The all new Honda Civic takes performance to the next level. The Honda Civic 2016 features design upgrades as well as innovative new features. Honda has a reputation for manufacturing reliable vehicles and the latest Civic is no exception. If you are in the market for a car, consider a Honda Civic for sale on Auto Mart.
Honda is committed to enhancing the lives of motorists across the globe. With a focus on customer service Honda has a dealer network which extends across South Africa. The recipients of South Africa Car of the Year titles, Honda is renowned for manufacturing trustworthy vehicles.
Honda uses their experience in the automotive industry as well as their commitment to innovation to cater to the changing needs of motorists across the globe. With so many advantages to finding Honda cars for sale, it is easy to see why this automotive manufacturer has achieved such great success.
Design of the newest Honda Civic
Bold upgrades to the 2016 Honda Civic give the Civic an impressive stance on the road. Its dimensions have also been taken up a notch with a length that has been increased by 109 mm and a wheelbase that is extended by 30mm. The height of the latest civic measures 20 mm less than the previous models.
Technology in the new Civic Models
Cutting-edge driver assistance features inspire even more confidence in Civic drivers. The available Turbo engine also reflects new innovations in the Honda Civic 2016 range. Except for the entry level model, the new Honda Civic models feature an 18-inch LCD touch-screen. Once of the advantages of this interface is its compatibility with Apple CarPlay. Another option is to use Android Auto.
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While all the models in this range feature technology upgrades, the Executive model is in first place when it comes to innovative features. The Executive model is equipped with impressive Driver Assistance systems. Drivers can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride with Adaptive Cruise Control.
Active safety features include Lane Departure Warning as well as Forward Collision Warning. The Lane Watch Feature has side-sensing cameras.
Honda Civic Price
With plenty of exciting upgrades, those who are looking for a 2016 Honda Civic can expect to pay more. The price of the top models can be compared to that of luxury vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz CLA.
The 1.8 Comfort CVT is priced at R 330 000 while the 1.8 Elegance costs R 370 000. A 1.5T Sport Honda Civic is priced at R 430 000 while a 1.5 T Executive model costs R 460 000.
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Performance of the Honda Civic
The entry-level Civic models feature the upgraded well-known 1.8 litre i-Vtec engine which delivers 104 KW of power with 174 Nm torque. The top of the range models are equipped with the 1.5 litre turbo-charged VTec engines.
These cutting-engines deliver a thrilling performance with 127 kW of power and 220 Nm of torque. The Civic is equipped with the state-of-the-art CVT continually variable gearbox. The chassis of the new Honda Civic models have also been significantly upgraded.
The Civic’s weight has been decreased by 22 kgs while the body rigidity has been increased. Another notable change is the 2016 Civic’s multi-link back suspension which functions to increase traction and driving pleasure. There have also been alterations which decrease vibration and noise.
For an overview of the latest specifications of the Honda cars for sale in the Civic ranges, take a look at the following table.
|1.5T Executive CVT||1.5 Sport CVT||1.8 Elegance CVT||1.8 Comfort CVT|
|Displacement||1 498 cm³||1 498 cm³||1 799 cm³||1 799 cm³|
|Power Output||127 kW @ 5 500 rpm||127 kW @ 5 500 rpm||104 kW @ 6 500 rpm||104 kW @ 6 500 rpm|
|Torque||220 Nm @ 1 700 – 5 500 rpm||220 Nm @ 1 700 – 5 500 rpm||174 Nm @ 4 300 rpm||174 Nm @ 4 300 rpm|
|Combined Fuel Consumption||5.9 litres / 100 km||5.9 litres / 100 km||6.3 litres / 100 km||6.3 litres / 100 km|
|Acceleration (0 – 100 km/h)||8.2 seconds||8.2 seconds||10.4 seconds||10.4 seconds|
|Maximum Speed||200 km/h||200 km/h||200 km/h||200 km/h|
|Starting Price||R 460 000||R 4630 000||R 370 000||R 330 000|
2016 Honda Civic Highlights
Highlights of the 1.8 Comfort Honda Civic models are its convenience features. The air-conditioning creates a pleasant temperature inside the vehicle despite outside weather conditions. Electric windows as well as automatic headlights are convenient features of this model. Safety features include airbags and ABS as well as Vehicle Stability Assist.
As well as the standard features you also get 17-inch alloy wheels with the 1.8 Elegance. For added comfort the leather seats are heated in the front of the vehicle. Cruise control, electric mirrors and rain-sensing wipers all function in the 2016 Honda Civic to make the driver’s life easier. A highlight of the Elegance is its 18 cm touch screen.
The 1.5 T Sport can be compared to the Elegance with the distinctive difference of its 1.5 litre turbo engine.
The top-of-the-range Executive Honda Civic boasts a rear spoiler as well as LED headlights to accentuate its flashy exterior design. Sport pedals enhance its high-performance interior style. A convenient feature of the Executive model is its push-button start. The driver assistance systems are a highlight of this model.
The Civic’s Competition
Competitors of the lower range Honda Civic models include the Ford Focus Sedan 1.0T Trend while the medium range models can be compared to the Toyota Corolla 1.8 Exclusive Auto. The top-of-the-range Civic rivals the Audi A3 Sedan 1.8T SE Auto.
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