Honda Civic

Honda Civic is a line of subcompact cars and compact subsequently created and produced by Honda. In North America, the Civic is the second longest continuous plate from a Japanese automaker, the Toyota Corolla, introduced in 1968, has been in production longer. Civic, the Accord and Prelude, Honda was sold in North America until the 1990s when the model range was expanded. After experiencing several generations change, the Civic has become increasingly exclusive, and currently slots between the Fit and Accord.

It was introduced in July 1972 as a two-door coupe, followed by a three-door hatchback in September. With the transverse engine mounting of its 1169 cc engine and front wheel drive like the British Mini, the car provided good interior space despite overall small dimensions. The first Civic models usually include a basic AM radio, heater, windshield plastic foam cushion seat, two-speed, painted steel rims with a wheel cap chrome nut. Over the years, became much more elegant, with options like air conditioning, central locking, power windows, leather seats, satellite navigation, alternately, and a six-speed manual transmission. Initially gaining a reputation for being fuel efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly, later iterations have become known for their performance and sportsmanship, particularly the Civic Type-R Civic and Civic SiR GTi.

Civic is a rebadged for international markets such models on the Honda Ballade and Honda Domani / Acura EL. Civic Platform also served as a base for sport compact CR-X CR-X del Sol Targa convertible, and the CR-V compact SUV. Since 2008, the Civic was the best-selling car in Canada eleven years in a row. High gas prices and the weak economy in June 2008, the Civic supplanted the Ford F-series should be the best selling car in the United States that month. Civic sales in Japan runs out of gas version closed in August 2010 and a hybrid in December. International versions and hybrids continue to be manufactured for sale outside of Japan.

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