Honda Automobiles: Dynamically Styled, More Powerful and Fuel-Efficient 2016 Honda Civic Coupe Makes First Public Appearance during Los Angeles Auto Show

Posted on 18. Nov, 2015 by in Honda Canada

  • 2016 Civic Coupe set to launch in Mar as a latest further to Honda’s stretched and sporty new 10th-generation Civic lineup
  • Lower roofline, some-more compress form and signature taillight compute a some-more personal and sporty Coupe pattern
  • Two absolute and fuel-efficient powerplants, including initial ever Honda turbo engine for Civic Coupe
  • State-of-the-art connectivity with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay™ and new Honda embedded navigation complement by Garmin
  • Sporty and spacious, interior space grows by 8.4 cubic feet and rear-seat legroom is adult some-more than 5 inches.

The newest member of a totally reengineered and reimagined 10th-generation Civic lineup – a 2016 Civic Coupe – will make a initial open coming during a 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Launching in March, a 2016 Civic Coupe delivers an even sportier and romantic take on a new Civic pattern while benefitting from a crowd of upgrades to a 10th-generation Civic lineup, including a worldly and sporty new chassis, a some-more atmospheric and quieter cabin, class-leading fuel-economy ratings and targeted top-in-class pile-up reserve ratings.

The new 2016 Civic Coupe, like a sedan counterpart, will underline dual modernized new engines, including a first-ever turbo engine for a Coupe, delivering some-more power, opening and fuel efficiency. All new Civic Coupes, from a well-equipped LX to a new, line-topping Touring trim, also accept poignant upgrades to interior style, with soft-touch materials and high-grade finishes, along with a brood of new customary and accessible features, including a Honda Sensing™ apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies as good as both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

“We continue on a epic 10th-generation Civic tour with a sportiest, many worldly and tech-savvy Civic Coupe yet,” pronounced Jeff Conrad, comparison clamp boss of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and ubiquitous manager of a Honda Division. “I consider a business are going to be definitely astounded by what this new Coupe delivers in terms of refinement, safety, potency and fun-to-drive performance.”

The 2016 Civic Coupe is a second in a array of new 10th-generation Civic models that Honda is rising over a march of a subsequent 18 months, including a Civic Sedan, Civic Coupe, a first-ever Civic 5-door hatchback for a U.S. market, Civic Si opening variants and for a initial time in a U.S., a radical new Civic Type-R.

Civic Coupe Styling
The 2016 Civic Coupe carries brazen a sporty and reward impression of a 10th-generation Civic design, including a confidant front fascia, fast-back form and sharp-edged detailing, as good as a some-more jaunty wheels out proportions – a longer wheelbase (+2.9 inches), wider physique (+1.9 inches), condensed front overhang (-1.4 inches) and wider stance. The new Coupe also advantages from a reduce seating position, or hip point, of a new Civic platform, that amplifies a Coupe’s low, far-reaching and planted energetic pushing character.

From a A-pillars rearward, a Coupe facilities singular extraneous styling with a reduce and some-more steeply raked roofline, scarcely 1 in. reduce than a Sedan, and some-more compress proportions, with a back overhang and altogether length condensed by 5.5 inches.  The new Coupe also facilities an disdainful back taillight pattern that carries a arch of a particular C-shaped LED taillights opposite a full length of a back rug lid.

Sporty and Spacious Coupe Interior
The 2016 Civic Coupe’s sportier pattern does not come during a responsibility of newcomer comfort, as interior space grows by 8.4 cubic feet and back chair legroom is increasing by some-more than 5 inches, compared to a effusive Coupe model. The new Civic Coupe interior strikes a some-more reward tinge with high-quality materials and high-contrast finishes. These embody a new one-piece, soft-touch instrument row with molded stitching; some-more reward chair fabrics; a new full-color TFT core scale (EX and above trims); doorway inserts with genuine stitching; an LED change indicator and LED beyond lighting; and for EX and aloft trims, a leather change push boot.

Civic Coupe Feature Upgrades
All new Civic Coupes, from a well-equipped LX to a new line-topping Touring, underline upgraded interiors and an stretched list of customary and accessible technologies and features. New customary apparatus includes automobile on/off headlights, LED daytime regulating lights, LED taillights, acoustic potion windshield, involuntary meridian control (dual-zone in top trims), Electric Parking Brake with Brake Hold and Walk-Away automobile doorway locks. New accessible facilities embody Honda LED headlights, Remote engine start, exhilarated front seats and side mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, full-color TFT core scale and seven-inch Display Audio touchscreen.

Civic Coupe Audio and Connectivity
The new Civic Coupe delivers a latest in audio and connected-car technology, including some-more absolute audio systems; an accessible new Android OS-based, 7-inch Display Audio hold shade interface; a brood of streaming audio options such as Pandora®, SiriusXM® and HD Radio™; and for trims with Display Audio, full harmony with both Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® platforms. The Civic Coupe top trims will also underline a new Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ grown in team-work with a experts during Garmin.

Advanced New Powertrains
The 2016 Civic Coupe will launch with dual some-more absolute and fuel-efficient powertrains, Lower trims accept a new 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC™ engine branch out 158 horsepower and 138 lb.-ft. of torque1 (+15 HP and +9 lb.-ft. vs. 2015 Civic 1.8L) with expected EPA fuel-economy ratings of 31/41/35 mpg2 (city/highway/combined) for models versed with CVT. This engine can also be versed with a 6-speed primer delivery on a lowest trim. Civic Coupe midst to top trims are powered by a new 1.5-liter DOHC direct-injected TURBO – a first-ever turbocharged engine for Civic Coupe – putting out a rise 174 horsepower and 162 lb.-ft. of torque3 (+31 HP and +33 lb.-ft. vs. 2015 Civic 1.8L) with expected EPA ratings of 31/42/35 mpg2.

Advanced Safety Performance
The 2016 Civic Coupe utilizes Honda’s subsequent era Advanced Compatibility Body Structure™ (ACE™) operative in and with modernized airbags and seatbelts to yield a high grade of reserve performance. Utilizing these systems in and with a accessible new Honda Sensing™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, a 2016 Civic Coupe with Honda Sensing™ targets a top accessible U.S. reserve ratings – an NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

About Honda
Honda offers a finish lineup of Honda cars, trucks and use with a network of some-more than 1,000 Honda dealerships within a United States. Eight Honda automobile plants in North America, including 4 in a U.S., have a ability to furnish 1.92 million automobiles any year. In 2014, some-more than 97 percent of a Honda and Acura automobiles sole in a U.S. were constructed in North America regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

1Peak power: 158 HP @ 6000 rpm (SAE net), rise torque: 138 ft-lb @ 4200 rpm (SAE net).

2Based on inner testing; 2016 EPA mileage ratings not accessible during time of publishing. Use for comparison functions only. Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.

3Peak power: 174 HP @ 5500 (SAE net); rise torque; 164 ft-lb from 1800 to 5500 rpm (SAE net)

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