2013 Honda Civic Information
The 2013 Honda Civic is a compact car offered in both coupe and sedan body styles. Both the coupe and sedan are offered in LX, EX and EX-L trim levels while the sedan also has an HF trim to emphasize fuel efficiency. The Civic coupe also has a sport-centric Si trim. The Civic CNG is a natural gas version of the car, which is offered as a stand-alone trim similar to the LX model. Finally, the Civic Hybrid is available in two trim levels equivalent to EX and EX-L.
The all Honda Civic models are front-wheel. A 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine powers most of the Civic trims, producing 140 horsepower. A five-speed manual transmission or five-speed automatic are offered, with the automatic being standard equipment on the HF and EX models. The Civic Natural Gas uses a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 110 horsepower through a standard five-speed automatic transmission. The Civic Hybrid utilizes a 1.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor, producing 110 horsepower in total. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is standard with the hybrid model. The Si coupe has a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine thatâs tuned to produce 201 horsepower. A six-speed manual transmission is standard with the Civic Si.
The EPA rates the base Honda Civic with the five-speed manual transmission at 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway (28 mpg combined). With the automatic, this model achieves 32 mpg combined (28/39 mpg city/highway). The HF model boosts those numbers to 29 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highway and 33 mpg combined. The Si coupe receives 22 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway for 25 mpg combined. The EPA rates the Civic Natural Gas at 31 mpg-equivalent (27/38 mpg-equivalent city/highway). Finally, the Civic Hybrid receives 44/44 mpg city/highway.
The 2013 Honda Civic seats five with 11.7 cubic feet of cargo in the coupe and 12.5 cubic feet of trunk space in the sedan. The Hybrid model has 10.7 cubic feet of trunk space. Standard features in the Civic include a five-inch touch screen, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity and auxiliary audio with USB and Pandora connectivity.
Upgrades in the Honda Civic include 60/40 split-fold rear seating, upgraded sound and infotainment technology, leather upholstery, a sunroof and safety technology. That safety tech includes forward collision warning and lane departure warning.