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For the third consecutive model year, Honda has given its Civic lineup some substantial improvements, and with the 2014 Civic Coupe and Sedan going on sale this week, the automaker has released pricing and fuel economy numbers for its gas and non-Si models. Honda has not released any images of the 2014 Civic Sedan yet, but we got our first look at the updated Coupe last month at SEMA.

Aside from styling changes introduced on the 2013 Sedan being carried over to the 2014 Coupe, the biggest update to all 2014 Civics might be the addition of the continuously variable transmission (CVT). Fuel economy figures carry over for cars with the manual transmission, but models swapping the previous five-speed automatic for the new CVT are seeing a boost in city fuel economy by 2 mpg helping the Civic max out at 31 mpg city for the fuel-miser HF trim level.

In terms of pricing, the 2014 Civic is getting a modest price hike of $225 for the base LX models, which now start at $18,190* for the Coupe and $18,390* for the Sedan (*not including $790 for destination charges). The sedan-only HF trim level is up $175, there's a $275 price increase for the EX and EX-L Coupe and EX Sedan models and an extra $475 has been tacked on to the EX-L Sedan.

Still no word when Honda will drop more info on the Civic Si, Hybrid and CNG models, but the full press release for the LX, EX and HF models is posted below.
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2014 Honda Civic Goes On-Sale Today with a Restyled Coupe, Higher Tech, Better Fuel Efficiency and an Improved Driving Experience

12/04/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif.

-Coupe styling changes accentuate the Civic's sporty and youthful appearance
-Available technology additions include a 7-inch touch-screen Display Audio system and next generation HondaLink™ connectivity
-LaneWatch™ blind spot display comes to Civic line-up
-All-new CVT option increases performance and fuel efficiency

The significantly enhanced 2014 Honda Civic goes on-sale today with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $18,1901 for the Civic LX Coupe and $18,3901 for the Civic LX Sedan.

Extensive fresh and dynamic exterior styling updates on the Civic Coupe and premium interior refinements to all models further enhance the Civic aesthetic appeal. New available features on the 2014 Civic include the 7-inch capacitive touch-screen Display Audio, LaneWatch™ blind spot monitor and Smart Entry with Push Button start. The 2014 Civic also marks the introduction of the HondaLink™ Next Generation connected-car technology. HondaLink™ is an application-based platform that allows a seamless integration between a user's smartphone and the car, providing access to online and cloud-based content and information.

An all-new CVT is available on the gasoline only powered Coupe and Sedan. The CVT enhances responsiveness by providing quicker and smoother acceleration and due to its wider ratio range and reduced internal friction, the CVT helped the LX Coupe and LX and EX Sedans to an improvement of 2 mpg city and 1 mpg combined for EPA fuel economy ratings of 30/39/33 city/highway/combined2.

The Civic Coupe is available in LX and EX trims with a 5-speed manual transmission or the new CVT and EX-L and EX-L Navi versions with CVT. The Civic Sedan comes in LX 5-speed manual or CVT and EX, EX-L and EX-L Navi with CVT. A Civic Sedan HF with CVT is also available. View, build and price at 2014 Honda Civic at automobiles.honda.com/civic.

TRIM

MSRP1

EPA Fuel Economy Ratings2
(city/highway/combined)

Civic Coupe LX 5MT

$18,190

28/36/31

Civic Coupe LX CVT

$18,990

30/39/33

Civic Coupe EX 5MT

$20,290

28/36/31

Civic Coupe EX CVT

$21,090

29/38/33

Civic Coupe EX-L CVT

$22,540

29/38/33

Civic Coupe EX-L Navi CVT

$24,040

29/38/33

Civic Sedan LX 5MT

$18,390

28/36/31

Civic Sedan LX CVT

$19,190

30/39/33

Civic Sedan EX CVT

$21,090

30/39/33

Civic Sedan EX-L CVT

$22,740

30/39/33

Civic Sedan EX-L Navi CVT

$24,240

30/39/33

Civic Sedan HF CVT

$19,940

31/41/35


For More Information
Consumer information is available at automobiles.honda.com/civic. To join the Civic community on Facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/Honda/Civic.

1MSRP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price) excluding tax, license, registration, $790 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending driving conditions, how the vehicle is driven and maintained, battery pack age/condition and other factors.


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      superchan7
      • 1 Year Ago
      And the Civic continues to lead the pack after the 2013 turnaround. Hopefully Honda has been long-term-testing all this new hardware (DI, CVT, new hybrid system) to make up for all that superficial slacking off (Insight, Crosstour, 2012 Civic).
      Rich
      • 1 Year Ago
      >substantial improvements >CVT Oxymoron
      tommy
      • 1 Year Ago
      hahaha ....so damn fugly...Honda you sure have really good designers..lmao..!!
      • 1 Year Ago
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      carboy55
      • 1 Year Ago
      So the mental midgets who think every car should have a manual transmission, look like a Ferrari Daytona and cost $18,000 are still braying on about the CVT, I see.
      Bill Lim
      • 1 Year Ago
      actually, the images for the 2014 sedan r already on honda's website. nothing notable except for maybe the lanewatch camera
      getoffmylawn
      • 1 Year Ago
      it appears rice now comes standard
      redgpgtp97
      • 1 Year Ago
      The Civic has never been an attractive looking vehicle, so to speak, but now they are trying to hard!!! I'll settle for a nice, normal looking Cruze or Verano.
        Teleny411
        • 1 Year Ago
        @redgpgtp97
        I've not been a fan of "the cab forward" civic era.
      jebibudala
      • 1 Year Ago
      Man, that Civic got BIG.
      Ryan Fannon
      • 1 Year Ago
      The 2006 model was much better looking IMO. Clean, simple lines, good proportion, and a clean rear bumper. The newer model has lines all over it and the proportion looks closer to that of a Pontiac G6. It's too long.
        rsxvue
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Ryan Fannon
        What's sad is that a brand new car is still being compared against an older version that's nearing 6 years old.
          max
          • 1 Year Ago
          @rsxvue
          I agree, the previous generation was an amazing car when it came out. I've had a chance to test drive it a couple of times and it drove better than any other peer from it's class. This current generation is just a sad copy of what it used to be while other makers have done some significant strides.
      Levine Levine
      • 1 Year Ago
      Don't be fooled. The Civic still uses the inferior, obsolete IMA hybrid powertrain, little changed for more than 11 years. The 2014 Accord has abandoned IMA in favor of a powertrain similar to Toyota's Synergy hybrid powertrain; both have pure EV mode while IMA does not. Essentially, Honda is using gimmick to shove the garbage IMA down consumer's throat. Honda has shamelessly stooped to a new low.
      Teleny411
      • 1 Year Ago
      I've driven cvts and dislike them intensely. Plus they tend to break a lot. I'd rather pay a bit more in gas money with a plain Jane automatic or a MT.
        A W
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Teleny411
        It's a good thing people like you aren't taken seriously when it comes to car manufacturer's using CVT's. You obviously have no idea what you're talking about when it comes to applying a blanket assumption on CVT's from OTHER car manufacturer's. It's also a good thing people like you exist. Who else would we have to point to and show others an example of plain ignorance regarding CVT's?
        bK
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Teleny411
        burn
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Teleny411
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