Without a doubt, the Honda Civic for 2015 remains the act to top and beat, thanks to its solid dependability, comfort, safety and resale value. So whether you are searching for a functional sedan, a sporty coupe, an economical hybrid, or an ultra-clean compressed natural gas (CNG) version, there is always the reliable Civic to exceed almost any demand. And for 2015, after a number of powertrain and infotainment updates for the previous model, the newest Honda Civic continues to be a strong entry in the compact car category, with exceptional fuel economy, easy-to-se and modern technology, as well as an available high-performance version that provides superior driving dynamics.
Under the hood, you will enjoy the modesty of the Honda Civic’s drivetrain setup. The main engine is a 1.8-liter 143-horsepower 4-cylinder, paired to either a continuously variable automatic transmission or a five-speed manual in some versions. And even though there’s the need of turbochargers or other high-tech gizmos, the 1.8 provides superior fuel economy and adequate power. For better fuel economy you can accelerate to the Civic Hybrid, which sandwiches an electric motor between the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and its CVT for a little added electrical assist, despite it’s not competent of functioning merely on electrical power like a Toyota Prius. The Civic Si highlights a 2.4-liter 205-horsepower 4-cylinder and a six-speed manual transmission. Note that Civic GX, which runs on compressed natural gas, are available in select markets.
When it comes to interior design and added features, the Honda Civic for 2015 is equipped with a driver-oriented two-tier dash display, which highlights a 5-inch monitor on the top tier that displays information for audio, hands-free phone use and several car systems. Note that materials quality is solid, plus there’s plenty of storage space available even for your personal items.
The Honda Civic for 2015 is a compact car offered in coupe and sedan body styles. The standard Civic coupe and sedan are available in LX, midrange EX and top-of-the-line EX-L and EX-L Navi trims. The sedan also comes in SE, fuel-efficient HF, Hybrid and Natural Gas trims. The sporty Civic Si is available in both coupe and sedan body styles.
Entry-level Civic LX versions come loaded air-conditioning, full power accessories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a one-piece fold-down rear seatback and cruise control. Electronic features include a 5-inch display screen, a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, SMS text messaging functionality and a four-speaker (six for the coupe) sound system with a CD player, an auxiliary audio jack, an iPod/USB audio interface and Pandora radio functionality, as well as with 15-inch steel wheels.
The Civic SE sedan features a right-side blind spot camera, automatic climate control, HondaLink smartphone integration (along with Aha radio and Apple-based Siri Eyes Free voice command functionality), and updated audio with six speakers, as well as 15-inch alloy wheels.
The Civic EX includes those features with automatic headlights, rear disc brakes, keyless ignition and entry, a sunroof, an additional 7-inch central touchscreen display, an HDMI interface, a 60/40-split-folding rear seatback and 16-inch alloy wheels. The latest EX coupes receive an updated seven-speaker sound system.
The EX-L highlights fog lights, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, heated front seats, and 17-inch alloy wheels. Additionally, the sedan model of the EX-L adds an eight-way power driver seat. The EX-L Navi also features a navigation system as well as HD and satellite radio.
For 2015, choosing the Civic HF sedan earns you standard features very much like to those of the LX sedan along with a minor updates constructed to bring maximum mpg. These consist of aerodynamic cast aluminum wheels, low-rolling-resistance tires, wind-cheating underbody panels and a rear spoiler.
Meanwhile, the 2015 Civic Hybrid sedan is ready for use in four trim levels: base, Leather, Navi and Leather with Navi. The base model’s standard equipment substantially reflects that of the EX sedan minus the sunroof, rear disc brakes and 16-inch wheels (as it has 15s). The Leather version includes most of the EX-L features minus the 17-inch wheels and power driver seat. Note that both hybrids also come with forward collision warning and lane departure warning systems, while those with Navi include the navigation system (which also features HD and satellite radio).
The Civic Natural Gas is ready for use in two trim levels: base and Leather with Navi. The standard features on the base trim widely mirror those of the LX but also add a minor EX touches like the right-side blind spot camera and HondaLink with the 7-inch central touchscreen display. The Leather with Navi version includes the navigation system and most of the EX-L features, minus the 17-inch wheels and power driver seat.
Intended for driving aficionados, the Civic Si (ready for use in standard and Navi trims) includes 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, unique front and rear styling tweaks, a rear spoiler, a larger engine, a limited-slip front differential and a sport-tuned suspension. Interior updates meanwhile include majority of the EX’s features along with front sport seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an aluminum shift knob, red backlit gauges and simulated carbon-fiber accents
In terms of safety, the Honda Civic for 2015 comes standard with front side airbags, side curtain airbags in addition to stability control, antilock brakes (four-wheel discs with the EX and Si), and a rearview camera.
The crash tests for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program revealed that Honda Civic for 2015 garnered the top-five overall safety rating from the federal vehicle safety regulators, with four stars for total frontal impact safety and five stars for total side crash safety.
The coupe earned four stars overall, with four stars for frontal and five stars for side crash categories.
In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash tests, both the Civic sedan and coupe earned its highest possible rating of ‘Good’ in its small-overlap frontal offset, moderate-overlap frontal offset, side impact and roof strength tests. In addition, Civic’s seat/head restraint design was also rated ‘Good’ for whiplash protection in rear impacts.
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