2012 Honda Civic Sedan gets IIHS’ Top Safety Pick


2012 Honda Civic Sedan just joined the group of safer small cars at Newyork, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced yesterday that the 2012 Honda Civic Sedan has been awarded the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick.

The 2012 Honda Civic Sedan earned the highest-possible score of ‘Good’ in all four ratings, including the more rigorous roof-strength test. As with all Top Safety Pick vehicles, the 2012 Honda Civic Sedan comes standard with electronic stability control system.

The 2012 Honda Civic Sedan is powered by a 1.8L inline 4-cylinder engine making 140-hp at 6,500 rpm and 128 lb-ft of torque of 4,300 rpm. The Civic Sedan gets an EPA-estimated fuel-economy rating of 11.9 Kmpl /16.58 Kmpl (city/highway) and 13.6 Kmpl combined when mated to an automatic transmission (standard on Civic EX Sedan and all EX-L models). A manual transmission is standard on the Civic DX and LX (automatic transmission available). Prices start at $15,805 (Approx Rs. 7,13,304/-).

2012 Honda Civic Sedan Safety Features Include

  • Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
  • Standard Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with traction control
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), side curtain airbags
  • Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags
  • A driver’s front side airbag and a front passenger’s side airbag with an occupant position detection system
  • Motion-Adaptive Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system that works in conjunction with Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) &
  • VSA and EPS are included as standard equipment on all models.

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