2018 Honda Civic Release Date, Price, Specs

2018 Honda Civic

Honda launched its fully redesigned Civic car in 2016 and, since then, they have continued improving this car. The 2018 Honda Civic is an all new 10th generation car that will be arriving on market this year as a four-door sedan followed by a two-door a few months later. A hatchback option has also been lined up. Two more high-performance versions of Si and Civic Type R should be following at a later date within the year, or early next year. This car is more refined, sportier, bigger and more fuel efficient as compared to its predecessors. Whichever version you pick for this car, you are guaranteed a better riding experience, a much better technology with smartphone integration and advanced driving aids.

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Civic Interior

The 2018 Honda Civic comes with a large, versatile cabin ideal for both the passengers and the cargo. The design of the front center console has been cleverly done. This five passenger car comes with an embedded navigation system. The audio control knobs and the 7 inch touch display with options to transit between Apple and Android platforms will greatly improve the car’s dashboard. The rear doors open widely to enable easier access into the car. The interior comfort is further enhanced by the highly adjustable seats, standard telescoping steering wheel and the well designed seating positions. There is sufficient legroom both in front and the back for even a 6 feet tall passenger. With an optional sunroof, the front headroom can be increased even further. This car comes with a touch screen infotainment system just as expected for such a modern car. The volume knob is also expected to be restored in this release.

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Civic Engine

The 2018 Honda Civic is a standard front wheel drive system. The car comes with a new i-VTEC four cylinders 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with a horsepower of 158 hp and a torque of 138 lb-ft. Up to five trim levels are expected. These are the LX trim, EX trim, EX-T trim, EX-L trim and the Touring trim. The couple hatchback is also expected to be offered in two additional specific trims of Sport and Sport Touring. The Si and Type-R versions are expected to have the 2.0-liter engine with capacities to generate up to 230 horsepower. All the cars in this line will come with a 6-speed manual gear transmission system with an option of getting the automatic CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) system.

2018 Honda Civic Exterior

The 2018 Honda Civic is expected to have a more aggressive exterior look as compared to the earlier versions. Some of the features include the low profile tires, 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, a prominent rear spoiler, daytime running lights and LED taillights and a lower-body aero addenda. The expanded view of the driver’s side mirror is another important feature of this enhanced exterior design. The car will come in more than 8 exterior colors. The colors include crystal black pearl, rallye red, Aegean blue metallic, lunar silver metallic, burgundy night pearl, cosmic blue metallic, taffeta white and modern steel metallic.

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Civic Price and Gas Mileage

The 2018 Honda Civic is a fuel efficient compact car. The base 2.0-liter engine comes with EPA ratings of 28 mpg for city, 40 mpg on the highway and a combined mpg of 32 for the manual gear transmission. For the CVT, these values are 31 mpg for city, 40 mpg on the highway and a combined mpg of 34. The 1.5-liter engine option comes with values of 31 mpg for city, 42 mpg on the highway and a combined mpg of 35 for the manual transmission. The CVT values for the same are 32 mpg for city, 42 mpg on the highway and a combined mpg of 36. The MSRP price for the basic LX trim is expected to be $20,415. The price for the well equipped EX trim is expected to be about $22,015 whereas the loaded EX-T trim will cost up to $23,175. The touring trim is expected to arrive at a much higher price of $27,475.

The cargo capacities for this car have been enhanced even with the seats in place. The sport trims come with 23 cubic feet of luggage space whereas the other trims offers up to 26 cubic feet. Folding the rear seats expands this space to 46 cubic feet. One interesting feature that will come with this car is the roll up cargo cover. This can be set up on the right or left side of the cargo area as a scroll. The car is expected to arrive on the market before June of this year.

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