2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Review

The much-awaited 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback is all set to make a return. It naturally evinces quite a bit of excitement and expectations from those who are fans of Honda vehicles. The car market is also agog with hope as the new variant is all set to be on the roads shortly when it is commercially launched. Though not many things are known about the actual look, feel and performance of the new Civic Hatchback, there are many who believe that it will come with quite a few changes as far as the interiors and exteriors are concerned. Hence, it would be indeed a good exercise if we good have a peep into the possibilities covering the exteriors, interior of the car. Additionally, we also will try and get to know more about the engine and the possible date of release apart from trying to hazard an intelligent guess about the possible price tag of the car.

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Redesign, Exterior

There could be quite a few changes as far as the exteriors are concerned. These include some major changes to the lower bumper housings for fog light. The hatch will have a fresh look and appearance, it comes with a cross-bar that has the same body color. You also can expect the wing grille crossbar to see some changes. The headlights will most probably have a new, unique and sports blackout treatment. As far as the rear is concerned, the lower bumper could see some changes. They will have the same changes as is expected in the front. The wheel designs will also go through some changes and it could be either in black or gray color. The size will be 16 inches, with P215/55HR16.0 BSW AS tires. Optionally in the offer are 17″ wheels also, with P215/50HR17.0 BSW AS tires. Other changes expected include LED headlights that will have longer and wider light beams.

New Civic 2020 colors:
– Aegean Blue Metallic,
– Sonic Gray Pearl,
– Crystal Black Pearl,
– Platinum White Pearl,
– Lunar Silver Metallic,
– Rallye Red.
– Polished Metal Metallic.

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New Honda Civic Hatchback 2020 Interior

Coming to the 2020 Civic interior, the dashboard will look trimmer and brighter. The new geometrical pattern, with EX and LX, painted pattern, and other such treatments are perhaps worth watching out for. The EX variant might also have an 8-way power driver seat replacing the manual adjustments. Further, you also can expect the steering wheel to be leather-wrapped with a good looking shift knob. Also, all the new Civic Hatchbacks will also have better insulation of the flooring, front, and the trunk and also for the rear fenders.

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Interior

2020 Civic Sport and Sport Touring Trims will have some upgrades like improved 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio system, it comes with 8 speakers. Multimedia system will have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard at this trims. Furthermore, there are Smart Start pushbutton and Smart Entry keyless.

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Safety:
– Collision Mitigation Braking System + forward collision mitigation,
– Driver and passenger front-impact airbags, Dual front impact airbags, Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags,
– ABS and driveline traction control,
– Traction control,
– Brake assist.

Engine

All trims of the new 2020 Civic Hatchback will be powered by a 1.5-liter I-4 (regular gas) turbocharged engine that will be able to generate around 174 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm and torque of 162 lbs.-ft. @ 1,700 rpm. It could go up to 180 horses as far as the Sport Touring and Sport variants are concerned. This is perhaps of the free-flowing exhaust that will be available in the latter two models. Further, you also can expect CVT automatic transmission in all the models. However, there is an option to choose 6-speed manual transmissions (it is only for Sport trim). The powerful vehicle will be able to lap up distances quite efficiently while being in a position to negotiate through city traffic without any problem. Finally, fuels consumption will be around 40 mpg on the highway and 31 mpg for the city. As for the Fuel tank capacity, it is 12.4 gal.

Launch Date And Price

Finally, what is important is the launch date and of course the price tag it will come with. These are still not very clear but it is expected that the basic model will be around $23,000 and it might go up by another $2,000 to $3,000 as the models change. The exact date of launch is still under wraps but it should be available for the customers around early spring 2020.

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback photos

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