Selasa, 21 Juni 2011

New Honda Civic 2012 Review


The redesigned 2012 Honda Civic lineup will be more fuel efficient with two models, the Honda Civic and Civic Hybrid HF. Both the Honda Civic models provide estimates of fuel economy over 40 mpg on the highway.

The 2012 Honda Civic HF petrol model will be only the most efficient fuel-powered Civic in the lineup. Equipped with i-VTEC engine 1.8-liter, Honda Civic HF targeted to get the EPA-estimated fuel economy1 41 mpg on the highway.


The 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, which will be equipped for the first time with a lithium-ion battery and a larger 1.5-liter i-VTEC, is expected to achieve EPA-estimated city / highway combined fuel economy1 of 45 mpg, an increase in 4 mpg compared with the current Civic Hybrid. Both the Honda Civic HF and Civic Hybrid models will be equipped with aerodynamic components to increase efficiency and Honda Helps ECO ™ technology, an innovation that can improve the efficient operation of the vehicle while providing feedback to promote more efficient driving style of the individual.

In addition to HF and model Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid, Civic Sedan, Civic Coupe and Civic GX Natural Gas models are also expected to achieve fuel economy than the current model. Honda Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe economy2 achieve EPA-estimated fuel 39 mpg on the highway, an improvement of 3 mpg compared with the current model. Civic Natural Gas Vehicle is anticipated to get a 7 percent improvement in fuel economy compared with the current model. Honda Civic Sedan, Civic Coupe and Civic Natural Gas models all will be equipped with ECO technology Honda Assist.


The 2012 Honda Civic Si sedan coupe models will be equipped with a 2.4-liter engine is bigger, more powerful and 6-speed manual transmission is new. The new engine is anticipated to deliver 200 horsepower with 170 ft-lb of torque. Even with a larger engine and increased 22 percent in torque, the Civic Si is targeted to achieve EPA-estimated highway fuel economy1 31 mpg, 2 mpg improvement when compared with the current model.

In addition to HF and model Honda Civic Civic Hybrid, Civic Sedan, Civic Coupe and Civic GX Natural Gas models are also expected to achieve fuel economy than the current model. Honda Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe economy2 achieve EPA-estimated fuel 39 mpg on the highway, an improvement of 3 mpg compared with the current model. Civic Natural Gas Vehicle is anticipated to get a 7 percent improvement in fuel economy compared with the current model. Honda Civic Sedan, Civic Coupe and Civic Natural Gas models all will be equipped with ECO technology Honda Assist.


The 2012 Honda Civic Si sedan coupe models will be equipped with a 2.4-liter engine is bigger, more powerful and 6-speed manual transmission is new. The new engine is anticipated to deliver 200 horsepower with 170 ft-lb of torque. Even with a larger engine and increased 22 percent in torque, the Civic Si is targeted to achieve EPA-estimated highway fuel economy1 31 mpg, 2 mpg improvement when compared with the current model.

Same But Different Roads, offers a new form of all, but still instantly recognizable, 2012 Civic Sedan is a joy to behold. Four Door, But Still Fun. For some, such as with children or dogs or carpools, the convenience of four doors is needed. Takes Back Seat to No One. With touches such as 16 "alloy wheels on EX and above, there is no reason sedan you should anything less than stylish.


You may know what kind of Civic matches your own style. Now comes the next step: getting personal with it. The 2012 Civic makes it a snap with i-MID, or intelligent Multi-Information Display, that sits front and center in the Civic's instrument panel (LX and above).

The Interface with a New Face
The new Civic has new tricks, not the least being the new intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) (LX and above). The intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) quickly communicates vital info such as fuel consumption, as well as Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®and turn-by-turn directions for models equipped with available navigation system.

A Newer Way to Navigate
The available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition guides you to your destinations. For 2012, the Navi system includes FM traffic, a subscription-free service that alerts you to traffic conditions (available on EX and above).

Hands on the Wheel
On EX and above models, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®makes calling on-the-go easier. Plus, steering wheel-mounted controls put virtually every onboard system a mere button-push away (LX and above).

The Latest in Audio
The USB Audio Interface (LX and above) lets you bring your music library and play it through the audio system, and it will keep your iPod® charged along the way.

Info
The new i-MID is your go-to for every important tidbit of drive-related information. See current song playing, current mpg-and even turn-by-turn directions if you opt for the available Navigation system [ The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX and EX-L models in the United States, except Alaska. Please see your Honda dealer for details].

Bluetooth® Capability
The list of advanced i-MID functions is a long one, including Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®for hands-free phone calls. The system pairs easily with your compatible phone, and is also ready for Bluetooth® Audio, so you can stream your music too. [ The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license].

Crystal Clear
Not only is the i-MID helpful and customizable, it's pretty, thanks to its high-resolution color TFT LCD display—the same kind of technology found on LCD monitors and the latest smartphones.

To help keep you on course and away from danger, Vehicle Stability Assist helps sense oversteer or understeer, and then adjusts brake pressure at each wheel and/or reduces engine power to help restore driver control.

Standard 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS), with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), help you maintain control during hard braking. Properly inflated tires are crucial for safe operation, so the Tire Pressure Monitoring System  alerts the driver when a tire's pressure reaches a significantly low level. Passive Systems: ProtectionThe Civic has been engineered to help protect you and your passengers when a frontal collision just cannot be avoided. The Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure utilizes a network of connected structural elements to distribute frontal crash energy more evenly throughout the front of the vehicle.Airbags Standard front, front side and side curtain airbags help reduce the likelihood of injuries in a collision. Honda's Safety PhilosophyHonda is committed to providing safety for everyone—that means crash protection not only for our own drivers and passengers, but also for the occupants of other vehicles, and injury mitigation for pedestrians. We are dedicated to identifying and implementing advanced designs and features that help enhance the safety of vehicles on the road.

2012 Honda Civic HF, Sedan, Coupe and Natural Gas Specifications
• 140 horsepower, 1.8-liter i-VTEC™ 4-cylinder engine
• 5-speed automatic transmission
• ECO Assist technology
• EPA-estimated Civic HF highway fuel economy: 41 mpg
• EPA-estimated Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe highway fuel economy: 39 mpg

Honda Civic Hybrid Specifications
• 110 horsepower, 1.5-liter i-VTEC™ 4-cylinder engine (combined gasoline + electric)
• Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
• Lithium-ion battery
• ECO Assist technology
• EPA-estimated Civic Hybrid city/highway combined fuel economy: 45 mpg

2012 Honda Civic Si Specifications
• 200 horsepower and 170 lb-ft, 2.4-liter i-VTEC™ 4-cylinder engine
• 6-speed manual transmission
• EPA-estimated Civic Si highway fuel economy: 31 mpg

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