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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Know more about Honda Civic 2023
The 2023 Honda Civic is a compact, five-door sedan. It is now in its eleventh-generation. For the Philippine market, the Civic has a price range of Php 1,583,000 to Php 1,775,000. It has three variants consisting of the V Turbo, and the RS Turbo as the top-spec trim. All of them are equipped with the Honda Sensing driver assist safety suite, and all use a 1.5-liter turbocharged VTEC inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making up to 175 horsepower and 240 Nm of torque. All trims use a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
Size-wise, the 2023 Civic is 4,678mm long, 1,802mm wide, and 1,415mm in height. It wheelbase length measures 2,735mm long, and it has a ground clearance of 134mm. Competitors of the Honda Civic for the Philippine market includes the likes of the Toyota Corolla Altis, Mazda3, Kia Forte, Nissan Sylphy, among others.
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