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Honda Civic (ninth

1,590 mm (62.6 in) (hatchback)

mm (56.5 in) (sedan)

The ninth Honda Civic was launched in the American market in April and Europe in February 2012.

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On December 13, 2010, unveiled a sketch of the new ninth-generation which was described as energetic, and aerodynamic. Both coupe and concepts for the North American were shown on January 10, at the 2011 North American Auto Show. The production of the ninth-generation Civic based on the concepts will go on sale in 2011. [ 6 ] Gasoline, hybrid and gas variants will be offered.

The lineup includes a sedan and Both of them will be offered in Si performance versions. [ 7 ]

The new is slightly smaller and lighter the outgoing models. [ 8 ] The sheet is all new, with a longer but still a familiar profile: calls it the one-motion design. [ 9 ]

models went on sale in Early models include a of 2 engines (1.8L, 2.0L), manual (1.8L EXi) or CVT EXi, 1.8L VTi, TYPE-S) transmissions, navigation (1.8L VTi, 2.0L [ 10 ]

Honda’s Eco Assist technology is to most models (except and becomes the first gasoline-only Honda to employ such in North America. It is an information to help the driver adopt a fuel-efficient driving style, [ 7 ] and is to improve fuel economy by 10% for Honda’s hybrid vehicles in [ 11 ] by providing visual feedback to or confirm efficient driving. [ 12 ] The Eco can also alter the transmission’s pattern in the hybrid model. [ 13 ] A new Adaptive electric power system helps to mitigate or understeer in conjunction with the Vehicle Stability Assist. [ 12 ]

Gasoline (DX, LX, EX, and EX-L), and natural gas variants are offered. The gasoline-engined lineup includes and coupe, and Si performance versions are as coupe and sedan. Honda has released the Civic HF sedan, a with aerodynamic and fuel enhancements which revives the HF last used for the 1991 CRX HF.

It a Honda R18 1.8 Liter Inline engine and a 5-Speed Automatic like the regular gas-powered but it has been tuned so that it 41 highway miles per gallon ). It comes with fifteen-inch wheels with low rolling-resistance that reduce rolling by 20%, additional underbody a rear decklid spoiler and entry with a security This results in a 4% improvement in performance. [ 12 ] It comes in two colors, Metal Metallic or Taffeta Clear Coat with a interior. The Civic GX NGV (Natural Gas has been available available late 2011.

All models for the base model DX), with the Intelligent Multi Display (iMiD) that information of the vehicle and compatible electronics devices with a color display and steering controls. [ 12 ] It can display information as current odometer mileage, trip mileage, current and date, current fuel readout, audio information station, CD track info, data system info, info, and more, and will allow you to upload two photos to the storage unit that can be when the audio system is off.

All Civic models have fuel economy in U.S. EPA by as much as 8% on the highway for models an automatic transmission compared to versions. [ 12 ] Two versions attains mileage of 41 mpg -US (5.7 L/100 km; 49 mpg ) (17.54 km/L) or above in government testing. [ 14 ] Aerodynamics and reduction play important in fuel economy improvement: parts are placed under the bay, fuel tank, and the underbody to enhance airflow; spoiler and strakes ahead of direct airflow around the wells; there is a new flat resulting in 3.4% lower of drag. [ 12 ] Increase use of high-strength to 55% on the sedan (56% for the coupe) 50% contributes to a 7% reduction in body [ 12 ] The electric power steering is lighter by 1.3 kg (2.9 lb); the subframe is lighter by 1.7 kg (3.7 a thinner-walled fuel tank 1.0 kg (2.2 lb) and a laser-welded exhaust that is 0.5 kg (1.1 lb) lighter. [ 12 ] As a the LX trim with an automatic is almost 50 lb (23 kg) lighter. [ 12 ] On the other for the 2012 sedan, passenger is increased by 3.8 ft³ (108 L) to 94.7 ft³ L), [ 12 ] with three more of elbowroom in the front and about two inches of legroom in the back. [ 15 ]

The piston assembly was the source of the significant losses in an engine. To friction loss in the engine, in the 1.8 litre engine have a treatment applied in a polka-dot [ 16 ]

A HF model, the most fuel-efficient powered Civic in the lineup, 41 mpg -US (5.7 L/100 km; 49 mpg -imp ) km/L) under EPA highway cycle, compares with 36 mpg -US L/100 km; 43 mpg -imp ) (15.38 for previous generation, increasing the fuel economy rating to 33 mpg -US L/100 km; 40 mpg -imp ) (14.08 [ 17 ] [ 18 ]

The Civic hybrid, with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine produces 90 horsepower and 97 pound-feet of [ 15 ] and a lithium-ion battery, is rated at 44 mpg -US L/100 km; 53 mpg -imp ) in combined and highway EPA test cycle, an of 3 mpg -US (3.6 mpg -imp ) over the generation hybrid. [ 18 ] A new stronger motor produces 23 horsepower and 78 of torque. The new lithium-ion battery is and more powerful compared the nickel-metal hydride one in previous [ 15 ] Both the Civic HF and Civic models have improved [ 14 ]

Other gasoline-only powered sedans and coupes get 39 mpg -US (6.0 km; 47 mpg -imp ) in highway tests, an of 3 mpg -US (3.6 mpg -imp ) over generation, and 28 mpg -US (8.4 L/100 km; 34 mpg ) for city driving. The Civic GX gas model will have a 7% in fuel economy. The above are also equipped with the ECO Assist technology. [ 14 ]

The Civic Si sedan and coupe have a larger, more 2.4-liter inline-four engine 201 hp (149 kW) and 170 lb-ft (230 of torque, as well as a new 6-speed transmission. The Civic Si achieves an highway fuel economy of 31 mpg -US L/100 km; 37 mpg -imp ), an increase of 2 mpg -US mpg -imp ). [ 14 ]

Vehicle color

Alabaster Silver Metallic

Mist Metallic


Crystal Black Pearl

Blue Pearl

Green Metallic (hybrid)

Polished Metallic

Rallye Red

Sunburst Pearl

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Taffeta White

Titanium Metallic

Frosty Metallic

White Orchid

In 2012, Honda recalled 2012 Civics because the required during assembly to the driver’s side driveshaft and set the clip was not completed. [ 19 ] [ 20 ]

Model updates [ edit ]

Reviews of the Civic have been lackluster, with many citing the car’s cheap materials, along with driving dynamics and insubstantial styling changes from the generation, as drawbacks. Consumer went so far as to remove the 2012 from its ‘Recommended’ list of cars, which the vehicle had on for many years. [ 21 ] In response, introduced a heavily revamped for the 2013 model year. The Civic sedan features a new fascia with a U-shaped grille and chrome accents the 2012 model’s three-bar a redesigned hood, and a reworked end with new taillight designs, with additional light and a chrome bar on the trunk lid.

New standard features include a backup camera, Bluetooth and Pandora Radio access. quality, handling, and interior quality are also improved. The retains the 2012 model’s styling, but receives the same and engineering upgrades as the sedan. [ 22 ]

CEO Takanobu Ito explained that the model was developed during the of the global financial crisis, led the company to believe that would be willing to forego content and quality in new vehicles so as they were fuel and affordable. Ironically, rival such as Ford and Hyundai the quality and feature content of compact vehicles around the time, pushing sales of rivals such as the Ford and Hyundai Elantra to new heights in the States. [ 23 ]

Changes include styling updates on the Civic premium interior refinements to all 7-inch capacitive touch-screen Audio, LaneWatch blind monitor, Smart Entry Push Button, HondaLink technology, all-new CVT for gasoline powered Coupe and Sedan.

US models include Civic LX/EX with a 5-speed transmission and CVT, EX-L and Navi with CVT; Sedan LX 5-speed manual or EX and EX-L and EX-L Navi and HF CVT. [ 24 ]

Changes to Civic include exterior design that include a more grille, hood, front and headlight design; new taillight sportier front and rear new side mirrors and new wheel 18-inch wheels and tires new wheel designs.

Civic Si and Si Sedan include increase power to 205 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque via a exhaust system.

Civic Si includes a unique lower bumper garnish, larger decklid spoiler, a distinctive spoiler and sporty rear air

2014 Honda Civic Coupe with Honda Accessories includes Aero Kit Underbody Spoiler, Side Spoiler, and Rear Underbody 18-inch Honda Factory Diamond-Cut HFP alloy wheels.

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