The entry-level SE trim also includes 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic air-conditioning and USB connectivity for compatible MP3 audio devices.
Prices have been announced for the new 2012 Honda Civic, starting from £16,495 for the entry-level 1.4 litre 100PS i-VTEC SE rising to £26,595 for the top of the range Civic 2.2 i-DTEC EX GT. SE, ES, EX and EX GT trim levels will be offered to customers.
Standard equipment for the new Honda Civic includes Honda's Intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) 5-inch dashboard screen which displays information including mpg, the idle stop status and climate and audio settings. Other new additions include a rear wiper, daytime running lights and a headlight-off timer that maintains illumination for 15 seconds after the car is locked.
The new Honda Civic also comes with Idle Stop fuel- saving technology for manual transmission and, for the first time, the ECON switch, as found in the Honda Insight and Jazz Hybrid. When activated, the car's management system will use special settings in order to improve fuel consumption.
Honda Civic SE
The entry-level SE trim also includes 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic air-conditioning and USB connectivity for compatible MP3 audio devices. For £1,500 more, taking the price to £17,995 OTR, the same spec benefits from the extra performance of a 1.8-litre 142PS i-VTEC petrol engine.
The Honda Civic SE is available with a refined, powerful 2.2-litre 150PS i-DTEC engine and costs from £20,095 OTR.
Honda Civic ES
Priced from £18,995 OTR, the Honda Civic ES costs from £21,095 with the 1.8-litre petrol or from £21,095 for the diesel. In addition to the equipment found in SE, it adds cruise control with a speed limiter, rear view parking camera, keyfob-operated windows and door mirror folding, as well as auto up/down electric rear windows.
Additional kit on ES includes dual-zone air-conditioning, Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT), front fog lamps, auto headlights and wipers, leather steering wheel and gear knob, ambient interior lighting and 6 speaker audio system.
Honda Civic T-Grade Package
The Honda CIvic SE and ES trims can benefit from the T-Grade package for £995, adding extra equipment including integrated satellite navigation with full mapping and touch screen.
Honda Civic EX
The Honda Civic EX comes with leather upholstery, heated front seats and a HDD satellite navigation and premium audio system as standard. It costs from £21,745 OTR with the 1.8-litre petrol engine and from £23,845 OTR for the 2.2-litre diesel.
Honda Civic EX GT
The top of the range model is the Honda Civic EX GT, priced from £24,495 for the petrol and £26,595 for the diesel. Additional features include smart (keyless) entry/ignition, front and rear parking sensors, bi-xenon HID headlights and lumbar support. Also included on EX GT is a panoramic glass roof, 17-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, auto-dimming rear view mirror and sunglasses holder.
Honda's Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) are available for the Honda Civic. Available for the Honda Civic EX GT, the package costs £1000.
All models feature a six speed manual gearbox as standard. For £1385, the 1.8 litre petrol engine can be specified with a five speed automatic gearbox.Published 30 September 2011