Climb inside the 2014 Honda Civic! The new civic has made major improvements to the exterior and upgraded interior features to remain the top seller in the compact car market. New high-end interior features include keyless ignition, large touchscreen display, enhanced smartphone integration and a blind spot camera. The redesigned sedan and coupe also won the award for the 2014 Top Safety Pick, nominated by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and continues to set the benchmark for safety. To further explore, read about five reasons why you will love the all-new 2014 Honda Civic below.
1. Reliability and Safety
Honda continually delivers reliability and safety to ensure its competitive advantage in the compact car market. The 2014 Honda Civic comes with stability control, antilock brakes, front side air bags, side curtain airbags and a rear-view camera as its main safety features. This year, Honda put its reputation on the line and undertook the government crash test. The Honda Civic received a five-star rating overall and while the 2014 Honda Coupe received a four-star rating. The 2014 Honda Civic family received the highest possible grade on the moderate overlap front side, rear and rollover tests, as well as adequate ratings in the small overlap front test and has been named a 2014 IIHS Top safety Pick.
2. Powertrains and Performance
Over the years, the Honda Civic has been powered by a 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine that puts out 143 horse power and 129 pound-feet of torque. In the 2014 Honda Civic, there is an additional option of a CVT automatic transmission, replacing last year’s 5-speed unit. This provides the vehicle with exceptional fuel economy while still retaining plenty of power.
3. Bold Exterior Style
After the complete revamp of the sedan’s exterior in 2013, Honda focused on updating the coupe this year. A major change is the exterior of the 2014 Honda Civic Coupe, redesigned to have a more sporty appearance, a more Accord-influenced exterior. This new look is defined by a taller trunk lid, larger fog-light bezels, as well as a new grille.
4. Easy to drive and Economical
As it stands, the 2014 Honda Civic is stress-free, easy to drive and cost efficient. The Honda Civic comes with a wide range of safety features, such as stability and traction control, but another of its most attractive aspects is affordability. While it is a vehicle that does everything a vehicle should, there are other reasons for the Civic’s success. This can be attributed to the Honda Civic always remaining affordable, reliable with surprisingly fun driving dynamics in addition to its great fuel efficiency.
5. Resale Value
With its new bold look and its unbeatable price, the resale value of the 2014 Honda Civic is still remains high. Resale value projections are based on current vehicle data, sales data, market conditions for each vehicle, competition within vehicle segments, and expectations of the future economy. Last year, Kelley Blue Book nominated the 2013 Honda Civic and was awarded the top vehicles for resale value.
The 2014 Honda Civic has reminded us once again why so many choose it as their vehicle. With improvements in the interior through enhanced technology, the vehicle still accentuates its safety and reliability aspects, winning the 2014 Top Safety Pick award.
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2014 Honda Civic Quick Facts:
|Price Range:||$15,690 to $26,990|
|Models:||Civic Sedan, Civic Coupe, Civic Coupe Si, Civic Sedan Si, and Civic Hybrid|
|Engine:||1.8-litre four cylinder, 16 valve engine, 143 horsepower, 128 pound feet of torque and available CVT automatic engineCivic Si: 2.4-litre four cylinder, 201 horsepower, 170 pound feet of torque|
|Transmission:||5-speed manual or automatic transmissionCivic Si: 6-spped manual or automatic transmission|