If you are looking to buy a compact car, the new Honda Civic should definitely be at or near the top of your list. The Civic offers different engines and even different body styles which of course expand its appeal to even more potential customers.
In fact since the new Civic has been available it has taken over the top spot in compact car sales in the US. It’s not surprising as the Civic is absolutely a great car. The LX Sport looks sleek and sporty, is fun to drive with its metal foot pedals and paddle shifters, and is light to steer and manoeuvre with its electronic power steering. The LX Sport is economical too while its 1.6 litre engine still gives plenty of power to enjoy driving; and, if you want even more excitement, there are other Civic models available with Turbo power, all available at Domasco showroom.
The Civic has a lot of the Accord’s qualities in a smaller package. It delivers a large, versatile cabin for both people and their things, with good rear legroom and clever storage solutions, including surprisingly large cargo capacity. In fact, even if you think you want a larger car, say in the Accord class, compare the Civic to the competitors and you may find yourself happier – and save yourself a lot of money – with the Honda’s better specifications, better comfort, better driving and better economy.
Compact only in terms of category, the 2018 Civic does a lot with a little. With almost 100 cubic feet of passenger volume and seating for five, this Civic saloon is inconspicuously spacious. It’s difficult to believe a ‘compact’ car gives so much legroom and so much space for your bags and shopping.
Young professionals, families and anyone who appreciates intelligent design will be drawn to the Civic. Fun to drive, super efficient and unique in style, the new Civic has a reputation for success, whether you’re talking about safety, reliability or technology.
The NHTSA of the US gave the 2018 Civic five out of five stars in frontal, side and rollover crash tests, with a final grade of a perfect five stars. Plus the top grade of Superior for front crash prevention.
Honda has made this car the intelligent but easy choice for those who want to have a degree of fun while at the same time feel safe with their family.
ENGINE In-line 4-cylinder 1.6 litre 16-valve SOHC
MAX POWER 123 hp (92 kW) @ 6,500 rpm (also 180 hp available with 1.5 litre turbo engine)
MAX TORQUE 151 Nm (111 lb-ft) @ 4,300 rpm (220 Nm from 1,700 rpm with 1.5 litre turbo)TRANSMISSION Continuously variable (CVT) auto with paddle shifters
EXTERIOR The new Civic is sleek – long and low, and with its wide, confident stance it looks glued to the road; signature LED headlights, halogen fog lights, distinctive C-shaped taillights; the dynamic grille personifies its cutting edge athleticism, as does its honed, sculpted body from whatever angle you view it; 17-inch alloy wheels; low profile tyres; its obvious quality of build elevates it to a step above the more ‘ordinary’ brands
INTERIOR The new Civic interior is one of the nicest cabins in its class, equipped with quality materials, with lots of room for driver and passengers in the front or in the rear; you’ll love the pleasing mix of top quality trim and super comfortable upholstery; dominating the dash is a user-friendly touchscreen which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
SAFETY/SECURITY Front seat airbags, ABS, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Traction Control System, Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist, Agile Handling Assist, and ISOFIX child anchor points, tyre pressure monitoring system, immobiliser, next-generation ACE body structure, push-button start and remote engine start
Visit the Honda showroom on Khalifa Street, near TV Intersection. Staff will be happy to explain all, and arrange a test drive of the new Civic or any of the stylish new Honda sedans and SUVs. Call 800 8123 visit Honda website.
Author: Terry Sutcliffe
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