NEW FOR 2014:
– Numerous exterior and interior styling changes
– Slightly more power and torque for base engine
– Continuously variable transmission replaces 5-speed automatic
– LX adds larger 16-inch steel wheels, expanded view driver’s mirror
– EX adds 7-inch Display Audio, Smart Entry with push button start, LaneWatch, and paddle shifters when equipped with CVT
– EX-L Navi adds 7-inch Display Audio with navigation
– Si adds larger 18-inch alloy wheels, Smart Entry with push button start, expanded view driver’s mirror, LaneWatch, and 7-inch Display Audio with navigation; slightly more powerful engine
For 2014, the Honda Civic Coupe gets updated styling, inside and out, along with new safety equipment and technology that enhances specific time levels. New wheels are added to LX and Si trims while the five-speed automatic has been replaced with a continuously variable transmission.
The Civic Coupe is available in LX, EX, EX-L Navi, and Si trim levels.
For the most part, the drivetrains carry over unchanged. Except for Si models, the Civic relies on a 1.8L, 16-valve, single-cam 4-cylinder engine. It receives a mild boost to 143 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. The Si uses a more potent 2.4L 16-valve motor that now makes 205 hp and 174 lb-ft, an increase of 4 hp and 4 lb-ft of torque, thanks to a redesigned exhaust system.
A five-speed manual is the standard transmission available on the LX and EX models while the EX-L Navi comes with a CVT only. The Si can only offered with a six-speed manual and limited slip differential. All Civics are front-wheel drive.
Features on the LX include EcoAssist system with Econ mode, 5-speed manual transmission, 16-inch steel wheels, body-coloured door handles, integrated deck lid spoiler, air conditioning and filtration, exterior temperature indicator, Bluetooth, trip computer, Smart Maintenance Minder, power door locks, remote keyless entry with electronic trunk release, steering wheel-mounted cruise control, tilt/telescopic steering, 6-way driver’s seat, floor mats, 60/40 split/fold rear seat, heated front seats, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with auxiliary and USB ports, Bluetooth streaming audio, illuminated steering wheel mounted audio controls.
EX adds steering wheel mounted paddle shifters (CVT only), 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, four-wheel disc brakes, HondaLink Assist automatic emergency response system, power moonroof with tilt, automatic climate control, LaneWatch blind spot display, speed-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers, rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, power windows with auto-up/down driver’s window, proximity key with push button start, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Display Audio system, a second USB port, HDMI input, and Siri Eyes Free compatibility.
EX-L Navi adds continuously variable transmission, 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, fog lights, automatic headlights, Display Audio with navigation, multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, leather-trimmed seating, 7-speaker audio with subwoofer and satellite radio.
Si adds 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine, six-speed manual transmission, limited-slip differential, 18-inch aluminum wheels, unique rear spoiler, exhaust finisher, and aluminum trimmed sport pedals. The EcoAssist system is removed, as are the leather-upholstered seats.