Potential buyers of the latest Civic models have a choice of either a 1.8 liter (SOHC i-VTEC R18Z1) or a 2.0 liter (SOHC i-VTEC, R20A5) gasoline engine. The 1.8L produces 141 horsepower and 174 Nm of torque, while the 2.0L provides 155 horsepower and 190 Nm of torque. Both Honda Civic VTEC engines have an average acceleration of 0-100 kilometers per hour (kph) in 9 seconds and an average top speed of 269 kph.
The Honda Civic enjoys a sturdy suspension system courtesy of a MacPherson strut front suspension and a Multi-Link with a stabilizer bar rear suspension. This veritable Honda Civic suspension system is complemented by a unit-body construction and motion-adaptive electric power steering.
During test drives, car reviewers commended the 2015 Civic’s handling for being solid and reliable, even on sharp corners. The reviewers also noted that the cabin was quieter and the overall driving experience better than the current model’s predecessor. They added that the brake pedal can feel mushy at times, but the braking performance remains confident and consistent. Other specs are as follows: