The new Civic is bolder with more interior space, more power from a brand new turbocharged available four-cylinder engine, more fuel-efficient and more technologically-advanced as well.
There is no question that the Honda Civic is the most important car in Honda’s lineup. One could even argue that it is the most important car for Canadians as well, given that it has been the country’s most popular car for 17 years now.
The new Civic is bolder with more interior space, more power from a brand new turbocharged available four-cylinder engine, more fuel-efficient and more technologically-advanced as well. No question, the 10th-generation Civic has a lot to offer, as confirmed by the following reviews.
Sweet-handling and fun to drive, the Civic deserves serious consideration from enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike. The base engine is a 158-hp 2.0-liter four; a 174-hp turbo 1.5-liter is optional. Good news: The 2.0-liter has a six-speed manual! (A CVT is optional.) Bad news: The turbo offers only the CVT. Both engines make enjoyable companions, but the turbo is definitely the hot rod of the two. A Civic coupe goes on sale in March 2016, offering the same powertrains as the sedan – Car and Driver
The Honda Civic is in its fifth decade on sale in America, and with the brand-new 2016 model arriving in showrooms in Sedan form in November—followed by Civic Coupe models in March 2016—it marks the nameplate's tenth generation.
Numbers like those can send a shudder down the spine for those of us who fondly remember the first CVCC Hondas--but more to the point, the new Civic will send some fear into its rivals. In the past few years, Honda had let down its compact-car guard with the Civic, cheapening its interior and dulling its luster while vehicles like the Mazda 3, Ford Focus, and Hyundai Elantra grew more appealing.
Now the Civic's back to form, with a clean-sheet design, a stiff new body, efficient new engines, and a heady dose of safety technology. With the latest sedan, Honda shows why it's the small-car company of record. It drops almost all its economy-car pretense, and in Touring trim, could easily wear a premium badge – The Car Connection
It has also grown in terms of sales.
Nearly 35 million Civics have been sold worldwide since it bowed in 1973 with a 1.2-litre engine. It has also been the best selling passenger car in Canada for 17 years, with more than 4.5 million of them produced in Honda’s Alliston production plant of which nearly 1.9 million have been sold in Canada alone.
The new Civic is also big news. As the global lead plant, Alliston not only launched Civic production around the world, but it is also responsible for developing the processes and tooling that will form the manufacturing base at all Honda plants.
The future of the new, 10th generation Civic gets even bigger, with the sedan being followed by a coupe, high-performance Si models, a five-door hatchback and the first-ever Civic Type-R model for the Canadian market – Wheels.ca
To learn more about the 2016 Honda Civic, contact us today at Bathurst Honda!