After Honda has launched Civic sedan, and Civic coupe versions on the US market in 2015, soon will begin selling and the third bodywork variants of this model, at the most prestigious global car market. 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback began with selling in September 2016 in the US market. In the first quarter of 2017, Civic hatchback will be available to European customers.
The new, tenth generation of this great vehicle is produced at Honda’s plant in the UK in Swindon. This facility is the basis for the production of the American version, as well as models intended for the global market. This new model will serve as the basis for the most powerful version of the Honda Civic Type R, which will appear on the market in the second half of 2017. And this model should be available to US customers.
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback USA Specs
For the sedan and coupe versions, Honda offered a 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC with 158 horsepower and the 1.5-liter DOHC turbo engine with direct injection that develops 174 horsepower. Unlike those two versions, the latest Civic Hatchback arrives only with the 1.5-liter turbo petrol engine. However, this engine will be available in two versions, with 174 and 180 horsepower.
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback USA will be offered with the LX, EX EX-L, Sport and Sport Touring trims. For the first three versions, is designed engine with 174 horsepower, while the Sport and Sport Touring version dedicated stronger version of the engine. The extra 6 horsepower, those two versions obtained thanks to the sports exhaust system. Versions with LX, EX and Sport trim levels use the 6-speed manual transmission, while other versions are available with a CVT.
Honda announced that Civic Hatchback version of the US market, it has the largest trunk in its class. The list of standard features, among others, will be found Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning systems. There are also rear camera, heated front seats, a new infotainment system with touch screen 7-inch, Android and Apple Car Auto Play, as well as the front lights in LED technology.
Top equipped 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring, will offer some other benefits. Unlike other versions, this model offers the heaters for the rear seats, alloy wheels much larger, centrally positioned tailpipes and sporty interior. In addition, the Sport Touring has a more aggressive aero body package. Within it there are special thresholds, rear spoiler and more.
Two previous body styles, are sold on the US market, with great success. Honda Civic Sedan has already won the prestigious award, North American Car of the Year. Honda has high hopes in the upcoming 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback USA. According to some forecasts, it should improve, and this is excellent, the sales results in this prestigious market. All in all, this tenth generation Honda Civic is considered the most complete model of the Japanese brand ever.
New Honda Civic Hatchback Europa Specs
We have already mentioned that the European model will be available in early 2017. Already in October, at the Paris Motor Show, Civic Hatchback will be presented to a European audience. Unlike the US version, the European model will be offered with 1.0-liter and 1.5-liter turbo petrol engines. In addition to these engines, the offer will be 1.5-liter i-VTEC 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine and the 1.6-liter i-DTEC diesel engine. After hatchback versions, arrives on the market and the long-awaited Civic Type R with the 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine, which develops 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque.