Updated Honda Civic will appear by 2020November 16, 2019
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Honda updated the Civic lineup by 2020 with a range of exterior styling modifications, a slightly redesigned interior, and optional standard equipment. The updated Honda Civic will be available for order from December, and the first deliveries will begin in January.
Changes in exterior design include redesigned front fog lights, LED daytime running lights and new LED headlights on all models. New 16-inch alloy wheels are standard on the entry-level model, while the other 17-inch Shark Gray alloy wheels are available in medium to high quality.
Inside, the updated Honda Civic is equipped with a new texture dashboard and updated door cards, while top models get an eight-position electrically adjustable driver’s seat. In response to customer demand, Honda also installed physical buttons for the Civic infotainment system and climate control panels.
The updated Honda Civic will retain the same engine range as the current car. The entry-level powerplant is a 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine developing 124 hp. and 200 Nm of torque, paired with a CVT or six-speed manual gearbox. Honda’s 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine will continue to be available on the Civic mid-range Sport and Sport Plus trim levels. It produces 180 hp. and 240 Nm of torque and is combined with a six-speed manual transmission Honda.
The single 1.6-liter Civic four-cylinder diesel engine will also remain, despite its popularity in the gasoline engine market. It produces 118 bhp. and 300 Nm of torque and is available with a six-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmission.
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