2017 Honda Civic Coupe in Energy Green
2017 Honda Civic Coupe Touring in Energy Green

2017 Honda Civic Coupe Touring CVT     Consumer Guide Automotive

Class: Compact Car

Miles Driven: 283

Fuel Used: 9.0 gallons

CG Report Card
Room and ComfortB
Power and PerformanceB-
Fit and FinishA-
Fuel EconomyB+
Report-card grades are derived from a consensus of test-driver evaluations. All grades are versus other vehicles in the same class. Value grade is for specific trim level evaluated, and may not reflect Consumer Guide's impressions of the entire model lineup.
Big & Tall Comfort
Big GuyB
Tall GuyC+
Big & Tall comfort ratings are for front seats only. "Big" rating based on male tester weighing approximately 350 pounds, "Tall" rating based on 6'6"-tall male tester.

Real-world fuel economy: 31.4 mpg

Driving mix: 50% city, 50% highway

EPA-estimated fuel economy: 30/41/35 (city/highway/combined)

Base price: $26,225 (not including $875 destination charge)

Options on test car: None

Price as tested: $27,100


Quick Hits

The great: Fuel economy, sporty character

The good: Fit and finish

The not so good: Headroom and cargo space are stingy

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CG Says:

On the heels of the Honda Civic’s complete redo for 2016, the 2017 coupes that aren’t new performance models don’t come in for much change. Consumer Guide® tested a high-feature 2017 Touring, which carried over the ’16 model’s good points (driver vision, maneuverability, seating comfort)—and its not-so-good ones (rear headroom, cargo space, fun-sapping CVT automatic transmission).

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2017 Civic Coupe
The top-line Touring trim level comes standard with the Honda Sensing suite of safety features, which is optional on other Civic models. Honda Sensing includes adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, lane-keep assist, and forward collision warning and mitigation.

We did see better fuel mileage in our test of the 2017 car, which is motivated by the same 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT) as the ’16 car. This time we averaged 31.4 mpg after combined stints of 283 miles, 50 percent in city driving—an improvement over the 29.9 we saw earlier with a slightly higher percentage of city miles.

The Civic sedan–or the new-for-2017 4-door hatchback–remain the more practical choices here, but if two doors is more your style, then Honda has you covered. The coupe is sleek-looking, fun to drive, and we even sort of like the green.

2017 Civic Coupe in Energy Green
The Civic Coupe’s sleek roofline and shorter overall length take a toll on passenger and cargo space, but make for a dashing, sporty profile–especially when finished in eye-grabbing Energy Green paint.

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