The 2023 Honda Civic is a compact hatchback segment offered in 4 trims, expected to start off at a base MSRP of $25,000. For that price, it mainly competes with the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, the Volkswagen Golf, and the Mazda 3 Hatchback. Between 4 trims, the Honda Civic offers 2 powertrains. The base engine is a 2.0L Inline-4 engine capable of making 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. If more power is required, there is also a 180 horsepower-making 1.5L Turbocharged Inline-4 motor. All the engines are mated to a CVT transmission. A 6-Speed Manual transmission is also available.
The 2023 Honda Civic reaches 60 MPH from zero in 8.8 seconds on its base engine, which gets pumped up to 7.3 seconds with the 1.5L Turbocharged Inline-4 engine. Depending on the powertrain, the Civic can manage a combined fuel economy between 34 and 36 MPG. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 4 striking colors the Civic comes in really pull you towards itself.