The Honda Civic: At the Head of its Class

Honda has dedicated their best efforts into improving the well-established Civic year after year. Steady development over several decades has ensured that this compact car remains one of the most popular vehicles in Honda's lineup. With each new model, the Civic endears itself to new drivers with quality performance, convenience, and safety, all complemented with outstanding fuel efficiency, handsome looks, and a reasonable price.

If you want to understand what exactly makes the Civic such a popular car, we invite you to come see it for yourself at . The Civic is here and ready for a test drive. As soon as you hit the road in this tried and true Honda, you'll experience the quality that has captivated drivers for generations.

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What's New in the 2019 Honda Civic?

For the 2019 model, Honda has continued to update the Civic's key characteristics with some tasteful refreshments to its features and design. The exterior's new styling is both modern and refined, denoting the compact car's fun personality with sporty curves. The 2019 Civic is also available in a new Sport trim, and Honda has also upgraded the cabin's sound system. The advanced Honda Sensing suite is now a standard feature, providing special safety systems like traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking, and more.

Honda offers three body types for the Civic: a sedan, coupe, and hatchback. Any build can seat up to five passengers, upscale materials ensure ample support and comfort for long rides. The Civic also promises a surprising amount of storage space for its segment. The coupe variation holds 12 cubic feet of storage in the trunk, while the sedan can hold 15.1 cubic feet. The hatchback can hold around 25.7 cubic feet in the back, and that capacity extends to 46.2 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded.

Under the hood, the 2019 Civic presents multiple powertrain options. The base engine is a 158-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder paired to a six-speed manual transmission. Drivers also have the option of a 174-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder paired with a continuously variable transmission, and some hatchback models provide even more energy. The Civic Si delivers 205 horsepower, and the sporty Type R pushes 306 horsepower. With any option, you can enjoy reserved fuel efficiency.

Available tech features include Apple CarPlay, rain-sensing windshield wipers, Android Auto, HD Radio, a moonroof, and more. The new Sport trim comes with push-button start, alloy wheels, sport pedals, remote start, and more. Safety tech options include lane departure warning, lane keep assist, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking among others. The 2019 Civic also performed notably well in its safety tests.

History of the Honda Civic

Honda had already cemented their reputation as a respectable motorcycle producer by the time they introduced the compact Civic in 1973. The car not only indicated Honda's successful introduction into the North American automotive market, it received a delightfully warm reception from U.S. drivers.

As soon as it arrived, the Civic established new standards for the compact class with unequalled quality, and as it developed over the subsequent models, Honda explored new ways to upgrade the standout vehicle. The Civic has continued to charge ahead of the curve with each new version, consistently providing the most modern technological and engineering developments from the experts at Honda.

We Have the Civic at Hendrick Honda Hickory

If you're searching for a convenient compact like the Civic or any other value-packed Honda, we're confident that we have just what you need on our car lot. Drivers from Hickory, Morganton, Statesville, Lincolnton, and Gastonia are welcome to come by to check out our of fine, reliable vehicles. We also offer to help you save big on a new Honda. When you've found the vehicle you want, you can speak with our experts about a budget-friendly .