Appreciated by hundreds of grassroots and professional race teams, this powerful and more agile version of the popular compact is for those looking for the reliability and affordability of the Honda Civic, but with more style and quite a bit more power than the other trims. It is available in both sedan and coupe versions and both of these have a base price of 26 850$. The Si comes loaded with standard equipment and commodities.
The powerful 2.4 L, 4-cyl engine boasts an impressive 205 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque while delivering smooth and exhilarating power at every RPM range for a sporty drive. It is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission and, like any great sports car, it is equipped with a helical limited slip differential to make hard corners and wet conditions easier. It is equipped with independent strut front suspension andindependent multi-link rear suspension along with larger front brakes and larger front and rear stabilizer bars than the rest of the Civic family. Although powerful and very capable on the race track, the Civic Si offers great fuel economy: 10.8L/100 km in the city, 7.6L/100 km on the highway for a combined fuel consumption of 9.4L/100 km.
On the inside, the Si is very refined with premium features like sport seats with red inserts, aluminum-trimmed sport pedals, display Audio System with Honda Satellite-Linked navigation system and bilingual voice recognition, Honda LaneWatch blind spot display and proximity key entry system with pushbutton start. Carbon-fibre styled trim and heated front seats with red illuminated gauges in the dashboard complete the sporty appearance of the interior. Cargo space is 353 L with the sedan and 331 with the coupe.
On the outside, both versions feature distinctive 18” aluminum-alloy wheels, a rear wing spoiler and exhaust finisher. Also featured are the aggressive front and rear bumpers and grille with exclusive Si badging that complete the aggressive Si look and stance. In the front, the 2015 Civic Si is equipped with fog lights and halogen reflector headlights with automatic on/off. The Civic Si comes with a power moonroof with tilt feature for sunny days, and body-coloured, heated side mirrors for tougher weather conditions.
All in all, the 2015 Civic Si is a reliable and economical compact car with very distinctive features and premium convenience elements that will make the driver stand out in the city, as well as mechanical and performance elements that will put this same driver in front of the pack at the race track.