The refreshed 2022 Honda Civic Sedan has been just spied testing in Thailand for the first time this year. In addition, the next-gen Honda Civic sedan is caught wearing a heavy camouflage, which makes it hard to figure out what is changed and updated.
However, we collected some of the information, and you can expect plenty of improvements over the current model. First of all, the Honda Civic sedan is most likely to sits on a new platform that will bring on all-new design elements.
2022 Honda Civic Sedan Design
At first glance, 2022 Honda Civic sedan overall design is likely to remain intact. However, thanks to a new platform, this sedan will grow in size, which means it will provide more space inside the cabin.
The four-door coupe styling will be attractive with a mild refresh. Most likely that the front and rear design will get some small updates, making this car more sporty.
The visual changes include bigger LED headlights and a more sloped roofline, offering more headroom to the rear bench. On the back, the manufacturer used the same C-shaped taillight. Overall, as you can see from the first spy photos, this compact sedan is just up ahead of competitors thanks to its distinctive look. Moreover, models like Si and Type R should feature more aggressive styling.
The new-generation of 2022 Honda Civic sedan is providing comfort and plenty of quality materials. Like before, interior space is among the best in the class. Rear legroom in the sedan offers an impressive 37.4 inches, while the trunk is also commodious with 15.1 cubic feet. In terms of techs, the new Honda Sensing driver aid is available alongside automatic climate control, power windows/locks, folding rear seat, and 5-inch infotainment display.
However, more amenities are available on the higher trims. For example, choosing Sport trim buyers will get a rearview camera, keyless entry/ignition, leather-wrapped steering wheel/shift knob, and much bigger 7-inch infotainment touch screen.
2022 Honda Civic Sedan Engine Specs
The entry-level 2022 Honda Civic sedan is available by the same 2.0-liter 4-cylinder unit that producing 158-horsepower. Besides this unit, the manufacturer also offers a turbocharged 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine (depending on the model), making either 174 or 180 horsepower. Generally, we just got information that all lower trims will use a standard 6-speed manual transmission. However, one can replace this gearbox with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) on the higher trims.
Civic Si except better styling comes with a 1.5 turbo that develops 205 horsepower. However, the most powerful engine powers Type R model. This version deploys a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine providing a wild output of 306 horsepower. All models above come with a front-wheel-drive system.
Price and Release Date
The 2022 Honda Civic lineup starts with an LX sedan that comes with a manual transmission. This model has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $20,680. Also, the destination charge is included. Si model is also available, and it cost $25,930, while the sportiest Civic Type R is around $37,300. Honda said that all models would be available sometime next year.