2010 Honda Civic Coupe
Benefits of Driving a 2010 Honda Civic Coupe
With coupe and sedan body styles, available in basic, luxurious, or high-performance Si guise--plus green-focused Hybrid and natural-gas GX sedans--the Honda Civic is offered in a very wide range of models to suit the wants of small-car shoppers looking for anything from simple, cost-conscious transportation to full-featured touring. In its most basic form, the Honda Civic DX feels more sophisticated and refined than most vehicles in its price range, with perky engines, quick handling, and good ride comfort. The Civic is also one of the few small cars that offers--at the top of the range--leather upholstery and a full-featured in-dash navigation system. Meanwhile, green shoppers will be delighted that the natural gas Civic GX will quality for a $4,000 federal tax credit. Finally, the Civic's longstanding reputation for resale value and reliability remain among the best among small cars.
What's new for 2010?
After getting a number of interior and exterior changes to help refresh its appearance, along with an expanded lineup of tech features in 2009, the Honda Civic returns unchanged for 2010.
- Sporty driving feel
- hybrid availability
- reputation for reliability
- strong resale value
The 2010 Honda Civic lineup starts with the frugal Civic DX, then builds up to LX, EX, and EX-L models. Each of those models come with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine, making 140-horspower and hooked up to either a 5-speed manual transmission or 5-speed automatic. Si models get, in addition to a range of performance upgrades, a 197-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with a 6-speed manual transmission. Hybrid models get a version of Honda's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system, altogether producing 110 horsepower.