From Automobile and Driver
Honda is rolling out some welcome updates to the Civic sedan and coupe for 2019. Together with the requisite styling tweaks that give the entrance finish a barely cleaner look, these Civics with trunks additionally get a brand new Sport trim degree, newly normal active-safety options, and a quantity knob for the infotainment system.
The brand new Civic Sport sedan and coupe differ from the Sport hatchback in that they’ve the bottom naturally aspirated 2.0-liter inline-four relatively than the extra highly effective 1.5-liter turbo 4. Honda doesn’t notice any suspension adjustments or further energy for these Civics in contrast with their non-Sport siblings, in contrast to the remedy given the Sport hatchback, which has a unique exhaust system and sportier chassis tuning. However the Sport sedan and coupe a minimum of look the half, with the identical blacked-out entrance finish, physique equipment, 18-inch wheels, rear spoiler, and heart exhaust.
We’re additionally comfortable to notice that the Civic will get an up to date model of the HondaLink infotainment system, which comes normal on all trim ranges. On the revamped 7.0-inch touchscreen system, Honda lastly does away with the annoying touch-sensitive slider management for audio quantity and replaces it with a standard knob (we assume the Civic’s system will look just like the setup on the 2018 Match).
Extra active-safety options at the moment are normal on all 2019 Civic sedans and coupes because the Honda Sensing bundle rolls out throughout your entire lineup. That features adaptive cruise management, forward-collision warning, and lane-keeping help, amongst different driver-assistance know-how.
These adjustments might set off a worth enhance for 2019, however Honda hasn’t launched official numbers but.
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