Vehicle Overview

Honda's Civic compact car is available in coupe or sedan body styles and offers a range of drivetrains, including hybrid and natural-gas versions. The base engine is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder that works with a five-speed manual or a continuously variable automatic transmission. Competitors include the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra.
New for 2015
A new Special Edition trim level for the sedan slots between the LX and EX trims. It includes a CVT, 15-inch aluminum wheels with black accents, Honda's LaneWatch system, automatic climate control and a touch-screen stereo.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 15- (sedan) or 16-inch (coupe) steel wheels with covers; 15-, 16-, 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels available
  • Body-colored door handles and side mirrors; heated mirrors available
  • Available fog lights
  • Available power moonroof

Interior Highlights

  • Seats five
  • Fabric seats; available heated leather seats
  • Height-adjustable driver's seat
  • Folding backseat; 60/40-split folding backseat available
  • Air conditioning; automatic air conditioning available
  • Bluetooth connectivity and text messaging function
  • Cruise control
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel with accessory controls
  • CD stereo with USB connectivity, Bluetooth audio streaming and Pandora integration; available stereo with 7-inch touch-screen
  • Available push-button start
  • Available navigation system

Under the Hood

  • 143-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine in gas-powered sedans and coupes
  • 205-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder in Si models
  • 1.5-liter four-cylinder, electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack in Civic Hybrid make 110 hp
  • 110-hp, 1.8-liter four-cylinder in natural gas-powered model
  • Five-speed manual transmission; available CVT
  • Six-speed manual only for Si trim level
  • Selectable Econ button
  • Front-wheel drive

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Backup camera
  • Available LaneWatch blind spot monitor
  • Civic Hybrid features forward collision warning and lane departure warning