This new 5-door Honda Civic for Europe has an air of déjà vu. Normal, its American sister was unveiled in mid-August! Already on sale the other side of the Atlantic, the car will arrive in our dealerships early 2017. It will be manufactured in Swindon, UK.
We could almost think that we have before version Type R! The Civic opts for a muscular design with large air inlets, prominent side skirts and a double central exhaust output. Honda has clearly not choose the card of discretion. Some will find this a bit overloaded design.
If the new Honda Civic has grown so from one generation to another, it is because it has passed the European model status as a global model.
This new strategy need to revise upwards the size of the Japanese to please everyone, especially to US customers.
Under the hood, the new Civic also made its revolution with new generation engines. The gasoline supply at launch will include a 3 cylinder 1.0 liter VTEC Turbo unit with 130 hp and the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbo with an output of 182 hp. For diesel, 4 cylinder 1.6 i-DTEC 120 hp will travel. Auto World in Paris presentation in late September before commercialization in 2017.
automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning with lane keeping assistant or adaptive cruise control with recognition signs up the safety package Honda Sensing, supplied as standard on the entry range.
See you at the Paris 2016 to approach the new Honda Civic!