Europe is ready for new Civic hatchback
Following the latest Civic-sedan made for the US market its promising fellow hatchback will also get engines with turbocharger. The most interesting thing: tiny 3-cylinder engine will worm its way in the range of engines!
Some details about the European hatchback Honda Civic of new generation, nurse which next year will begin to produce at the facilities of the plant in Swindon UK (and it will be delivered to States): the car will get turbocharged engines. It would seem no wonder, thumb because the powerful 2.0-liter unit (310 hp) is available in the arsenal of the extreme Civic Type R, viagra and the North American tenth generation 2016 Honda Civic sedan acquired a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. But 5-door hatchback is preparing surprises.
Firstly, one engine in engine range will be 3-cylinder turbocharged with direct fuel injection, corresponding to Ford Jr. EcoBoost also available in Europe, and the relevant creations of Volkswagen Group and GM. It will be the first time 3-cylinder engines available in Honda Civic, although the engines of this type, in particular is equipped with assorted “key cars” for Japanese domestic market. The staff is very knowledgeable of the British publication Autocar has already had the opportunity to try out a prototype of the new 1.0 VTEC engine and told about its performance – the engine is producing 127 hp and 147 ft lb (200 Nm). With the 6-speed manual transmission the fuel consumption is 4.2 liters / 100 km which is equivalent to 56 mpg, It is very impressive figures.
The second surprise – the differences between the 1.5 turbo engines for European and North American market. EU-spec Honda Civic will get the engine, which is already placed on the compact minivan Jade RS and minivan StepWGN for JDM. It will get lower output in comparison with North American market engine: only 148 hp vs. 174 hp for US-spec car.