2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Is Here


The official debut of the upcoming 2017 Honda Civic hatchback is here. This becomes the third body style in Honda’s 10th-generation Civic lineup and the first five-door Civic hatchback ever sold in the U.S. Honda says it will also form the basis for a sporty Civic Type-R model down the road.

The hatchback will be offered in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Sport Touring. All boast Honda’s 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It will also come in either six-speed manual or CVT automatic transmissions becoming the first Civic model to offer the turbo engine with a manual.

In the LX, EX, and EX-L the engine boasts 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque while the Sport and Sport Touring models get a boost to 180 hp and 162 lb-ft. thanks in part to a freer-flowing center-exit exhaust. A Type-R will sport 340 hp.

The 2017 Honda Civic hatchback will be available at dealers this fall.

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