2018 Honda Civic Interiors

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2018 Honda Civic Sedan Interior Review: Seating, Dimensions, Infotainment, and Interior Features

Updated on: May 6, 2022

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Honda focuses on a practical yet quality experience with the Civic as an economic city commuter and tourer. Starting at $20,635, the sedan offers a versatile, reliable, and comfortable drive. Behind the wheel, the car has a minimalist yet cozy cabin setup. The cabin offers respectable interiors and passenger room.

2018 Honda Civic Sedan Dashboard

The base trims(LX & EX-T) offer a toned-down cabin setup with basic features and materials. This changes with the trims onwards and upwards of the EX-L bringing in an upscaled cabin setup. The sedan offers the right blend of comfort, practicality, and utility for a budget. The Honda Civic competes with the likes of the Mazda 3, the Toyota Corolla, and the Hyundai Elantra.

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How comfortable is the 2018 Honda Civic?

The Honda Civic goes on to offer a basic, practical, and comfortable cabin for daily commuting as well as touring. All the trims except for the EX-L and Touring come along with minimalist cloth upholstery. As for EX-L and Touring trims, the two offer a premium setup with leather-clad upholstery.

2018 Honda Civic Sedan Front Seats

Furthermore, the trims upwards of the EX-L also offer 8-way power-adjustable seats. Furthermore, these trims also offer heated front seats. However, the Touring trim gets rear heated seats for the model line. Even so, the 2018 Honda Civic in totality offers a comfortable riding and driving experience.

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Models

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Toyota Corolla

2018 Mazda 3

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

5

First Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Legroom; inches)

 

37.5/ 57.0/ 42.3

38.3/ 54.8/ 42.0

38.0/ 54.8/ 42.3

40.6/ 56.5/ 42.3

Second Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Legroom; inches)

36.8/ 55.0/ 37.4

37.1/ 54.8/ 41.4

37.2/ 53.5/ 35.1

37.3/ 55.6/ 38.0

The sedan comfortably fits in a party 5 with enough room on both the rows. All the seats offer occupants a comfortable ride with enough leg and back support. Compared to its rivals, the Honda Civic offers the most shoulder room in the front row. However, the rear row of the Civic falls short in dimensions compared to the rivals. In terms of overall cabin space, the Toyota Corolla comes out on top followed by the Hyundai Elantra. The Honda Civic and the Mazda 3, trail in the respective order.

 A few interior features for the 2018 Honda Civic are as follows -

  • Leather/Cloth upholstery
  • 8-way power driver's seat
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Heated Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Power Rear Windows
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

How good is the 2018 Honda Civic infotainment system?

The Honda Civic offers a minimal yet efficient infotainment setup. The infotainment software offers a friendly user interface along with intelligent features. Having said that, the sedan brings in a 5.0-inch display with a 4-speaker sound system with the base trims.

2018 Honda Civic Sedan Infotainment System

As for trims onwards the EX-L, the Civic sports a 7-inch high resolution. Furthermore, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and 8-speaker audio unit are also added. Additional features for the higher-end trims also include Honda Satellite-Link Navigation System and 450-Watt Premium Audio System. 

Some of the highlights of the infotainment system are as follows:

  • Four-Speaker Audio System
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • HD Radio
  • 5"/7’’ touchscreen audio display
  • 6-speakers
  • USB and auxiliary input jacks
  • Bluetooth music streaming 
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto(optional)
  • Rear reversing camera Display
  • Voice-command navigation system(optional)
  • UVO eServices telematics (UVO3)
  • Harman Kardon sound system with 8-speakers(optional)

What are the creature comforts inside the car?

The 2018 Honda Civic has plenty of tech features to offer the customers. These include auto-fixed defroster, fade to off interior lights, rain-sensing wipers, and more. However, Features like daytime running headlamps and front row sunroof with sunshade stay exclusive to the trims Higher than the EX-L. These creature comfort features offer a tech-rich experience for the users and add more value to the purchase. The auto rain-sensing wipers and daytime running Led headlights work great during rains. 

What is the cargo capacity on offer?

The Honda Civic offers a high-in-class boot utility with the 15.1 cu.ft boot on offer. The boot offers a sufficient utility to fit in family luggage for touring. However, the competitors trail the civic when it comes to effective boot space. 

2018 Honda Civic Sedan Infotainment System

Models

2018 Honda Civic

2018 Toyota Corolla

2018 Mazda 3

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Cargo Capacity (cubic feet)

15.1

13.1

13.2

14.4

The Honda Civic fits in more with a 15.1 Cu.ft of boot space compared to its rivals. The Hyundai Elantra follows the civic with a 14.4 cu.ft of boot space. The Mazda 3 comes 3rd on the list with a 13.2 cu.ft boot. Lastly, the Toyota Corolla misses out marginally with its 13.1 cu.ft boot and holds the bottom spot. 

What are the other storage spaces inside?

Honda intelligently puts in a few small storage spaces to add to the in-cabin utility. These include cup holders and door pockets for both the rows. The front row accommodates a single cup/bottle between the seats. The second-row occupants can drop down the mid-child seat support to make use of the rear cupholders along with the armrest. Furthermore, the glovebox and the driver's pocket below the infotainment add to the utility. All in all, the Civic offers practical in-cabin utility and storage options for the users. 

So, is the interior of the 2018 Honda Civic luxurious and opulent enough?

The Honda Civic offers a versatile cabin set up to bring a comfortable and composed experience for the users. The tech features and creature comforts add practicality and convenience to the package. Additionally, the intelligent in-cabin utility, boot space, and passenger room suit for touring. In all, the 2018 Honda Civic offers a comfortable, composed, and practical setup for the users. From a comfort perspective, yes, the sedan is worth investing in.

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