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2020 Honda Civic
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What’s new on 2020 Honda Civic? On this article, we’d like to give you some information about this superb midsize sedan.

Honda Civic prices

Prices of Honda Civic

Trims LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Prices $20.650 $21.550 $23.800 $25.000 $27.700

2020 Honda Civic has 5 versions including LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Sport. It offers various choices for people who tend to own a new vehicle. The 2020 Civic starts at $20.650, which is fair for the midsize car class. Prices is up just base on how high level of model you choose, with the new-for-2020 Civic starting at $27.700.

Honda Civic overview

As you may know, 2020 Honda Civic is well-known as the second-best midsize sedan, after Toyota Camry. It placed on the 2nd position for the Midsize Car category’s vote by providing enjoyable experience.

2020 Civic is well known as the second best midsize sedan after Toyota Camry2020 Civic is well known as the second best midsize sedan after Toyota Camry

2020 Honda Civic has 10 generations. They debuted the first time in 1972 and started to be on sale a year later in Japan. Over many generations, 2020 Honda Civic still maintains its strengths with its compact and safe operation, strong neutral design, spacious space, fuel economy, and low car rearing costs. It must be said that this is a model of convenience and high economy. These factors may be sufficiently attractive at earlier stages.

Let’s take a quick look over some generations to see how Civic changed over the time.

The 9th generation (2011 – 2016): Honda’s Eco Assist technology is installed for all trim levels. Next, in order to satisfy the high demand of users, Honda keeps on improving not only the design style but also the performance of the engine. In addition, a noticeable change is the Anti-Lock Brakes system is installed with the purpose of preventing a tire from stop rotating, which effect directly on driving.

The 10th generation since 2016 till present: Following the trend and the successful from formers models, Honda brings to consumer’s flexible choices to decide which one is suited with them. In particular, it is not uncommon that the 2020 is the year that Honda has made a revolution in design style, from the rear C-pillar combining into the tailgate to a refreshed exterior design.

Each of cars has different pros and cons no matter how great it is, and then this is the pros and cons of 2020 Honda Civic.

Pros of Honda Civic

  • Excellent fuel economy and performance from a turbocharged engine

Same as Toyota Camry, Honda is strongly recommended because of the effective in fuel economy, even if driving at high speed. All of this is thanks on the superb turbocharged engine.

  • The comfortable and superb performance are the main factors which make contribution on the unforgettable driving experience.

Excellent fuel economy and the ride quality expertly help Honda to bonus a crucial advantage on the race competing against other rivals when the quality of life is getting higher, and people are more fastidious, asking for not only quality but also the fantastic performance as well as the durable platform.

  • A great step when spending on high tech technology

One of the best ways to attract a great number of customers is keep updating the features, and the technology too. About the safety features and what Honda offers for customers, we will share with you on the review about interior and the engine dimensions.

  • Durable and ecofriendly goods are chosen to install for the cabin

An optimal way to boost sales effectively is finding the key to capture customer psychology and their needs. You want a wider space for Cabin to stretch-out easier, then an upgrade is made on the Cabin space to provide not only the convenience but also comfortable. In addition, Easy Entry into and the Exiting feature is equipped to help taller users can avoid of getting head bump and easily get in or out.

Cons of Honda Civic

  • The collision warning system sometimes have some issues
  • The cruise control system needs time to get what you require then respond
  • May get mad easily when discovering the blind-spot camera

On 2020 Civic, this feature is installed near the rear-view mirror. With it, the brake system is also able to be activated to ensure that the car is always on the right lane. However, unlike the way that Toyota Camry use to approach the blind-spot camera, some Honda Civics’ users commented that it is a little difficult to learn and use this feature, in comparison with a typical blind-spot monitor.

Honda Civic problems

It is true that 2020 Honda Civic is well-known as the second-best midsize sedan. However, like every car, the Civic has faults that may make some troubles for users. In this article, we will review some of those faults and tips to fix it

From collecting information and user’s reactions about the errors on Civic. We hope that can share with you some common problems through its development.

The failure transmission and the way to fix

Nearly $1000 to resolve the issue, therefore people have the right to report to Honda, regardless of the automaker efforts to calm users down. Fortunately, there was no major error with the transmissions reported past these model years.

On several forums, people discussed about what is considered as the main cause of this problem, as manufacturers is a leak. Once the fluid has been mistaken, automatically the fuel level is going down and lead to the transmission failure. Then how-to realize the sign of this issue, just check the color of fluid. When the transmission works well, the color usually is red. However, once the car is slipping then as a result, the color will change to brown color.

New engine – still the old errors

On 2006, once again Honda had been complained about cracked engine blocks. What annoyances would this lead to? Once the cracked engine leaks enough coolant, it may overheat and fail. In order to fix this issue, Honda’s reaction is deciding to extend the engine’s maintenance up to ten years.

Cracked engine blocks is one of errors of CivicCracked engine blocks is one of errors of Civic

The Civics’ interior issues

The sun visor is also reported by user, in particular the 2001 model. Although the cost users had to paid for this was a bit cheaper, however it made drivers felt uncomfortable and annoyed.

Honda Civics the failure airbags

Next, another error is airbag problems. The lights, as users reported that it turns on and off for no reason.

No exception for the victims of Takata airbag recall, even Honda. When it deployed, the airbags would release pieces of sharp metal and directly threat the driver’s safety. If you decide to own a Honda Civic from affected model years, the first priority is verified with the seller whether this problem has been corrected.

The Civic’s oil leak and dilution

As the gas leaks on oil, drivers can feel the weird smelt on the engine and may the outside. This also led to a fact that people have the right to doubt about the effective and durable of the new engine.  As a consequence of leaking oil, it will lead to shorten the lifespan of the engine.

About the oil leak issue, first thing you need to do is find where and how the oil leaks. Next, if oil leaks on the engine, you should replace the damaged oil filters and the fluids to ensure that this issue can be completely addressed.

The car’s lifespan maybe affected by oil dilutionThe car’s lifespan maybe affected by oil dilution

2020 HONDA CIVIC REVIEWS

Many people say that Asia car industry, especially Japan always have a new breakthrough in design, this is great advantage in the race to win consumers’ hearts, in comparison with the Europe. For example, users can list a long list including Mitsubishi with sharp and quirky style, Toyota RAV4 the best midsize SUV. Catching and keeping this trend, a new style of design, but still holds the luxury is being used for Honda Civic. First, we will review the exterior style and its features.

2020 Honda Civic exterior

Honda Civic design

Honda has made a revolution on design style and upgrading needed features. This smart step is considered as a noticeable change of Honda I order to satisfy user’s demands. The first review is for the front part of the car.

  • The front of the car

LED headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights are going up to the higher level with the purpose of widening the lighting field. In addition, 16-inch alloy wheels are also added. Black front grille with sport mesh inserts. Another upgrade on this vehicle is colored grille as well as front and rear mud flaps.

A new combination between DRL and LED headlights is uniqueA new combination between DRL and LED headlights is unique

  • The body of the car

Power side mirror is also updated by manufacturers. In fact, the EX, EX-L, and Touring trims also include a body-colored decklid spoiler creating a seamless and sleek exterior look, while body-colored front and rear bumpers are equipped.

Colored decklid spoiler create a sleek look for CivicColored decklid spoiler create a sleek look for Civic

  • The rear of the car

An impressive highlight is adding the C-shaped LED taillights to enhance the strong outlook for Civic. In addition, the Sport trim stands out from the crowd with its 18-inch alloy wheels, center outlet exhaust, fog lights and more. Another improvement is the new size for 17- in alloy wheels are available on 2020 Civic.

The C-shaped LED taillights enhance the distinctive outlookThe C-shaped LED taillights enhance the distinctive outlook

Another point is you can enjoy some fresh air during driving, even when the weather isn’t ideal with accessory door visors. Fear of bad weather conditions, snow, rain or even fog? In order to overcome this, Honda invested in new fog lights. From now on even in the worst weather, the car is still an optimal choice.

Revised fog lights are new creation for CivicRevised fog lights are new creation for Civic

Honda Civic exterior dimensions

Just do a quick comparison on the wheel size of five trims, about 106.3 in.  Over 180 in is the length of Civic while the width reaching at 70 in, not too small for a crossover. While other dimensions are mostly the same.

Trims LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in 70.9 in 70.9 in 70.9 in
Length 182.7 in 182.7 in 182.7 in 182.7 in 182.7 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in 106.3 in 106.3 in 106.3 in
Height 55.7 in 55.7 in 55.7 in 55.7 in 55.7 in
Track (Front/Rear) 60.9/61.5 in 60.9/61.5 in 60.9/61.5 in 60.9/61.5 in 60.9/61.5 in

Honda Civic colorsThere are 8 color options for customers ‘choice, including:

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Rallye Red
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Molten Lava Pearl

Honda Civic exterior features

The above parts mentioned about design style, available colors and the dimensions. On the following table, we suggest some highlights exterior features so that you can decide whether you should own a Honda Civic. Let’s take a look.

Trims/Features LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Two speed intermittent windshield wipers X X
Integrated Rear-Window Antenna X X
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights Auto On/Off X X X X
Security System with Remote Entry and trunk release X X X X X
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door X X X X X
Taillights with Integrated LED Light Bars X X X X X
Body-Colored Door Handles X X X X Chrome
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors X X heated heated Heated with Integrated LED Turn Indicators
Center Outlet Exhaust X
Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock X X X X
Fog Lights X X X X
Body-Colored Decklid Spoiler Gloss Black X X X
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers X X Rain Sensing
One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature X X X
Fin-Type Roof-Mounted Antenna X X X
LED Headlights with Auto-On/Off X

Honda Civic interiorSeats and Cargo spaceHow many seats does a Honda Civic have?

Speaking of the capacity of Civic, it is up to five people. The interior’s design and material are optimized consist of cloth upholstery and other improvements. Additionally, the rear seat folds 60/40 to grow the cargo area size.

The interior’s material is eco-friendly and modern. As there is leather seats and leather steering wheels. In addition, to ensure the safety for children when driving on the road, two sets of LATCH are added.

Honda civics interior has modern design and eco friendlyHonda civics interior has modern design and eco friendly

Audio and Connectivity

What does a standard equipment include? The list maybe a little longer with safety features, and the main basis features such as a 5-inch display screen, a USB port, Bluetooth a sound system with four-speaker stereo and automatic climate control.

A 7-inch touchscreen which has been featured the Apple Car Play and even Android Auto, afford human demands on entertaining, a navigation system, wireless device charging, two more USB ports, HD Radio, satellite radio, and the modern sound system with 8, 10, 12 speakers. Other features including dual-zone automatic climate control, and a moonroof is ready to be used. Blind spot monitoring is also installed.

A 7-inch touchscreen is now equipped on all 2020 civics trimsA 7-inch touchscreen is now equipped on all 2020 civics trims

Honda Civic interior features

Trims/Features LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5 5
Driver’s Seat with Manual Height Adjustment X X
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors X X X X X
Adjustable Head Restraints X X X X X
Fold-Down Rear Seatback 60/40 Split 60/40 Split 60/40 Split 60/40 Split
Heated Seats Front Front Front and Outboard Rear
Leather-Trimmed Seats X X
7-Inch Display Audio X X X X
Apple CarPlay Integration X X X X
Android Auto Integration X X X X
10 Speakers, including Subwoofer X
Automatic climate control system X

Honda Civic engine and performance

The long time that new users wait for 2020 Civic is over soon. We will tell you more about the 2020 Honda Civic engine dimensions to help you see how powerful this vehicle is and how far your vehicle goes. Let’s take a look.

The 2.0-liter engine is adding on the standard basis for Civic. What it can perform is nearly 160 horsepower, enough to satisfy the speed enthusiast.

2.0-liter is introduced as the new engine of Civic2.0-liter is introduced as the new engine of Civic

For those looking for a more exciting ride, the two 1.5-liter engine of the Honda Civic provides 174 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque.

The new engine allows Civic to have a wide driving field and still ensure the effective fuel consuming. The ratio of EPA mileage mpg is 41 when driving on the highway and about 29mpg when on the city.

Trims/Details LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger
Transmission 6-speed manual Continuously variable Continuously variable 6-speed manual Continuously variable
Drive Type Front-wheel Front-wheel Front-wheel Front-wheel Front-wheel
Combined MPG 36 36 33
EPA mileage est. (city/highway) 32/42 32/42 30/38
Fuel tank capacity 12.39 12.39 12.39 12.39 12.39
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Torque 138 138 162 162 162
Horsepower 158 158 174 174 174
Valves 16-Valve DOHC I-VTEC 16-Valve DOHC I-VTEC 16-Valve DOHC 16-Valve DOHC 16-Valve DOHC

Honda Civic safety

Enhancing the safety of new users is the first aim of Honda, to make it come true they add more airbags to protect the most important and sensitive part of human, the head.

In addition to protect the head’s mission, the torso is also on the protected list. Hitting or getting in an accident, the airbags will prove their useful.

More important, the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) as well as the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) are equipped to help users to have a wide and clear vision, and also prevent the wheel’s form locking.

On this article, we would share a number of highlight safety features of Honda Civic. With this, it helps to keep you and your family safe.

·         Collision Mitigation Braking System

·         Road Departure Mitigation and Lane-Keeping Assist System

·         Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow

·         Blind-Spot Camera

Trims/Details LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Collision Mitigation Braking System X X X X X
Road Departure Mitigation System X X X X X
Adaptive Cruise Control X X X X X
Lane Keeping Assist System X X X X X
Forward Collision Warning X X X X X
Auto High-Beam Headlights X X X X X
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines with Dynamic Guidelines with Dynamic Guidelines with Dynamic Guidelines
Anti-Lock Braking System X X X X X
Electronic Brake Distribution X X X X X
Brake Assist X X X X X
LED Daytime Running Lights X X X X X

Honda Civic operations

The biggest advantage in the operation of the Honda Civic is the solid. This advantage becomes the core value that brings great sales success to the Honda Civic so far. Almost all Civic users have the same assessment; the car is very compact, smooth.

Whether at low speeds or high speeds, the Civic still satisfies the driver with the stable and safe experience. If many other models have obvious disadvantages at high speed range, Civic will still show its own position.

Advantages of Honda Civic promote strong when operating on the road. Good suspension, when cornering at high speeds, the body is still firm. The traffic congestion is the most annoyed for drivers and become a real challenge for all cars to show off its ability. Honda Civic is not, as even being sucked, it is still outstanding.

Compare between 2020 Honda Civic versions

Trims/Details LX Sport EX EX-L Touring
Price $20.650 $21.550 $23.800 $25.000 $27.700
Two speed intermittent windshield wipers X X
Integrated Rear-Window Antenna X X
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights X X X X
Security System X X X X X
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door X X X X X
Taillights with Integrated LED Light Bars X X X X X
Body-Colored Door Handles X X X X Chrome
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors X X heated heated Heated with Integrated LED Turn Indicators
Center Outlet Exhaust X
Fog Lights X X X X
Body-Colored Decklid Spoiler Gloss Black X X X
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers X X Rain Sensing
One-Touch Power Moonroof X X X
Fin-Type Roof-Mounted Antenna X X X
LED Headlights X
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5 5
Driver’s Seat with Manual Height Adjustment X X
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors X X X X X
Adjustable Head Restraints X X X X X
Fold-Down Rear Seatback 60/40 Split 60/40 Split 60/40 Split 60/40 Split
Heated Seats Front Front Front-Outboard Rear
Leather-Trimmed Seats X X
7-Inch Display Audio X X X X
Apple CarPlay Integration X X X X
Automatic climate control system X
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger
Transmission 6-speed manual Continuously variable Continuously variable 6-speed manual Continuously variable
Drive Type Front-wheel Front-wheel Front-wheel Front-wheel Front-wheel
Combined MPG 36 36 33
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Valves 16-Valve DOHC I-VTEC 16-Valve DOHC I-VTEC 16-Valve DOHC 16-Valve DOHC 16-Valve DOHC

Honda Civic competitors

The reputation, all highlights advantages of Honda Civic is no joke. However, we can see that you are still confused, then nothing is better than letting yourself to compare and have your own conclusion.

When the quality of life is improved and people want to enjoy more, they desire to own a durable and modern car which have an acceptable price.

By upgrading all the features and even make a huge revolution, whether it is enough for Civic to take the flag and become the champion in the car industry.

Not only Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic now also have to compete with many “young rivals” such as Mazda 3, 2020 Chevrolet Cruze and 2020 Camry. For instance, regardless of higher price, 2020 Camry’s users agree that it’s Torque @ rpm outstanding Honda Civic. Before new, beautiful options, “Rich” in comfort, attractive in price, then whether the high value of quality, convenience, and economy of Honda Civic is enough to “win” people’s hearts?

We’ve compiled some of the Honda Civic peers to do a bit of a comparison. So, put them to the test, and see how the new Honda Civic measures up against rivals from 2020 Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3, 2020 Chevrolet Cruze, 2020 Toyota Camry.

Models/Features 2020 Honda Civic 2020 Toyota Corolla Mazda 3 2020 Chevrolet Cruze 2020 Toyota Camry
Price $20.650 $19.600 $21.500 $16.120 $24.425
Cargo Volume (cubic feet) 15.1 13.1 13.2 15.3 14.1
Legroom (Front/Rear, in.) 42.3/37.4 42/34.8 42.3 42/36.1 42.1/38
Headroom (Front/Rear, in) 39.3/37.1 38.3/37.1 38/37.6 38.9/37.8 37.5/38
Passenger space 95 88.6 92.8 94 92
Overall length 182.7 182.5 175.6 183.5 192.7
Overall width 70.9 70.1 70.7 70.6 72.4
Wheelbase 106.3 106.3 107.3 106.11 111.2
Horsepower 174 132 186 153 301
Torque (lb-ft.) 138 128 186 177 267
Combined MPG rating 33 32 26 31 28
Engine Type Inline 4 1.8L inline 4 cylinder 2.5L inline 4 cylinder 1.4 L turbocharged 3.5-liter V6
Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control X X X
Walk Away Auto Lock X X

Honda Civic maintenance

In order to keep not only you and your family safe, but also help your vehicle last long, on this part we’d like to share something about the Honda Civic warranty and why you need to extend it.

First, what does Honda Civic warranty include? The maintenance usually starts at 7.500 miles and goes up to 120.000 miles. Specifically:

At the 7500 mark, you should check the fluid transmission and decide to replace if needed, the oil quality is necessary to be checked to ensure the car operates well

By replacing the oil drain plug and several crucial parts of the engine such as A/C and heater inspection, transmission service. In addition, the wheel need to be balanced for the best experience on the road. We can also see that the importance of brakes is undeniable, as it helps you to react immediately to avoid of possibly accidents.

Consumer’s thoughts and if you decide to own a new 2020 Honda Civic or not

“Awesome city car”

“Great Honda”

“Amazing car for the price”

In conclusion, with all details and information we share until now, hope that you can make a decision about purchasing a new vehicle. It is true that in that price segment, 2020 Honda Civic seems the best choice for buyers.

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