2022 Honda Civic Hatchback to make global debut this month

Updated Jun 10, 2021 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

Here’s how you can watch the world premiere.

Honda revealed the 11th generation Civic that features a more mature, and cleaner styling last April. Now, the Japanese automaker released a teaser image of the 2022 Civic Hatchback along with the confirmation that it will be making its debut this month.

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback teaser

The Honda City Hatchback will be revealed on June 23

Honda said that the 2022 Civic Hatchback is designed to fit the lifestyle needs of young, and active car buyers. It features styling cues that are inspired by the 11th generation Civic Sedan that comes with a clean exterior design. The Civic Hatchback will be produced at Honda's Greensburg, Indiana manufacturing facility.

The teaser image released by Honda doesn’t reveal much but you can see that it has a distinctive character line that’s similar to the Civic Sedan. The headlights, front grille, and front bumper could most likely have the same design as what is seen in the Sedan version. Well, that’s expected since the most prominent design change here is towards the rear.

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback teaser

The edited teaser image shows the Civic's familiar straight character line

The 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback has a sloping roofline. It doesn’t have a trunk for obvious reasons, and aside from that we expect it to have similar design details on the rear as compared to the Sedan version. Of note, the 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback will be available with a six-speed manual transmission.

2022 Honda Civic Sedan side

2022 Honda Civic Sedan

Speaking of which, further information about the Civic Hatchback’s powertrain is yet to be released by Honda. As a review, the Sedan version has two engine options: a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter and a turbocharged 1.5-liter gasoline. The 2.0-liter gasoline engine puts out 158 hp and 187 Nm of torque. The 1.5-liter turbocharged, on the other hand, generates 180 hp and 240 Nm.

The 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback will make its world debut on June 23, at 6 p.m. PDT (June 24, at 9 a.m. in the Philippines) on the Honda Stage YouTube channel. Joining the Civic Hatchback’s world premiere is a performance by OVO Sound Recording artists and burgeoning pop duo, Majid Jordan, who will collaborate with Civic Tour headliner H.E.R.

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Honda Civic

Currently, the Honda Civic compact sedan is now in its 10th generation. It was first introduced back in April 2016, and currently it has three variants. Under the hood, the 10th-gen Civic for the Philippine market has two engine options. The Civic RS uses a 1.5-liter turbocharge inline-4 that can make up to 171 horsepower and 220 Nm of torque. The second engine option is a naturally-aspirated 1.8-liter inline-4 that can produce a maximum of 139 horsepower and 174 Nm of torque. All variants use a continuously variable transmission, which sends all power to the front wheels.

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Martin is the Content Editor of Philkotse. His love for cars first started when he got a remote-controlled toy as a birthday present. Then, Martin’s interest in cars was further developed through his family’s humble collection of Japanese cars.

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