Honda announces details for the new Civic Hatch lineup
The most advanced Civic Hatch goes on sale today. The latest addition to the lineup comes with Euro-inspired styling and tons of advanced features. Some of these include a new safety suite, drivetrain upgrades and refined lineup of egines.
This is the most fun-to-drive Civic Hatchback we've ever made, said Dave Gardner, executive vice president of National Operations at American Honda Motor Co., Inc, Our 11th-generation Civic Sedan is already a runaway success and now this all-new Civic Hatchback further amplifies the performance of the Civic lineup.
New for the lineup is the LX trim level that incorporates 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with a total of 158hp. This engine is mated to an automatic gearbox and offers tons of convenience gadgets - -inch color touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, push-button start, partial digital instrumentation, LED headlights, and a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat. Cargo space is an expansive 24.5 cu.-ft.
In terms of safety, the vehicle comes with Honda's new generation of Honda Sensing Suites. The pack includes Traffic Jam Assist and a smoother, more natural feeling to functions like Adaptive Cruise Control and the Lane Keeping Assist System. A rear-seat reminder and rear seatbelt reminder are also new and standard across the lineup.
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Depending on the trim level, the new Civic Hatch can be geared with different types of engines and transmissions, as the flagship comes with a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and with CVT, along with a manual 6-speed manual gearbox. LED fog lights and machine-finished 18-inch alloy wheels are standard along with front and rear parking sensors, Low-Speed Braking Control, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA).