The class of sport compacts cars will be expanded and the new 2021 Honda Civic Si will be the first model of this historical event. As you may know, this popular model is available in various body styles.
Like before, the new Civic Si comes as either a coupe or a sedan. A turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain will power both models and it will produce 205-hp feeds the front wheels through a lovable six-speed manual gearbox. In terms of design, the Civic model evolved over the years and now provides one of the most eye-catching appearances on the market. Also, this model is known for its wide range of standard infotainment features that accompany all manner of driver-assistance technology.
What’s New for 2021?
The exterior of the upcoming 2021 Honda Civic Si will be more aggressive than before. This model will get more tweaks and redesign the subtle front and bumpers and better-shaped LED headlights. However, side profile will be sportier thanks to the new matte-black 18-inch wheels.
Honda says that the Civic Si’s will also get improved aerodynamics. Thanks to that, cruising on a higher speed will be much smoother. Also, forget the rough roads because the Si model is designed for grander things.
2021 Honda Civic Si Cabin Look
The interior of the 2021 Honda Civic Si is one of the best in the class. This sports version is known for its spacious and comfortable interior and red accents across the cabin. As we mentioned, this model will be available in two configurations coupe or a sedan. Going to the Si sedan, the customers will get an extra 1.5 inches of rear legroom compared with the coupe. Besides, the new Si has much more cargo space than its competitors. However, it can’t compete with hatchback rivals such as the VW Golf GTI.
The Civic Si’s infotainment system will be much better and now this model supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. On top of that, it comes with two USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity with audio streaming. The new audio system is powerful and has a volume knob, which instantly makes it more user-friendly.
The new 2021 Honda Civic Si will host many standard driver-assistance technologies. This model includes a blind-spot monitor, forward-collision warning, automated emergency braking, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control.
2021 Honda Civic Si Powertrain Specs
There’s only one available powertrain for the latest 2021 Honda Civic Si model. This powertrain is excellent and economical. The Si model is available with a 205-hp turbo four-cylinder that sends its power to a six-speed manual gearbox. Thanks primarily to lightweight materials, the coupe version is able to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds.
As we mentioned, the Si model shares the same underpinnings with the regular Civic. However, the Si model comes with stiffer suspension, standard adaptive dampers, and retuned steering.
In theory, the 2021 Honda Civic Si offers the same fuel economy as before. This model provides 26 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.
Pricing and Arrival Date
The newest Honda Civic Si is the version that will feature more standard equipment compared to the regular model. Officially, the base price model will be $26,000, which is $735 more than the previous one. The price is still exceptional and the Civic Si is cheaper than models in the same class. With that, we mean about Volkswagen Golf GTi and the Subaru WRX. The arrival of the new model is set for later this year.