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2018 Civic Hatchback LX CVT

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2018 Honda Civic Hatchback LX CVT
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Overall Value
Base Price MSRP [1]$19,900$21,240
Comparably Equipped Price$20,775$22,115
ALG Residual Value % After 36 months50%39%
ALG Residual Value % After 60 months35%27%
Fuel-Economy [1a] (City)2927
Combined Fuel-Economy [1a] (City/Highway)3331
Engine & Transmission
Engine Displacement14981364
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Braking & Suspension
Rear Stabilizer BarRear Stabilizer Bar (Standard)Not Available
Hill Start AssistStandardNot Available
NHTSA Rear Side Crash Test5*4*
NHTSA Overall Side Barrier Crash Safety Rating5*4*
NHTSA Rollover Safety Rating5*4*
Automatic Climate ControlStandardNot Available
Cargo Area Tie-DownsAccessoryNot Available
Capacity & Volume
Headroom (Front, in.)39.338.9
Headroom (Second-Row, in.)37.437.3
Height (in.)56.557.7
Hiproom (Front, in.)57.053.1
Length (in.)177.9175.3
Shoulder Room (Front, in.)57.054.8
Shoulder Room (Second-Row, in.)55.053.7
Width (in.)70.870.5
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2018 Honda Civic Hatchback LX CVT — Awards & Accolades

The 2018 Civic Hatchback earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)2

2018 Honda Civic is a Kelley Blue Book's Best Buy. 1

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2Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
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[1] MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealer set their own prices.

[1a] 29 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and Sport with 6-speed manual transmission. 31 city/40 highway/34 combined mpg rating for LX, EX and EX-L Navi with CVT Automatic models. 30 city/36 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport and Sport Touring CVT Automatic models. Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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* Residual values based on Automotive Lease Guide, 2009. Residual values calculated using 15,000 miles annually.

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