2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan

MSRP $23,090

Ranked #5 in Sedan

7.9

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2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: September 18, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The Honda Civic Si is a new and improved version of the legendary performance and exclusivity Civic model. Feature-rich and improved for 2015, this mid-size sedan is lighter and faster than ever. Designed to turn heads and impress when you drive past, the 2015 Honda Civic Si proves that looks aren't everything when it comes to performance. The 2.4-liter engine in this powerful high-performance sedan delivers an impressive 205 horsepower and 174 foot-pounds of torque so the Si can outpace the competition in just about any situation.

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Pros

Impressive fuel economy

Composed ride

Agile handling

Capacious interior

Cons

Cramped rear row 

Design should’ve been improved

Dated infotainment and tech

What's New?

No noticeable changes


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$23090

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

5

top speed

135 mph

drivetrain

front wheel drive

engine type

displacement

144 cu.in.

horsepower

205 hp @ 7000 rpm

torque

174 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm

transmission

6 speed manual w/OD

chassis

suspension front

Independent frnt strut suspensin w/anti-rll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear multi-link suspensin w/anti-rll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

105.1 in.

length

179.4 in.

width

69 in.

height

56.5 in.

curb weight

3002 lbs.

ground clearance

6 in.

capacity

passenger volume

92.1 cu ft.

cargo volume

12.5 cu ft.

performance

zero to 60 mph

6.8 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

15.2 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

22/26/31 mpg

highway range

409.2 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos


Trims

Base$23,090 onwards

Colors and Styles

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan in Sunset Orange Metallic color
Sunset Orange Metallic

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Pricing and Feature

9.0

Pricing and Features

7.2

Engine and Performance

9.0

Fuel Economy

6.0

Interior

9.0

Exterior

6.0

Safety

8.0

Competition

8.0

7.9

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.9

Overall Rating


The Honda Civic Si is the only game in town if you're looking for a fun-loving, value-packed four-door that's designed to be driven hard. The Si gives you the power you crave without any unnecessary frills, for little more than an average compact car costs these days. Plus, it's loaded with exclusive features like xenon headlights, 18-inch Sport wheels, and special badging. It competes against other mid-size sedans like the Chevrolet Cruze 2LT, Ford Focus Titanium, and Subaru WRX Premium


9.0/10
Engine and Performance

6.0/10
Fuel Economy

9.0/10
Interior

6.0/10
Exterior

8.0/10
Safety


2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Features

The 2015 Honda Civic Si, an exclusive performance model that pays tribute to the fast and race-inspired machines of two generations past. The Civic Si sedan offers a potent, center-pivot SOHC i-VTEC in its 1.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine. There are various Honda Civic trim levels available for the 2015 model year. In this review, we will examine the top-tier version, the Si. Standard features include automatic climate control, 18-inch wheels, a 7-inch touchscreen, foglights, a rearview camera, daytime running lights, cruise control, and many others. 

Trim

Base (Si)

MSRP 

$22,890

Key Features

18-inch wheels

 

foglights

 

Unique front and rear styling elements

 

7-inch touch screen

 

Limited slip-differential

 

Sport-tuned suspension

 

Leather-wrapped steering wheel

 

Carbon fiber accents in the cabin

 

Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity

 

Automatic climate control

 

Keyless ignition and entry

 

sunroof

We Recommend

As stated above, the Honda Civic Si is a sportier, more aggressive take on the normal Civic. Therefore, only one trim level is available in it, which is packed with all the best features Honda has to offer. We recommend, however, that you choose the optional summer tire package to further enhance the performance of this sedan. 

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Engine and Performance

9.0/10

The 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe features a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that can produce 205 horsepower and 174 lb.-ft. of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission only and can only be ordered as a front-wheel-drive vehicle.In just 7 seconds, the 2015 Honda Civic Si accelerates from 0-60mph and can run a quarter-mile in 15.2 seconds.

Model

Honda Civic Si

Ford Focus Titanium

Chevrolet Cruze 2LT

Subaru WRX Premium 

MSRP

$22,890

$23,170

$23,270

$28,495

Engine

2.4L I-4

2.0 L Inline-4

1.4 L Inline-4

2.0L flat-4

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

FWD

AWD

Transmission

6-speed manual

6-speed automatic

6-Speed Automatic

6-speed manual

Power

205hp

160hp

138hp 

268hp

Torque

174lb-ft

146lb-ft

148 lb-ft

258lb-ft

0-60 MPH (seconds)

6.9 seconds

8.6

9.3

5.8 seconds

Quarter mile (mph)

15.2 seconds

16.6

17.3

14.7 seconds

Top speed (mph)

147 MPH

155

108

140MPH

Despite its comfortable ride and relatively controlled handling, the sport-tuned Civic Si has improved cornering agility. The more rigid chassis and suspension of the 2015 Civic Si, along with such racing-derived features as the limited-slip differential and paddle shifters, will ensure an engaging and thrilling driving experience. The more rigid chassis and suspension will provide a more appealing driving experience than its more economy-minded cousins.

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Fuel Economy

6.0/10

Fuel-efficient features of the 2015 Honda Civic Si are evident in the EPA mileage ratings. It achieves 22 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway, with the latter being higher. Combined, it has a mileage efficiency of 25 miles per gallon, which puts it in second place in the segment. In addition, its tank holds 13.2-gallons of fuel, and therefore that it can travel 290.4 miles in the city and 409.2 miles on the highway.

Model

Honda Civic Si

Ford Focus Titanium

Chevrolet Cruze 2LT

Subaru WRX Premium 

MPG (city)

22

27

26

21

MPG (Highway)

31

40

38

28

MPG (Combined)

25

31

30

24

Fuel Capacity

13.2 gallons

12.4

15.6

15.9 gallons

Range (City/highway)

290.4/409.2 mi

335/496/384

406/593/468

333.9/445.2 mi

While the Ford Focus has the best-combined mileage in this comparison, the Subaru WRX comes in last with a combined mileage of 24 mpg. In terms of fuel tank capacity, Subaru WRX has the largest 15.9-gallon tank which allows it to travel more than 400 miles. It is followed by the Cruze, which is equipped with a fuel tank capacity of 15.6 gallons. 

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Interior

9.0/10

The vivid new style combines with an engaging driving experience to make the 2015 Honda Civic Si a great choice for your next sports coupe. It's perfectly balanced with power that's accessible, but not overwhelming. And there are comfort features that make every trip more enjoyable, like heated seats and mirrors, and HondaLink with available navigation. The cockpit is outfitted with an exclusive role-play starter button along with sporty seats, instrumentation, and available paddle shifters.

The cabin is equally impressive, with a leather steering wheel and shift knob, automatic climate control system, multiposition driver seat adjuster, and much more. The 2015 Honda Civic seats five people. The seats are comfortable, and they’re roomier than what you’ll find in most rivals. The cabin stands out for its elegant design and quality materials. However, this model being a Coupe, tall people will find it difficult to sit in the rear row. 

Model

Honda Civic Si

Ford Focus Titanium

Chevrolet Cruze 2LT

Subaru WRX Premium 

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

5

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

37.7/55.1/42.2

38.3/55.6/43.1

39.3/54.8/42.3

39.8/55.6/43.3

Rear Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

34.3/49/30.8

38.0/53.7/33.2

37.9/53.9/35.4

37.1/54.2/35.4

Cargo Capacity (cu-ft)

11.7

13.2

15

12

In terms of space, the Subaru WRX Premium is the most spacious option. Chevrolet and Ford follow closely behind. There is plenty of legroom in the WRX Premium's front and second rows. In terms of cargo space, the Chevrolet Cruze has the most with 15 cu-ft followed by Ford Focus with 13.2 cu-ft. Major interior features include-

  • Single-zone automatic climate control
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Proximity keyless entry/ignition
  • Air-filtration
  • Front bucket seats
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Front and rear cupholders

How intuitive is the 2015 Honda Civic Si’s infotainment unit?

Honda Civic sedans feature one of the best infotainment systems in the segment. A 7-inch touch screen, Bluetooth, USB port, and navigation are standard on the 2015 Honda Civic Si. Touchscreen functionality is snappy and straightforward, and swiping and pinching can be performed like on a smartphone. Even so, some people prefer pushing physical buttons when controlling audio. A 7-speaker sound system is included with connectivity options such as a CD player, USB port, and auxiliary jack. Some other salient infotainment features include:

  • 7-inch touchscreen
  • Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity 
  • 7-speaker audio system 
  • USB port/connectivity
  • CD Player
  • Smartphone integration

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Exterior

6.0/10

With a sporty appearance, an aggressive exterior, and the acceleration, handling, and braking of a pure sports car, the 2015 Honda Civic Si is designed to thrill. Exceptionally balanced and tailored for the track with a high-performance i-VTEC engine and chassis upgrades, it's an addicting class of vehicles. It also features a stiffer chassis with a shorter wheelbase, wider tires, and a lowered center of gravity. 17-inch alloy wheels underpin the vehicle, and LEDs illuminate the front fascia. 

The 2015 Honda Civic Si model features aggressive styling upgrades including larger wheels, wider tires, enhanced aerodynamics, mesh grille inserts, and body-color rocker panels. Moreover, the Si variants come standard with an LED brake light integrated into the rear decklid spoiler. Honda Civic Si measures 179.4 inches in length and weighs 3002 pounds, and has a very aggressive-looking silhouette.

Model

Honda Civic Si

Ford Focus Titanium

Chevrolet Cruze 2LT

Subaru WRX Premium 

Curb Weight (lbs)

3002

2970

3173

3267

Length (in.)

179.4

178.5

181.0

180.9

Width (in.)

69

71.8

70.7

70.7

Height (in.)

56.5

57.7

58.1

58.1

Ground Clearance (in.)

N/A

4.7

6.4

N/A

Wheelbase (in.)

105.1

104.3

105.7

104.3

In this group of four cars, the Honda Civic Si is undoubtedly the smallest, while the others are much longer and wider, so they are also heavier. The Subaru WRX weighs around 3267 pounds, making it the bulkiest car here. Ground clearance for the Chevy Cruze is the highest, while the Ford Focus has the lowest. Cruze sports the best wheelbase amongst the competition. Few major exterior features include-

  • LED running lights
  • LED Brakelights
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Rear Spoiler
  • 18-inch All Season Tires
  • Sun/Moonroof
  • Alloy Wheels

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Safety

8.0/10

Honda is a brand known for its reliability, safety, and dependability. 2015 Civic sedans received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, while coupes received a four-star rating. The side impact test yielded five out of five stars, while the front and rollover crash tests yielded four out of five stars. 

Honda's 2015 Civic has been named a Top Safety Pick, the second-highest award given by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, as well as getting a Good rating in all five crash tests. Besides these, the Honda Civic Si is fully equipped with all the essential safety features that ensure your family's safety all through their journey. Other salient safety features include:

  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Traction Control
  • Available Blind Spot Monitor
  • Anti-theft Alarm System
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Final Verdict

Powerful, athletic, and roomy, the 2015 Honda Civic Si blends performance with practicality. It celebrates the Si heritage with a rich combination of style and substance. The Si's sport-tuned suspension and grippy tires deliver a spirited ride enhanced by available paddle shifters and a limited-slip differential. Beneath its sleek sheet metal, the Si packs a punch with its high-output 205-horsepower engine. Ultimately, the sedan is a perfect choice for on-the-go commuting. 

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