The LX is the base 2017 Honda Civic Sedan trim level, and it kicks off the model year with a suite of advanced technology features, key modern safety amenities, and a powerful yet efficient engine that sets it apart from its competitors. Honda even makes advanced Honda Sensing driver assist features available on the entry-level trim.
Powertrain: A 158-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder with 138 lb-ft of torque powers the Civic LX, and it can be paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission. 2017 Civic Sedan LX CVT models are rated at an EPA-estimated 40 mpg on the highway and 31 mpg in the city.**
Technology: Standard on each Civic are full power accessories, Bluetooth for phone and audio streaming, a USB audio input, and a 5-inch central LCD display.
Safety: LED taillights and daytime running lights make the Civic more visible during the day, while a multi-angle rearview camera gives you peace of mind and an extra set of eyes while backing up.
Honda Sensing: Drivers looking for state-of-the-art driver assistance features can find Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Keeping Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and more in the Honda Sensing package. Most automakers only make these features available on the uppermost models, but they are available on all Civic Sedan trims (and standard on the Touring).
Who is the Civic LX for? – Drivers in need of an efficient small car with modern features who might be shopping on a tighter budget will love the Civic LX.
Upgrading to the EX trim brings new connectivity features and select exterior upgrades. With a price of $21,140 (MSRP),* the EX trim is still quite affordable, and features like these give it a significant edge over competing sedans.
Connectivity: A 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen graces the Civic EX interior and brings with it Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity—that puts familiar apps like mail, maps, and messages on your dashboard.
Entertainment: Entertainment features receive an upgrade on the EX as well, with an eight-speaker 180-watt sound system, SiriusXM satellite radio, HR radio, and more.
Convenience: The EX makes driving your Civic even easier with features like remote engine start, push-button ignition, and Smart Entry that mean you never need to dig for your keys again. Features like heated side mirrors help combat fog and ice, the one-touch power moonroof opens up the cabin to the fresh air, and the Honda LaneWatch camera brings peace of mind with an expanded view of your passenger-side blind spot.
Who is the Civic EX for? –This trim level gives the Civic a boost in tech and entertainment, and is ideal for the gadget-centric driver who needs to stay connected.
The mid-range EX-T upgrades the powertrain to the new 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. With a price of $21,500 (MSRP) for 6MT models,* the EX-T brings an upgrade to features as well.
Powertrain: Under the hood of the EX-T trim is a 174-hp 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder with up to 167 lb-ft of torque (162 lb-ft of torque on CVT models). The 2017 Civic Sedan EX-T earns as much as 42 highway mpg and 32 city mpg with the CVT.**
Exterior Upgrades: Fog lights adorn the front of the Civic for improved visibility and the body-color decklid spoiler rounds out the rear for improved aerodynamics and a sporty look. The EX-T also sports a set of 17-inch alloy wheels that raise it up to ride a bit higher.
Comfort Features: The EX-T might be powerful and good looking, but it’s more than that. Comfort features like dual-zone automatic climate control and heated front seating ensure the cabin of the Civic is welcoming all year round.
Who is the Civic EX-T for? – The added power of the turbocharged engine should bring performance enthusiasts, especially since it’s the only Civic with the 1.5L turbo and a manual transmission.
When we said the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan trim levels have something for virtually any driver, we had the EX-L in mind, giving drivers a taste of luxury without ever approaching the pricing of a luxury sedan. The 2017 Civic Sedan EX-L is just $23,800 (MSRP)* and brings improvements that include:
Performance Upgrades: A leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob give you added control and grip, and the continuously variable transmission comes standard on the EX-L models.
Comfort and Luxury: The steering wheel and shift knob aren’t the only interior elements wrapped in leather; the cabin of the five-passenger sedan features leather upholstery on EX-L models, along with an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat for you to get comfortable in.
Navigation: Satellite-linked navigation with traffic routing, 3D mapping, and a point-of-interest locator is available on the EX-L trim level. Always take the shortest route as the navigation offers turn-by-turn directions to wherever you’re headed.
Who is the Civic EX-L for? – Drivers drawn to the power of the turbocharged engine but seeking a more luxurious interior, the EX-L should walk that line just right.
The top-of-the-line 2017 Honda Civic Sedan trim level, the Touring brings the small luxury sedan to the masses, with Hampton Roads drivers getting access to truly modern amenities without having to pay luxury-grade pricing. The 2017 Civic Touring has a price of $26,600 (MSRP)* and sports stylistic upgrades, all of the EX-L trim’s amenities, and the following features:
Honda Sensing: These advanced driver assist features include Forward Collision Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Departure Warning, and Adaptive Cruise Control.
Entertainment: The Civic receives another sound system upgrade with a 450-watt premium stereo that features 10 speakers (including a subwoofer), delivering your driving soundtrack in the highest fidelity.
Comfort: Rear passengers have heated outboard seats for cold weather comfort, and a power-adjustable front passenger seat makes it easy for your navigator to get comfortable.
Who is the Civic Touring for? – As the top-of-the-line trim, the Civic Touring is for drivers seeking the best of the best, the epitome of the small sedan, without compromising on efficiency or affordability.