Honda has announced pricing for the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback which will be available in the dealerships from Monday.
The prices for the brand-new vehicle starts from $20,535. This is the pricing for the LX model, which will have features like cruise control, hill start assist, and split folding rear seats. This model only comes with a six speed manual transmission, but opting for a CVT transmission will increase prices to $21,335. Irrespective of the transmission, the base model of the Honda Civic will be $1060 more than the 2016 sedan edition. Both models, however, cannot be compared much since the sedan comes with a larger 2.0-liter engine as standard.
The sport model on the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback provides a slight increase in the horsepower along with cosmetic enhancements like a leather shift knob, leather wrapped steering wheel, and racing pedals. The model is priced at $22,135 for the manual version while the CVT model is slightly more expensive at $22,935. The sport model, though, marks an end to the availability of manual transmissions Honda Civic hatchback. Starting from the EX model and above, the vehicle will be available only with a CVT gearbox.
The Honda Civic EX is priced at $23,635, which represents only a $600 increase over the sport version. However, it brings several features like the Honda infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, heated front seats, push button start, and dual zone automatic climate control. The EX-L Navi brings even more tech stuff like auto dimming rearview mirror, leather trimmed seats, and eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat. This model will cost $26,135.
The EX-L Navi is not the highest trim available on the 2017 Honda Civic hatchback, as this title goes to the Sport Touring trim. However, this model will be available only later this year and it will be bringing aspects like a 12-speaker audio system, automatic wipers, red accented instrument panel, and Honda’s safety package.
All the 2017 Honda Civic hatchback models come with a 1.5 L engine with turbo chargers to boost the power to 174 bhp. Torque figures are a very healthy 162 or 167 lb-ft and this variation comes depending on the gearbox chosen. The six speed manual version makes just 162 lb-ft of torque whereas the CVT version makes slightly higher numbers.
CVT models of the 2017 Honda Civic hatchback is expected to return 31 mpg in the city and 40 mpg in the highway.