Honda has let out a few details of the 2016 Honda Civic sedan yesterday night. This is the tenth generation Honda Civic and this time Honda Motors is looking to bring out a market specific model and also looking to take it across the global platform. This new 2016 Honda Civic will be the first Honda car to be developed completely in the United States. It will also be featuring a turbocharged engine for the very first time.
Honda will be bringing out five models of the 2016 Civic sedan. They are: sedan, five door hatchback, Si, couple and type R. The details and the images of the Si and type R will only be rolled out in the coming weeks.
The 2016 Honda civic sedan will be power driven by the new turbocharged, direct injection 1.5 liter inline four cylinder engine or the 2.0 liter DOHC inline four. The 2.0 liter engine will be mated either to a six speed manual or a CVT for lower models. The 1.5 liter will be offered with a CVT for higher trims.
The Honda Civic sedan is offered with a revamped front strut and the rear suspension. The driver will feel that the car has lowered down than the previous generation car. The aerodynamic efficiency is also boosted in the Honda Civic car, thanks to the increase in the torsion rigidity by 25% and also with the use of higher quality steel. All these features help the car to achieve a maximum fuel efficiency of 40 mpg.
There are a few changes made to the interiors of the Honda Civic car as well, when compared to the previous model. The soft touch materials use is more in the 2016 model and it is quite spacious when the front seats are dropped. The Civic is C plus in size because of the new interior packaging. The cabin area is also spacious. The rear seat is enormous with added legroom space.
The 2016 Honda Civic also has a handful of technological features incorporated into the car. It comes with a 7 inch infotainment system that will be tuned to run Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. Some of the other stuff that you will get in the new 2016 Honda Civic sedan are: full LED headlights and taillights, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking and road departure mitigation.
There is no doubt that the 10th generation Honda Civic will sure be a car to look out for next year.