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DX SEDAN
SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
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TRIM
MSRP
Honda Civic DX Sedan $15,010
Honda Civic LX Sedan $16,960
Honda Civic EX Sedan $18,710
Honda Civic EX-L Sedan $19,910
Honda Civic Si Sedan $21,310
Honda Civic Mugen Si Sedan $29,500
Honda Civic GX Sedan $24,590
ENGINE
Type:
1,799cc Inline-4; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: SOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 140 at 6,300
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 128 at 4,300
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 81.0 x 87.3
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Redline: 6,800
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 25 - 26 (MT) / 34 - 36 (AT)
Available with: DX; LX; EX
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
5-speed manual
Ratios: 3.14, 1.87, 1.24, 0.95, 0.73
Final Drive: 4.29
Available with: except GX; Si
 
Type:
5-speed automatic
Ratios: 2.67, 1.53, 1.02, 0.72, 0.53
Final Drive: 4.44
Available with: except Si
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Front-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Double Wishbone; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
10.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear:
7.9 in. power-assisted drums
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
2,628
Weight distribution: 60 / 40
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 13.2
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
34.8
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • Daytime running lights
  • Halogen headlights
  • P195/65 R15 all-season tires
  • Spare wheel
  • Theft-deterrent system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
  • Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV)
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
176.7
Width [in.]:
69.0
Height [in.]:
56.5
Wheelbase [in.]: 106.3
Front Track [in.]: 59.0
Rear Track [in.]: 60.2
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 4 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper
  • Folding left door mirror
  • Folding right door mirror
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
90.9
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
39.4
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.4
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
42.2
Rear Legroom [in.]: 34.6
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
53.7
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 52.4
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
51.9
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 51.0
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
12.0
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 12V power outlet
  • 4 speakers
  • 4-way front passenger bucket seat
  • 6-way driver bucket seat
  • Cargo area carpeting, light and net
  • Cloth seat-upholstery
  • Cupholders in front
  • Door bins in front and rear
  • Driver footrest
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Glove box
  • Power windows
  • Rear folding bench seat
  • Rear window defogger
  • Remote trunk release
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
  • Visor vanity mirrors in front
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • 3-point rear seat belts in all positions
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front adjustable anti-whiplash head restraints
  • Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
  • Rear head restraints
  • Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
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