2017 Honda Civic Hybrid
For 2017 lineup, Honda has developed many hybrid models. Fuel economy boost is one of the ways to reduce costs of traveling and to lure more buyers. That is why we will see new Civic in hybrid variant, soon after base model hit the dealerships. Popularity of these eco-friendly vehicles are growing, and Honda is one of the leaders in this segment, so it is not strange why they are insist on hybrids so much. This could be a future of automotive industry and Japanese company wants to make sure that pole position is in their hands.
2017 Honda Civic Hybrid redesign
Entire sedan class from Honda factories are packed with latest infotainment features and elegant interior. But, exterior appearance is bold too, with superb styling and sophisticated lines and curves, 2017 Honda Civic Hybrid will be able to compete with top models. This variation will get pretty much the same design as base model, but we still can’t tell about equipment. New Civic Hybrid will be positioned higher in trim pecking order, but still won’t be equipped as top of the lineup cars.
2017 Honda Civic Hybrid engine
It is obvious that 2017 Honda Civic Hybrid is going to have installed petrol unit and electric batteries under its hood. Gasoline option is predictable, and this should be 2.0-l Earth Dream I-4 engine with output of around 160 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 6-speed automated transmission, fuel economy is around 27 mpg. By adding electric motors, power and mileage are going to be improved, but exact numbers are not mentioned until now. We suppose that mpg rate is going to jump over 40, and probably closer to 45 mpg. Top speed is set around 150 mph, and acceleration won’t be worse than for petrol models.
2017 Honda Civic Hybrid release date and price
Regular Civic sedan should be out by the end of 2016 or early next year. Now already we know that Type R and Coupe versions will follow, and same situation is with 2017 Honda Civic Hybrid. When it comes out, experts think price tag of about $28,000 is going to hang on the vehicle.