Honda Civic 1.4 I-Vtec Sport 5Dr Petrol Hatchback
Body: Hatchback Year: 16/16
Fuel Type: Petrol
Quote Reference Number: 077-606320
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- Insurance Group7E
- Performance (BHP)100
- Number of Seats5
- CO2 (g/km)131
- Road Tax£140
|Electric front/rear windows/one touch operation|
|Tinted rear windscreen|
|Hill start assist|
|Emergency stop signal system|
|Vehicle stability assist|
|Bluetooth hands free telephone connection|
|Cruise control + speed limiter|
|Rear parking camera|
|Front and rear parking sensors|
|Intelligent multi info display|
|Connect with 7" touchscreen, Digital Radio CD/Mp3, Aha app integration, internet browsing|
|Body colour electric adjustable heated door mirrors|
|'Shark fin' mobile antenna|
|Steering wheel mounted audio controls|
|Auxiliary socket for external MP3 player|
|2x USB and HDMI|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Body coloured bumpers|
|Lower mesh grille|
|Front fog lights|
|Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function|
|LED daytime running lights|
|Dual climate control air conditioning system|
|Front accessory power socket|
|Leather steering wheel and gear knob|
|Tilt/telescopic adjust steering wheel|
|Black roof lining|
|Sub trunk compartment with lid|
|Centre console accessory socket|
|Front/rear courtesy lights|
|Front map lights|
|Front seatbelt pretensioners|
|5 three point seatbelts|
|Front side airbags|
|Passenger airbag deactivate switch|
|Front and rear curtain airbags|
|Dual front SRS airbags|
|Anti-whiplash front headrests|
|Deflation detection system|
|City safety braking system|
|60/40 split/folding 2nd row of seats|
|Three adjustable rear head restraints|
|Driver's seat height adjustment|
|Isofix system on outer rear seats|
|Magic seat flexibility system|
|Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys|
|Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors|
|Wheels - Spare|
|Tyre repair kit|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
"What a great looking Civic. This insurance and tax friendly Civic Sport was a limited build car. Finished in the Iconic Milano Red the car looks stunning. The 17" Black sports alloys really set the car off. This car gets front and rear parking sensors and front fog lights. The 1.4 i-VTEC unit is a joy to drive. This car comes fully prepared by a fully trained Honda mechanic and wit the the balance of the 3 year new car warranty and AA cover. Please call to view this car."
Allison Reede, General Manager
- Climate Control
- Cruise Control
- Alloy Wheels
- DAB Radio
- Parking Sensors
- 1 Owner
- Full Service History
- CD Player
Ten Second Review
The Honda Civic may be late on in its model life, but it still has appeal in affordable 1.4-litre Sport guise. If panache matters more than power in your family hatch, it might just be the kind of thing you're looking for.
All too often, entry-level cars are just depressing. Stripped of the desirable titbits that caught your eye in the brochure, devoid of the panache that marks out models from further up the range, their sole purpose, it often seems, is to provide a rock bottom entry-level price for the manufacturer to trumpet in their advertising. The only feature consistently included as standard on an entry level model is a tangible sense that you're missing out on something. Honda's 1.4-litre i-VTEC Civic could be a little bit different. This engine is the least powerful unit in the range but, crucially, it powers a variant that looks premium - this 'Sport' model.
The 100PS 1.4-litre petrol unit is the forgotten powerplant in the Civic's engine range, but it still has something to be said for it if you're an undemanding sort. 62mph from rest occupies 13.5s en route to 116mph, though the torque on offer to pull you through the ratios of the six-speed gearbox is a decidedly modest 127Nm. In regular use, the engine is quiet and competent but not particularly exciting, though with significantly more pulling power than its predecessor, something that you really notice in urban use or when overtaking. Indeed, this Civic is very at home in city areas where the light touch of its controls and its tight turning circle make it a pleasure to punt about. The thick C-pillar hinders visibility out the back as does the split rear screen but you get a good view around the front of the car.
Design and Build
The most recent styling tweaks made to this car (back in the Spring of 2015) gave what was already a good looking shape something of a new lease of life. The changes ran to revised headlight units with integrated daytime running lights and a more rakish front bumper assembly. If you own a pre-2015 version of this current generation model, you'll also notice a slicker design for the rear bumper, plus with this 'Sport' variant, you get a colour-coded rear spoiler, 17-inch alloy wheels and a couple of smart touches from the Type-R hot hatch model: namely a lower grille mesh to give the front end some attitude and a black roof lining for the cabin. The cabin of this ninth-gen Civic was never its strong point and again, there's quite a strange disconnect between a high-tech driver's pod and a rather cheap and bland-looking left-hand side of the fascia. It's almost as if the Honda designers ran out of budget 60 per cent of the way across and called the job a good 'un. Still, at least they managed to get to the Android-powered 7-inch touch screen with Honda Connect before the ATM said no. Compare to older Civic models, there are also better quality seat fabrics and stitching on the headrests, classier door trims with chrome door handles and a control panel finished in a metallic black. With this 1.4-litre engine, you don't get the option of the 'Tourer' estate bodystyle, but the five-door hatch variant that is on offer delivers a reasonable 477-litre boot.
Market and Model
Exect to pay just under £18,500 for this 1.4-litre petrol-powered Civic Sport hatch, the 'Sport' trim adding just under £2,000 to the asking price over what you'd pay for an entry-level 1.4-litre 'S' variant with the same engine. In return for that, you get a smarter rear end, a rear spoiler and 17-inch wheels. Is that enough? You decide. What is certain is that basic Civic equipment levels are pretty generous. Like its stablemates, this model gets LED daytime running lights, climate-controlled air conditioning, Bluetooth compatibility for your 'phone, clever flip-up 'Magic' seats, an 'ECON' mode to help you drive more efficiently and headlights that stay on at night to see you to your front door. More expected inclusions run to a multi-function steering wheel, driver's seat height adjustment, power windows and heated mirrors, an alarm/immobiliser and a four-speaker CD audio system with DAB digital radio, plus USB and Aux-in connectivity. If you're coming to this car from the old pre-2012 eighth generation Civic, it might also be worth pointing out that you get a rear wiper too. Almost unbelievably, that MK8 Civic model never had one, the designers talking of droplet-dispersing aerodynamics and forgetting how useless that is in slow traffic.
Cost of Ownership
Choose this Civic and you may find that its running costs are low enough for you not to have to consider paying more for the diesel version. The economical and torquey 1.4 i-VTEC powertrain returns CO2 emissions of 131g/km in 'Sport' guise and combined cycle fuel economy of 51.4mpg. On to the warranty, a three year/90,000 mile deal, which is a bit better than most rivals who tend to offer guarantees limited to 60,000 miles. There's also a fixed-price comprehensive aftercare package called 'Five' which includes five years' servicing, five years' warranty and five years' roadside assist. This gets incorporated into the monthly cost of a new Civic on some PCP packages, or it can be added to the purchase price of a new model for a one-off payment of just £500. In a world where a roadside assistance package might alone cost you over £100 a year, that seems like a wise investment.
Rear wiper, ABS+EBD+Brake assist, Vehicle stability assist, Bluetooth hands free telephone connection, PAS, Intelligent multi info display, Body colour electric adjustable heated door mirrors, 6 speakers...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||13.5|
|Engine Power - BHP||100|
|Engine Power - KW||73|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||6000|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||94|
|Engine Torque - MKG||13|
|Engine Torque - NM||127|
|Engine Torque - RPM||4800|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||131 (g/km)|
|Noise Level dB(A)||72|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 6|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||51.4|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||58.9|
|EC Urban (mpg)||42.2|
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