Honda Civic Si Lite: A Full Speed Transmission And High-Tech Safety Features Updates

Jan 02, 2017 09:00 PM EST | Hem Cervantes

The Honda Civic exemplifies automotive excellence and blends fun with efficiency and practicality. The car has a precise steering, a solid chassis, and a well-tuned suspension that provides both a comfortable ride and better handling.

Honda has equipped the Civic Si with a turbocharged 1.5-liter four cylinders. The engine will send power through a six-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential.  The steering wheel further enhances the process with its just right rim thickness and grippy feel.

Honda Civic is equipped with the 1.5-liter turbo engine and also will get the six-speed manual transmission option. It offers the lane-keep assist, forward collision warning with automatic braking and adaptive cruise control which could get in the outgoing Civic.

While the dynamic distinctions among various trims are subtle and hard to quantify in short driving stints, the bottom line is a couple that is quick on its feet, responding promptly to steering inputs, with modest body motions and absolutely no drama.

According to Honda spokesmen, all the body gaps are smaller and the fitting tolerances are tighter.  The chassis feels secure and controlled on the road. The new Civic coupe makes the outgoing version as forgettable curling-tournament results and the sportiness goes well beyond mere appearance.

The engine is hooked up to five-speed transmission controlled. The front seats with 49 cubic feet volume, accommodating tall drivers comfortably, and the rear compartment is shockingly spacious, with almost 366 cubic feet. Honda is also incorporating some welcome new multimedia technology. Both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto interface as well as optional new 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen.

As for safety features, the 2016 Civic makes a huge leap over the outgoing model. The latest Civic offers a forward collision warning with automatic braking and adaptive cruise control and lane keep assist. The Honda Civic is a major leap for 2016. It's spacious, quick and efficient yet it also offers the latest high-tech safety features in a package that is affordable and practical.


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