Thing about Honda Civic is that one of its variants i.e. the Type R is already out in the market and doing well whereas even the details about the Si models is deeply shrouded in secrecy. Sedans being the most picked choice of the civic category, 2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan might be seen in the market soon. Speculations have been made regarding its specs, and they seem quite evident and impressive. Apparently this 10th generation model will be based on the European counterpart, and the company will be revealing a little more about it really soon. Even though the Civic Si type will be making its way back in the market after quite some time, it won’t be coming with anything revolutionary or advanced for that matter.
Design Details of 2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan
It would be hard to reveal much about the design details of 2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan given that are is no official news available. But there is no need to worry if you are a civic loyalist. From the little that we have known, it seems that the company will try to retain its original design. Considering the fact that it is liked my many, the decision is sound. Therefore, improvements are to be made on the existing layout. That also means that most changes will be restricted to the dash and most of them will be technology related. Efforts will be made to uplift the standards of materials used, and also there will be some improvements in terms of its overall design. On its exterior things like new headlights, tail lights, grills and bumpers car be expected. There will be some additional safety features that could be offered as well.
2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan – Powertrain and Transmission
Honda has decided to skip the hassle of going through all the research they needed to manufacture a unit that could yield great outputs for their capacity. Nevertheless, whatever they are offering isn’t bad at all. It is pretty decent, only, Honda could have done better. The base variant of 2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan will be pretty basic and offer a normal output. It is most like to be an Earth Dreams unit of 2L from Honda that’s turbocharged. This four barrel unit is capable of generating up to 158 horses and has a torque of similar range. IT is to be offered in two transmission options. The first being a manual six-speed unit and the second being a more efficient continuously variable transmission. The next unit inline is what makes Si special and it is turbocharged four barrel 1.5L unit that can easily generate up to 174 horses which is quite impressive. This is expected to be combined with the CVT gear unit and along with that, it also yield a better input-output ratio. Fuel efficiency of 2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan is pretty impressive. Base unit offers a mileage that ranges from 27 miles per gallon to 40 miles per gallon. However, the better unit along with CVT can easily give up to 42 miles per gallon and starts from 32 mpg. The 2017 Civic Si Sedan has an average EPA of 37 mpg.
2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan – Cost, Availability and Competition
Average of the cost of 2017 Honda Civic Si sedan is around $25,000, and it is likely to be available by the end of 2016, but if delays persist, it won’t be available until next spring. In terms of competition, cars like Hyundai Elantra could emerge as a potent rival.