2016 Honda Civic – Release Date, Review and Specs

2016 Honda Civic Release Date, Price, Engine – Guys, the refreshed 2016 Honda Civic is almost set for release. Its release date, however, remains a mystery for us but we expect the nitty-gritties pretty soon. The Civic sedan comes with tons of refreshments, which include but not limited to a wide array of engines, composed driving dynamics, superior fuel economy and a roomy interior, too.

2016 Honda Civic
2016 Honda Civic

Trying to stay put at the helm of the segment is immensely improbable since newer and fresher competitors are always jostling for that piece of the pie with newer and much better features and equipment. However, comparing to Serena Williams and Roger Federer, the Civic has always strived to remain relevant at the helm of them all.

2016 Honda Civic side angle, alloy wheels, headlights, exterior

Anything at the top of the game must have credible strengths, and the Honda Civic is no exception. The vehicle delivers in terms of performance and equipment list. True, most Honda Civics come fitted with top-of-the-line 1.8L 4-cylinder engines that are known for their solid EPA ratings.

2016 Honda Civic rear view, silver color, taillights, alloy wheels, tailpipe

Most assuredly, a Honda will guarantee its buyers a roomy interior, cozy ride, and better safety ratings, which go a long way to buff out its appealing attributes. However, it doesn’t go without saying that despite the hullabaloo, there are other worthy vehicles out there, too. You should check out the Mazda 3, Ford Focus and Kia Forte but what is more important is that the 2016 Honda Civic is c currently ranked above some rivals as 2016 Kia Soul, 2016 Chevrolet Cruze but also the upcoming Hyundai Elantra and Volkswagen Jetta.

Exterior – 2016 Honda Civic Coupe

2016 Honda Civic side view, alloy wheels, headlights, exterior

We should expect the new Honda Civic for 2016 to be made available in both sedan and coupe body styles. The 2016 Honda Civic sedan, according to well-paced sources is set to be offered in base SE, mid-trim HF, Hybrid and top-of-the-line Natural Gas variant. On the other hand, the Coupe should also be available in base LX, EX and EX-L and op-of-the-line EX-L Navi trims.

2016 Honda Civic front
2016 Honda Civic front

The 2016 Honda Civic LX should come fitted with 5” display, CD player, iPod/USB interface, telescopic steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, premium audio system, full power accessories, 15” wheels, and messaging functionality.

2016 Honda Civic back
2016 Honda Civic back

The 2016 Honda Civic SE should come with automatic climate control, smartphone integration, Siri Eyes, blind spot monitor, premium audio system, 15” alloy wheels, and voice command.

Interior of the New 2016 Honda Civic Coupe

The 2016 Honda Civic EX should add the feature list of the SE with rear disc brakes, HDMI interface, keyless ignition, 60/40-split-folding seats, a moonroof/sunroof, 16” wheels, premium audio system, and 7” touchscreen display.

2016 Honda Civic interior, leather seats, steering wheel, gear shift knob

The 2016 Honda Civic EX should add the feature list of the SE with rear disc brakes, HDMI interface, keyless ignition, 60/40-split-folding seats, a moonroof/sunroof, 16” wheels, premium audio system, and 7” touchscreen display.

2016 Honda Civic interior
2016 Honda Civic interior

The 2016 Honda Civic Hybrid sedan, should chip in 17” wheels, leather version, sunroof, lane departure warning, rear discs brakes, forward collision warning, and blind-spot monitoring. The 2016 Honda Civic Natural Gas should come equipped with blind spot camera, navigation system, 7” touchscreen, HondaLink system, and leather upholstery.

2016 Honda Civic interior, leather front and rear seats, cabin

Finally, we should look forward to the 2016 Honda Civic Si, which includes rear styling tweaks, sport seats, carbon fiber accents, 18” alloy wheels, a robust engine, leather wrapped steering wheel, aluminum shift knob, unique front styling tweaks, a rear spoiler, and red black-lit gauges.

2016 Honda Civic trunk - tray

Engine – Honda Civic 2016

From feasibility and preliminary research study, it is clear that the 2016 Honda Civic won’t come with any new engines. That said, the vehicle will return with previous model’s 1.8L 4-cyl, 1.5L 4-cyl, and 2.4L powerplants.

2016 Honda Civic interior, engine

The 1.8L 4-cyl engine is good for 143 horsepower and 129 pounds of torque. The CVT is standard for the 2016 Honda Civic SE, EX, EX-L and top-of-the-line HF sedans. The family EPA ratings with the CVT are 30/39/33 mpg in the city/highway/combined. However, the manual extended to the 2016 Honda Civic EX dims the ratings to 28/36/31 mpg.

2016 Honda Civic Hybrid should return with the 1.5L 4-cyl petrol engine paired to a lithium-ion battery and electric motor. The combination cranks out 110 horsepower and 127 pounds of torque.

2016 Honda Civic engine

As for the 2016 Honda Civic Si, expect it to feature a 2.4L 4-cyl engine able to generate 205 horsepower and 174 pounds of torque. The sole transmission provided for the powerplant is a 6-speed manual.

The safety department hasn’t been left to the dogs, as the 2016 Honda Civic will come equipped with side curtain airbags, blind spot camera, emergency crash alert, antilock brakes, stability control, and rear-view camera.


Wheelbase: 8 ft. 10.3 in. (106.3 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 2.3 in. (182.3 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 10.8 in. (70.8 in.)
Passenger volume: 95 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 15.1 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 2742 lbs.
Top Speed: 125 mph
0-60: 8 sec
MPG: 30/39 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Aegean Blue Metallic, Burgundy Night Pearl, Cosmic Blue Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Rallye Red, Taffeta White…
Towing Capacity: N/A

Price & Release Date – 2016 Honda Civic

Credible sources indicate that the Japanese automaker is set to avail the vehicle in the U.S, as this is the region where the most sales are recorded. Both the pricing and release date details haven’t been made public, and it may be too early to predict.

2016 Honda Civic release date
2016 Honda Civic release date

However, our team is currently digging up the dirt, and we will soon have the details updated on the post.




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