Compare 2018 Honda Civic vs 2017 Honda Civic

Specs at a Glance

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Civic

  • Standard Engine2.0L I4
  • Horsepower158
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 40
  • Transmission6-speed manual


2017 Honda Civic

2017 Honda Civic

  • Standard Engine2.0L I4
  • Horsepower158
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 40
  • Transmission6-speed manual

2018 Honda Civic vs 2017 Honda Civic

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The 2017 Honda Civic has been applauded for its high-grade cabin, spaciousness, comfortable ride quality, handling, safety, technology, and fuel efficiency. It has a reputation for durability and good resale values. To be sure, the 2018 Honda Civic is an equally well-rounded car.

Performance

Although fuel efficiency is a key attribute, this car has more horsepower than most 2017 and 2018 rivals. At the base level, there’s a smart four-cylinder engine. It comes mated to either a six-speed manual or Honda’s continuously variable automatic. Fuel economy is a whopping 31 mpg city and 40 mpg highway. Honda has updated the car’s power steering rack. This new device helps with straightaways at highway speeds and improves speedy cornering maneuvers. Stepping up, the EX-T turbo generates 174 horsepower and generous torque. Keeping operating costs low, it earns 35 mpg highway. If you want a really racy Civic, there are two on the 2017 menu that are continued for 2018. The 2018 Honda Civic Si has a 205-horsepower 1.5-liter turbo. The 2018 Honda Civic Type R cranks out a racy 306 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. These quick cars are sure to add some fun to your daily commute.

Appearance

Having struck the right cord for 2017, the 2018 Civics didn’t need too much of an update to achieve their current stylish look. It has a sporty, youthful appearance whether in the coupe, sedan or hatchback style. Called compacts, the four-door cars are roomier than you’d expect, stretching their spaciousness to rival a midsize sedan. Cargo space is maximized too. Offering a trunk to rival a midsize car, the sedan has 15 cu.ft. Even better, the hatchback hold measures 25 cu.ft.

Features

Just as 2017 Civics offer leading dash tech on every model, the 2018 editions have a touchscreen with related services on every edition. Five-inch screens provide Bluetooth streaming and a multi-view rearview camera. Seven-inch touch screens add HondaLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The largest touch displays have built-in navigation. Honda LaneWatch can keep an eye on the blind zone. The 2017 Civic made Honda Sensing even more popular. This suite of crash avoidance features is offered as a package on every 2018 Civic with an automatic transmission. Drivers will appreciate a warning about stopping traffic and related forward collision dangers. This system may apply the brakes if impact is imminent. Lane departure warnings may lead to steering intervention. A Honda exclusive, road departures will be met with steering intervention and throttle reduction. Adaptive cruise control regulates travel in busy conditions.

Like the 2017 before it, the 2018 Civic offers many options. 2018 models come in six trims, four engines, and three body styles. You are sure to find a good fit in this lineup. Take a test drive of your favorite at Bosak Honda in Highland.


* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.