2018 Honda Civic Review

2018 Honda Civic

What Makes the 2018 Honda Civic Special

America’s best-selling car in 2016 and 2017 is amazing. What sets the Honda Civic apart from other compact cars is its incredible value. The 2018 Honda Civic carries on the tradition of outstanding features for its competitive price, striking appearances, and it’s available with equipment levels that take technology into new territory.

Dressed to Impress

When you want to get noticed, drive the 2018 Honda Civic. Its forward visage makes an entrance wherever it goes. A wide chrome applique in the grille centered with the Honda emblem boasts the Civic’s origin. Its hood dips low with LED headlights that scowl, and the lower fascia features black inset trim that dons a sporty look.

The 2018 Honda Civic compact sedan slopes smoothly to the trunk, and sharp lines cut into the side profile draw your attention to the gorgeous alloy wheel options. This 2018 Civic – it’s a real looker.

When you climb inside the cabin, the experience comes together. Sporty fabric upholstery is comfortable and supportive, both in the front and rear seats. Leather seating surfaces are available in upper trims, the Civic EX-L and Touring editions. Heated front seats are also available on mid-level trims, and the Civic Touring also includes heated outboard rear seats.

Push button start is standard on all but the entry-level Civic LX while front and rear power windows, power door locks, and cruise control are standard on all trims. Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and streaming audio are standard on all 2018 Honda Civic sedans, and HondaLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on the Civic EX trim and up, included in the 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen system.

An Invigorating Drive

Hold on tight – the Honda Civic is a thriller to drive. It’s available with either a 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated or a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine. With either one, you won’t go wrong.

· The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is standard in the LX and EX trim, producing 158 horsepower. The LX comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission or an optional CVT gearbox, and the Civic EX receives the CVT as its sole transmission.

· The 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder produces 174 horsepower for exciting performance. With the EX-T trim, it comes with a manual six-speed rower with the option of a CVT transmission. The EX-L and Touring trim receive the impeccable CVT transmission as standard equipment.

Safe and Secure at Every Turn

It doesn’t matter if you’re in the driver’s seat or a passenger, the 2018 Honda Civic keeps you safe. It’s equipped with Honda’s ACE body structure as well as a healthy assortment of airbags in strategic places. Front seatbelts include automatic pretensioners, and all occupants are secured with 3-point seatbelts.

In addition, driver-assistive technologies are available. Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking System, and Road Departure Mitigation System are standard in the 2018 Honda Civic Touring, and available in all other trims in the Honda Sensing package.

Visit your local Honda dealer, El Monte Honda, to see everything the 2018 Honda Civic has to offer.