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2017 Honda Civic Returns With A Hatchback

By James Yu , Dec 28, 2016 09:11 AM EST
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The Honda Civic is one of the most famous cars in the auto industry. It is now in its 10th generation and the 2017 model is returning with another hatchback version. Honda fans and enthusiasts will certainly have something to look forward to next year.

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Trims

According to a report, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback shares the same platform as its siblings Sedan and Coupe. The same report stated that the Honda Civic Hatchback will be available in five trims. It will start from the base LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and the Sport Touring as reported.

The Powertrain

The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is equipped with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 174 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque for the LX, EX and EX-L trims. This is paired with a six-speed manual transmission that delivers the power through a front wheel drive (FWD) drivetrain configuration as reported. Accordingly, the Sport models and up are paired with a standard Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with an option for manual.

Technology And Safety Features

Reports state that the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback has a fair number of technology features. Push-button start and smart entry are standard along with a seven-inch touchscreen display for its infotainment. The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback also supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as reported.

In terms of safety, the 2017 Civic Hatchback has the Honda Sensing that includes adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, collision mitigating braking, automatic high beam headlamps and road departure mitigation. One of the most notable features in the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is the headlights that allowed it to earn the Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as reported.

The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Economy

The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback has a base price of $21,300 as reported. It has a fuel economy rating of 30 and 36 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway respectively. Given all the facts above, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is looking at a bright future in the auto market.

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