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2021 Honda Civic EX FWD
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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,200
Invoice
$22,950
Average Price Paid
$23,083
2,318 listings nationwide

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EX FWD
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FWD
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Acura’s gussied-up Civic rolls into showrooms for the second year in a row with no significant changes. This comes after the ILX finally got Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for the 2019...

Specs

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2021 Acura ILX
FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 8-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
32 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
201 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
180 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
11.6:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.43 in x 3.9 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 34 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.1 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 985 lbs 906 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 182.2 in
Width 70.9 in 70.6 in
Height 55.7 in 55.6 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2021 Acura ILX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl

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