Honda Civic

18 reasons to admire Canadian auto production

Taking stock of Canada’s auto plants in the face of looming auto tariffs

Where your car is made can engender national pride – and some anxiety, thanks to the growing drumbeat of tariff threats coming from south of the border. Read More

Auto Industry Auto Industry People Jul 26, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying May 31, 2018, 9:25 AM

4 electrified powertrains make Wards Top-10 Engines

EV, fuel-cell and two hybrids make the cut; no Germans represented Read More

Auto Awards Auto Technology Dec 14, 2017, 11:30 AM

More than 125,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Honda Odyssey, Nissan Micra account for 86% of total vehicles recalled Read More

Car Safety Dec 4, 2017, 9:30 PM


Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments Read More

Auto Awards Nov 18, 2017, 9:30 PM

Honda Civic Type R hot hatch heats up Montreal show

The production version of the Type R is said to be really close to this prototype

The long-awaited Civic Type R will be available in North American Honda stores for the first time in late spring. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Auto Shows Jan 19, 2017, 7:15 PM

What you should know about the new Honda Civic Hatchback

The tenth-generation Honda Civic gets a new hatchback variant for 2017

After a 17-year hiatus from North America, the Honda Civic hatchback is back, in the same form built in Swindon, UK for the rest of the world. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Car Buying Oct 24, 2016, 9:55 PM

Civic hatchback returns to North America

England-made 5-door arrives in US dealers prior to Paris show debut

2017 Honda Civic 4-door hatchback gets power from 1.5-litre turbo 4-cylinder engines producing either 174 hp or 180 hp, depending on trim level. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Sep 23, 2016, 10:30 PM


Honda honours Sonic with custom Civic

Sega partners with Honda to celebrate 25th year of Sonic the Hedgehog

Turbocharged Sonic Civic includes custom wheels, with the rear painted red like Sonic’s red runners and the front in gold like the rings he’s chasing. Read More

Future Cars Jul 23, 2016, 10:30 AM

Kia, Honda most attractive to families

Asian brands dominate top 10 list, with only one North American entry

Ten vehicles chosen as new car purchases blessed with style, substance and kid-friendly features, in sizes and shapes to suit all family needs. Read More

Auto Awards Jun 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

Wards honours 10 top vehicle interiors

Luxury vehicles hold slim majority in interior excellence

Wards editors evaluated 47 vehicles on aesthetics, design, materials, ergonomics, safety, fit and finish, and effectiveness of machine/user interface. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Apr 18, 2016, 10:30 PM

Honda hatches a sportier Civic

Prototype sets stage for production 5-door coming later in 2016

The sporty shell houses performance to match, with a 1.5-litre turbo engine linked to a 6-speed manual (a combination set to roll out to all Civics). Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Mar 26, 2016, 5:30 PM


The Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year are...

Honda Civic and Mazda CX-3 claim top honours from AJAC journalists

It’s the 31st year for AJAC's Canadian Car of the Year (CCOTY) awards program which is based on a process unique in the automotive industry. Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Auto Shows Feb 11, 2016, 8:00 AM

AJAC Car, Utility of the Year down to 3

Civic, Golfs up for Car award; Kia, Mazda, Volvo vie for SUV award

The six finalists were shortlisted from nine “Best New” category winners announced in fall 2015 after four days of back-to-back testing by 71 writers. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Jan 14, 2016, 3:45 AM

Honda Civic, Volvo XC90 win North American honours

Honda Civic is the 2016 North American Car of the Year and the Volvo XC90 is North American Truck

The 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicked off with announcement of the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners. Read More

Auto Shows Auto Awards New Cars Jan 10, 2016, 10:45 PM

Three all-new new Japanese small cars compared

2016 Honda Civic, Scion iM and Toyota Yaris tested back-to-back

The Civic is our pick of the trio here, but any one of these ambitious go-getters will work efficiently and reliably to earn your admiration. Read More

New Cars Fuel Economy Automotive Reviews Nov 9, 2015, 10:35 AM


FIRST DRIVE: 2016 Honda Civic proudly made in Canada

The all-new Honda Civic raises the bar in design, performance, efficiency

Premium European compacts were the benchmark for this 10th-generation sedan, which has been Canada's best-selling car nameplate for 17 years. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Oct 23, 2015, 2:30 AM

Finalists announced for Green Car of the Year

Audi e-tron, Chev Volt, Civic, Sonata and Prius make final five

Annual Green Car Journal awards are voted on by jury of noted environment and efficient-energy leaders, as well as celebrity car collector Jay Leno. Read More

Auto Awards Green Cars Auto Shows Oct 15, 2015, 4:00 AM

Honda recalls Civic, Fit to fix CVTs

Some 144,000 cars could end up with broken drive-pulley shafts

software programming is written for high-hydraulic pressure under certain operating conditions and may put the drive pulley shaft under high stress. Read More

Car Safety Oct 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

Canadian auto sales on record pace through August

FCA (formerly Chrysler) maintains a solid lead over Ford for the top sales spot

In spite of challenges to the economy, new-vehicle sales in Canada continue to set new monthly records, bringing a third record year in sight. Read More

Car Buying Auto Industry New Cars Sep 2, 2015, 12:45 PM


European Honda Civic Type-R has American heart

North Americans may not be getting the new Civic Type-R hatchback but we have a say in its build

The new 2.0-liter VTEC turbo four (the most powerful ever from Honda) is being built at Honda’s Anna, Ohio Engine plant and then exported to Europe. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Auto Industry Jul 12, 2015, 7:00 PM

Canadian auto sales set all-time record in May!

Chrysler regains top sales spot, followed by Ford and General Motors

The market is hot and it's on pace for another record year with year-to-date sales through May up 3.0% from the same period last year. Read More

Auto Industry New Cars Jun 3, 2015, 5:20 PM

Honda considers Civic hatchback for North America

Five-door model expected to go on sale as early as 2016

Honda introduced the new Civic hatchback in Paris last fall and the Type R performance 3-door version in Geneva last month. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Mar 22, 2015, 11:00 AM

Honda Civic Type R coming to North America?

Honda may begin shipping Civic hatchbacks from its plant in England to North America

Billed as a ‘race car for the road’, the Civic Type R is powered by a direct-injected, turbocharged 2.0 litre engine rated at 306 horsepower. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Mar 17, 2015, 8:25 PM


Used Car Report: 2006-2011 Honda Civic

It's no wonder the Honda Civic has been Canada’s bestselling car for 17 years

In creating the eighth-generation (2006-11) Civic, Honda went beyond building a competent economy car and injected dollops of character. Read More

Used Cars Car Buying Mar 9, 2015, 7:20 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 2014 Honda Civic

Canada's best-selling car is not content to rest on its laurels

Small but important tweaks and changes are likely to keep Honda's best-selling compact at the head of the sales pack for the 17th consecutive year. Read More

New Cars Jan 30, 2014, 4:00 PM

Honda Civic tweaked for 2014

CVT automatic transmission is among Civic's many changes for 2014 model year

Canada’s perennially best-selling passenger car gets further styling, powertrain and feature upgrades to help maintain its sales lead. Read More

New Cars Nov 25, 2013, 5:00 PM

2014 Honda Civic Coupe to make world debut in Vegas

Refreshed Civic Coupe will debut among its most ardent fans at the 2013 SEMA Show

Mid-cycle refresh for Honda's Civic Coupe is said to include sharpened exterior styling and Si performance enhancements. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Oct 28, 2013, 4:00 PM


Another Honda Civic we won't get in Canada

British built Civic Tourer to be officially unveiled at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

The Tourer wagon joins a stylish hatchback version of the Honda Civic that the Brits and Europeans already get but don't share with us colonials. Read More

New Cars Aug 13, 2013, 6:00 PM

What small cars are safest?

Six new small cars earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ crash test ratings

As a group, small cars fared worse than their mid-size counterparts in the IIHS's small-overlap front crash test but better overall than small SUVs. Read More

Car Safety Aug 9, 2013, 6:00 AM

ROAD TEST: 2013 Honda Civic Sedan

Best-selling Civic gets a substantive refresh after just one year

Ninth-generation Civic addresses shortcomings while continuing to boast quality, reliability and resale value that are the envy of most competitors. Read More

New Cars Jun 18, 2013, 12:00 PM

Elantra dethrones Civic as best-selling car

The Hyundai Elantra is Canada’s most popular passenger car through April 2013

Overall sales were up 8.9% in April with the greatest coming from light truck segments, while passenger car sales remained stagnant. Read More

Auto Industry May 22, 2013, 5:00 PM


2012 Honda Civic Si HFP

Limited-edition performance package boosts Civic Si’s appeal

The Civic Si HFP, limited to 400 units, is a halo product, intended for customers who want to climb to the next level of style and performance. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Jun 20, 2012, 11:00 AM

2012 Honda Civic

Canada's best selling-car for 13 years plays to its strengths

Changes to the 2012 Civic are more evolutionary than revolutionary, but that is not necessarily a bad thing because the predecessor was so good. Read More

New Cars Nov 22, 2011, 5:00 PM

2012 Honda Civic is an evolution

Ninth-generation Civic aims to continue 13-year Canadian best-seller status

Honda has kept everything that made the current Civic so wildly popular, given it a mild physical makeover, added more features and lowered the price. Read More

New Cars May 2, 2011, 5:00 PM