DIVERSITY SPICES UP NEW CIVIC
THE new Civic sedan revealed in the United States signals a return to more exciting times.
Completely new-from-the-groundup, the redesigned hits showrooms in US this month with bolder, more aggressive styling, a sporty fastback profile and premium features including LED lighting.
The 2016 Civic Sedan is the first in series of new 10th-generation Civic variants that will include a sedan, coupe, sports-minded Si models, fivedoor hatchback and Type-R model — at least US market. Honda says it is the most diverse
innovative line-up offered in Civic’s 43-year history.
This new Civic has been benchmarked against world’s best C-segment vehicles — including luxury cars as engineers sought to deliver a truly world-beating compactclass car.
The global development effort was led for the first time by Honda’s US R & D team, which set its sights on delivering a car with benchmark levels of quality, fuel efficiency, interior spaciousness and fun-to-drive performance.
The new Civic sits new platform, longer wheelbase that translates to a larger cabin with 30mm more rear legroom.
Combined wider track and body it gives the car much more athletic stance.
A spacious premiumquality cabin features premium, softtouch surfaces and refined detailing that exceeds mainstream compactcar class.
Two all-new powertrains include a new 118kW, 2.0-litre i-VTEC engine and a 130kW, 1.5-litre DOHC turbo engine with unprecedented levels of power, refinement and class-leading fuel economy ratings.
Honda Sensing includes collision mitigation braking system, lane keeping assist and road departure warning, adds, for the first time, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, setting a new bar advanced safety driver-assistive technology in the mainstream compact class.
Advanced connected-car capabilities enabled by and more intuitive seven-inch display audio touchscreen interface with Android’s operating system, also features Apple CarPlay Android Auto compatibility for seamless integration of smartphone and functions.