Honda’s Civic is one of most popular sedans in the US and this year the popularity is certainly going to rise even higher. For 2014 model year, Honda America has announced the 2014 Civic Hybrid and 2014 Civic Natural Gas models, of which the former goes on sale on Feb 5 while the latter on Feb 15.
As per expectations, the 2014 Civic Hybrid is even more fuel efficient than its predecessor. In comparison to the previous model which had an EPA rating of 44 mpg city, highway and combined, the 2014 Civic Hybrid returns improved figures of 44 mpg in city, 47 mpg on highway and 45 mpg combined.
For 2014, Honda is also going to offer a range of extra features as standard with the 2014 Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas. The list includes a new new Display Audio with 7-inch touchscreen featuring pinch, swipe and tap gestures which function the same way as on any modern smartphone. These actions can be used to access media, vehicle info, audio, phonebook as well as navigation features. The same screen is also used for Honda’s next gen HondaLink – a system aimed at seamless integration of a user’s smartphone with the car.
Other standard features available on both the models include Expanded View Driver’s Mirror, LaneWatch display, Smart Entry, Push Button Start and more. New features added to the Civic Natural Gas Leather Navi model include leather seats, heated front seats, heated side mirrors and a 6 speaker audio system. The interior of the car has also been updated with and now features more premium upholstery and trims.
As for the trim levels are concerned, the Civic Hybrid comes in standard, Navi, Leather, and Leather Navi. All these models will be available with a CVT transmission.
|TRIM||MSRP2||EPA Fuel Economy Ratings1
|Civic Hybrid Sedan CVT||$24,635||44/47/45|
|Civic Hybrid Sedan Navi CVT||$26,135||44/47/45|
|Civic Hybrid Sedan w/ Leather CVT||$25,835||44/47/45|
|Civic Hybrid Sedan w/ Leather Navi CVT||$27,335||44/47/45|
|Civic Natural Gas Sedan 5AT||$26,640||27/38/31‡|
|Civic Natural Gas Sedan Navi 5AT||$29,290||27/38/31‡|