Honda Civic 4D (2016) Photo & Video
In November 2015 a public presentation of the new, tenth generation Honda Civic golf-sedan will take place at the Motor Show in Los Angeles. But all the details of the novelty have been revealed even earlier – on September 17th, when the Japanese manufacturer had announced the new product. The car has changed drastically – dressed in a fashionable “clothing”, noticeably increased in size and received modern technical component.
Outside the «tenth» Honda Civic 4D is solved in the spirit of conceptual coupe. Muscular contours of the body, original lighting fixtures, shifted back passenger compartment, sloping contours of the roof and a small trunk “appendix”, – a classic “Japanese” sedan has turned into a stylish fastback that looks bold and dynamic.
Honda Civic 4D is 2630 mm long, 1798 mm wide, and 1415 mm high. Compared with the previous embodiment of the model, it is now 73 mm longer and 45 mm wider, but at the same time it is 20 mm lower. Distance between the front and rear axles equals 2700 mm, which is 30 mm bigger than the predecessor.
The new sedan is built on a new modular frame with a high percentage of high-strength steel, aluminum and plastic components. Thanks to this, compared to its predecessor, the average “lose weight”, of the novelty is 30 kg, while the torsional rigidity of the body has increased by 23%.
The interior is executed in a very traditional style, but with a hint of sportiness – relief multifunction steering wheel, original instrument panel with color display at the center and strongly inclined center console with a screen of the multimedia center and supporting controls.
Luggage compartment of Honda Civic Sedan 2016 in a standard position accommodates 428 liters of luggage (compared with the previous model, the volume has increased by 20.8%). The underground niche stores a compact spare tire and a tool kit.
On the North American market the novelty is offered with two four-cylinder petrol engines: first – is a 16-valve atmospheric unit i-VTEC with volume of 2.0 liters, developing 158 horsepower at 6500 rev / min and 188 Nm of torque at 4200 rev / min. It works in conjunction with 6-speed “mechanics” or stepless variator and in average expends from 6.7 to 7.6 liters in combined conditions for every 100 kilometers.
The second – is a 1.5-liter “turbo-4” of Earth Dreams VTEC Turbo series with direct fuel supply, the return of which consists of 174 horsepower at 6000 rpm / min and 220 Nm of torque traction in the range of 1700 to 5500 rev / min. As CVT variator was appointed a couple to the motor, together they gain first “hundred” in less than 8 seconds and consume 6.7 liters of fuel in a combined cycle.
The basic package for the «tenth» Honda Civic 4D includes single-band “climate”, front airbags, audio system, LED daytime running lights and rear lights, electric windows on all doors, systems of ABS, EBD and ESP, etc.
“Top” version EX-L with a “turbo-four” is supplemented by LED head optics, dual-zone climate system, multimedia center with 7-inch screen TV, leather upholstery and other equipment. In Europe, sales of the “tenth Civic” will begin closer to the end of 2016.