A compact sedan, the Honda Civic is an acclaimed vehicle from Honda, and sells in large numbers in the U.S. The 2018 Honda Civic is set to be released from the Honda in summer of 2017. The sedan will come with varied changes to its exterior and interior. The vehicle will have be another attempt for Honda to appease customers, after its 9th generation Civic that faced criticism for its reduced traveling verve and basic style. Main rivals of the new Honda Civic 2018 should be Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte and Mazda3.
2018 Honda Civic redesign review
The 2018 Honda Civic will be wider, more spacious and lower. The vehicle will have 30 mm longer wheelbase, over 130 mm longer and more than 30 mm wider body. Its height will be reduced by 20 mm. The 2018 Civic will be based on an all-new platform. It will come with 16 kg lower weight, and higher level of comfort and precision. The car will come in exterior colors like Taffeta White, Rally Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Burgundy Night Pearl, Cosmic Blue Metallic, Aegean Blue Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl.
The vehicle will have a redesigned interior with higher quality finishes; while the driver position, sleeker design etc will be touched upon. It would boast of a new infotainment system that will be compatible with Android and Apple Drive CarPlay standards. There would be an advanced Garmin 3D navigation system. The system will handle all the information. Drivers will love to have the new instrument cluster, with a 7-inch display on the dashboard. It will come in 3 types of interior colors, such as Gray cloth, Ivory cloth and black cloth. There will be safety features like tire pressure-monitoring system, cross traffic alert, lane departure warning and collision mitigation system.
Honda Civic 2018 specs
The new Honda Civic 2018 will be powered by a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter inline-4 engine, able to generate a peak power of 158 hp at 6500 rpm. The maximum torque yield would be 162 138 lb-ft at 4200 rpm. Second engine will be smaller turbocharged 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. This powerplant will deliver different figures of power beside standard 174 horses and 162 lb-ft of torque. Sport and Sport Touring hatches with manual transmission will be available with 177 horses and 167 lb-ft of torque while automatic gearbox will mean that you will get engine with 180 HP. All Civic models will be equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission (6MT) or CVT automatic gearbox. Customers will get maximum mileage of 27 mpg on city roads and 40 mpg on the highways.
2018 Honda Civic price and release date
The new Honda Civic 2018 is set to come with a starting cost of $18,000, and the price will rise based on the type of trim you buy. That means that high price can easily reach $20,000 figures. Just like before its competition will over lower prices for their models such as Kia Forte, Mazda3, Ford Focus and Hyundai Elantra. On the other hand, Civics resale value can promise it a good position on car market. We expect that the new Honda Civic 2018 will be released during the late 2017 or early 2018. It is set to compete with the next CR-V crossover and the next Accord mid-size sedan.