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HONDA Civic Sedan Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 14
First production year: 1987
Engines: Gasoline, Natural gas, Hybrid
 

2021 - Present

After selling more than 12 million Civics since the first generation in the U.S. alone, Honda's compact contender evolved into a much sportier version for the eleventh generation. Maybe the classic internal combustion engines were on their last stint. Still, Honda didn't want to say hello to the electric age before offering a state-of-the-art turbocharged gasoline powerplant. Also, ...

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gasoline engines:

  HONDA Civic Sedan 1.5L VTEC CVT (180 HP)

  HONDA Civic Sedan 2.0L i-VTEC CVT (158 HP)

2018 - 2021

Even though it wasn't too much since the tenth generation of the Honda Civic was launched, the Japanese car-maker introduced a facelift for it in 2018. For the tenth generation, Honda used turbocharged and naturally aspirated engines, depending on the trim level. The design of the 2019 sedan, coupe, and hatchback was slightly revised along with a better-equipped interior. The 2019 Civic ...

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gasoline engines:

  HONDA Civic Sedan 1.5L CVT (174 HP)

  HONDA Civic Sedan 2.0L 6MT (158 HP)

  HONDA Civic Sedan 2.0L CVT (158 HP)

  HONDA Civic Sedan Si 1.5L 6MT (205 HP)

2016 - 2018

The 10th generation Honda Civic sedan looks sportier than ever in 2016. Virtually everything about the 2016 Civic Sedan is new - an all-new vehicle architecture, sporty and sophisticated new interior and exterior styling, a more spacious and high-quality cabin, two advanced new engines, and a host of new premium features and technologies. Lower, longer, wider and more muscular than the previous ...

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gasoline engines:

  HONDA Civic Sedan 1.5L CVT (174 HP)

  HONDA Civic Sedan 2.0L 6MT (158 HP)

  HONDA Civic Sedan 2.0L CVT (158 HP)

2012 - 2016

Honda introduced the ninth generation of the Civic, also in sedan shape, and it was that kind of vehicle that didn't show the owner's social status. The Japanese carmaker raised the stakes with the Civic's ninth generation, which was no longer just another box-on-wheels commuter car. It proved to be a successful recipe that offered more for less. The Civic reputation grew not o...

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2012 - 2016

Honda introduced the ninth generation of the Civic sedan Si in the spring of 2011 and made it smaller and lighter than its predecessor while adding more torque under the hood. The Japanese carmaker was ready to introduce the ninth generation of the Civic in 2009, but the project was frozen due to the world financial crisis. Honda didn't want to risk a new model while the eighth generatio...

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2012 - 2016

In 2012, Honda launched a more fuel-efficient vehicle for the American market. It was called the Civic HF and was harking back to a special edition of the Honda CRX from the 90s, which was also called HF and was really frugal regarding fuel consumption. On the outside, there were few things which differentiated the HF Civic compared to the other normal versions. It featured smaller, 15” allo...

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2012 - 2016

The Honda Civic is known for its rev-happy engines and for its performance in the hot hatch segment. But also, let's not forget about its eco-friendly models. From the first Honda Insight to the hybrid versions nowadays, the Japanese carmaker tried to built engines for everyone. The CNG version is one of those, available already in most of the united states. With this in mind, Honda Civic C...

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2008 - 2012

Honda introduced a facelifted version for the European Civic sedan in 2008, preparing it for the Euro 5 emission standards. While the U.S. customers had to wait for a few more years to receive a new version of the sedan, the Europeans already had it refreshed. The Japanese carmaker already had its new factory in Turkey up and running and needed to fill it with orders. The facelifted versio...

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2006 - 2008

The eighth generation of the Honda Civic sedan was sold all over the world. But even if it had the same name with the Civic hatchback, it had very few things in common. Usually, when a car-manufacturer builds a hatchback and wants to do a station-wagon and a sedan version, just chop the back or add some body panels. But Honda did it differently. The sedan was built in Turkey with the gaso...

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2003 - 2005

Honda introduced a facelifted version for its Civic Sedan in 2003 and offered it more safety systems than before. On top of that, it provided it with a hybrid drivetrain. While the Civic hatchback and coupe took most of the media attention, the sedan stole the buyers' hearts that tried to get one. It was already a well-known vehicle for its simple yet functional design and, moreover, for...

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2000 - 2003

Honda unveiled the seventh generation of the Civic in 2000, and it was available in a few body shapes, and they didn't share too many body panels between them even though they were built on the same platform. Some people considered that it was a step back for the Japanese carmakers since it simplified the front suspension, which was considered too complicated for a simple, family sedan. ...

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1995 - 2000

One of the best-known models from Honda entered the market in 1995 with increased dimensions over its predecessor. After 23 years since the first Civic, the sixth generation was the last that belonged in the subcompact segment. It was available with four body versions, and the only version sold worldwide was the 4-door sedan. It featured advanced technical solutions for its times and remained...

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1991 - 1996

Honda took a new path and left behind the fourth generation's wedge-style and brought a new era with a biodesign-inspired shape for the 1991 model. Unlike its predecessors, Honda insisted on offering the Civic with market-specific body shapes. The only version which was available in every market was the four-door sedan. Due to its increased wheelbase and its options, it looked like it ai...

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1987 - 1991

Honda considered that the compact-segment buyers deserved more attention and offered superior technologies in a market where the main criteria were the price. There was no other carmaker to offer an all-wheel independent suspension in the segment. Moreover, it offered a complex system that was not available even for medium-sized vehicles. As a result, it won the comfort battle against all of ...

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