Information on Honda Civic
"Go green with Honda"; this is the company's slogan as they advertise the new hybrid Honda Civic Car
As far as the American market concerned, the Honda Civic has always been a reliable, well rounded car, which a lot of people can rely on for ideal performance. For an economy car to encompass qualities such as environmental awareness, powerful performance and ideal protection, makes it worth the title luxury car
The engine behind the power is built using a new technology, devised by the company itself. Honda
has relied on the Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control, or VTEC, technology to empower the engine. The system relies heavily on the usage of 2 camshafts configurations to improve the efficiency of a four-stroke combustion engine. There is also an electronic system that switches between configurations as befitting. The mechanism depends on controlling the valves that pump air into the engine. It enables the Honda Civic
to use the effectiveness of low and high-speed camshafts in the same engine. This results in a powerful yet controlled performance.
As for the outer appearance, the Honda Civic
looks as sleek as many luxury cars, it has a metallic finish that gives it shine, an elitist view and a smooth streamline. The designers made sure that this Car model
can compete in the 21st century, by adding a futuristic, out of this planet look. Adding to this is the long windshield, which is designed to angle perfectly into the hood; adding more to its sleekness. Also the front is shortened to add a sophisticated perspective to the car.
In addition, the remote entry system allows you to grant or deny access your car
with the click of a button. On each side of the car there is a power side mirror, whose direction you can change from the comfort of your own Honda car
. This is done through the direction knob. The mirrors also clarify the road behind by allowing you to see more details; due to their high quality.
As for the gear, the car
is equipped with 5-speed manual transmission to allow a speedy chase. As for automatic lovers, they can order the 5-speed automatic transmission, so that they won't miss on the fun. The car is also supplied with 1.8 litre, single overhead camshaft aluminium-alloy 4 cylinder engine; to produce 140 horse powers. Despite the latter, the Honda Civic
still has low emission rate and good mileage to gasoline ratio. The car is also supplied with anti-lock braking system, to prevent wheels locking up, and the Electronic Brake Distribution system balances the force of the brakes.
To ensure enlightened navigation, Honda Civic
is supplied with Satellite-Linked Navigation System, with voice recognition, having an 8-gig DVD database to provide maps and directions. In addition, Daylight Running Lights to improve visibility are available. The Dual phase airbags launch in different degrees to according to the severity of the crash. The airbags regulate with the seat belts; preventing head and upper-body injuries.