Honda Civic GX
From Honda press: Based on the technologically-advanced Honda Civic Sedan, the Honda Civic GX runs on ultra-clean, domestically-available natural gas and produces near zero emissions.
The Civic GX is the only vehicle certified by the EPA to meet both Federal Tier 2-Bin 2 and Inherently Low Emission Vehicle (ILEV) zero evaporative emission certification standards, earning the distinction of, "Cleanest internal combustion vehicle in the world." Consumers in California and New York, and fleet customers nationwide, can purchase the Civic GX through qualified Honda dealers.
For 2008, an auxiliary audio input jack has been added to the audio system and a new color is available, Nighthawk Black Pearl.
Natural gas, an inherently clean-burning fuel, produces 75 percent fewer smog forming pollutants (oxides of nitrogen) compared to the output of a conventional gasoline engine. As of 2007, natural gas is approximately 30 percent less expensive than gasoline when purchased at a refueling station, and can be more than 50 percent less expensive than gasoline when supplied by a home refueling appliance.
The ultra-clean Civic GX produces near zero emissions, enables owners to become eligible for a $4,000 federal tax credit and can refuel with an available, first-of-its-kind "Phill" home refueling appliance by FuelMaker Corporation (available through qualifying Honda dealers in California). The 2008 Civic GX is the only dedicated natural gas-powered passenger car available to retail customers in the United States and achieves an EPA estimated city/highway fuel economy of 24/36 miles per gasoline-gallon equivalent5. Currently, natural gas is approximately thirty-five percent less expensive than gasoline when purchased at a refueling station, and can be more than 50 percent cheaper than gasoline when supplied by a Phill home refueling appliance.
The Civic GX is the only vehicle certified by the EPA to meet both Federal Tier 2-Bin 2 and Inherently Low Emission Vehicle (ILEV) zero evaporative emission certification standards. The Civic GX is available to consumers at qualified Honda dealers in the states of California and New York and is also available to fleet customers nationwide from qualified Honda dealers.
The 1.8-liter, i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine produces 113 horsepower @ 6300 rpm and 109 ft-lbs of torque @ 4300 rpm. The 2008 Civic GX achieves an EPA-estimated city/highway fuel economy of 24/36 miles per gasoline-gallon equivalent . A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard. A fuel tank with an 8.0 Gasoline Gallon Equivalent (GGE) capacity at 3600 psi provides a range of approximately 200 to 225 miles.