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2018 Civic LX Sedan CVT

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Overall Value
ALG Residual Value % After 36 months50%35%
ALG Residual Value % After 60 months35%25%
Fuel-Economy [1a] (City)3126
Fuel-Economy [1a] (Highway)4038
Combined Fuel-Economy [1a] (City/Highway)3431
Engine & Transmission
Engine Displacement19961992
Braking & Suspension
Brake System (Rear)DiscDrum
Turning Diameter35.736.0
Variable Assisted SteeringStandardNot Available
Automatic Climate ControlStandardNot Available
Remote Trunk/Tailgate ReleaseStandardNot Available
Capacity & Volume
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., mfr.)15.113.2
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)15.113.2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft., mfr.)97.890.7
Headroom (Front, in.)39.338.3
Height (in.)55.757.7
Legroom (Front, in.)42.341.9
Legroom (Second-Row, in.)37.433.2
Length (in.)182.3178.5
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., mfr.)15.113.2
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)15.113.2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft., max.)97.890.7
Shoulder Room (Front, in.)57.055.6
Shoulder Room (Second-Row, in.)55.053.7
Track Width Rear (in.)61.560.4
Wheelbase (in.)106.3104.3
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2018 Honda Civic LX Sedan CVT — Awards & Accolades

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

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

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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. Dealers set their own prices.

[1a] 28 city/40 highway/32 combined mpg rating for LX model with 6-speed manual transmission. 31 city/40 highway/34 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT models. 31 city/42 highway/35 combined mpg rating for EX-T model with 6-speed manual transmission. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring CVT 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.

Not Available = Feature is not available as a manufacturer-installed item. It may, however, be available as a dealer-installed item.

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

The contents of this report are from reliable sources, but are not warranted or guaranteed in any way. You are advised to check with each manufacturer or its representatives as the final authority on its products.

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