Fuel efficient, reliable and sporty 2010 Honda Civic. Four engine and transmission provide unmatched choices in the small car segment. A 140-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine powers the majority of the Civic line, while the high-performance Si models get a 197-horsepower, 2.0 liter motor. GX models offer a gas-fueled 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine natural. Transmission choices include a five-speed manual and five-speed automatic for 1.8-liter engine and six-speed manual for Si.
When it comes to fuel economy, Civic has reached an impressive 21-26 mpg city and 29-36 mpg on the highway, which beats out the Toyota Corolla and Nissan Sentra. Civic GX is qualified by the EPA as an Advanced Technology-Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV) and inherently Low Emission Vehicle (IHEV).
Options abound in the Civic coupe and sedan, and varies between the GX, DX, DX-VP, LX, LX-S, EX and EX-L models. Stereo ranging from basic units to-seven-speaker audio system with subwoofer, and 140-watt stereo in between. DX-VP model receives an audio input jack for connectivity of media devices, while the LX-S add a vinyl insert in the seat and steering wheel wrapped in leather. EX and EX-L get the navigation system and optional standard with voice commands and 6.5-inch display that rotates to allow access to the slot loading CD player. EX-L step into the game with luxurious leather seating surfaces with heated.
The Civic Si adds performance-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels and limited slip differential-type helix to create a complete package of performance. A rear spoiler and other minor exterior and interior modifications help to distinguish the Civic Si from the offering are more economical.
Electronic safety features abound in Civic, the anti-lock brakes with brake-force distribution and stability of available traction control system. Honda chassis combines engineering with dual front, front side airbags and two-row head to get a 2010 Honda Civic Five Star front and side impact ratings, except for Four-Star rating in the driver's side impact test.
The 2010 Honda Civic is a well engineered vehicle with a dynamic style and performance mixed with a level of luxury not found in other small cars.