For proof, look not to the or Hellcat, but everyday rides like the Sport. All the features that Honda owners love are present in both body styles. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. Clutch operation is linear and easy to predict. Under our best behavior, we even beat the combined figure. Fuel Economy: What Can You Expect? Some may be drawn to the for its sleek styling, but it fails to impress with cheap cabin materials.
They buy them because they want to drive a manual. You may want to look at the hot-hatch segment. In the early 1990s I was one of the first U. Standard safety features on every Hatchback include stability control, antilock brakes, side airbags, side curtain airbags and a rearview camera. I'll post the link once it's up and hopefully it helps people out.
The six-speed manual remains one of the best front-drive stick shifts around, with short, crisp throws that encourage you to use it as often as possible. For the , it's 7. Interior: Moving onto the inside, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback closely resembles its other Civic siblings. And while the radio is blessedly simple with both a volume and tuning knob, there's no touchscreen, which means no Apple CarPlay or Android Auto like in pricier Civics. Highlights include Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Mitigation Braking, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, and Road Departure Mitigation. Based on the lackadaisical calibration of adaptive cruise in other Civics, this is not a total loss, but it could deter safety-conscious parents and first-time buyers from living the three-pedal lifestyle. Cargo volume comes in at 25.
With 180 horsepower and a claimed 2,864 pounds of curb weight, the Civic Sport hatch carries 15. However, in the meantime, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport is really taking the hot-hatch segment by storm. Physical button redundancies for volume or song selection would be helpful, but the steering wheel controls help bridge the gap. Perhaps some sort of emissions setting? This is a car that has the right setup for matching revs on downshifts approaching a corner. Drivers enjoy a digital display embedded within the analog tachometer that shows speed, outside temperature, and telemetry data, plus steering wheel-mounted controls for music, cruise control, and a Bluetooth paired phone. In that department, the Hatchback Sport pulled 0. The Hatch Sport is just like it sounds — sporty, but with manual cloth seats and no safety or infotainment options.
There is also no Pandora app, nor is there any satellite radio. Despite the many missing features we have come to look for in affordable mid-sized cars, it is a pleasure to drive and offers a lot of value. Later down the line, Honda will offer a Civic Si Hatchback and a Civic Type-R Hatchback for those that want even more power. A wide hatch opening reveals 23 cubic feet of space with the second row upright, or 46 cubes when folded. Finally, Sport and Sport Touring variants produce 177 lb-ft of torque but only the Sport is offered with a manual. And I actually disagree with Jeremy — I think the hatchback looks good, and I dig the big dual central exhaust. Black gloss trim acts as a sort of ground effects kit to make the Hatchback appear more hunkered.
That was a fun and affordable car, just like this new 2017 Civic Hatch Sport. I simply am looking to find out if the 2016 Civic 1. Safety Honda provides important safety systems like forward emergency braking as reasonably priced options on almost all Civics. A roof-mounted wing and trunk if you can call it that spoiler sit above dual-exit exhaust ports for a decidedly boy-racer impression. The 2017 car is also just below the celebrated sixth-generation 1999—2000 Civic Si coupe. The Golf might feel more planted and refined than the ultralively 3, but the Civic Sport splits the difference, delivering a smooth highway ride, as much fun as this price allows, and the practicality that makes hatchbacks popular.
The manual transmission in our vehicle did not cure that, but it was never a problem, just a trait. The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback sits on a wheelbase that measures 106. As feature saturation continues unabated, though, it's refreshing to occasionally drive a car that's kept things relatively simple, and the new Hatchback Sport is about as basic as you can get. Note to Honda: People don't buy manuals because they're cheap anymore. So much so, that I adopted a 1-2-4 shift habit.
Our manual-equipped Sport tester hits the scales at 2,815 pounds and sprints to 60 mph in 6. Right until its last model year 2014 , sophisticated facelifts and revisions made sure the Avenger has held onto its position as a popular choice from Dodge for daily drivers and performance enthusiasts alike. What we find is that it's very easy to drive, efficient, reasonably fun, and offers the space of a Focus or Jetta at the price, and weight, of a Fiesta. I've searched and searched and searched and cannot seem to find the correct answer to this. Loud, clear audio makes up for much.
It has an overall height of 55. The engine seems to be a bit slow to pull from a stop in first gear. One notable aspect of this transmission is it can be shifted comfortably back into first gear while still rolling, or it can pull from almost a dead stop in second gear making intersections easy. Despite its propensity for speed, the Honda Civic Hatchback Sport still registers excellent fuel economy figures. We recently got behind the wheel of the all-new 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport and were completely blown away by the affordability and the pure fun of driving this fun little hatchback. Plus, it combines good gas mileage with lively performance and plenty of interior space. The 2017 Honda Civic Hatch Sport, with its powerful turbo engine and six-speed manual, makes us wonder if Honda needs a Civic Si anymore.