The Civic Hatchback comes standard with a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder. This can be had with either a CVT or six-speed manual transmission. Horsepower and torque numbers vary depending on the trim and transmission. On most models with the CVT, this engine delivers 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque.
Of course, the Civic Hatchback stands apart visually from its sedan and coupe counterparts. On the base LX trim you’ll find that it comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, daytime running lights, and an expanded view driver side mirror. Other trims add features like 18-inch alloy wheels, a center-outlet dual exhaust, aerodynamic bodywork, and a sunroof.
Inside the Civic Hatchback is a sleek and focused design. Standard features include cruise control, automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 5-inch display screen, and a four-speaker sound system. Higher trim levels include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an eight-speaker audio system, and a 7-inch touchscreen interface.
Just like other Civic models, the Hatchback comes standard with stability control, anti-lock brakes, airbags, and a rearview camera. The EX trim and above also include Honda LaneWatch and the HondaLink system with emergency crash notification. Available safety features on most trims include the Honda Sensing safety package that includes a lane departure warning, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control.
Fuel economy estimates vary on the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback, depending on the trim level and transmission. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine earns up to an EPA-estimated 30 city/39 hwy mpg. In contrast, the 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine brings an EPA-estimated 31 city/40 hwy mpg.
Based on 2017 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.