Facts about Honda Civic Coupe Car. The Honda Civic Coupe is a compact car smaller than the Honda Accord.
History of Honda Civic Coupe Car
The original Honda Civic Coupe came out in 1972. That version was a subcompact car. The second generation of the Honda Civic came out in 1979. The third rolled out in 1983. The fourth generation came out in 1988. The fifth generation of the Honda Civic came out in 1992. The sixth generation was released in 1996. The Honda Civic Coupe changed into a compact car in the 2001 model year, with the seventh generation of the car. The eighth generation came out in 2006. The ninth generation started production in 2011. The tenth generation of the Honda Civic Coupe came out in the 2016 model year.
Honda has regularly sold 200,000 to 400,000 Honda Civics a year for the past twenty years.
Design of Honda Civic Coupe Car
The basic trim level for the Honda Civic Coupe is the LX. The second trim level for the Honda Civic Coupe is the EX. The next configuration is the EX-L. The highest trim level for the Honda Civic Coupe is the Si.
The Honda Civic Coupe basic configuration sports a 1.8 liter, 143 horsepower 4 cylinder engine. The Honda Civic Coupe can generate 6500 RPM and 129 foot-pounds of torque. The Honda Civic Si is sportier, with a more powerful 2.4 liter 205 horsepower engine capable of generating 174 lb-ft at 4,400 RPM.
Depending on the model year, the Honda Civic Coupe has been available with two doors and four doors. Since the ninth generation, Honda Civic Coupe is only out in four door versions.
The Honda Civic Coupe was the basis of the Honda CR-X, the original design of the Honda Prelude and Honda CR-V. The Honda Civic Coupe is mechanically related to the Acura EL and Rover 200 / 25.
Performance of Honda Civic Coupe Car
The Honda Civic Coupe gets up to 30 miles per gallon in the city and 39 miles per gallon on the highway.
The Honda Civics made from 2001 to 2005 are part of the Takata air bag recall issued in 2015.
The Honda Civic Coupe 2015 model year was rated a top safety pick by the IIHS. It achieved four star and five star ratings in every category and received “good” ratings in every type of impact test.
Over a million Honda Civics were recalled due to the Takata air bag recalls in 2014 and 2015.
Rivals of Honda Civic Coupe Car
Rivals to the Honda Civic Coupe include the larger Honda Accord, much larger Honda CR-V compact crossover SUV, Hyundai Elantra, Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze, Kia Forte, and Volkswagen Jetta.
Trivia about Honda Civic Coupe Car
The third generation of the Honda Accord included a 3 door shooting break version, the Aerodeck; that was later discontinued because the Accord coupe was more popular. That vehicle’s name was reused on the Honda Civic station wagon sold in England from 1996 until 2000.
The Honda Civic Coupe was the most commonly purchased vehicle by Generation Y in the 2000s.
An intermediate SE trim level was added in 2015, but that is only offered in the Honda Civic sedan.
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