2017 Honda Civic Release Date, Info – Technology-rich interior, daring looks, and plenty of cabin space are some of the features the re-invented 2017 Honda Civic offers. Additionally, you get a satisfying handling, voluptuous trunk, advanced infotainment, and fuel-efficient and zesty turbocharged engine are all install for would-be users once it is released sometime in June 2017.
With about 2” and 3” more in length and width consecutively than its predecessor, the new Civic promises more head-and legroom for its passengers. Bold claims such as these sometimes require real-world testing, but make no mistake here, the vehicle offers serious space. Another extraordinary achievement you notice is the ample headroom which offers 6-footers plenty of comfort to ride all day.
It feels and looks luxurious through the vast redesigns and changes made over the previous model. The layout is elegantly restraint and long gone are the busy two-tiered dash. Additionally, you get responsive 7” touchscreen display and a capacitive-touch volume button are just some of the thoughtful touches abound. In general, the interior refinement are not only laudable but nip closer to Acura-grade.
Nowadays though, there are plenty of great choices out there including the 2017 Mazda 3 sedan which comes with a sporty handling, a sleek cabin, and fuel-sipping yet potent engines. But offers a hampered backseat space. Although not the freshest or well-appointed, the 2017 Ford Focus offers a nimble and hush ride. Lastly, we recommend the 2017 Kia Forte sedan for those who are tight on budget but need some styling and value.
Even so, the 2017 Honda Civic comes with several appealing upgrades that should be worth your patience.
Trims Available – Honda Civic
To be offered initially as a sedan, the 2017 Honda Civic will be available in a whopping five trims: Touring, EX-L, EX-T, EX, and LX trims. Both the 2017 Honda Civic Type R and Si Coupe are covered in a separate review.
Interior Review & Exterior Changes – 2017 Honda Civic
The LX’s list of standard features and equipment includes an expanded-view driver side mirror, daytime LED running lights, automatic headlights, a four-speaker sound system, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, full power accessories, 16-inch steel wheels, a 5-inch central display automatic climate control, LED taillights, a USB port, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, driver height adjustment, and PANDORA connectivity.
Next up is the EX trim which offers an eight-speaker premium sound system, a 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, heated side mirrors, a sunroof, a 7-inch touchscreen display, smartphone app integration, Apple CarPlay connectivity, a rearview camera, Honda’s camera-based LaneWatch functionality, variable intermittent wipers, 16-inch alloy wheels, Android Auto, a rear center armrest, a multifunction trip computer, keyless ignition and entry, SMS voice-to-text functionality, and dual USB ports.
Selecting the EX-T trim provide you with automatic climate control (dual-zone), HD and satellite radio, remote start, 17-inch alloy wheels, a rear deck lid spoiler, and foglights.
Tacking on a shift knob, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview camera, leather upholstery and an auto-dimming rearview mirror is the 2017 Honda Civic EX-L model.
At the pinnacle of the trim lineup is the Touring trim and with it comes a 10-speaker audio system, a navigation system, LED headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, voice controls, a four-way power passenger seat, and automatic wipers. Additionally, adaptive cruise control, emergency braking, forward collision alert, lane-departure mitigation and warning, and blind-spot monitoring are offered through the Honda Sensing Safety package.
Wheelbase: 8 ft. 10.3 in. (106.3 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 2.3 in. (182.3 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 10.8 in. (70.8 in.)
Passenger volume: 95 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 15.1 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 2742 lbs.
Top Speed: 125 mph
0-60: 8. sec
MPG: 31/41 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Aegean Blue Metallic, Burgundy Night Pearl, Cosmic Blue Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Rallye Red, Taffeta White…
Towing Capacity: N/A
Engine Specifications – 2017 Honda Civic
Under the hood of the 2017 Honda Civic are two engine options provided. And depending on which trim level you choose, you get a standard a FWD and a different four-cylinder engine.
Both the LX and EX trims are offered with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine good for 158 horsepower and 138 lbs. ft. of torque. This power is further transmitted to the front wheels via the six-speed manual transmission system or a CVT. Impressive fuel returns of 40/27/31 mpg on the highway/city/combined should be expected for the LX model equipped with a manual. The Continuously Variable Transmission system offers even better ratings of 41/31/35 mpg when equipped under the hood of the EX trim.
The EX-T, EX-L, and Touring trims get a 1.5L turbocharged engine under their hoods. The power – 174 hp and 162 lbs. ft. of torque gets routed to the front wheels via the CVT. EPA ratings here stand at 42/31/35 mpg.
Price & 2017 Honda Civic Release Date
June 2017 is its release date according to various online forums. As for its price, the 2017 Honda Civic hatchback will demand you a base MSRP starting from $18,640.