The forthcoming 2020 Honda Civic is one of the best-selling Honda’s models. A fuel-efficient car that is available in coupe, sedan, and hatchback body configurations. Strong engines, seven trim levels, and superb safety ratings are just some of the reasons why you should buy the Civic model. The driving manners are great, the exterior looks stylish and the interior is technology-rich.
The 2020 Civic will arrive with minor changes and improvements. If you want a fun-to-drive and performance-oriented variant, opt for the Honda Civic Type-R that competes with the Ford Focus RS and VW Golf R.
2020 Honda Civic comes with a modern and stylish exterior
The exterior of the all-new 2020 Honda Civic looks very modern and stylish. The overall shape looks innovative and the nose looks really mean and aggressive. Wide and low stance are providing the sense of sportiness and the c-shaped taillights are very unique. Sloping roofline not only looks great, but it also improves the interior’s headroom.
The rear part looks bulbous and another sporty detail is a rear spoiler that sits really high. However, there will be no changes after the Civic’s recent redesign. The Type-R variant adds a hood scoop, more exhaust pipes and aggressive rear spoiler.
2020 Honda Civic interior is premium
The 2020 Honda Civic offers an upscale interior. The cabin is equipped with the premium materials and even the plastic materials are good. The large display is user-friendly and its graphics are beautiful. You can control the audio system and navigation via the screen. Moreover, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are in the offer as optional equipment.
The 2020 Civic offers one of the best rear legroom ratings in the segment. Furthermore, the trunk looks huge and it comes with 15.1 cubic feet of space. The hatchback models are offering even more, up to 25.7 cubic feet. Folding the rear seats flat can open the space up to 45 cubic feet.
2020 Honda Civic powertrain
Two drivetrain options and two transmission options. Both 2020 Honda Civic sedan and coupe variants will use the same engines. A standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine comes with a 6-speed manual transmission and CVT automatic. This unit returns 158 HP and 138 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is rated at 28 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.
If you want a CVT gearbox, the fuel economy is set at 28/39 mpg. Higher trim levels will get a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This unit offers much more power and more efficiency. Same as the standard unit, a 1.5-liter also uses both manual and automatic transmission and it produces 177 HP and 162 lb-ft of torque. Hatchback models will run on this very same engine. All of the models will use a front-wheel drive system. If you want more power, the Civic Type-R models will use a 2.0-liter engine with 310 HP.
2020 Honda Civic price and release date
The starting price of the 2020 Honda Civic sedan is $20,000. Coupe models will cost slightly more and the hatchback variant around $21,000. Top-range models will cost up to $30,000 and Type-R variants about $35,000. The prices are in the line with the competitors such as Toyota Corolla. Famous Civic model will hit the markets later in 2019.