The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is five-door hatchback will appear in what the automaker “prototype” format Swiss show, for its expected US launch next year. Honda shows 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback looks essentially production-ready but added a few details like a center-exit exhaust and bright green trim intended to add a little extra flair.
Styling sticks close to the template of the 2016 Civic sedan and coupe, with a sleeker look than the previous Civic hatch and new corporate grille Honda’s front. The production Civic hatchback will probably be offered with a variety of powertrains in different markets, but for the American Honda will stick to the same pair in the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan and 2017 Honda Civic Coupe.
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Engine
The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback based models will get a 2.0-liter engine using Honda’s i-VTEC variable valve timing system. This engine is currently offered with either six-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission and sends 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque to the front wheels. The Honda Civic 2017, naturally aspirated four-cylinder will likely be offered with the 1.5-liter turbocharged four already available in the other 10 generation Civic variants.
This is the first turbocharged engine ever in Honda-brand vehicles in the US available only with a CVT, it produces 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque in the Civic sedan and coupe. 2017 Civic Fuel economy should be fairly close to the other Civic variants, both achieved combined a best of 35 mpg in EPA testing.
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Release Date and Price
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback release date and 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback price yet to be confirmed, the European sales early in 2017, with sales in the US probably soon to follow.