2017 Honda Civic FB models have been more distinctive than basic cars on account of their centrally mounted exhausts, big wheels and body kit. The 2017 Honda Civic FB is back with a few key additions. Most importantly, a hatchback variant has available turbocharged engine makes a bit more power in that model. That means the old ‘magic’ back seats which flipped up so you could carry everything. From houseplants to bikes have gone and in comes independent rear suspension. A scintillating prospect, given that a similar system.
2017 Honda Civic FB Engine
The front-wheel-drive 2017 Honda Civic FB comes with a four-cylinder engine. The exact type varies depending on the trim level you pick. The base engine for the sedan and the coupe is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder rated at 158 hp and 138 pound-feet of torque. It’s paired to either a six-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that functions like an automatic. When paired with the CVT in the 1.5 liter engine is rated at 174 hp and 162 lb-ft for torque. With the manual transmission in the LX, horsepower remains the same, but torque goes up to 167 lb-ft. Go with the CVT in the Sport and Sport Touring and the 1.5-liter engine makes 180 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. The Sport hatchback with the six-speed manual transmission is rated at 180 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.
2017 Honda Civic FB Design
The efforts to make the Civic appear more mainstream haven’t stopped with the outside. Inside the two-layer design of the old model’s instrument has been for more conventional. It features lots of horizontal lines. The doors, steering wheel, and leather shift boot all get treatment as well. There is an aluminum shift knob, aluminum sport pedals and Dry Metal Carbon trim on the face of the dash. The instrument cluster features bright red backlights as do most of the controls and the infotainment display in the center stack.