2013 HONDA CIVIC COUPE Review
Honda Civic is one among the most trustworthy and admired economy compact cars. The 2013 Honda Civic lineup comprises technologically advanced Civic Sedan and Coupe models, a Civic Hybrid, a high-performance Civic Si and a dedicated natural gas-powered Civic GX. The 2013 Honda Civic Coupe is available in DX, LX, EX and EX-L trims.
Honda engineers have tweaked the exterior of 2013 Honda Civic Coupe, taking cues from CR-V, Accord and Acura TL, giving the Coupe a more sharper and distinct look.
Powertrain And Performance
A responsive 140-horsepower 1.8-liter 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder engine teamed with a smooth-shifting 5-speed manual transmission is standard on the 2013 Honda Civic Coupe. Transmission choices include a five-speed manual and an available five-speed automatic (HF and EX-L models get the automatic as standard equipment
The Civic Coupe offers a cargo volume of 11.5 cubic feet.
*The 2013 Honda Civic Coupe returns with a mileage of 28 city/39 hwy/32 combined mpg for automatic transmission models.
Build And Styling
The 2013 Honda Civic Coupe has been built on a high-rigidity unit-body platform and updated with a revised front grille; new clear turn signals; new front bumper; long, low roofline that enhances aerodynamics; multi-link rear suspension; and three separate air inlets. The new 16-inch alloy wheels on EX and EX-L have minimal gap for a street-ready stance.
The inside of the 2013 Honda Civic Coupe is equipped with heated front seats (EX-L), steering wheel-mounted audio controls (EX, EX-L), two-tier instrument panel; a flat rear floor; tachometer; power windows; storage bins; and 12-volt power outlet.
New technological features on the Civic Coupe include new USB Audio Interface on the EX and EX-L, optional Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition and Bluetooth Hands-Free Link.
An array of safety technologies including Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure; side curtain airbags; drivers and front passengers side airbags with a passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS); and dual-stage, dual-threshold drivers and front passengers airbags (SRS) is standard. Active front seat head restraints are designed to help reduce the likelihood of neck injury in the event of a rear collision.
The other features include an anti-lock brake system (ABS) and electronic brake distribution, front seatbelts with an automatic tensioning system, and a pedestrian injury mitigation design incorporated into the front exterior of the vehicle. The EX-L features the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), commonly referred to as electronic stability control, as standard safety equipment.