By Shereen Shabnam
The new ‘Stunning Civic’ 2016 sets an all-new standard in compact car style and performance. With sleek, sporty lines and an improved power-to-weight ratio, 2016 Civic is not only fun to drive, charismatic, spacious and stylish but also the most efficient in its class.
In addition to a brand new engine in the LXi and EXi grades, it also boasts a new grade equipped with a new turbo charged 1.5 liter DOHC Direct Injected Inline-4 cyclinder Engine and will be called RS.
The 2016 Civic design is sporty with its athletic stance and low wide proportions. Exterior is sleek with swept back bodylines, sharp aggressive fascia and its bulging wheel arches. Some standard features in all grades include standard LED daytime running lights, distinctive C-shaped LED tailights, power side mirrors with integrated LED turn signals, capless fuel system and glass antennas.
The 2016 Civic interior is designed to offer comfortable, sophisticated and premium cabin in its class. The 2016 Civic’s longer wheel base and wider body results in giving its occupants spaciousness and premium comfort with ample headroom, legroom, shoulder clearance and side head clearance.
Fit, finish and material quality throughout the cabin has been modernized with the premium and sporty character of all new Civic. High quality, soft touch materials are applied to the instrument panel, front door and door inserts and center armrests are padded.
The Stunning Civic also offers automatic climate control, steering wheel mounted controls for Blue Tooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT), a 5 inch touch screen audio in the LXi grade and a 7 inch touchscreen audio in EXi and RS grades and USB jacks. Convenience features include Remote Engine Starter, which starts engine from a distance, ensuring favorable automatic climate control regulating cabin temperature ensuring maximum comfort before you get in.
Smart Entry, Push Button Start also adds to comfort and sporty feel, Electric Parking Brake replaces hand lever with compact, easy to operate switch, the Automatic Brake Hold function eliminates the need to keep the foot on the break when at a hill or an intersection, Auto Day and Night Rear View Mirror, Walk Away Locking, Cruise Control, Electronic Power Steering and Rear Parking Sensors.
The EXi and the RS grades in addition to sunroof has Honda LANEWATCHTM feature which uses a camera located below the passenger side view mirror to display an expanded rear view of the passenger side road way on the 7 inch touchscreen. Multi-Angle Rearview Camera that gives a look of three different viewing angles which can also be seen on the same 7 inch touchscreen.