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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback, arrival, specifications, and MSRP

Honda’s first turbocharged Civic Hatchback in the maker’s history comes to North America with a surprisingly low beginning MSRP -- and did I mention, it’s turbocharged!
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Designed in California, manufactured in England, and sharing a manufacturing platform with a not-so compact sedan and coupe, that is destined once again to be American Honda Motors best seller, 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback lands at dealerships the last week in September. Read my latest 2017 Honda Civic drive review here.

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback not only marks the return of a Civic platform hatchback variant to North America, the first in the better part of a decade, but (possibly) signals a shift in the market, back to the future if you will -- to a time when the hatchback was the logical replacement for the then behemoth domestic stationwagon.

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback comes to market next week with a beginning MSRP of $19,700 for the base model LX 6-speed manual transmission. That’s an aesthetically pleasing performance bargain.

Turbocharged, suspension tuned, fuel efficient, 5-Star safety

Available in 5 trim variants, all 2017 Civic Hatchbacks will sport Honda’s fuel injected, turbocharged 1.5 Liter VTEC 4 cylinder gasoline engines. Torque transfer is mitigated through either a short-throw 6 speed manual transmission, or Honda’s well received CVT automatic.

Keeping it simple, 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is front-wheel-drive, you won’t find an all-wheel-drive (AWD) option for Civic Hatchback. Next up: Civic Si and Type-R.2017_Honda_Civic_Coupe

On a quest for superior driver and passenger safety

*Available on LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims and standard on Sport Touring4 trim is the Honda Sensing™4 suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies, which includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Forward Collision Warning (FCW) integrated with CMBS, Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Lane Departure Warning integrated with RDM, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow and Auto High-Beam Headlights (HSS) – a Civic first.

The Civic Hatchback has earned a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and is anticipated to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), when equipped with Honda Sensing.
Trim and price

Feature

2017 Civic Hatchback
(LX, EX, EX-L Navi)
2017 Civic Hatchback
(Sport, Sport Touring4)
Engine Type
L-4 Turbocharged

Displacement (cc)
1496cc

Horsepower @ rpm
(SAE net)
174 @ 5,500 (6MT); 6,000 (CVT)
180 @ 5,500 (6MT); 6,000 (CVT)
Torque
(lb-ft. @ rpm SAE net)
167 @ 1,800-5,500 (6MT)
162 @ 1,700-5,500 (CVT)
177 @ 1,900-5,000 (6MT)
162 @ 1,700-5,500 (CVT)
Bore and Stroke (mm)
73 x 89.4

Compression Ratio
10.6:1

Fuel Injection
Direct

Valvetrain
16-Valve DOHC w/VTC

Drive-by-Wire Throttle System


Low-Inertia MONO Turbocharger


Intake/Exhaust Variable Cam Timing


Exhaust
Single Outlet
Dual Outlet
Transmission
6MT (LX);
CVT (LX, EX, EX-L Navi)
6MT (Sport);
CVT (Sport Touring)
Pricing and Fuel Economy
TRIM
TRANSMISSION

MSRP1
EPA Fuel Economy Ratings3
(city / highway/ combined) (anticipated)
LX
6MT
$19,700
30/39/33
LX
CVT
$20,500
31/40/34
Sport
6MT
$21,300
30/39/33
Sport
CVT
$22,100
30/36/32
EX
CVT
$22,800
31/40/34
EX-L Navi
CVT
$25,300
31/40/34
Sport Touring4
CVT
TBA4
30/36/32

American Honda Motor Company 2016


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