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HONDA CIVIC 2009 COMPACT SEDAN OVERVIEWS

2009 Honda Civic Sedan offers performance, fuel economy, and a stylish design. Honda Civic 2009 American specification comes in DX, DX-VP, LX, LX-S, EX and EX-L models. Civic DX-VP and LX-S are new to the Civic line-up.
Honda Civic receives power from a 1.8 litre 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder engine with a maximum power of 140hp at 6300rpm. 5-speed manual transmission is a standard feature. 5-speed automatic transmission is also available.

Honda Civic 2009 has Anti-lock Braking System ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution EBD for smooth driving and safer braking. Honda Civic EX-L adds Brake Assist BA and Vehicle Stability Assist VSA with traction control. Aside from BA and VSA with traction control most of the other safety features are standard in Honda Civic. Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems TPMS provided for all tyres continuously monitors tyre pressure and alert driver before tyre pressure reduces significantly.

Honda Civic offers advanced safety airbags like Dual Stage, Dual-Threshold SRS front airbags, Side Curtain airbags, and Dual-Chamber front side airbags with Passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System OPDS in all models.

Honda Civic is fitted with 3-point seat belts in all seating positions with Automatic Tensioning System, Adjustable Seat belt anchors, and Seat Belt Reminder for front seats. Other safety features standard in all Honda Civic models include dual-side impact door beams, immobilizer theft-deterrent system, child latch and anchor, childproof rear door locks.

For driving comfort and convenience, Honda Civic is fitted with an Air conditioning and filtration system for all models except for Civic DX. Honda Civic is fitted with AM/FM/CD/mp3/wma audio system and 4-speakers for DX-VP, LX, and LX-S models. Honda Civic EX and EX-L models add a 6-speaker audio system. Honda Civic EX and EX-L trims come with USB audio interface.

Honda Civic offers power windows and rear window defogger for all models. Honda Civic EX-L comes with leather trimmed interior, heated front seat, and heated side mirror. Civic EX and EX-L has one touch power moonroof with tilt feature.

Honda Civic has excellent fuel economy with EPA mileage estimates of about 26 miles per gallon mpg city and 34mpg highway for manual transmission and about 25mpg city and 36mpg highway for automatic transmission.

More specifications and features of Honda Civic 2009:

  • Digital Odometer and digital trip meters
  • Maintenance Minder System
  • Outside Temperature indicator
  • Electronic Remote Trunk Release with Lock
  • Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
  • Seating capacity: 5
  • 15-inch wheels (Honda Civic DX, DX-VP)
  • 16-inch alloy wheels (Honda Civic LX-S, EX, EX-L)
  • Multi-reflector Halogen headlamps
  • Impact Absorbing body
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering ACE Body
  • Security System (missing in DX, DX-VP models)
  • Driver and Front Passenger Active Head Restraint
  • Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
  • Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres
  • mp3/Auxillary input jack (missing in Honda Civic DX)
  • 2-speed intermittent windshield wiper (missing in EX, EX-L)
  • Variable speed intermittent windshield wiper (EX, EX-L)
  • Active Noise Cancellation ANC
  • Direct Ignition System with Immobiliser
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition and Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Available as an option for Civic EX, EX-L)

This review is based on Honda Civic 2009 American specification. For more information on Honda, visit worldwide Honda website at world.honda.com

Stallion motors and Globe motors are authorised auto dealers for Honda Civic and other Honda vehicle brands in Nigeria. Honda models bought from accredited Honda dealers in Nigeria come with three-year warranty and three free services.

Honda Civic Auto financing is available from FirstBank plc (Stallion motors) and Union Bank (Globe Motors). Honda Civic auto finance involves paying 10% down payment and off setting the balance over a 60 months or 48 months period. Contact your bank for Honda auto financing options.

Visit our Honda Authorised distributor page for a list of Honda dealers locations (address and/or phone number) in Nigeria.

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