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  • 1.The Honda Civic Range 2005 These specification details do not apply to any particular product which is supplied or offered for sale. The manufacturers reserve the right to vary their specifications, including colours, with or without notice and at such times in such manner as they think fit. Major as well as minor changes may be involved. Every effort, however, is made to ensure the accuracy of the particulars contained in this brochure. This publication shall not constitute in any circumstances whatsoever an offer by the Company to any person. All sales are made by the Distributor or Dealer concerned subject to and with the benefit of the standard Conditions of Sale and Warranty given by the Distributor or Dealer, copies of which may be obtained from him on request. This publicity material applies to the UK only Trade Descriptions Act (1968). Whilst efforts are made to ensure specification accuracy, brochures are prepared and printed several months in advance of distribution and consequently cannot always immediately reflect either changes in specification or in some isolated cases the provision of a particular feature. Customers are always advised to discuss specification details with the supplying Dealer especially if your model selection is dependent upon one of the features advertised. Honda (UK) - CarsPart No: CARM 1034 470 London Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 8QYIssue Date: 01/05Honda Contact Centre - Telephone: 0845 200 8000 www.honda.co.uk A division of Honda Motor Europe Ltd. No. 857969 Registered in England and Wales

2. CIVIC CONTENTS 1 | 2 At Honda, belief is everything.Its the belief that we have the power to change things.To make the ordinary, extraordinary.To question the status quo.To take a boundary and extend it.Over thirty years and six generations, the Civic has evolved DESIGN into one of the worlds favourite cars. But we knew we INTERIOR 3 werent finished yet. We stayed true to our philosophy EXTERIORthe power of dreams.And decided to see just how far we could take a great idea.TECHNOLOGY PETROL 7DIESELIMA SAFETY OCCUPANT 13PEDESTRIAN CIVIC 3 DOOR17CIVIC 5 DOOR42CIVIC 4 DOOR IMA INSIDE 63FINANCE78 AFTERCARE80 ENVIRONMENT82 INNOVATION 84 HONDA RANGE86 COLOUR OPTIONS 88 3. CIVIC INTERIOR DESIGN 3 | 4 ?Why is it the better something does its job the more we take it for granted The steering wheel. The rearview mirror.gearshift on the dashboard, we created aThe gearshift. Always just there. more natural, comfortable driving position.Always effortlessly efficient. Thats what makes And where is it written that the exhaust must the Civic so remarkable. Theres so much run down the centre of a car? We dont think that you simply dont have to think about. it has to. Moving the exhaust to one sideTake the interior space. Its only when we draw means you dont need a central tunnel, so ouryour attention to the fact that the Civic is one of 3 and 5 door models have a completely flatthe most spacious car in its class, that youfloor thus creating a spacious and comfortablerealise it doesnt even look big outside. In fact ride with plenty of legroom for rear passengers.its actually shorter than the previous model.Weve even created extra room by making theBut inside youll find it surprisingly roomy. rear suspension more compact.Clever design that works. When you drive a Civic, theres so muchWe always aim to enhance your driving efficient design you cant help but wonder if itsexperience. To maximise your comfort. always been this way. It hasnt. Honda haveWho says you have to stretch to change gear?made it this way.Certainly not our designers. By mounting the 4. CIVIC EXTERIOR DESIGN 5 | 6 ?Where does the Civic inherit its looks from The Civic is every inch a car of today. But itsancestry stretches all the way back to the firstever Honda: a full-blooded sports car, theHonda S600. Whatever the mechanicalspoiler performs the same function as on theequivalent of DNA is, it has passed on familyCivics touring car brother: smoothing the airflow,traits to the Civic. and making the car stable at high speed.Front and rear bumpers support aerodynamic And when youve gone to these lengths toperformance, and give the Civic a sleek, stylish create the perfect profile, you dont compromise.profile. Side skirts both enhance its looks andSo weve built the indicators into the doorreduce road noise. And of course the rearmirrors*, where theyre easier for other drivers to see. After all, every enhancement is designed not just to look good, but to improve safety and performance. *Only available on certain grades 5. CIVIC TECHNOLOGY 7 | 8 Twin Ring Motegi race track?What if you could turn a passion into a professionFor us, racing is a laboratory, where we put F1 titles by being perfectly balanced to provide our ideas to the ultimate test. Then we take pin sharp responses and real stability at higher the best elements and put them into road speeds. More importantly, it gives the Civic its cars like the Civic. amazing driving dynamics. So what have we learned? To create someRace tracks are the most demanding places of the most thrilling engines - which just on earth so where better to test our cars? might explain why were the worlds largestWeve built not one but two Grand Prix engine manufacturer. Technology we standard circuits at Motegi, Japans only CARTdeveloped for Formula 1 cars evolved intoseries tracks, and a classic Formula 1 circuit our VTEC technology, which delivers extraat Suzuka, giving us unlimited track time to power through the engine whenever youpush our cars to the limit. need it, as well as providing exceptional fuel But youre going to be driving your Civiceconomy. i-VTEC (i standing for intelligent) on the road, not our tracks, so we take ais our second generation VTEC engine. pre-production model to every country in whichBy combining both VTEC (variable valve we sell and test it under local conditions.timing and lift, electronic control) and VTC Then we adjust the set-up, right down to(variable timing control) to deliver power individual components, so its perfectlytechnology, i-VTEC reduces weight, boosts adapted to the roads you drive on every day.output, and further improves fuel economy. Nothing beats making a living from yourThen theres our five-link double-wishbone passion in life.suspension. Its helped us win six consecutive 6. CIVIC DIESEL TECHNOLOGY 9 | 10 ?Want to see your fuel budget go further Our 1.7 litre common rail turbodiesel returnsover a remarkable 56 mpg (combined cycle),and a potential range per tank of 620 miles- ideal for high mileage drivers. Whats more,its CO2 emissions of 134 g/km are among thelowest in its class. And thanks to quieterperformance, this is one diesel that is aseasy on the ear as it is on the eye.Most importantly, it has all the driving enjoymentof our VTEC petrol engines. Smooth powerdelivery across the rev range. Effortless towndriving and long-haul high performance.Plus if you spend a lot of time on the motorway,youll find its class-leading acceleration between50 mph and 80 mph an invaluable bonus.Its time you looked at diesels again. 7. CIVIC IMA TECHNOLOGY 11 | 12 ?If things could switch themselves off when they werent being used, wouldnt we save a whole lot of energy How much of your driving time is actually spent when you brake, the electric motor acts as agoing nowhere? Waiting at lights, sitting ingenerator, recapturing the energy that wouldtraffic whatever happened to the open road? otherwise be lost and storing it in the batteryMore to the point, whatever happens to all that ready for your next ascent or acceleration.energy? Your car doesnt stop burning fuelWhats more, its emissions are so low youllwhen youre standing still. Unless of course, pay less for your tax disc. Company car driver?its a Honda Civic 4 door powered by IMA. You can look forward to a smaller tax bill nexttime, too. And for those who drive in London, Originally launched in our award winning Insight, the Civic 4 door powered by IMA is also IMA provided revolutionary technology within exempt from the London congestion charge*. a compact coup. Great start, but what aboutthose who need that bit of extra space? So, little wonder that IMA won the Best FuelThis led us to combine ground-breakingEconomy in 2003 and Best 1-1.4 litre Engineintelligence with something far more practicalprizes at the 2003 and 2004 International Engineand spacious - the Civic 4 door.of the Year Awards.So, what is IMA? Integrated Motor Assist. Or, ifThe best part is, all this eco-friendly technologyyou prefer, the future of motoring. Big claim?is packed into a Civic. No fins, solar panels,Yes, but then it is one of the worlds most fuelfuturistic mirrored glass apart from a coupleefficient petrol cars. A car that knows when its of discreet badges, its simply a Civic 4 doornot moving and turns the engine off, then Executive. Will you have to alter your driving restarts it automatically when you put it in firststyle? Only if you count not stopping for petrolgear. A car with an electric motor that makes so often.the 1.4 litre engine perform like a 1.6, with the *Subject to registrationfuel economy of a 1.1. A car so intelligent that AccelerationCruisingDecelerationIdling Combined power (petrolPetrol only, electric motor Petrol only, conserving Engine stops, and electric) reducing fuel recharging if necessary generated energy forconserving fuel consumption later use and energy 8. CIVIC OCCUPANT SAFETY 13 | 14 ?How do you make cars safer By building safety features in, not adding themthe seatback, helps prevent the seat fromon. So every aspect of the Civic has beenbeing thrown forward: a clear additional safetydesigned to help you see trouble coming benefit that many other manufacturers haveand stay out of its way. Thats why youll findnow recognised and copied.Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and ElectronicMeanwhile, a huge windscreen and slim Brake-force Distribution (EBD) with Brake Assistreinforced