Honda Holds World Premiere of the All-new Civic Hatchback
Honda today held the world premiere of the all-new Civic Hatchback, which is scheduled to go on sale this fall. Honda is planning to make the official announcement of this new model in August. At the online world premiere, Honda unveiled the exterior and interior designs of the all-new Civic Hatchback and announced advancements made to the vehicle’s dynamic performance. Honda also announced plans to begin sales of both the hybrid version of the all-new Civic, equipped with the e:HEV, Honda’s original 2-motor hybrid system, and the all-new Civic Type R, in 2022.
The all-new Civic Hatchback enables the driver to feel a sense of oneness with the vehicle by offering sporty and integrated steering that makes the driver feel as if they are having a conversation with the surface of the road. The vehicle also offers engine sound that feels consistent with the acceleration. As for the transmission, the all-new Civic Hatchback offers the choice of a continuously variable transmission (CVT) or 6-speed manual transmission(6MT), enabling customers to experience a further advanced joy of driving.
The all-new Civic Hatchback features the latest Honda SENSING suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies equipped with a front wide view camera and a high-speed image processing chip. Including the addition of Traffic Jam Assist, Honda SENSING functions were further advanced and enhanced compared to those included for the previous generation Civic.
To assist safer driving, an available Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB) provides excellent long-range visibility at night without excessive glaring in the eyes of the drivers of oncoming vehicles, was adopted for the first time for any Honda model.