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Solidly into its eighth generation, the Honda Civic lineup for 2011 features Sedan and Coupe models, a Hybrid, the performance-oriented Si and the GX natural gas-powered version. The Si is available in sedan or coupe, while the hybrid and GX are sedan-only offering plenty of choices for those looking for the Honda Civic in Chicagoland. Honda Civic features four engines and four transmissions depending on model, and there are several different trim levels. Standard safety equipment found on all Civics includes front, side-mounted and side-curtain airbags, active front head restraints, anti-lock brakes with electronic force distribution, tire-pressure monitoring, daytime running lights and pedestrian injury mitigation design of the front exterior. EX-L, Si and Hybrid models add stability and traction control and brake assist.
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A 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine producing 140 horsepower and 128 lb.-ft. of torque powers the Civic Sedan and Coupe and is mated to either a manual or automatic transmission, both with five-speeds. The 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine in the Civic Si develops 197 horsepower and 139 lb.-ft. of torque and feeds that to the wheels through a six-speed manual gearbox and limited-slip differential offering plenty of zip to the new Honda. Chicagoland residents looking to reduce their carbon footprint have other choices as well. Civic Hybrid pairs a 1.3-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine producing 110 horsepower and 123 lb.-ft. of torque with a 20-horsepower electric motor that adds 76 lb.-ft. of twist. Civic GX utilizes a 1.8-liter engine that develops 113 horsepower and 109 lb.-ft. of torque that runs exclusively on compressed natural gas. Civic Hybrid is equipped with a continuously variable transmission, while the GX uses a five-speed automatic.
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Civic Coupe and Sedan trim levels range from DX to EX-L and features and upgrades are offered depending on model. Honda?s satellite navigation system is available on EX, EX-L, Si and Hybrid models and includes 2.5-inch motorized display and features voice activation for control of navigation and audio systems, XM Satellite Radio compatibility and Bluetooth wireless telephone interface with steering wheel mounted controls making it a breeze to get around the streets of Chicago Honda Civic also has an auxiliary audio input jack standard on all models from the DX-VP and above and allows for audio playback from portable device. While the DX-VP and LX Sedan feature four-speaker, 160-watt audio systems, the LX Coupe is a six-speaker setup. EX, EX-L, Hybrid and Si models feature a USB audio input, while all systems play MPE and WMA format CDs.
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Civic DX has become a very popular Honda in Chicagoland, equipped with the 1.8-liter engine and five-speed manual transmission (a five-speed automatic is available), 15-inch wheels, power windows and a folding rear seat. DX-VP Sedan adds air conditioning, the four-speaker, 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with aux input. Civic LX adds or upgrades with cruise control, power door locks, 16-inch wheels, keyless entry, center console with armrest, auto up/down driver?s window and folding rear seat. LX-S Sedan features alloy wheels, black cloth seats with synthetic suede bolsters, leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear-deck spoiler and a chrome exhaust finisher. EX Sedan and Coupe add a power moonroof, 60/40 split folding rear seat, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls. EX-L features leather seats, steering wheel and shift knob, heated front seats and door mirrors and a seven-speaker with subwoofer audio system.