2013 Honda CIVIC SI COUPE Review
The spirited 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe is a sporty compact coupe with 'Si' standing for Sport Injection. The Civic Si's reputation for durability, quality and reliability helps it stand apart from the crowd.
Powertrain And Performance
The 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe is powered by a 197-horsepower 2.0-liter, i-VTEC Inline 4-cylinder engine fitted to a helical limited-slip differential and sport-tuned suspension. A noteworthy feature of the 2013 Civic Si Coupe is that it comes with a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission for precise engine control. A front-wheel-drive system is standard.
Build And Styling
On the exterior, the 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe wears a sporty look. Aggressive stance and sleek lines of the coupe are enhanced with new 17-inch alloy wheels; all-season tires and bolder grille. Exclusive rear deck lid spoiler; clear turn signal lenses and chrome exhaust finisher complete the look of a built-to-perform car. Fog lights; security system with remote entry; one-touch power moonroof with tilt feature; variable intermittent windshield wipers; power side mirrors; multi-reflector halogen headlights; and impact-absorbing bumpers are important standard exterior features offered on the 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe.
The cabin of the 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe is driver-oriented with features such as drilled aluminum pedals; aluminum shift knob; leather-wrapped steering wheel; USB audio interface; and the optional voice-activated Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Bluetooth Hands-Free Link to call ahead without taking your hands off the wheel.
Si-exclusive firmly-bolstered synthetic suede seats with red stitching; red backlit gauges; two-tier instrument panel; rev-limit indicator light; power windows with auto-up/down; rear window defroster with timer; front door-pocket storage bins; air conditioning with air-filtration system; map lights; tachometer; cruise control; 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback; 12-volt power outlet; auxiliary input jack; XM Radio; and 350-watt AM/FM/CD premium audio system with seven speakers and speed sensitive volume control are significant standard interior features.
The long list of standard safety features available on the 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe include dual-stage dual-threshold front airbags; front side airbags with passenger-side occupant position detection system; side curtain airbags; anti-lock brakes with brake assist and electronic brake distribution; 3-point front seatbelts; front seatbelts with automatic tensioners and load limiters; tire pressure monitoring system; advanced compatibility engineering body structure; daytime running lights; active head restraints; vehicle stability assist with traction control; child-proof rear door locks; and immobilizer theft-deterrent system.