The European-influenced 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback Delivers Sportiness With Versatility

2018 Civic Hatchback

The Civic Hatchback joined the Civic line-up last year and has been a hit with its European-inspired styling, responsive handling, versatility and premium features. So let’s take a look at the Civic.

The Honda Civic Hatchback joins the Civic Sedan and Coupe as the third body style in the 10th-generation Civic lineup. Combining five-door hatchback versatility with the world-class driving dynamics and Honda direct-injected turbo engine, the Civic Hatchback is ideal for buyers seeking an even more sporty and versatile Civic.

Experts Select Civic Hatchback as Top Pick

For 2018, the Civic Hatchback again will be available in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Sport Touring trims. Powered by a 1.5-liter DOHC direct-injected turbocharged four-cylinder delivering 174 horsepower with CVT in LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims, the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback in Sport and Sport Touring trims bump the horsepower peak to 180 which feature a center-mounted dual exhaust system and are designed to benefit from premium unleaded fuel.

Safety Designed Into the Body and Chassis of the Civic Hatchback

The 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback features a rigid and lightweight body and chassis, featuring a fully independent suspension system with liquid-filled bushings, sport-tuned electronic power steering with variable gear ratio provides confident handling, and its powerful four-channel anti-lock disc brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution and Hill Start Assist provide equal confidence when stopping.

Available Connectivity and Safety Features for 2018

Premium features for 2018 include a seven-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility standard on EX and above trims. Also available on LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims and standard on Sport Touring trim is the suite of Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technologies. The suite includes Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Forward Collision Warning integrated with CMBS, Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Lane Departure Warning integrated with RDM and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow.

A Spacious, Versatile Interior

The interior of the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback shares the same modern, sophisticated inspiration and premium quality of the other 10th generation Civics, with high-grade materials and finishes applied throughout. The spacious 2018 Civic Hatchback delivers class-leading volume and cargo capacity, including a 97.2 cu. ft. of interior volume, best-in-class rear seat legroom and the largest cargo carrying capacity with rear seats up amongst its competitors.

But the only way to truly appreciate the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback is from behind the wheel. And the best way to do that in Montgomeryville, Langhorne, Allentown or anywhere else in the Philadelphia area is to stop by JL Freed Honda, talk to their expert sales staff about the different Civic Hatchback trim levels, then head out for a test drive. You won’t believe the comfort and engaging feel behind the wheel of the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback.

*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.