Side airbags none Wheelbase 103 in. City fuel consumption is a super-frugal 7. The Si hatchback is the flagship performance model. In September 2003, 2004 model year Civics received a facelifted front end designed in 2002 with new headlights, bumper, and grille; it also received side skirts. Head accelerations from the roof rail and B-pillar hits were low. Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Gray Average Vehicle Review: 3.
A larger, more powerful from 106 h. The interior layout also distinguished itself from other Civic Si generations with a dash-mounted shifter. Bumpers, hood, headlights and grille are all new on the coupe and the sedan, emphasizing a baby-brother resemblance to the slick and smooth Accord. A mild front and rear redesign followed in 2004, with changes to the headlights, tail lights and bumpers. The Si is a well-equipped sporty variant with a 127-h. It's also spacious, but easy to park : The bluetooth is a wonderful perk, as well as the rearview camera! In 2002, Honda added Civic SiR, a sporty two-door hatchback, to the product line.
Side-impact air bags and anti-lock brakes were optional. The only con i can report is that my interior is beige, and sometimes that can be inconvenient spills, muddy dog paws etc. Much of the weight gain is attributed to the chassis' stouter structure when compared to the previous generation hatchback, with the '02 Si boasting an increase in torsional rigidity by 95 percent and a bending rigidity increase of 22 percent. The exterior saw changes including a Rally-inspired body kit, a carbon fiber grill, front intake and rear bumper diffuser, a black chrome-finish headlights and smoked taillights, high-mounted two-stage rear wing. More extreme is the Civic Hybrid, which gets up to 51 mpg on regular unleaded.
Overall economical and fun to drive! Standard safety equipment included two-stage front air bags, three-point safety belts on all five seat positions with pretensioners on the front belts, child-seat attachments on the rear seats and a new emergency release lever inside the trunk. It also helped the new Civic meet ultra-low emission standards. With a redline of 6,800 rpm, the Si distanced itself from the narrow, high-rpm powerband engine of its predecessor, and as a result saw a 20 percent increase in torque. Built at a Honda plant in Swindon, England, it comes with a high-output 2. The Sport Hatchback is also available with a 2.
The latter is probably an even better reason to buy this car new, rather than used. The photos and videos shown here may be of a different model, model year or body type from the one selected. The fifth-generation Civic Si saw roughly the same performance numbers as the previous generation Si, with 7. Other changes include a switch to over , and. This generation abandoned the front , which had been used in the fourth to sixth generations, replacing it with. There was a flat rear floor, giving better comfort to the rear seat passengers. The Hybrid was the only trim available for the sedan style in Europe.
It seems effortless when it accelerates. In 2002, Honda Canada, in recognition of the one millionth sale of the Civic in Canada, introduced a limited edition version of the Civic called the Civic Coupe Si Veloz 'Veloz' meaning 'swift' in Spanish. Restraints and dummy kinematics Dummy movement was well controlled. In May 2004, alongside the introduction of a 2. No hatchback version was initially offered in this generation of Civic. Injury measures Mesures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.
The ratings of one vehicle often apply to other models if they are built on the same platform. The Honda Civic was redesigned for the 2001 model year. This reduced its size about 50 per cent and allowed designers to fit the system between the rear seat and the trunk. The interior received more silver accents in place of the chrome ones the lock switch. Honda's highly practical Civic rolls into 2004 with a subtly but significantly new look. In 2003, a 30th Anniversary Edition was added to all models, as well as a Sport model for sedans. The Veloz edition adds a front, rear, and side skirts, rear spoiler, carbon fibre trim pieces, chrome exhaust tip, custom Veloz embroidered floor mats and Veloz badges.
The Honda Civic line is composed of a family of diverse models. I'm in love with the aggressive body lines and sporty look! The 2003 model year brought another addition to the Civic line, this time a hybrid-powered sedan. The interior is designed with the driver in mind. Honda combined the hybrid-power control unit and the nickel-metal-hydride battery pack into an assembly called the Intelligent Power Unit. The Honda Civic is a paragon of reliability.
Unlike an electric car, the Hybrid never needs to be plugged in. This engine is a 1. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail and B-pillar. Bargain buys may be hard to find, but solid value is generally assured. Overall economical and fun to drive! It seems effortless when it accelerates. Honda sells more than 325,000 Civics a year in the U.
I enjoy the feel of the car! The big safety improvement was to side-impact protection. The coupe, no longer available in Japan, was still sold in Europe. In 2001, the Civic sedan jumped to a four-star out of five rating from a two-star rating the previous year, in the U. The SiR only comes with a slick-shifting five-speed manual transmission that has a unique centre-dash-mounted stubby shift lever. Performance was relatively underwhelming compared to the competition; the switch to struts from double-wishbone suspension resulted in less responsive handling, and a near-150 lb 68 kg increase in weight to 2,744 lb 1,245 kg contributed to slower acceleration than the lighter '99-'00 Si. A sporting hatchback model called the Si was unveiled in August 2005 for the European market only.