The Honda Civic is an institution unto itself. The compact, not so compact anymore, Japanese has been showing itself to the world for more than four decades as one of the best alternatives in the category. Eleven generations have stepped on the asphalt, the last of them presented this year. For its new edition, the Civic radically changes mentality. With a hybrid mechanical offering, the price of the Honda Civic 2022 for Spain has already been announced. Although the first units will not be delivered until the return of summer, we have already been able to test it.
The image has not been the only thing that has changed with the arrival of the new edition of the Civic. Aesthetically speaking, the compact maintains its large proportions, reaching a length of 4.55 meters., a figure closer to a higher segment than its own. With smoother forms than those of its predecessor, the Civic returns to adapt to the time it lives in, although in a few months the long-awaited radical version will come to light, the Honda Civic Type R, although in that case no trace of electrification.
From doors to inside, the habitability shows good figures, although in the back passengers over 1.85 meters tall will have difficulty finding the correct position given the right height with respect to the ceiling. Nonetheless optimal cargo volume is offered with 410 liters of minimum capacity and 1,220 liters of maximum capacity obtainable by folding down the second row of seats in a 60:40 ratio. As for equipment, Honda offers three trim levels: Elegance, Sport and Advance.where the extensive standard equipment available stands out.
Elegance finishing equipment
Honda Connect (Android Auto and Apple CarPlay)
Keyless entry and start
· Heated front seats
Full LED headlights
9-inch touch screen multimedia system
· Wireless charger
Partially digital instrument cluster
Sport finish equipment
· Wireless charger
Sport aesthetic package
Advance finishing equipment
Digital instrumentation with 10.2-inch panel
heated steering wheel
· Panoramic roof
adaptive high beam
· BOSE sound system with 12 speakers
As for the mechanical part, the 2022 Honda Civic will only be sold in hybrid format. This is Honda’s e:HEV technology that offers a two-liter gasoline engine that is associated with two electric motors, one of which acts as a gearbox while the other is capable of moving the car on its own. during a limited autonomy thanks to a 1.05 kWh capacity battery. Set develops a power of 184 horsepower and 310 Nm of torque with a Average approved consumption of just 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers.
2022 Honda Civic Price
The starting price of the Honda Civic e:HEV 2022 is 32,100 euros, without offers or discounts. That price is associated with the access version, the Elegance finish, and with the Sport finish, which during the first marketing phases are offered at the same cost. At a higher level is the Civic Advance with a minimum sale price of 36,600 euros, without offers or promotions. These amounts position him in a term very similar to that of other rivals.
2022 Honda Civic e:HEV Rivals
The compact segment has historically been one of the most important in the European market. The commercial offer is extensive with at least one model per manufacturer. In this way the Honda Civic e:HEV has to stand up to names as important as the Toyota Corolla, the Volkswagen Golf, the SEAT León, the Hyundai i30, the KIA Ceed, the Ford Focus, the Renault Mégane or the Peugeot 308, among others. Unlike most, the Civic offers a non-plug-in hybrid mechanics and a familiar format of the largest in the segment.