Now that we’re knee-deep into a new calendar year, it’s time to start considering your options — that is, your vehicle options. But with new sedans coming out seemingly every week, how are you supposed to choose the best car for you and your budget?
New Civic Overview
When you catch your first glimpse of the new 2019 Honda Civic, you’ll be impressed by its sleek paneling and aggressive, sporty lines. But the Civic’s appearance isn’t the only things that’s changed. The restyled model is even more fun to drive than previous years.
Honda has outfitted the base 2019 coupe and sedan Civics with 2.0-liter I-4 engine that provides the car with 158 hp and 128-lbs of torque. Buyers have the choice of upgrading to a 2019 Honda Civic with a 174-horsepower 1.5-liter engine, as well. The larger engine comes standard on both the ‘19 Civic hatchback and Si models. Both engines provide ample power for city-driving conditions and hilly, gravel-speckled rural roads. (The 2019 Civic’s refined CVT shifts smoothly and that makes passing slowpokes easy, too.)
With such an incredible power plant, the Civic is designed to go from 0-60 in 6.7 seconds. Despite its high-end horsepower, the 1.5-liter engine doesn’t drain the gas tank. You can anticipate your new Honda Civic getting up to 42 mpg on the highway.
When you take it for a test drive, the first thing you’ll notice is its responsive steering makes lane changes, curves, and parking a breeze. You’ll also notice that the Honda Civic has extremely strong and precise brakes, which do wonders for eliminating stress when driving in Jacksonville’s stop-and-go traffic.
Standard Features Found in the 2019 Honda Civic
The most recent 2019 Honda Civic comes with many standard features today’s drivers will love, including:
- 50-inch infotainment screen
- Rearview camera
- Bluetooth connectivity
- Keyless entry
- LED headlights
- Android Auto
- Front USB ports
- Apple CarPlay
- Illuminated steering wheel-mounted controls
If you decide to upgrade from base 2019 Honda Civic LX, you have the option of heated front and back leather seats, a moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate, extra USB ports, navigation, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display, and an improved sound system. Plus, with special features such as lane assist, collision mitigation, and road departure warnings, the updated Civic greatly reduces the odds of getting stick in a pickle during your daily commute.
Shop 2019 Civic at a Honda Dealer Near You
Overall, the 2019 Honda Civic is a well-designed, safe, and reliable car that will not only provide you with several years’ worth of happy driving experience. (It doesn’t hurt that the Civic also looks great sitting in your driveway!)
If you’d like to buy or lease a new Civic in Jacksonville or the surrounding Florida and Georgia region, take a trip to one of our First Coast Honda Dealers locations. We have numerous car dealerships in the area, all of which offer exceptional Honda lease specials on the Civic, Accord, Fit, and any other new model. Find a Honda dealer near you to get your test drive scheduled.
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