The 2017 Civic Hatchback Boasts Honda Direct-Injected Turbo Engine Technology
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Engine Specs and Transmission
Honda Civic enthusiasts in America will be treated to a new model soon, for the sporty Civic Hatchback, long a staple in Europe, is finally arriving stateside. If you’re wondering what are the engine specs and transmission options for the 2017 Civic Hatchback, then continue reading.
Engine Specs of 2017 Civic Hatchback
If you desire a hatchback that delivers an invigorating driving experience, then you’ll be very pleased with the 2017 Civic Hatchback. It comes with a high-tech 1.5-liter DOHC direct-injected turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder with peak output of 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque in LX, EX and EX-L trims and 180 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque in the Sport and an all-new Sport Touring grade, which features a high-flow center-mounted exhaust.
Transmission Options for 2017 Civic Hatchback
The turbocharged engine for the Civic Hatchback will be offered with either a sporty CVT (all trims) or a performance-inspired 6-speed manual transmission (LX, Sport and EX trims). Helping aid the Civic Hatchback’s turbocharged powertrain is its more rigid and lightweight body and sophisticated chassis design. It features a fully independent suspension system with liquid filled bushings, front and rear, sport-tuned electronic power steering with variable gear ratios and powerful 4-channel anti-lock disc brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution and Hill Start Assist.
What is the U.S. release date of 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback?
The U.S. release date of the 2017 Civic Hatchback is expected to be in the fall of 2016. It will be available in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Sport Touring trims. The Civic Hatchback will also serve as the basis for the radical new Civic Type-R, launching in the U.S. in 2017.
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