The hatchback was built on the new platform, due to which the model was 16 pounds lighter than the predecessor. The rigidity of the body torsion has increased by 52 percent.
The overall length of new items amounted to 4497 mm, the width — 1800 millimetres, the height — 1421 mm. Thus, the hatchback turned out to be 130 millimeters longer, 30 millimeters wider and 20 millimeters lower than its predecessor. The wheelbase increased by 30 mm to 2700 mm. The luggage capacity remains at 478 liters.
The Honda Civic engine line – up will include two new petrol turbo: 127-strong three-cylinder engine working volume of one liter and 1.5-liter of “turbo’s fourth”, developing 180 horsepower. Both units can be combined with a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT and 2014 Honda Civic headlights.
Later the engine range will add significantly upgraded 1.6-liter diesel engine, the output of which will be about 120 horsepower.