If you’ve been looking for a compact car in sedan or hatchback form, you’ll love the 2021 Honda Civic. The Civic has been one of the most popular models in its segment for many years, thanks to its composed handling, upscale interior, exceptional fuel economy, and spacious cabin. According to the Emeryville Honda dealer, Civic owners also appreciate its long list of safety equipment.
2021 Honda Civic Trim Levels
According to the Emeryville Honda dealership, the 2021 Honda Civic is available in five trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring. All models get front-wheel drive. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is standard. Fuel economy is excellent. The 2021 Civic gets up to an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway.*
No matter which trim level you choose, you’ll get one of the best compact cars available. Autotrader wrote:
“The Civic is Honda’s long-heralded compact car. With a decades-long history of reliability, practicality, high resale value and efficiency, it’s hard to go wrong with any version of the 2021 Honda Civic.”
2021 Honda Civic LX
The Honda LX and Sport trims are powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. The base LX trim comes with 16-inch wheels, automatic climate control, LED daytime running lights, a 5-inch color infotainment screen, a USB port and Bluetooth. The Honda Sensing safety feature suite is also standard. It features a road departure mitigation system, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking.
2021 Honda Civic Sport
The Sport hatchback comes with a standard manual transmission. Both variants get standard push-button start, keyless entry, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 7-inch touchscreen, and an upgraded audio system. The standard HondaLink system gives owners the ability to operate and check on some of the Civic’s features via a smartphone.
2021 Honda Civic EX
The EX, EX-L and Touring trims are equipped with a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. The EX trim gets remote start, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a power moonroof, and a blind-spot monitoring system.
2021 Honda Civic EX-L
The EX-L trim adds standard leather upholstery and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
2021 Honda Civic Touring
The top-of-the-line Touring trim (called Sport Touring on the hatchback) gets 18-inch alloys, a four-way power passenger seat, heated rear outboard seats, LED headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, satellite navigation with traffic information, and a 10-speaker 450-watt premium stereo system (12 speakers in the hatchback). The manual transmission is available in hatchback models.