Honda has taken the wraps off the highly-anticipated 2016 Civic Coupe.
Set to go on sale in the United States in March, the redesigned model features sporty styling that is bound to turn a few heads. The front fascia closely echoes the sedan but everything aft of the A-pillar is unique to the coupe. This includes a rakish windscreen, a dynamic roof, and a stylish rear end with C-shaped LED taillights.
Honda didn't go into too many specifics but the company confirmed the model will come standard with automatic headlights and LED daytime running lights. Customers will also be able to order LED headlights and rain-sensing wipers.
The interior takes a step in the right direction as there's a soft-touch instrument panel, higher-quality seat fabrics and a vastly improved interior design. Entry-level models feature an automatic climate control system and an acoustic windscreen but higher-end variants boast heated front seats, a digital instrument cluster, and a seven-inch Display Audio infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
Despite the compact dimensions, the 2016 Civic Coupe offers plenty of room for four people as there's an additional 5+ inches of rear seat legroom as well as an extra 8.4 cubic feet of interior space.
At launch, the Civic Coupe will be offered with two different engines. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder produces 158 bhp (117 kW) and 138 lb-ft (186 Nm) of torque, while the turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder develops 174 bhp (129 kW) and 162 lb-ft (219 Nm) of torque.