Honda’s popular compact car is available in North America in three body styles: coupe, sedan, and hatchback. If you ask us which one is the best, we would tell you that it’s pretty much the same vehicle, but we always prefer the sedan. For this year, the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan has no big changes. This is because the car manufacturer introduced the 10th generation model last year, which doesn’t need anything new at all.
2017 Honda Civic Sedan: Styling, Features, and Tech
To be honest, the 2017 Civic Sedan isn’t the most attractive vehicle on the car market, but it’s pretty cool. Last year when they introduced the redesigned model, the sedan got this sleek shape that exudes luxury. At the front, there is a simple yet effective grille that’s connected with aggressive headlights. The bumper is quite pronounced and sports pretty big air intake along with small fog lights. The roofline features the amazing lines, which make the overall design ultra-dynamic. However, the carmaker also added a bit more muscles that usually. This is most evident in the wheel arches that are pretty brawny.
Inside, the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan looks even more exciting. The futuristic design of the new dashboard is really impressive, yet the 5.0-inch base color screen or optional 7.0-inch touchscreen fits perfectly into the overall concept. The bucket seats are positioned notably lower, but what’s more important, there is significantly more room for both front and rear passengers. The sedan has no the class-leading interior space, but with its 112.9 cubic feet ranks at the very top.
The 2017 Civic Sedan offers five trim levels: LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L, and Touring. This means you could add a number of useful and pretty useful features. Still, if you don’t need anything fancy, you might be satisfied with the base model that includes the 5.0-inch display, rearview camera, a single USB, automatic climate controls, electronic parking brake, 16-inch wheels and Bluetooth connectivity. In case you need more, there is an optional 7.0-inch touchscreen, as well as upgraded eight-speaker stereo, LaneWatch system, or even dual-zone automatic climate control and heater for the front seats. Of course, you can add a navigation system and leather upholstery.
2017 Honda Civic Sedan: Engine Options and Fuel Economy
Under the hood, Honda’s compact sedan will offer two interesting engine. The base model will use a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque. The second unit is a 1.5-liter turbo, which delivers either 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque, or 180 horsepower and 167 lb-ft. In contrast to the 2016 model, the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan will offer both manual and CVT gearboxes with each engine.
The base inline-4 paired with a six-speed manual transmission gets pretty good fuel economy result of around 28/40/32 mpg city/highway/combined. The turbo option and CVT sport the most impressive result of 32/42/36 mpg.
Trim Levels and Prices
Except it handsome and efficient, the sophisticated sedan gets an affordable price. The base 2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX starts from $18,740, while the EX costs $21,140. The EX-T is, on the other hand, a bit more ($21,500), and the EX-L costs $23,800. However, for the range-topping Touring model you will have to set out $26,600.