2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date – The all-new Honda Civic is almost around the corner, and we have all you have to think about the new tenth-generation car. We have a massive gallery of pictures, a full price and specs list and all the info on the new design and interior. We’ve even been for a drive in an early prototype.
2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date
The 2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date recipe has always been a simple one: Take a Honda Civic. Knock up the power. Stiffen the suspension and improve the brakes. 2019 Honda City Review. Slap on a few aggressive exterior bits and maybe a spoiler. Take that, set up it all together and you have yourself a stew, baby.
Alright, it’s not so simple, but rather we’re talking about the sort of modifications that a teenager would make to their hand-me-down base model sufficiently given time and cash, however as a turnkey solution with a warranty. This new 2019 Honda Civic sticks fairly close to that recipe yet has a few new tricks up its sleeve for this generation and an unforeseen level of on-road refinement.
2019 Honda Civic Engine
The 2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date is powered by the same 1.5-liter turbocharged engine as the Honda Civic EX-T, yet with a larger 20.3 psi turbocharger feeding it. Output is up to 205-ponies and 192 pound-feet of torque. That’s a pretty not too bad 31-horsepower knock and a very usable fun knock for most drivers. It’s still a few hp short of the Si’s natural foe, the Golf GTI’s 220 horsepower.
The aftermarket has already proven that non-Si turbo can be coaxed to 233 horsepower with a plug-and-play tuning add-on, so it stands to reason that the Si’s larger turbo is just a retune away from similar gains. The 205 ponies we have flow through a six-speed manual transmission while in transit to the front wheels. 2019 Honda Civic Type R Rumors and Release. A standard limited-slip differential makes sure that most of that power actually reaches the road.
2019 Honda Civic Exterior
The previous two generations of 2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date have been strikingly styled inside and out, and certainly not what buyers may anticipate from the traditionally conservative brand. The 2019 Honda Civic hatchback continues this. It’s lower, wider and longer than the car it replaces, providing a slightly sportier, squatter appearance. The sloping rear windscreen and tapered roofline lends a more coupe-like appearance than previous Honda Civics in an attempt to attract younger buyers.
The feature large air intakes, which become even more prominent as sportier trims are selected. The headlights, meanwhile, sweep far back along the car, running almost half the length of its cap when viewed side-on. Higher-spec models feature LED daytime running lights. One key design signal carried over is the high boot hatch, which is intersected by a lower rear spoiler and third brake light, although this is said to have less impact on rear visibility than before.
2019 Honda Civic Interior
The 2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date interior is just as radical as the bodywork, with a ultra-modern style that’s a world away from rivals such as the Ford Focus, Audi A3 and Vauxhall Astra. The new Honda Civic will be offered in seven trim levels. S trim marks the start of the range and is followed by SE, SR, EX, EX Tech Pack, Sport, Sport Plus and Prestige. It’s all change for the instrument cluster, as well: it’s currently arranged horizontally and has a seven-inch TFT screen taking care of many traditional functions.
Information such as your speed, fuel economy, navigation directions and music can be controlled from a steering wheel thumb pad, while it’s still flanked by analog gages for the fuel level and engine temperature. The dashboard itself is an entirely new design and the Honda Review Connect infotainment system is presently compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, allowing you to use many of your smartphone’s functions through the touchscreen. The UK Honda Civic also gets active safety kit, with lane-keeping assistance, lane-departure warning and autonomous emergency braking all standard.
2019 Honda Civic Release Date and Price
The new 2019 Honda Civic Review, Specs and Release Date will start at £18,235 when it goes on sale in late March. That’s just £50 less than the cheapest five-door VW Golf, although the Honda Civic’s entry-level turbocharged 1.0-liter engine is over 40bhp more powerful than VW’s basic 1.2-liter petrol engine.
If you’re after a new Honda Civic with the 180bhp 1.5-liter engine, this is available from £22,470. The range tops out at £27,480 for a 1.5-liter automatic Honda Civic in Prestige trim.