History of Honda Civic


History of Honda Civic
Honda Civic took over number one

The Honda Civic has been Canada's best selling car in its class for over 16 years since it took over the number one Chevrolet Cavalier in 1998. Through all of this time the Honda Civic has persevered through three redesigns, two recessions, and one major natural disaster that led to a cut in their production system to hold on to the number one spot. What is it about the Honda Civic that keeps people coming back for more?

Perhaps it is because the Civic leads its class in resale value and durability. Maybe the incredibly attractive entry level price and payments that are available on new Honda Civics for sale in Edmonton today. The highest voted for reasons from current Civic customers do include both of these elements and with the redesigned and improved 2014 Honda Civic the manufacturer is confident that it will continue to lead the class despite the best efforts of competitors such as Mazda and Hyundai. It is clear that Honda customers are practical and rely see that they get the most value for their money when searching for a new vehicle to purchase.

With a fuel economy rating of as low as 5.0 L/100 KM on the highway depending on your chosen Civic model you get incredible bang for your buck on longer trips as well as a 6.7 L/100 KM city rating for those using it as a daily driver. Honda has made the Civic available in several different trim lines as well as with different gear boxes so that this vehicle can be suited for many times of driving preferences, styles, and vehicle needs. This commitment to making sure that the vehicle is perfect for you is just one of the many reasons that the Civic has enjoyed the number one spot for so long. Ranging from a 1.8L 4 cylinder i-VTEC engine with manual transmission on the entry level DX model, to an available automatic CVT transmission with infinite gear possibilities from the LX to Touring models, and finally a performance driven 2.4L 4 cylinder manual transmission SI capable of delivering 205 HP instead of the 143 HP in the other engines you are sure to find a perfect Civic to put on your driveway today. The change to a CVT transmission included some pre-set ratios so that most driver will not be able to tell the difference between the CVT and a traditional motor, and also boosts fuel economy from 10-15% giving you even more value than previous new Civic models.

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Keep coming back for more

Enthusiasts and current owners already know that no matter what Honda Civic you end up choosing that a few things will be guaranteed; in addition to the incredible value for the money spent, and durability, is the knowledge that what you will be getting in to will be incredibly rewarding and fun to drive. The recent changes to the Honda Civic included a face lift to make the vehicle more stylish and sporty, as well as handle and hold the road with more agility compared to previous models. The Coupe version has been a massive hit for those who prefer a stylish car, and the SI performance model is sure to delight driving enthusiasts every time you take your new Civic for a spin. The redesign also included an upgraded interior trim to give the Civic a more luxurious feel without affecting the price tag. Harder cheaper looking materials were replaced with soft touch and more welcoming materials to give the vehicle the feel of a much higher end car.

The Civic is available with a wide range of comfort and convenience features depending on the chosen model. The Touring 4 door Honda Civic Sedan comes standard with soft touch leather, automatic climate control; Honda Satellite linked Navigation, and a multi angle back up camera with moving guidelines, among a slew of other features that  make your drive easier and more enjoyable. Purchasers of the lower trim options will still find amazing options like heated seats Bluetooth streaming audio, hands free Bluetooth phone pairing, and steering wheel mounted cruise control among other options not offered by competitors on similar models. This dedication to fitting more into the Civic for less is sure to delight previous owners and keep them coming back for more, as well as add more new drivers to the ever increasing Civic family.

Providing you a peace of mind

To complete the package the 2015 Honda Civic has received a huge amount of praise for safety innovations in the vehicle. With a massive array of safety features standard on all Civic models including the entry level DX a goal of keeping you and your passengers safe before and after accidents happen provide you with peace of mind on the road. These features which include ABS brakes, seat belt pretensioners, dual stage airbags, vehicle stability assist with traction control, and more are all there to make the Civic an incredibly safe vehicle to drive today.

Chances are if you have a driver's license in Edmonton that you know someone who has driven or currently owns a Honda Civic. With one of the most resilient and reputable names in the compact car segment the 2014 Honda Civic continues to build the legacy which took many years for Honda to establish. Drive a 2014 Honda Civic in Edmonton today and find out exactly what this vehicle is capable of and why it has seen such praise for the last 16 years!

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