Honda give the Civic a refresh for 2020, including exterior styling improvements, an upgrade to the infotainment system and materials used on the interior.

On the exterior, a new symmetrical lower front grille has been added surrounding the fog lights, smoothed surfaces and sleek styling blades. A simplified grille beam and new air-intake design help give a cleaner look at the front, improving aerodynamics. A full LED headlight cluster has been added with a new design for the LED daytime running lights, mirroring the styling blades. For the entry-level model new 16” alloy wheels have been added, while the mid and top-range can be optioned with “Shark Grey” 17” alloy wheels. A new paint colour, Obsidian Blue, adds to the range of colours available.

On the interior, the Civic has been updated with new textured panels helping build a refined, premium feel. On the range-topping model, an electric eight-way adjustable driver seat has been added. Honda has listened to customer feedback and added physical buttons and dials to control the infotainment system and climate control. The new infotainment system has incorporated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The Civic has kept its range of efficient and powerful engines, combined with either CVT or six-speed manual transmissions. Using the 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine has 126 PS and 200NM of torque, has CO2 emissions from 107g/km when paired to the CVT, achieving a WLTP fuel economy from 49.6 mpg. The 1.5-litre VTEC Turbo engine produces 182 PS and 240 Nm of torque with emissions from 128g/km with the six-speed manual transmission giving a fuel economy of 4.3 mpg. Honda's 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine has been revised recently and produces 120 PS and 300 Nm of torque with emission figures of 90 g/km when using the six-speed manual transmission giving fuel economy of 62.8 mpg.

The Civic keeps its chassis setup, retaining its handling and ride comfort. Keeping the industry-leading safety technologies helping achieve the top rating in the Euro NCAP tests. As standard Honda's Sensing active safety and driver-assist technologies are used, these include Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist and Traffic Sign Recognition.

The 2020 Civic will be available for test drives in January 2020 with deliveries starting in January 2020 too.

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Posted 16/11/2019 Back to Blog

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