Civic takes a bold new direction. With power, handling, safety
and sheer style, when you get behind the wheel of the Honda Civic
you’ll just want to drive.
Go see what’s down that side road you pass every
day. Discover what lies around that distant bend.
Explore anywhere and everywhere. It’s such a fun
driving experience, you won’t want to stop.
When you first set eyes on the
stunning design you’ll be overwhelmed
by its elegant, sporty body shape.
Then as you follow the seductive,
sweeping curves you’ll find yourself
doing so almost furtively.
Every last detail will entice you.
With super-sleek lines stretching
For Honda designers, style has from the cleverly shaped dual beam
headlights that slant towards the
ultra-smooth windshield rake, then
always been about motion and this
onto a beautifully pert rear. Take a
closer look and you’ll also notice the
road-hugging stance, sport alloys
sports-sedan is no exception.
and big, oval dual exhaust pipes.
Every carefully considered contour
not only looks great, but also deflects But don’t be shy, you’re not the
wind effortlessly over the car. The Civic first to stare and you certainly
quite simply demands attention. won’t be the last.
Comfort, convenience and
style – everything you need
to enjoy the experience of
driving the Civic.
With its spacious body, a sweeping curve
of dashboard and a flat rear floor, the Civic
creates an extraordinary feeling of space.
The leather-wrapped sports steering wheel is
both height (left) and reach (right) adjustable.
Ingeniously placed in all sorts
of handy locations are useful
storage compartments including
cup holders for both front and
rear passengers and storage for
over 18 CDs.
The cabin’s design does more than soothe
your senses. It actually makes your driving
safer. The cockpit features a ‘dual-display‘
The height of sporting luxury meets console with the instruments you use
most – like the speedometer – located
high up near your line of sight and focus.
the epitome of safety. A superbly The secondary instruments are located
in the traditional position, while audio
and cruise controls are set on the leather-
appointed driver and passenger
wrapped steering wheel. This means your
eyes stay on the road – and your mind on
space not only increases your
driving pleasure but also makes
your journey safer.
Surrounding you are the six
speakers of the powerful
45 watt x 4, MP3/WMA
capable CD audio system with
in-dash auxiliary audio input
jack suitable for a portable
music player. Cooling you is
climate air conditioning.
With a comprehensive range of
models to choose from – 1.8S, 2.0S
and Hybrid – each available as a
Sport model, the Civic sets a new
benchmark for its class.
The Civic makes no compromises. Add more with the 2.0S: not
Sports performance and handling only do you get more power
is matched by world-leading safety but it also comes standard
and security technology, and with unique 17” alloy wheels,
finished with more features and ducktail spoiler, leather
style than you would ever expect. upholstery, in-dash 6-CD
stacker, HID headlights
The range begins with the (High Intensity Discharge) for For the ultimate indulgence, the Sport models take
1.8S, which has almost every a brighter, safer view of the style to the next level with front, side and rear under
conceivable feature as standard. road, and a one-touch sunroof. spoilers plus a boot spoiler.
Choose the Hybrid for lower emissions and
improved fuel economy, while retaining Civic’s
outstanding performance and unique style.
The power of dreams drives Honda
engineers to achieve the seemingly
impossible. A new generation of
engines show that power can come
The Civic uses Honda’s Formula One bred i-VTEC
– an intelligent technology that increases power and
improves economy – in a choice of three power-trains:
a new 2.0-litre derived from the award-winning
Accord Euro, a completely new 1.8-litre, and the
advanced petrol-electric IMA Hybrid system.
Power(kW) TORQUE(Nm) Power(kW) TORQUE(Nm)
Motor Assist (IMA). With a CVT
automatic (Continuously Variable
Transmission), it offers an out-
174Nm/4200rpm 188Nm/4200rpm System power output
(engine + electric standing combination of driving
and environmental performance,
delivering the potency of a 1.8-litre
engine on an amazing level of
System torque fuel economy.
160 Electric 140 output (engine +
Motor Assist electric motor assist
A smoother drive
140 140 Engine Torque
20 20 100
Drive-By-Wire (DBW) throttle is
a feature on all Civic engines.
1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000
1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000
1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000
Instead of an inefficient mechanical
connection from the accelerator
to the engine, precision electronics
1.8-litre engine 2.0-litre engine Hybrid IMA engine respond directly to the pressure
The 1.8-litre i-VTEC engine serves The 2.0-litre DOHC i-VTEC engine If you’re driven by outright fuel applied to the accelerator, optimising
to reconfirm Honda’s prowess at demonstrates why Honda is the economy and emission control, engine power and efficiency, and
building engines, producing 103kW world’s most acclaimed and largest the Civic Hybrid is your car. It smoothing out gear shifts.
of power and 174Nm of torque, engine manufacturer. It delivers an showcases the next generation of
resulting in the performance of exhilarating 114kW of power and Honda’s remarkable petrol-electric On the 1.8-litre engine, the DBW
competitors’ 2.0-litre engines 188Nm of torque; enough to satisfy Hybrid technology, combining a throttle and i-VTEC combine
while extracting the economy of even the sportiest of drivers. 1.3-litre, 8-valve SOHC i-VTEC, seamlessly to tailor the throttle
a 1.5-litre engine through the i-DSI (Intelligent Dual & opening and valve inlet timing to
use of variable capacity cylinder Sequential Ignition) engine, generate the power you need at
management i-VTEC. with a synchronous drive, the maximum possible efficiency.
ultra-thin electric motor in This results in truly outstanding fuel
a system called Integrated economy and performance.
The Civic Hybrid has got the horses.
And it’s less thirsty than ever. In
Not only significantly With more cars in the world than at any other
these fuel challenged times, the more powerful than its
time in history Honda knows the need to
protect the environment is more important than
petrol-electric IMA Hybrid shows you predecessor, it has more ever. Now there’s another challenge: fuel.
The Civic Hybrid meets environ- you’re stationary the petrol engine
response than 1.8-litre
can love driving and still love your petrol engines yet uses
mental and fuel challenges head on.
It looks every bit as sleek as its
petrol powered stable-mates, but
goes to standby, then the instant you
need to accelerate it’s ready.
To ensure abundant electric
environment. less fuel than ever before,
underneath lies a special breed of
engine: Honda’s latest generation
Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) system
power, the Hybrid is designed
to charge its batteries while you
drive by recapturing energy during
and with lower emissions. which combines a 3-stage i-VTEC,
i-DSI engine with an intelligent, ultra-
deceleration and by regenerative
braking. (It doesn’t need to be
It surpasses Japanese thin electric motor.
Honda’s IMA Hybrid system has
plugged into a power socket in your
garage). So when you get in to drive,
2005 emission level already received wide acclaim for its
economy, practicality and ease of
the batteries are ready to go; you
just turn the key to start it up.
standards by 75% and use. It has been re-engineered to be
even lighter, more efficient and more
The Civic Hybrid is not about
engineering prizes or newspaper
already beats the stringent
intelligent than ever. headlines. It’s about making
And now, for the first time, an environmentally friendlier
Japanese standards in the Civic Hybrid is able to
operate on electric power only.
car that’s sporty and easy to
drive, and doesn’t compromise
place for 2010.
It’s also smart. For example, when on performance.
3-stage i-VTEC modes for the IMA system
1. Cylinders deactivated
Inlet and outlet valves are closed, shutting the cylinder to reduce pumping
loss, consuming no petrol.
2. Economy i-VTEC (low rpm mode)
At low rpms, the inlet valve is partially opened for maximum fuel economy.
The engine remains running to maintain vehicle speed.
3. Performance i-VTEC (high rpm mode)
The inlet valve is fully opened at high rpms for maximum power and torque
under acceleration at high engine revs.
1. Vehicle stationary (automatic idle stop): 3. Gentle acceleration (engine only): Engine 6. Rapid acceleration (engine + electric motor 8. Deceleration (IMA battery recharge mode): All
Engine automatically stopped. Zero fuel consumption running in low rpm mode. assist): As speed rises, engine switches to high 4 cylinders are deactivated and fuel supply is stopped.
and zero exhaust emissions. Automatic Idle Stop lamp rpm mode for higher power output. Electric motor The electric motor switches to regenerative braking
4. Low speed cruise (electric motor assist only):
on. Engine automatically re-starts as driver releases assist provides additional power for strong, powerful mode and energy recovery is maximised to recharge
When cruising on light throttle at less than 40km/h,
brakes. Under certain circumstances, the engine acceleration. the IMA batteries.
all 4 cylinders are deactivated, valves close and fuel
might not stop, anticipating imminent departure. supply is stopped using a system called VCM (Variable 7. High speed cruise (engine only): Engine running
2. Start-up and acceleration (engine + electric Cylinder Management). The vehicle runs on power in low rpm mode.
motor assist): Engine running in low rpm mode. from the electric motor alone. Under certain circum-
Electric motor assist provides necessary additional stances the engine may not be deactivated.
power to accelerate. 5. Acceleration (engine + electric motor assist):
Engine running in low rpm mode. Electric motor assist
provides necessary additional power to accelerate.
stationary 2 Start-up and
acceleration 3 Gentle
acceleration 4 Low speed
cruising 5 Acceleration
cruising 8 Deceleration
Automatic idle stop Engine + start-up Engine-powered Electric motor-powered Engine + acceleration Engine + acceleration Engine-powered Regenerative braking
electric motor assist operation operation electric motor assist electric motor assist operation (IMA battery recharge)
Honda’s engineers have packed the
Civic with advanced Formula One
racing derived suspension and chassis
technologies, so you can confidently
negotiate even the trickiest conditions.
Add ABS Brakes, Electronic Brakeforce G-forces on the vehicle. Should the SportShift, operated by Formula One
Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake car deviate from its correct path, style shift paddles positioned behind
Assist (EBA), advanced MacPherson VSA activates to bring the car back the steering wheel. A slick shifting
Sitting sure-footed on a long strut front suspension and multi-link
double-wishbone rear suspension
and it’s no wonder the Civic is such
on track by applying the brakes to
any individual wheel or adjusting the
5-speed manual transmission is also
available for the 1.8-litre models.
The Hybrid uses a CVT automatic
wheelbase, the Civic flows along the a dynamic drive.
Electronic Stability Control (VSA),
Electronic Stability Control (VSA)
VSA is standard on all Civic models
transmission for improved fuel
economy and performance.
road with a stability that inspires which includes Traction Control,
works in combination with the
DBW, braking and throttle system to
absolute confidence. 1.8S Sport
achieve safer handling in even the
worst conditions. During cornering,
VSA determines if the car is deviating
from its correct path. The system
monitors the speed of the car as well Transmissions
How ABS, EBD and EBA work
as the relative speed of each wheel, The 5-speed automatic on 1.8-litre
together for safer stopping.
The new generation Under emergency braking ABS stops
the wheels from locking, enabling
the amount of turn on the steering
wheel and the yaw and lateral
and 2.0-litre models allows sporty
manual shifting using Sequential
2.0-litre, 1.8-litre and steering control to be retained.
Independent left/right EBD works in Gear Logic Control A typical driver’s acceleration and braking pattern on a winding road
IMA Hybrid engines put tandem with ABS to maintain vehicle
stability and help prevent the rear of
Gear Logic Control – standard on
the automatic transmission –
exhilarating power right the car fishtailing during emergency
braking. EBA detects sudden
assesses the current driving
situation, taking into account
at your feet. But what is brake pedal action to automatically
boost braking power to reduce
gradients, cornering and engine
speed. Gear Logic Control then
power without control?
stopping distance. determines the correct gear to Brake points
maintain your current driving style
Automatic gear changes without Gear Logic Control
ABS and holds it instead of
unnecessarily gear hunting, giving 5 5 5 Steady driving
4 4 4 4 4 4 4
3 3 3 3
you more acceleration and control
Rigid monocoque body construction, using when and where you want it. The
high-tension steel, integrates the body and with ABS
adjacent illustration shows a typical Optimised gear selection with Gear Logic Control
chassis structures into one solid unit. This without ABS
driving situation and the benefits of
Gear Logic Control. 3
creates a secure foundation for stable sporty
handling and luxurious ride comfort.
The Civic has been relentlessly tested for safety in Honda’s
omnidirectional crash test facilities to ensure it meets or exceeds
the world’s most stringent safety regulations.
Active head restraints move the
front seat headrests forward
in the event of a rear impact,
helping reduce neck injuries.
All seat belts are 3-point ELR
(Electronic Locking Reel), with
On today’s roads safety
pre-tensioners and load limiters
in the front. Three child seat
tether points across the back
shouldn’t be an optional extra.
seat with Automatic Locking
Reel (ALR) seat belts hold
Pre-tensioner child seats securely.
Advanced active and passive A vast array of active technologies
are inside the cabin ready to protect
Surrounding you is an integrated,
one-piece (monocoque) structure
collision, the ‘Catcher’s Mitt’ crash
compatibility design better meets
you against the unexpected. reinforced by a network of opposing vehicles, irrespective of
safety technologies ensure peace of Not only are there front i-SRS high-tension steel beams, side contact height. Energy is dissipated
dual-stage airbags for driver and intrusion beams, energy absorbing both underneath and over the
mind. In the sports performance of front passenger but also side
airbags with passenger side OPDS
structures and passenger safety
zones – all part of Honda’s unique
top of the monocoque structure
resulting in less jarring within the High
the Civic you can take comfort from (Occupant Position Detection System)
and full length side curtain airbags.
G-Force Control (G-Con) system.
In the unlikely event of a frontal
cabin and a safer vehicle. contact
the armoury of world-leading Low contact
All these safety technologies are standard
on every Civic. Honda believes that extra
safety is not an extra luxury.
Accessories Colours Civic offers almost every conceivable option as standard including alloy wheels and six airbags. The 2.0S adds a leather interior, sunroof,
6-CD stacker and more. The Civic Hybrid combines performance and an IMA powertrain for an environmentally friendlier driving experience.
For the ultimate in sports sedans choose the Sport models of the Civic range.
1.8S 1.8S 2.0S 2.0S HYBRID HYBRID
If you like your car to be fully loaded, we may already Interior PERFORMANCE
1.8 litre, 16 valve SOHC i-VTEC engine with power of 103kW @ 6300rpm & torque of 174Nm @ 4300rpm •
have the look for you in the form of the Sport versions 2.0 litre, 16 valve DOHC i-VTEC engine with power of 114kW @ 6200rpm & torque of 188Nm @ 4200rpm
IMA Hybrid system, with combined (Engine + Electric Motor) output of 85kW @ 6000rpm & torque of 170Nm @ 2500rpm
of the 2.0S, 1.8S and Hybrid. For those who desire i-VTEC (Intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift, Electronic Control) performance and economy enhancing technology
Drive-By-Wire (electronic throttle control)
absolute personalisation for any model in the Civic LEV II (Low Emission Vehicle II) levels bettered
ULEV (Ultra Low Emission Vehicle) levels bettered
• • • • •
range, we offer the opportunity to enhance your 91-octane fuel. 50 litre tank capacity
5-speed automatic transmission with Gear Logic, Sport mode and +/- paddle operated SportShift
car with genuine Honda accessories. 5-speed manual transmission
CVT automatic transmission with Gear Logic and Sport mode
282mm front ventilated brake discs and 260mm solid back brake discs • • • •
TRIM SEAT 262mm front ventilated brake discs and solid back brake discs with regenerative braking • •
Accessories MacPherson strut front suspension and multi-link double-wishbone rear suspension with front and rear stabiliser bars • • • • • •
Custom fitted carpet mats Roof rack Bonnet protector 15” aerodynamic alloy wheels, 15 x 6JJ with 195/65 R15 tyres. Compact spare wheel • •
16” 5-spoke alloy wheels, 16 x 6.5JJ with 205/55 R16 tyres. Compact spare wheel • •
Front parking sensors Boot liner tray Headlamp protectors Grey Grey
17” 10-spoke alloy wheels, 17 x 7JJ with 215/45 R17 tyres. Compact spare wheel • •
Rear parking sensors Door visors Side sill garnishes
Black Black SAFETY AND SECURITY
17” alloy wheels Custom fitted car cover Rear door sunshades Driver and passenger front i-SRS airbags, side front airbags with passenger side OPDS and full length side curtain airbags • • • • • •
Front fog lights Boot cargo net Bluetooth hands-free kit Ivory Blue Active headrests for front seats, height adjustable headrests for all 5 seating positions • • • • • •
Tow bar Fabric and paint protection Ivory Sandstone
Electronic Stability Control (VSA), including traction control • • • • • •
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and EBA (Emergency Brake Assist) • • • • • •
Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) ‘Catcher’s Mitt’ Collision Compatibility body design with G-Force Control (G-Con) • • • • • •
For details of interior colour 3-point ELR seatbelts (front & rear). Pretensioners, load limiters and height adjustable anchor points for front seat belts • • • • • •
combinations please contact your 3 child seat tether points and ALR (Automatic Locking Reel) seat belts in the rear. Child-proof rear door locks • • • • • •
local sales branch. Engine immobiliser, remote central locking on all doors with visual answer back. Interior master door lock switch • • • • • •
Keyless entry, with boot opener and central locking on key fob • • • • • •
Integrated security alarm system • • • • • •
Body colour bumpers, door protector mouldings and chrome door handles • • • • • •
Electronically adjustable, body colour door mirrors with integrated side indicator • • • • • •
TAFFETA WHITE Mud guards, body coloured • • •
Halogen headlights - low/high beam • • • •
High Intensity Discharge headlights (HID) for low beam, halogen high beam • •
Front fog lamps • • • •
Dual exhaust pipes with chrome finishers • • • •
Single exhaust pipe with chrome finisher • •
Ducktail boot spoiler • • •
SPARKLE GREY Front bumper under spoiler, rear bumper under spoiler, side skirts • • •
Boot lid mounted wing spoiler • •
‘Dual-Display’ dashboard for reduced driver fatigue and enhanced safety • • • • • •
Leather trimmed tilt and reach adjustable 3-spoke sports steering wheel • • • • • •
Ergonomic seats and organ style accelerator pedal designed to reduce driver fatigue • • • • • •
QUICK SILVER 6-way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat • • • • • •
Climate control air conditioning with digital adjustment • • • • • •
Cruise control, with controls integrated into the steering wheel and illuminated • • • • • •
Audio system controls integrated into the steering wheel and illuminated • • • • • •
Racing inspired paddle shifters for +/- SportShift located behind steering wheel • • • •
Variable intermittent windscreen wipers • • • • • •
Electric glass sunroof with tilt/slide function and integrated sliding shade, with one-touch open/close function and anti-trap • •
OBSIDIAN Centre console with sliding adjustable armrest, twin cupholder with lid, storage trays and storage for over 18 CDs • • • • • •
Rear seat folding centre armrest with twin cupholder • • • • • •
Power windows with driver’s auto up/down and anti-trap, driver’s door mounted central locking and rear window lock/unlock switches • • • • • •
Velour upholstery with metal-effect trim • • • •
Leather upholstery with metal-effect trim • •
Outside temperature display • • • • • •
Folding rear seat, with 60:40 split and quick release handles in boot • • • •
Driver and passenger vanity mirrors, front map reading lights, courtesy light and accessory 12V socket • • • • • •
1.8S Spring loaded handgrabs, one with fold down coathook in rear • • • • • •
Shopping bag hook on rear of passenger seat • • • • • •
Integrated in-dash 45W x 4 stereo tuner with single CD player and 6 speakers, MP3/WMA compatible • •
NEW CHERRY RED Integrated in-dash 45W x 4 stereo tuner with 6 disc CD changer and 6 speakers, MP3/WMA compatible • • • •
In-dash auxiliary audio input jack - suitable for a portable music player (AUX) • • • • • •
*Please ask your Honda agent Audio system controls duplicated into the steering wheel. Speed sensitive volume control (SVC) • • • • • •
M O T O R 1.8S 1.8S 1.8S 1.8S 2.0S 2.0S HYBRID HYBRID
DIMENSIONS CAPACITIES MANUAL AUTOMATIC
WHICHEVER B AT T E R Y
COMES FIRST WA R R A N T Y Length (mm) 4540 Luggage capacity (litres, VDA) 450 450 450 450 450 450 350 350
Width (mm, inc. door mirrors) 1750 Towing capacity - maximum warrantable (kg) 1200 1000 1200 1000 1000 1000 n/a n/a
Height (mm) 1435 Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5
Wheelbase (mm) 2700 Turning circle (metres) 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8
Track – Front/Rear (mm) 1500/1520 Weight (kg) 1194 1221 1204 1231 1241 1251 1265 1272