The Honda Civic is one of the most popular compact sedans in the world and one of the best-selling vehicles in the United States. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that Honda has produced and sold nearly 22 million Civics globally with 10,245,020 million sold in the United States up to the end of August 2015. Honda says around 75 percent of Civics sold in America since 1991 still remain on the road to this day. However, some of those owners may be running into a Honda dealership very soon to trade their current Civic in for the all-new 2016 model year.The tenth-generation of the Honda Civic is one of the best-looking and most exciting iteration of the model we’ve seen yet. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at the top 10 things you should know about the 2016 Honda Civic.
2016 Honda Civic Sedan
1. There is no doubt that the 2016 Honda Civic is one of the best-looking Civics we’ve ever seen but it is also one of the best looking compact sedans we’ve seen. Honda says that the designers and engineers made sure that the new Civic focused on being sporty and offer more premium quality.2. The 2016 Honda Civic is longer, wider, but shorter than the outgoing model year. Length of the 2016 Honda Civic comes in at 182.3 inches (+2.9), width comes in at 70.9 inches (+1.9), while the height comes in at 55.7 inches (-0.8).3. Some of the outstanding exterior features include available LED exterior lighting, complete underbody covering for fuel efficiency and cabin quietness, flush mounted acoustic glass windshield, and capless refueling.2016 Honda Civic Sedan4. What are some of the completely new things we’re seeing on the Civic for the first time? Let’s list them off.
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  • Hydraulic compliance bushings for a comfortable ride quality and road noise isolation.
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  • Larger stabilizer bars for refined body control.
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  • Ultra-high-strength steel B-pillars and rear frame rails.
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  • Rigid aluminum rear damper brackets for better ride quality.
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  • Agile Handling Assist brake torque vectoring for a tighter handling experience.
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  • Dual-pinion electric power steering with variable gear ratio for better steering feel.
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  • Display Audio 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
2016 Honda Civic Sedan Touring5. What are some of the premium features on the 2016 Honda Civic? Besides the soft touch materials used throughout the cabin and the new touchscreen 7-inch display, the new Civic also features Remote Engine start, Smart Entry with Push Button Start, electronic parking brake, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front and rear seats, rain-sensing wipers, Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technologies.6. The 2016 Honda Civic Sedan is available in five trim levels including LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L and Touring. The LX model comes standard with a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and Streaming Audio, LED daytime running lights, a 5-inch color LCD screen. Moving up a level is where things get exciting with standard features like 7-Inch Display Audio with Electrostatic Touch-Screen, One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature, Heated Side Mirrors, Honda LaneWatch, remote and push button start, HondaLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2016 Honda Civic Sedan
7. Speaking of the interior, the 2016 Honda Civic offers a lot more space inside. Rear seat leg room has been increased to 37.4 inches an increase of 1.2 inches while foot room has grown 1.1 inches.8. The 2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX and EX models are exclusively powered by a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine making 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. The EX-T, EX-L and Touring models are powered by a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder turbo engine making 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. The 2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX is the only model available with a 6-speed manual transmission while all models (including the LX) are available with a Continuously Variable Transmission.9. Fuel economy you ask? The EPA ratings come in at (city/highway/combined):
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  • 27/40/31 mpg* for the Honda Civic with a 2.0-liter and 6-speed manual.
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  • 31/41/35 mpg* for the Honda Civic with a 2.0-liter and CVT.
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  • 31/42/35 mpg* for the Honda Civic with a 1.5-liter turbo with CVT
10. Prices for the 2016 Honda Civic start at $18,640**. Visit your AutoNation Honda dealership to test-drive the latest and greatest Honda Civic currently available.
2016 Honda Civic Sedan
*Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors. ** MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
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