If you like fast and cheap cars, especially Honda, but you can afford Type R, this model could be the answer for you. The Civic SI is a high-performance version of the Honda Civic, manufactured by the Japanese auto manufacturing company. The suffix SI in its name refers that it is a Sports Injected model. For the next year, improvements in the 2017 Honda Civic SI, which is one of the trim levels of the 2017 Civic, will be carried out with the existing design. This denotes that nearly all changes will be limited to the dashboard and the majority of them will be the technology-associated changes. Much effort will be taken by Honda to uplift the quality of materials, and there will be some developments in terms of its general design, as well. The new model will have three trim options, hatchback, sedan, and coupe.
2017 Honda Civic SI coupe redesign
Like all other models of the new Civic, the SI model will ride on the skeletons of the Global Compact structural design of Honda, which will be in other models like Honda CR-V and the Accord. The front fascia will have more sports design and it can be seen with big middle air suction. Behind the lower air intake, there is a cooling component, which is most likely an intercooler to deliver the cool air to the turbocharged engine.
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However, it is still a mystery about what type of materials will be used to construct the body of the new Civic SI. However, it is definite that Honda will only use premium and more significantly lighter materials for the body construction to make better performance and fuel competent vehicle. If this turns out, it will be a more powerful and stiffer model in its class. Honda declared that this outstandingly prepared and high-class model would draw a huge number of buyers by means of its attractive and convinced features. Some of it are powerful engine, luxurious and comfortable interior, and aggressive and classic external styles.
One distinctive visible external styling element is a single big exhaust aperture, emerging from under the back bumper. Its fundamental location is analogous to that of the Honda Type R. However, the only change is that rather than three outlets in the Type R, it comes with a single outlet in the all-new 2017 Honda Civic SI. Furthermore, it does not feature any spoilers, but the production version will be offered with spoiler and an optional element.
Moreover, the new Civic SI 2017 is going to get notable changes in its exterior. In addition, there may be many notable tweaks in terms of styling in some exterior elements. The new model is expected to come with new or redesigned headlamps, tail lamps, mist lights, grille, and bumpers in the front and at the back parts. All lights will be designed with the LED technology to offer better visibility to the driver.
The 2017 Civic Si could get the same old exterior colors that include:
Burgundy Night Pearl.
Aegean Blue Metallic.
Cosmic Blue Metallic.
Lunar Silver Metallic.
Crystal Black Pearl.
Modern Steel Metallic.
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New 2017 Honda Civic SI dimensions are 182.3 inches in length, 70.8 inches in width, and 55.7 inches in height. The wheelbase length and the curb weight of the new vehicle will be 106.3 inches and 2742 pounds (approx 1246 kg) respectively.
new Honda Civic SI 2017 Interior
Much effort has been taken by the automaker to make the cabin of the new vehicle more luxurious and comfortable than the earlier model. Furthermore, the cabin is crammed with latest gadgets and other luxurious amenities to make the new 2017 Honda Civic SI more attractive. Major class rivals are Ford Focus ST, Subaru WRX, Hyundai Elantra Sport, and Volkswagen Golf GTI.
Even the entry-level model of the 2017 Civic SI will be crammed with a bounty of standard internal and with the latest equipment features to offer a comfortable and hassle-free ride to passengers. Furthermore, the coupe gets latest safety systems to offer the necessary protection to both the vehicle and its occupants.
Some of the premium interiors feature available with the new model Civic SI include a sunroof, premium acoustic system with seven speakers, leather upholstery, bigger seat bolsters in the front. Also, there are Alcantara door inserts, carbon fiber dashboard trim, red sewing, and the SI logo, which is purposefully positioned both inside and outside the vehicle.The passenger volume is 95.0 cubic feet and the cargo capacity of 15.1 cubic feet.
The coupe is expected to get improved 4-cyl turbocharged powertrains with the capacity of 2.0 liters. Although the power unit is almost the same as that of the Type-R, it generates less power, but more than that of the VW Golf GTI and Ford Focus ST. New 2017 Civic SI power is between 220 to 230 horses and the equal amount of torque. This car uses a six-velocity manual transmission system as standard and a continuously variable transmission(CVT) as an option.
The next powertrain should be the same four-cylinder turbocharged power unit, but with the different capacity of 1.5 liters. However it is possible that this engine shouldn’t be in coupe option, but we will waith official confirmation. This will provide considering engine size, the impressive power output of 174 horsepower. It also gets CVT gearbox and together with that, it yields an improved input-output power ratio, as well.
The new Honda Civic SI 2017 gets better acceleration for shore, we assume that could go from 0-60 mph below 6,7 seconds with the maximum pace more than 125 mph.
The drive will be offered with the front-wheel drive system only, meaning there is no optional driving system. The new vehicle comes with the fuel tank capacity of 12.4 gallons.
Estimated base price and the date of release
The release date of 2017 Civic Si is expected to hit the Honda dealerships during the last quarter of 2016 or the first quarter of 2017. When comes to pricing, the new vehicle will be available at a starting price of $25,000.
2017 Honda Civic SI coupe spy shots