Compare 2018 Honda Civic vs 2017 Honda Civic

Specs at a Glance

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Civic

  • Standard Engine2.0L I4
  • Horsepower158
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 40
  • Transmission6-speed manual


2017 Honda Civic

2017 Honda Civic

  • Standard Engine2.0L I4
  • Horsepower158
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 40
  • Transmission6-speed manual

2018 Honda Civic vs 2017 Honda Civic

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The 2017 Honda Civic really isn’t one car. There are three body styles, multiple engines, two high-speed options, and many trim levels. Yet the Civic family shares many common attributes in performance, features, safety and technology that have helped it perch at the top of its class. The 2018 Civic continues this emphasis on diversity and quality.

Performance

Everyone wants some fun behind the wheel. The 2017 Honda Civic, therefore, was careful to offer engaging handling and a higher horsepower engine than many its size. For 2018, this energetic engine remains the first option, and it is paired with your choice of manual or automatic transmissions. With the continuously variable transmission, it earns 31 mpg in city driving and 40 mpg on the highway. Drivers will appreciate the new power steering rack. Honda has designed it to help with oversteer and stability issues when taking curves or straightaways at highway speeds. If you step up to the EX-T, the Civic has a 174-horsepower turbo with a 35 mpg highway fuel rating. A Sport edition edges that horsepower up to 180. Similar to the 2017 models, the 2018 Civic comes in Si and Type R varieties. The first cranks out 205 horsepower for lots of zoom. The second takes it over the top with 306 horsepower. High rates of torque help these two cars move quickly out of the starting gate.

Appearance

The 2017 Civic transformed the Civic’s image, bringing more youthful vitality and athleticism to the mix. For 2018, that sporty attitude continues across the coupe, hatchback and sedan lineup. Interiors are known for their spaciousness, defying their compact label. Rated for 97 cu.ft. of passenger space, the Civic provides generous wiggle room on the back row. Rated for 15 cu.ft. in the trunk, Civics have plenty of room for a family’s luggage. Stepping over to the hatchback, the hold measures 25 cu.ft. This rivals many compact crossovers, and it proves quite useful to travelers. The high-tech cabin has spacious seats with available power-adjusting, power-heating functions.

Features

On the dash, Honda has dual screens for 2017 and again for 2018. The first works with the driver, providing customized information about the car’s systems. The second works for the driver, providing Bluetooth streaming audio choices. Stepping up to the seven-inch system, HondaLink is joined by Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the hottest 2018 infotainment connectivity features. Like the 2017, the 2018 has earned a five-star safety score. 2017 models offered Honda Sensing. This important package is widely available on 2018 editions. It includes Honda exclusive road departure mitigation which works with the driver to stop the Civic from running off the pavement. Lane departure mitigation works with the driver to stay within the lines. An autobrake backs up the forward collision warning.

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* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.