The base model of the Honda Civic Sedan is the LX. This car is affordable, efficient, and includes ample features for almost any driver. The car is powered by a 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC engine with 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque. It also includes a 6-speed manual transmission, while a CVT is available. Standard features include Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and Bluetooth streaming audio, a 160-watt audio system with four speakers, a 1.0-amp charging port, a 5-inch color LCD screen, and more. The LX trim level is a solid choice for drivers who want an economical car with more than the basics inside.
Several unexpected features for this base-model car include:
The Civic EX includes everything that the LX offers, with a few extra desirable features added to the mix. Upgraded exterior features include 16-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, and a power moonroof. Start the engine with remote engine start and easily access the car with Smart Entry. Inside, Hampton Roads drivers are greeted by a 7-inch touchscreen and two USB ports. Music fans love the upgraded audio options including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Pandora compatibility, SiriusXM, and HD radio.
The EX also includes:
Next in the lineup of Civic Sedan trim levels is the EX-T. This trim upgrades performance and power with a 1.5L turbocharged DOHC engine with 174 hp and 167 lb-ft of torque. Besides the upgraded engine, the EX-T includes everything that’s found in the first two trim levels, plus additional features. New exterior features include a decklid spoiler, 17-inch alloy wheels, and fog lights. The EX-T is a great buy for budget-minded drivers who want an efficient vehicle with great performance.
Unexpected upgrades on the EX-T include:
The Civic Sedan EX-L keeps the powerful 174 hp engine and upgrades the interior from practical to luxurious. This trim includes all amenities from the first three levels with additional features. The EX-L includes leather-trimmed seating and leather-wrapped accessories, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, an eight-way power-adjustable seat for the driver, and heated seats for the rear passengers. This trim level is for drivers who want more out of the Civic, but don’t need the full package of the Touring trim level.
Unexpected amenities for the EX-L:
The high-end Touring trim includes everything from the previous trim packages, with several luxurious upgrades. The 174-hp turbocharged engine is used in the Touring package, keeping the performance, power, and fuel economy the same as the EX-L trim. The serious upgrades include a powerful 450-watt premium audio system with 10 speakers, rain-sensing windshield wipers, chrome door handles, integrated LED turn indicators in the side mirrors, a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition, and the Honda Sensing suite of safety features. These features include a Collision Mitigation Braking system, a Road Departure Mitigation System, a Lane Keeping Assist System, and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow. The Touring Honda Civic trim level is for serious Hampton Roads drivers who want everything, including luxury and versatility, at their fingertips.
More great upgrades on the Civic Touring package: