Even before the auto show in Los Angeles, 2018-2019 Honda announced the release of an updated Civic model. The company in this way wants to strengthen its position in the American compact class and rid yourself of criticism from the local automotive press. The competitors are not asleep, too, so it was decided to revise the level of standard equipment, adding contemporary infotainment system.
2018-2019 Honda Civic with new bumpers, bonnet, boot lid and optics became even more sporty. Coupe no changes, only new rims meant for him. Because of chassis upgrades and application of high strength steel in the vehicle to increase the degree of torsional rigidity. Suspension of the new Civic received improved anti-roll bars with bushings having a teflon coating. Modified electric power steering provides responsive handling and improved sound insulation in the cabin, including a set thick acoustic windshield.
Interior and equipment
The interior decoration is dominated by 2018-2019 Honda Civic soft plastic, providing even and pleasant tactile sensations, which are covered door panels, instrument console, and the overall color scheme is diluted with silver accents. For the first time the car is available in full black interior. The seats, depending on the equipment level can be finished in fabric or leather. Standard steel face plate (finisher) of the boot lid.
The new 2018-2019 Honda Civic is available in LX versions, EX, EX-L and Si. Standard equipment becomes the LX, the start at a price of $ 18,165 in , the budget will no longer DX. In addition to the above there are economical modification: Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas and Civic HF. The latest version is equipped with a conventional internal combustion engine, but due to the application of technology 2018-2019 Honda ECO Assist has reduced fuel consumption. Something similar offers German auto giant Volkswagen, producing fuel-efficient BlueMotion modifications and Ford models with efficient EcoBoost.
Under the hood, 2018-2019 Honda Civic model year is already familiar 4-cylinder engine working volume of 1.8 liters, develops power of 140 horsepower and 174 Nm of torque. With him in a pair of runs 5-speed manual transmission or 5-speed automatic. 2018-2019 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe consumes in city 8.4 on highway 6, the combined cycle of 7.1 liters of gasoline. Economic version without the hybrid Civic HF technology has improved consumption figures: 8.1 / 5.7 / 7 liters, respectively. At the Civic Natural Gas in an active 110-hp gas engine, which helps to save money, not only because of the rather low rate (8.7 / 6.2 / 7.6 – city / highway / combined), but also because of the low blue fuel cost.
Hybrid 2018-2019 Honda Civic modification capacity of 110 horsepower powerplant is equipped with a 1.5-liter gasoline engine, the IMA system (Integrated Motor Assist) and CVT. Evaluation Agency EPA fuel consumption in all modes does not exceed 5.35 liters per 100 kilometers.
Independently in the model range is the coupe and the sedan 2018-2019 Honda Civic Si . Under the hood of the car is more powerful, all-aluminum 2.4-liter engine, which develops 201 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque. To realize the potential of the power unit and the owner’s ambitions drayverskie helps 6-speed manual gearbox.
Standard equipment 2018-2019 Honda Civic from becomes a multimedia system with Bluetooth, USB, display, i-MID, reversing camera and the control on the steering wheel. Starting with the EX equipment in the car appear to help in the way of navigation and understanding of the voice commands.
Safety 2018-2019 Honda Civic
With security at the 2018-2019 Honda Civic is also okay. The American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), engaged in carrying out crash tests are sold at the local car market cars, model gave high praise. Car Kits front airbags with dual degree of disclosure in the seats and side curtain airbags. Also on board a rollover sensor, the stabilization system with traction control, warning of a possible collision and anti-lock braking system.