2013 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID Review
The Honda Civic Hybrid is a sporty five-passenger sedan that offers a fresh look and advanced technological features. It has been significantly refreshed for 2013. The new Civic Hybrid now comes with styling updates, a longer list of standard equipment, improved interior materials and offers a quieter ride. It is available in two trims - base Hybrid and Hybrid with Leather. Forward collision warning and lane departure warning are available.
Powertrain And Performance
The Civic Hybrid is powered by a 1.5-liter gasoline four-cylinder engine and an electric motor together rated at 110 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. A continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) is standard. It delivers 44 mpg in city, on highways and on a combined journey*.
Build And Styling
The Civic Hybrid is built on a high-rigidity unit-body platform to deliver refined and sharp handling with its fully-independent McPherson strut front and multi-link rear suspension. It comes with a lot of convenience features like heated front seats with leather; heated side mirrors; leather-wrapped steering wheel; reclining front seatbacks; power windows with auto-up/down; two-tier instrument panel; cruise control; front beverage holders; center console with sliding armrest and storage compartment; map lights; 15-inch alloy wheels; all-season tires; 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with 6 speakers; speed-sensitive volume control; and MP3/auxiliary input jack.
The 2013 Civic Hybrid includes a wide array of standard safety like emergency trunk release; side-impact door beams; anti-lock braking system with brake assist and electronic brake distribution; daytime running lights; tire pressure monitoring system; dual-stage dual-threshold front airbags; front side airbags with passenger-side occupant position detection system; side curtain airbags; outboard lower anchors and tethers for children; 3-point seatbelts at all seating positions; front seatbelts with automatic-tensioners and load limiters; vehicle stability assist with traction control; and active head restraints.
*Based on 2013 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.