2018 Honda Civic Hatchback Accelerates into Dealerships
  • Fun, frisky 5-door Hatchback offers performance, versatility and a little attitude
  • Civic Hatchback Sport named a 2017 AUTOMOBILE All-Star  


The Euro-inspired 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback begins arriving at dealerships today with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) starting at $19,900 for the LX with 6-speed manual transmission. The Civic Hatchback joined the Civic line-up last year and has been a hit with its edgy styling, fun-to-drive nature, versatility and premium features.

With its high performance and sporty feel, the Civic Hatchback Sport was named a 2017 AUTOMOBILE All-Star – honored on a list dominated by sports cars and luxury marques. The Civic Hatchback makes an important contribution to a Civic line-up that has maintained its position as the top-selling car in America2.

The Civic Hatchback received class-leading EPA fuel economy ratings of 31/40/34 mpg3. (city/highway/combined) for the LX, EX & EX-L Navi trims with continuously variable transmission (CVT).

(city / highway/ combined) (anticipated)
LX 6MT $19,900 29/38/33
LX CVT $20,700 31/40/34
LX w/Honda Sensing CVT $21,700 31/40/34
Sport 6MT $21,500 29/38/33
Sport CVT $22,300 30/36/32
EX CVT $23,000 31/40/34
EX w/Honda Sensing CVT $24,000 31/40/34
EX-L Navi CVT $25,500 31/40/34
EX-L Navi w/Honda Sensing CVT $26,500 31/40/34
Sport Touring CVT $28,500 30/36/32

For 2018, the Civic Hatchback again will be available in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Sport Touring trims. Powered by a 1.5-liter DOHC direct-injected turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder with peak output of 174 horsepower4 with CVT in LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims, the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback in Sport and Sport Touring trims bump the horsepower peak to 1804.

The 2018 Civic Hatchback offers premium features including the 7-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility standard on EX and above trims. Also available on LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims and standard on Sport Touring trim is the suite of Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technologies. The suite includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Forward Collision Warning (FCW) integrated with CMBS, Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) integrated with RDM and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow.

The 2018 Civic Hatchback is manufactured exclusively by the Honda Manufacturing plant located in Swindon, UK. Additional media information including high-resolution photography and video of the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback is available at www.hondanews.com/channels/civic. Consumer information is available at www.automobiles.honda.com/civic.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2016, more than 95% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.


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