If you are in the market for a new compact car, the Honda Civic should be the first car you drive. It is consistently ranked as one of the best cars in the compact car market, thanks to manufacturer being well-known for making long lasting cars that bring in some of the best resale value on the market. The car comes in both coupe and the brand new hatchback version, so you have options when it comes to cabin and trunk space. This is the car that other makers look at when they are trying to improve their compact offering.
The 2017 model has improved in just about every way. This includes its drive train performance. The base model of the Civic comes standard with a 2-liter four-cylinder engine which can be upgraded to a 1.5-liter version of the engine that is turbocharged. If you want a little more pick up when you are driving on the highway, this may be the better option for you, although the base model of the engine has more than enough power for a daily driver.
Both automatic and manual transmissions are available with the new Civics. It is important to note that you will get better gas mileage if you purchase the automatic transmission. The Civic ranks extremely high when it comes to fuel economy as it gets almost 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg. These savings will really add up over the period that you have the vehicle.
The car is fun to drive. Those who want an exciting driving experience should definitely get the manual transmission. It is an ideal car for city driving, thanks to its sharp turn radius. There is no turn that the 2017 Honda Civic can’t make. One reviewer in Autoweek remarked that Civic drives as if it is much smaller than it is. (https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/honda/civic/performance)
When it comes to vehicles, Honda believes safety is the most important aspect design. They have proven this by making the Civic one of the safest smaller sedans on the automobile market. Most of the safety features in the Civic come standard which has led to the car getting five-star ratings in just about every safety category. (https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/honda/civic/safety)
When Honda released the newest design of the Civic, it became apparent that the company was making an effort to make their vehicles more luxurious. The 2017 model is no exception to this rule and the more top trims are actually extremely luxurious compared to similar cars in its class. The risk of being distracted while driving the Civic has been decreased, thanks to the company making an effort to improve the insulation of the cabin and reduce the noise levels when the automobile is operating at high speeds.
Like other similar cars, the Civic comes standard with cloth chairs and a cloth bench seat in the back. Many people choose to upgrade the seats to leather in an effort to make their car more luxurious and comfortable. There is plenty of space, allowing even your taller friends to sit in the back without being cramped by a lack of leg room.
The coupe is the more sporty and athletic version of the car, but you may want to consider the sedan is storage space is an issue. The Civic sedan has 15 cubic inches of trunk space. The width of the trunk is the same whether you have the sedan or hatchback version.
AS you can see, there is no reason to overlook the 2017 Honda Civic if you are in the market for a new sedan. Come in and test drive a few of them so you can decide amongst the multitude of options which one is the best fit for you.