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4-Door Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $14,923 $15,545
4-Door Automatic Base 24 29 $15,979 $16,645
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,008 $16,675
4-Door Automatic S 24 29 $17,064 $17,775
4-Door Manual S w/Sunroof 24 34 $17,113 $17,825
4-Door Automatic S w/Sunroof 24 29 $18,168 $18,925
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,071 $22,990
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,127 $24,090
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $23,452 $24,430
4-Door Automatic Hybrid 42 48 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,508 $25,530
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $24,855 $25,890
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SE 42 48 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL 42 48 $28,153 $29,325
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $29,933 $31,180
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,707 $17,965
Coupe 2-Door Automatic LX 28 39 $17,447 $18,765
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV LX 28 39 $17,447 $18,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 28 36 $18,604 $20,015
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 22 31 $20,919 $22,515
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,104 $22,715
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,308 $24,015
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires & Navi Si 22 31 $22,493 $24,215
4-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,892 $18,165
4-Door Automatic LX 28 39 $17,632 $18,965
4-Door Automatic PZEV LX 28 39 $17,632 $18,965
4-Door Automatic HF 29 41 $18,373 $19,765
4-Door Automatic PZEV HF 29 41 $18,373 $19,765
4-Door Automatic EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
4-Door Automatic PZEV EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
4-Door Automatic EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
4-Door Automatic PZEV EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
4-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
4-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,104 $22,715
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,289 $22,915
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
4-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,493 $24,215
4-Door Automatic CNG 27 38 $25,095 $26,465
4-Door Automatic w/Navi CNG 27 38 $26,515 $27,965
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 44 44 $22,627 $24,360
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT PZEV 44 44 $22,627 $24,360
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 44 44 $23,738 $25,560
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV 44 44 $23,738 $25,560
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 44 44 $24,016 $25,860
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi PZEV 44 44 $24,016 $25,860
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 44 44 $25,127 $27,060
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather PZEV 44 44 $25,127 $27,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,923
$16,892
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,545
$18,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Honda Civic takes a step back in the right direction with an impressive feature set, a sophisticated new look, and much-improved refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 94.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 39.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 179.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.4 105.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 69.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 12.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.1 x 1.3 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.9 10.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.40 14.89
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Var Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 2.87
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/65HR15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/65HR15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2804 2740
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4000 128 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 140 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.235
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.727
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.308
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.870
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.949
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.143
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Honda Civic Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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