reduced pumping losses translate greater electrical regeneration percent more than the Civic Hybrid) and ultimately fuel economy.

Civic and Civic Coupe Powertrain: / 5MT / 5AT

1.8-liter i -VTEC 4-cylinder

5-Speed Manual Transmission

5-Speed Automatic Transmission

The Sedan and Civic Coupe from a new generation of Honda technology that provides similar to a 2.0-liter engine and economy similar to a 1.5-liter The all-new 1.8-liter i -VTEC engine produces 140 horsepower @ rpm and 128 lb-ft. of torque at 4300 rpm an estimated EPA city/highway fuel of 30/40 miles per gallon. The new offers significantly improved low rpm and top end power.

A new 5-speed automatic (available) extracts this power to its fullest potential. new Civic technology includes a throttle control and a dual-stage air

The Civic’s 1.8-liter i -VTEC minimizes pumping losses cruising and low engine load an important factor in creating efficient engines. Pumping are reduced when the variable timing allows an intake to remain open for a brief period as the piston begins its stroke. By keeping an intake open during part of the stroke, some of the volume of air/fuel mixture in the cylinder back inside the intake and lowers the volume being or pumped.

During cruising or stable, low-load driving the new engine utilizes a dedicated set of to close one of the intake valves and that valve’s timing, backpressure on the air-fuel mixture. reduces the actual intake air Meanwhile, the throttle is opened to provide optimum control engine output.

Opening the valve wider, in other widening the path that the air through — reduces losses to result in a significant in engine efficiency.

The pumping loss reduction fuel economy similar to an with a displacement of a 1.5-liter The ability to reduce pumping during low engine loads for more aggressive tuning of the during high loads as when accelerating. During load situations, the VTEC provides high output timing for maximum power. is the normal valve timing, by two fundamentally greater extremes.

A air intake, a lightweight powertrain and gearing further add to the performance of the vehicle.

Whereas traditional operation changes valve duration based on higher oil during high rpm operation at one of the valvetrain’s rocker arms, the i- VTEC system can switch timing duration at low rpm and low oil pressure two hydraulic actuators on both of the intake rocker arm. engagement method is similar to used on the Accord Hybrid and i- VTEC systems.

This i- VTEC valve timing to driving conditions related to opening, vehicle speed, rpm and gear selection. A sophisticated throttle control, air flow and dual-stage air intake allow the Control Unit (ECU) to seamless transitions between the two of engine operation.

The Civic and Civic Coupe are available either a 5-speed manual (standard) or an electronically controlled automatic transmission (available). The automatic transmission — the first in the entry level class — is all new for 2006 and on the previous 4-speed automatic with a wider overall that maximizes acceleration in one through four and optimizes economy in its overdrive fifth The computer controlled direct transmission provides amazingly shifts.

The direct control, with gear ratios matched to the output curve of the help to deliver more at just the right time to overall vehicle performance to vehicles with 4-speed transmissions, yet more horsepower.

The manual transmission has also redesigned into a more and compact unit that power-robbing rotating mass and a rotating select link for and direct gear changes. features include a low friction with single cone in all gears and high capacity throughout. From a performance the new manual transmission has a higher capacity and a shorter, firmer and direct shift feel.

Personal Compact Styling

The Civic is available as either a (Civic Hybrid, Civic or a coupe (Civic Si, Civic All models follow the Advanced Compact design theme incorporates a sweeping roofline and windshield rake that the vehicle’s advanced one-motion low and wide stance, and superior performance. The sedan and coupe have 100 percent unique and unique proportions such as height and windshield angle.

openings on both minimize the gap the tire and the body to some of the levels in the industry of just 1.9 front and 1.7 inches rear (a of 0.7 inches front and 1.2 inches respective to the 2005 Civic

As the performance leader for the lineup, the Si conveys an aggressive attitude speaks to the performance potential that also carries into the Civic Coupe. The raked windshield creates a angle that is even than the 23.9 degree in the Acura NSX supercar. The long deck, with its frontward bumper, accents the forward conveyed by the overall vehicle

A trapezoidal lower body short front and rear further convey a powerful

The Civic Hybrid styling the direction for the Civic Sedan a technologically sophisticated and refined derived from a monoform long wheelbase and short and rear overhang. The steeply windshield on the sedan forms a angle.


The Civic is on an all-new version of Honda’s Compact Platform. The solid body of the Civic was designed the outset to define a new standard for and bending rigidity in the compact The new Global Compact Platform advanced body construction for enhanced safety, better improved ride comfort and a cabin.

With 50 percent high strength steel and advanced new structural engineering, rigidity increases by 35 percent.

Body construction now includes Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure that frontal collision energy through a network of load structures in the front of the vehicle. around real world this newly developed frame structure incorporates new and lower frame members to enhance energy dispersion in a collision. The ACE concept differs traditional crash designs channel a high percentage of force through a vehicle’s two channels in a collision (useful if the frames of the two vehicles connect). The ACE with its polygonal front helps reduce the potential for with the frame of the opposing

These features are designed to compatibility between vehicles of size categories for enhanced protection in the event of a collision.

commitment to safety extends to as well as vehicle occupants. To reduce pedestrian injuries in the of a collision, the Civic’s hood and areas are designed to deform if by the head of an adult or child Energy-absorbing collapsible hood wiper arms and fender are designed to allow substantial in an impact.

The Civic conveys an presence on the surface, but many improvements exist in areas may not be as obvious. All models feature a spoiler and multiple under that reduce air turbulence the engine, rear wheels and bumper. The Civic Si manages even further and features a wing spoiler that meaningful and intentional downforce at speeds, along with a cooling strake (a small fin of the front wheel) that air across the brake rotor a dedicated brake duct. The Hybrid and Civic Coupe use a lip spoiler on the trunk that up the airflow behind the vehicle. The Hybrid has an enhanced undercover for cleaner aerodynamics.

In order to the steeply raked windshield and its surface area, opposable wipers are used that more surface area typical wipers and the blade have a flat design makes air flow push the blades firmly against the


Honda has a tradition of its vehicles fun-to-drive with suspension tuning and refined manners. Precise and sharp performance also contributes to avoidance maneuverability. The 2006 Civic chassis delivers levels of sportiness and ride with improvements in three key — enhanced suspension with larger wheels and a longer wheelbase, and a new generation anti-lock braking system.

The add up to a new Civic that is even responsive and sporty in demanding while also maintaining a and quiet ride.

The all-new strut front suspension incorporates new geometry with a caster angle for straight stability along with toe-control dynamics for sharp and steering. Changes to steering bushings, material rigidity, and and shock tuning result in linear suspension movement at the limit of vehicle dynamics and cornering.

The all-new multi-link wishbone rear suspension benefits from a new design facilitates a longer damper and improved positioning of the damper The additional rebound stroke the vehicle to soak up bumps and road surfaces with and ease. The damper is mounted to the wheel for a more favorable lever ratio (the between the suspension movement and the that the damper actually

The previous relationship was 1.7:1. The direct relationship means the acting on the shock do not become and the intended tuning provides benefit throughout a wider of suspension travel. These combined with sport-oriented and damper tuning greatly the overall sporty feel of the and increase the feeling of coordination the front and rear suspensions (a uncommon trait in many

The steering systems feature gear ratios for sharp and transitions. Previously a high-mounted gearbox, the new steering system is now lower in the vehicle to improve geometry for a more direct and quick response. The Civic Si and Hybrid feature a sport-oriented sensitive Electric Power (EPS) that increases assist at low speeds and reduces assist at high speeds.

The Coupe and Civic Sedan use a sensitive hydraulic power system. All models have a and telescope steering wheel.

wheels and tires contribute to the improvement in ride and handling. The Si uses Michelin’s all-season HX MXM4 tire in size R17 (also available is a new Pilot high performance summer as a factory option) and 17×7 alloy wheels. A dealer 18-inch tire and wheel is available. The Civic Hybrid P195/65 R15 low rolling resistance with lightweight and aerodynamic alloy wheels.

The most popular LX and EX trim for sedan and coupe have R16 tires and 16×6.5 inch (the EX has alloy wheels and the LX has wheels with covers). The DX and coupe ride on P195/65 R15 with 15×6 steel with covers.

All Civics are with a new 4-channel anti-lock system (ABS) with Brake Distribution (EBD). brakes are used on the front and wheels on Si and EX models; rear brakes are used on Hybrid, LX and DX

High-tech and futuristic just to describe the Civic’s new interior at the of its design. Honda stylists and prioritized sophistication to create a advanced and sporty space the latest technology, loads of and innovative ergonomics. More features and new available features a voice activated navigation highlight the dedication to taking the to an entirely new level.

A two-tier panel positions priority like the speedometer up high in the field of vision. The increased width allows the seats to be and more supportive, and a spacious center console accommodates up to 20 discs and performs armrest for both front occupants. front seat head are used to help minimize the for whiplash injuries in a rear

The latest generation of the Honda Navigation System is available on Si, and EX models and features a 6.5-inch display that opens and for access to the internal single-disc CD and a new digital audio card that can play MP3 and WMA files CompactFlash(R) cards. The navigation features more than 6 points of interest and can control the system. The voice recognition is of recognizing and inputting numbers, names and cities.

All audio are more powerful with as as 350 watts and seven speakers an 8-inch subwoofer on the EX Coupe and Si Auxiliary audio input are standard equipment on LX and above levels (coupe) and EX and Hybrid (sedan), allowing for portable device playback through the speakers. XM(R) Satellite is standard on navigation-equipped coupe while EX sedan and Hybrid are XM-Ready.

The LX models have a 160-watt audio system a single-disc CD player (four for the LX sedan). All Civic audio have MP3/WMA CD playback Coupe audio systems Speed-Sensitive Volume Control that automatically adjusts the based on vehicle speed.

audio systems also CD/MP3 text readout a customizable welcome screen. The DX are pre-wired for an audio system and four speakers pre-installed.

researchers conducted a study tracked the eye movements of drivers and the Civic’s gauges and their for quick recognition time. on this research, a two-tier panel was created that advantage of the generous dashboard from the steeply raked A digital speedometer, fuel and temperature gauge are housed in the level to be more in-line the driver’s line-of-sight resulting in eye movements between the most referenced gauges and the road.

The level of the instrument panel a tachometer, multi-information digital odometer with trip and a variety of warning indicators. The Si provides an rpm rev-limit indicator on the level. The Civic Hybrid can instantaneous fuel economy in the level and the lower level battery charge level with instantaneous IMA charge and displays.

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