2016 Honda Civic Si

2016 Honda Civic Si should bring major changes. Civic is currently into its 9 generation, and if we can believe statistic data, its generations switch every five years. Last major redesign of this model was in 2011, and since then it features only minor upgrades. 2016 Honda Civic Si is special trim of regular Civic, and the badge “SI” marks Sport Injection, and indicates that the emphasis is on its performance.

2016 Honda Civic Si Front

2016 Honda Civic Si exterior and interior

Honda Civic Si is available in Coupe and Sedan versions. Honda officials announced massive changes, and a completely new model. Being one of the best selling models from entire Honda line-up of vehicles, Civic primarily won the hearts of the customers with its look, low fuel consumption and great performance. The model managed to keep its top position for a long time, and with each generation Civic manages to surprise and enthuse its fans. Civic Si variant will be produced in a US plant, since North American market is, by far, the most profitable market for Civic and Civic Si models.

The details about changes and upgrades that will be incorporated into the latest edition, 2016 Honda Civic Si model, are still kept in secret, but some rumors about what we can expect from it appeared online. First in line of multiple changes is related to design of the vehicle, which will be significantly changed. Front grill, bumper and headlights will be reshaped, body lines will probably be sharper, with emphasis on overall aggressive appearance of the model.

Inside the new Civic Si Japanese producer will change many things. Sporty seats will be upholstered in high-quality materials, while dash will be designed in order to provide the best combination between functionality and stylish, sporty look. As one of the leaders in innovative tech solutions, we can expect some upgrades in that department too. New infotainment features, combined with functional and entertaining equipment will additionally enhance the position of the 2016 Honda Civic Si on the market.

2016 Honda Civic Si Rear

2016 Honda Civic Si performance

Primary a sports car or sportier variant of the popular model, new Honda Civic Si comes with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine capable to deliver up to 205 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. 6-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive are standard, and Civic doesn’t offer optional solutions. Fuel economy is rated at 22/31/25 mpg city/highway/combined.

When it comes to alterations for new model year, we can expect some power-boosts, and technology solutions that could affect the fuel economy and performance. Handling and aerodynamics are already on a great level, but since Honda aims for a pioneer in innovative solutions, we can expect some surprises.

2016 Honda Civic Si Interior

2016 Honda Civic Si competition, price and release

Primary rivals of the 2016 Civic Si are Mitsubishi Lancer GTS, Hyundai Veloster and Subaru Impreza WRX. Pricing specs are not release, but the base should be around $23,000, while release is expected during the second half of 2015.

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