The 2015 Honda Civic coupe and sedan comes in several different trim levels. Standard and Si, while sedan offers HF, Hybrid and Natural gas variants. All models have gone through some changes, mostly in upgraded interior design and upgraded engine performances and lower fuel consumption.
To achieve better fuel efficiency results new Civic model will be offered with further improvements, not only in the engine department. Five speed automatic has been replaced with continuously variable transmission (CVT). This way we are getting much wider range of speeds that can be driven at optimal rpm’s where engines packed in this vehicle will offer best performances and best fuel economy.
Release Date Of 2015 Honda Civic
What is significantly upgraded in line of the 2015 Honda Civic models, and ready to hit the market in 2015, is Honda Civic Type R. This car is described as high-revving hot hatch, inspired by racing cars look, with tight suspension and flawless handling. What suggests high performance levels of this car, is the fact that engineers are benchmarking it against Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. Design shows some brand new elements never seen on the regular Civic car. Type R is designed to meet the aspects of performance, therefore there is big rear wing, taillights that are designed to aid down force, pumped fenders, 20-inch wheels, Brembo brakes, quad-exhaust tips and sporty body kit.
Powertrain of this car includes 2.0-litre 4-cylinder direct-injection unit. It should deliver at least 280 HP, and it comes with variable valve timing (VTEC) and turbocharger. It will come as a front wheel drive, with manual six-speed transmission, although an automatic or dual-clutch may be offered as an option. There will be a lot more of torque, 400 Nm instead of previous 196Nm, so the new Type R will be quicker but it probably will offer lower fuel economy since all that power needs fuel.
Sedan And Coupe
Interior design of Honda Civic offers driver-oriented two-tier dash display, which includes 5 inch monitor on the top tier that gives various information on vehicle systems. High quality materials are used and there is a plenty of storage room. Sedans offer large amount of space for front passengers, while the rear seat accommodations are truly great. Upper level trims incorporate Honda Link system that operates through the 7-inch touchscreen that provides smartphone and other audio and social media functions.
Being one of the best driving cars in the class, Civic provides well-weighted steering and confident handling, while it also remains pretty quiet on freeway speeds. Most of the trims are powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine paired with 5 speed manual or optional CVT. Hybrid model gets a 1.5-liter gasoline four-cylinder engine combined with electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack. The Civic Natural Gas is a natural-gas-powered version of the Civic 1.8-liter engine. It provides significantly less horse power 110 hp and 106 lb-ft of torque.
2015 Honda Civic Price
As for the safety features, 2015 Honda Civic comes standard with stability control, antilock brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and a rearview camera. Prices of this model will depend on the numerous trim levels, and it will be in range from less than $19,000 for basic, to $27,500 for hybrid and $ almost $30,000 for natural gas variants. For the 2015 Honda Civic Type R we still do not have any price info but we do expect to see this in the next few months.