February 16 2016

10 Key Reasons to Buy a 2016 Honda Civic

By Portland Street Honda

10 Key Reasons to Buy a 2016 Honda Civic

1) The Price is Right

Despite being a vastly improved vehicle, the 2016 Honda Civic remains affordable. Prices for the base DX model start at about $16,155 with the top-of-the-line Touring edition selling for about $27,155.

2) Edgy, “European Sports car” Styling

There is no ignoring the Civic’s sportier design. An aggressive front end and sharp body lines give the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan an edgy appearance that makes reference to the styling typically reserved for the imported sports car market. As an added bonus, the EX model level and above come complete with stylish 17-inch wheels that make the sedan turn heads.

3) The entry-level model comes loaded with features

The entry-level LX Civic comes with an impressive number of standard features. A seven-inch display screen steps up the entertainment system while future proofing the vehicle and providing a level sophistication while a rear-view camera enables drivers to quickly and safely view obstacles. In addition, Honda has included cruise control, a USB port, and Bluetooth technology standard.


4) A shocking amount of interior space

Even with it's edgy styling, this new Civic is still built with enough space for a family of five to comfortably enjoy the open road. With the substantial increase in rear-seat legroom, everyone will be able to stretch out their limbs. Perhaps the greatest surprise though comes in the form of trunk space. Honda has actually increased the trunk space, yet again, making the Civic not only a great choice for your daily drive, but also worthy long-distance adventuring.

5) The EX has a surplus of cool tech

The EX trim and above surround the driver with a surplus of the latest technology. With an eight-speaker sound system and features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, your daily commute just got a whole lot better. Other cool features include Honda’s LaneWatch camera system, advanced trip computer, Heated side mirrors and a touch-screen display.

6) Upgraded Braking System

All versions of the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan come with four-wheel disc brakes, which offer impressive stopping power in the moments when it truly counts.

7) Intelligent Safety Options

Every 2016 Civic now features a rear-view camera, but the advanced level of Civics are available with even more safety minded tech. With adaptive cruise control and a Honda LaneWatch camera to help eliminate blind-spots, the new features both improve safety and help reduce driver fatigue on long trips. Some of the other safety features include an automatic braking system and lane-departure intervention.

8) More Powerful Engine

Drivers can look forward to getting great gas mileage. When equipped with the CVT, the new Civic can deliver an impressive 5.8L/100km on the highway. Plus, you will absolutely want to take advantage of the base engine’s extra power. The four-cylinder engine pumps out a satisfying 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque.

9) Responsive Suspension System

When tackling a curvy road, the car’s body remains stable and controlled. Which is good news for the drivers seeking a nimble automobile. Additionally, the new Civic suspension does a great job of absorbing bumps in the road.

10) Available in “Turbo”

For the first time, Civic buyers can opt for a turbocharged engine.Honda has tuned a boosted four-cylinder engine to produce 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Even with the added power, the gas mileage actually increases to an eco-friendly 5.5L/100km on the open road.



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