2013 Honda Civic to Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show With More Youthful and Premium Styling2013 Civic styling honed to make the §egmènt's best-selling car even better
Honda today revealed the first look at the much-anticipated 2013 Honda Civic Sedan, in advance of its debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 29. The refined styling of the 2013 Civic Sedan, which goes on sale at Honda dealerships on November 29, will encompass a host of safety, feature, comfort, chassis and interior styling enhancements that will further define the top-selling Civic as the best car in the compact class.
The more upscale and premium styling of the 2013 Civic Sedan's front end includes a new open-mouth lower bumper wîth a horizontal chrome accent and a sportier, black honeycomb mesh grille, anchored by new integrated fog lights on upper trims. The grille is flanked by new clear-lens corner lights to provide a more premium look. The 2013 Civic's more sculpted front end flows into a new, more deeply faceted hood, complemented by a collection of sharp new wheel designs.
In back, a new rear bumper design and new rear trunk lid are capped by a clean, horizontal chrome trim piece. The all-new design of the jewel-like taillights now carries into the trunk face, providing a more finished and upscale look. The rear bumper features integrated reflector treatments and a new lower diffuser panel finished wîth a honeycomb mesh vent.
'The 2013 Honda Civic exterior refinements infuse Civic wîth a more youthful, premium style. Coupling these wîth additional changes beneath will ensure that Civic maintains its top-ranked status,' said Vicki Poponi, assistant vice president of product planning for American Honda.
Heading into 2013 wîth styling and content additions, the Civic's fun-to-drive nature and core attributes of safety, spaciousness and fuel efficiency remain intact. As the compact §egmènt's retail sales leader, the Honda Civic continues as the benchmark for consumers lòòking for the smart purchase in a very competitive §egmènt. Full details of the 2013 Honda Civic will be revealed on Nov. 29 at 10:05 a.m. PST at the Los Angeles Auto Show.Source - Honda
2013 Honda Civic Debuts at L.A. Auto Show Packed with Additional Features, Cementing its Class-Leading StatusPricing announced for January debut of Accord Plug-In wîth class-leading MPGe, Accord Hybrid due next summer; Auto show debuts for 2013 Crosstour and CR-Z TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012
– The 2013 Honda Civic debuted today at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show sporting extensive interior and exterior design upgrades, enhanced dynamics, and a host of new standard features. Honda also announced that the 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid earned a class-leading EPA-certified 115 MPGe rating and will go on sale in New York and California on January 15 wîth an MSRP of $39,7801. Separately, the Accord Hybrid, featuring Honda's new two-motor hybrid system, will launch nationwide next summer wîth anticipated class-leading2 fuel economy of 49/45/47 city/hwy/combined. The thoroughly revised 2013 Honda Crosstour and 2013 Honda CR-Z also made their auto-show debuts.
'Our has never been more competitive or fast changing, and a significant refresh of Civic, America's best-selling compact car, just one model year after its debut as an all-new model shows true speed to market,' said John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of Sales. 'Our corporate direction is to provide our customers wîth great products wîth speed, affordability and low CO2 emissions. There is no better example of this direction than today's introduction of the 2013 Honda Civic.'
The 2013 Honda Civic Sedan, the nation's best-selling compact car which celebrates its 40th anniversary in America next year, goes on sale today wîth extensive changes to further reinforce its market leadership. While still maintaining all the efficiency and value that has made the Civic an automotive icon, the 2013 Honda Civic Sedan receives all-new front and rear exterior styling, while all Civics sport extensive interior upgrades including more luxurious finishes, and a host of new standard equipment.
Retuned §teering and suspension sharpen the Civic's handling, extensive chassis upgrades including Honda's ACE™ II body structure improve safety, ride comfort and interior quietness, and every Civic model has more popular standard features including Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, rearview camera, Pandora® Interface, SMS text message feature, and §teering wheel audio controls. The 2013 Civic arrives wîth even greater value for money, adding highly desired feature wîth an MSRP increase of only $160 across the lineup. Pricing for the exceptionally well-equipped 2013 Civic LX Sedan begins at $18,1651. 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In and Accord Hybrid
Honda announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show today that the 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid will be available for retail sale and lease beginning January 15 in California and New York, wîth an MSRP of $39,780.1 The 2014 Accord Plug-In has earned the highest EPA MPGe rating3 in its class (115 MPGe), surpassing plug-in-class competitors including the Ford C-Max Energi (100 MPGe), Chevy Volt (98 MPGe), and Prius Plug-in (95 MPGe). The 2014 Accord Plug-in has been rated by the EPA wîth a maximum all-electric EV mode range of 13 miles, and a fuel-economy rating of 47/46/46 mpg (city/hwy/combined). The Accord Plug-in is the first production car in America to meet the more stringent new LEV3/SÚLEV20 emissions standard, and it will also qualify for single-occupant carpool-lane access in California.
The two-motor Accord Hybrid will launch nationwide next summer, wîth anticipated class-leading2 fuel economy ratings of 49/45/47 mpg (city/hwy/combined). Únlike the unique styling of the Accord Plug-In, the Accord Hybrid will share styling much closer the conventional Accord Sedan. More details on the Accord Hybrid will be released closer to launch. 2013 Honda Crosstour and CR-Z
The thoroughly revised 2013 Honda Crosstour and 2013 Honda CR-Z made their auto show debuts today, both vehicles having gone on sale the previous week. The 2013 Honda Crosstour arrives wîth extensive updates to both four-cylinder and V-6 models, and a starting MSRP $525 lower than in 2012. The 2013 Crosstour offers more purposeful exterior styling, significant upgrades to the interior design and materials, and a more powerful, more fuel-efficient available Earth Dreams™ V-6 engine coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission wîth paddle-shift control. The 2013 Crosstour is one of the first Honda models available wîth the new keyless Smart Entry wîth Push Button start and Honda's new LaneWatch™ blind-spot display. Other standard visibility-enhancing features include a rearview camera and new re-shaped rear headrests.
The 2013 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe arrives wîth more power and better fuel efficiency thanks to an all-new Lithium-Ion battery pack, and a new Plus Sport System™ allows improved passing performance via additional on-demand electric boost, activated by a §teering wheel-mounted 'S+' button. Styling upgrades include revised interior trim, a new front fascia and a new aerodynamically functional rear diffuser. The CR-Z's standard equipment list – which already includes automatic climate control, power windows and door locks, remote entry and cruise control – adds Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, rearview camera and an Expanded View Driver's Mirror for 2013.Source - Honda
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|01/08/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif.
◾Campaign introduces redesigned 2014 Civic Coupe and Si Coupe
◾Creative highlights band Vintage Trouble and Internet sensations Adventure Time and Nyan Cat, among others
◾Features several Honda firsts for media placements on MTV, Spotify and SoundHound
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|◾2013 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe are Small Car Segment Class-Leaders
◾Civic currently holds highest overall IIHS rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+
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|CIVIC BREAKS 13-YEAR-OLD MONTHLY RECORD ON AMERICAN HONDA 20-PERCENT SALES GAIN|
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◾Six trim levels across a 25-strong version line-up
◾Unique-in-class technologies such as 4Control four-wheel-steering and 8.7-inch portrait touchscreen infotainment system
◾Two dCi and two TCe engines with manual & EDC transmissions
◾CO2 emissions from just 96g/km & economy of up to 76.4mpg
◾5-star Euro NCAP rating and high levels of ADAS equipment
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|1/21/2013 - LOS ANGELES
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• Accord joins Civic Natural Gas as the second Honda vehicle to earn 'Green Car of the Year' award in past three years
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◾Loaded with premium standard features including LaneWatch™, rearview camera, and LED DRL lighting
◾Highest EPA-rated city mpg of any 4-door sedan in America
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|Honda Expands Accord Lineup This Fall With 2014 Accord Hybrid Featuring Class-Leading Mpg Ratings And Exclusive Styling|
|06/19/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif.
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◾Honda's first hybrid to be assembled2 in Marysville, Ohio
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