Honda Civic

For the 2022 model year, Honda’s well-liked Civic compact car gets a major facelift which includes a more mature exterior, new features, and an enhanced interior layout. It earned a spot on our top 5 listings, because of the improvements and more. 


A range of four-cylinder engines, including a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine, are offered, front-wheel drive will be the standard since Honda claims all-wheel drive is not the aim. The Civic will be capable to stave off competition from cars such as the Hyundai Elantra, Mazda 3, and Toyota Corolla due to updated tech features like a bigger infotainment display, wireless smartphone connectivity, and improved driver-assistance features.

Pricing and specs

2024 Honda Civic Prices Start at $26,000 approx.

The 2024 Honda Civic is a star in our book due to its stylish design, outstanding gas mileage, and delightful experience of driving. The base engine in entry-level models has 158 horsepower, but there are also 1.5-liter turbocharged engines with 180 horsepower and hybrid engines and transmissions. Every model in the lineup comes with a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Car Play and Android Auto as standard, and Honda also adds a long list of driver-assistance features in every Civic. The standard Civic still provides drivers a glimpse of the good stuff, with sharp handling and polished road manners, while it lacks the power of the performance-oriented Civic Si and Civic Type R. 

What has changed for 2024?

For 2024, a hybrid engine will be introduced to the Civic lineup. Both a sedan and a hatchback variant of the hybrid engine found in the Accord hybrid will be offered for the Civic, as, according to Honda. For between 180 and 200 horsepower, that would require a four-cylinder engine coupled with two electric motors.

$26,000 – sporty sedan (Est)

$27,000 – Sport hatchback 

sedan EX-$29,000 (Est) 

EV sedan – $30,00 (EST)

EX-L hatchback (Est)

$30.00 – hatchback hybrid (Est)

$31,000 – touring sedan (Est)

$32,000 (Est) – hatchback

Engine, Transmission, as well as other The Civic was redesigned for 2022, even though the offered powertrains are from the outgoing model. 2. 0-liter four-cylinder engines with 158 horsepower are standard in base models, while a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 180 horsepower remains the upgrade engine. Only one form of the new Civic is a front-wheel-drive car. Unfortunately, a CVT will be the only option transmission for the previous-generation Civic car beginning in 2022. The hatchback type still does come with a six-speed manual, though. 

Fuel efficiency and actual MPG

The mid-range EX model of the new Civic has ratings of 33 MPG in the city, 42 MPG on the highway, and 36 MPG in the combined according to the EPA. There are currently no fuel economy figures for the hybrid model. The 2022 Civic Sport hatchback achieved 36 MPG. 

Cargo, Comfort, and the Interior

Clean lines and a dashboard with a full-width honeycomb-patterned mesh design element cleverly hide the air vents are elements of the interior’s streamlined design. A large compartment with a huge, deep bin in front of the shift lever for keeping cellphones, keys, and road trip food is less cluttered than the one in the outgoing model. As according to Honda, the passenger space is approximately the same and the cargo space is bigger. 

Connectivity and entertainment

The Civic has a 7.0-inch touchscreen entertainment display as standard, but a bigger 9.0-inch unit and a 10.2-inch digital meter display are both offered. When combined with the larger screen, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto both are standard and also provide wireless connectivity. In-dash navigation, a Bose stereo, and a cordless phone recharging station are optional options. 

Features for Driver Assistance and Safety

Several driver-assistance features, like adaptive cruise controls with lane-keeping assist, and automatic brake assist with detection and tracking, will come as standard.  

Important safety factors include

Automatic emergency braking assist and the usual lane-departure warning traditional adaptive cruise control.