The number of new vehicles you can buy with a manual transmission in the US declines by the year. Fortunately, Honda has kept a manual-only option in its new Civic Si models.
On Saturday, May 13, the new Honda Civic Si hit US dealerships
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The 2017 Honda Civic Si is powered by Honda’s turbocharged 1.5-litre, direct-injected and turbocharged DOHC in-line 4-cylinder petrol engine delivering 205 hp and 260 Nm of torque. Power is fed to the front wheels through a short ratio six-speed manual transmission.
Though the curb weight is down for both the sedan and coupe, the chassis system is more rigid. Moreover, Honda also set up a sport-tuned suspension with two-mode adaptive dampers, a limited-slip differential, larger brake rotors and more rigid stabilizer bars.
Though the curb weight is down for both the sedan and coupe, the chassis system is more rigid.
As for the styling, the Honda Civic Se gets a new gloss black fascia, larger lower air intakes, a set of 18-inch alloy wheel and a chrome-finished center-mounted polygonal exhaust. New full-LED headlights, a rear full-width light bar and a raised rear spoiler are also included.
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The cabin comes with sport seats with red stitching, carbon-look instrument panel trim, and Si badging. In addition, the Si coupe and sedan are also loaded with heated front seats, push-button start, 60/40 split folding rear bench seat, and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The cabin comes with sport seats with red stitching, carbon-look instrument panel trim, and Si badging.
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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.