Vehicle Profile: 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback
The Honda Civic Hatchback gives your commute a much-needed injection of fun
The Honda Civic has long been associated with the joys of driving, and the newly redesigned 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback takes that reputation to a new level. Offering up plenty of power from the get-go, ample safety, connectivity technology and a winning style that makes you hard to miss in a crowd, the new Civic Hatchback delivers the excitement that you expect from name value alone.
The look of a winner
Power and confidence radiate from the Honda Civic Hatchback, bolstering your mood every time you get ready to climb behind the wheel. The redesigned Civic Hatchback wears a bold face complete with crisp LED Daytime Running Lights, C-shaped LED taillights that call attention to its wide stance and available 18-inch alloy wheels that give it a greater sense of poise. Sharp, muscular lines flow across the shapely body of the Honda Civic, which looks coiled and ready to pounce in profile. Even at a standstill, the new Civic Hatchback speaks to performance dynamics.
Power to match
For all its exterior confidence, the Honda Civic Hatchback makes certain to live up to its appearance with a 1.5-liter single-scroll turbocharged engine that puts out plenty of power. Standard on the Civic Hatchback LX, EX and EX-L is a 174-horsepower variant of the turbo-four that delivers 162 lb-ft of torque with the continuously variable transmission and 167 lb-ft of torque with the available six-speed manual. With the standard CVT, you don’t just get impressive performance, but you also get incredible fuel economy with an EPA-estimated 31 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.*
The Honda Civic Hatchback Sport and Sport Touring pair the 1.5-liter turbo-four with a center-mounted dual outlet exhaust to crank output up to 180 horsepower. Better yet, even with the jump in power, the Honda Civic Hatchback Sport and Sport Touring return the same impressive fuel efficiency. No matter your choice of trim, the 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback boasts an independent rear suspension that delivers confident, balanced performance that lets you enjoy the ride every time.
A smarter choice
Across the Honda Civic Hatchback lineup, you’ll find standard Honda Sensing® technology. Honda Sensing® is one of the most advanced driver-assistive safety suites in automotive, providing the confidence of features like the Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Road Departure Mitigation System and Lane Keeping Assist System. With Honda Sensing® looking out for you every mile of the way, you can relax more and focus on the thrill of driving.
The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback makes it easier to stay connected no matter where the road takes you. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility are standard from the Civic Hatchback Sport up, allowing you to more easily connect your compatible smart devices to make hands-free phone calls, reply to text messages and access your apps and music. When you really want to enjoy your favorite tunes, the Sport Touring delivers with a 12-speaker, 540-watt premium sound system that makes full use of the cabin to deliver incredibly clear sound.
Stylish, smart and oh-so fun to drive, the 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback is a reminder that driving should be fun. Available at your local Honda dealership, the new Civic Hatchback blazes ahead with panache and power that you won’t want to miss.
*29 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for Sport 6MT trim. 31 city/40 highway/34 combined mpg rating for LX, EX & EX-L Navi CVT trims. 30 city/36 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport & Sport Touring CVT trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
This article is presented by Sunny King Honda.