2021 Honda Civic Sedan Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

2021 Honda Civic Sedan Model Overview at Germain Honda of Dublin

2020 Honda Civic Sedan

Key Features

  • Starting at $22,005 MSRP*
  • Standard 158-horsepower 2.0L DOHC multi-point injected i-VTEC® 4-cylinder or available 174-horsepower 1.5L DOHC direct-injected turbocharged 4-cylinder
  • Standard Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies
  • Display Audio system featuring volume knob and physical buttons for key
  • Sport trim level with unique styling, upsized 18-inch wheels, and enhanced handling
  • Optional one-touch moonroof with tilt feature
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with guidelines
  • Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration

About the Honda Civic Sedan

Groundbreaking tech, bold styling, exceptional efficiency, and innovative safety features are just a few of the reasons why the Honda Civic continues to be a segment leader. You’ll have your choice of an economical 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder or an available 1.5L DOHC direct-injected turbocharged 4-cylinder to match your individual driving preferences. Regardless of the trim level you select, you can drive with total confidence thanks to the standard Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies. You’ll no longer need to pack light for your next road trip thanks to the class-leading interior volume of the Honda Civic Sedan. Optional Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration gives you quick access to your favorite apps and media. A distinctive lineup of 5 unique models allows you to easily find the Civic Sedan which matches your own personality.

What the Critics Say

The Civic offers a well-rounded docket that goes beyond just dollars-and-sense matters. Its interior is spacious, comfortable and well-made. The turbocharged engine found in most trim levels provides excellent acceleration and fuel economy.” — Autoblog
A true jack-of-all-trades, the Civic strikes a great balance between comfort and driver engagement. Its smooth ride, responsive steering, and athletic driving dynamics make it a joy to pilot. Neither cushy nor harsh, the Civic’s ride quality is just right.” — Car and Driver

What’s New for 2021

2021 Honda Civic Sedan models return this year with no significant changes to mention aside from the discontinuation of the 6-speed manual transmission. Buyers searching for efficiency, value, safety, and innovative tech features should look no further than the Honda Civic Sedan.

Honda Civic Sedan Features

2021 Honda Civic Sedan Performance

Efficient Performance

Spanning from outstanding efficiency to inspired performance, the Civic Sedan gives you your choice of two distinct powertrains. A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine producing 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque comes standard on LX and Sport models. A 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder with a peak output of 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque is found beneath the hood of EX, EX-L, and Touring trims. Giving you some of the best fuel economy numbers in its class, this turbocharged engine delivers maximum ratings of up to 32 city / 42 highway** for EX and EX-L trims. Living up to its legendary reputation as a fun-to-drive sedan, the Civic Sedan Sport features a stiffer front stabilizer bar, rear lower control arms, exclusive shock absorbers, and boldly-styled 18-inch wheels.

Tech-Infused Interior

Providing drivers with a more refined driving and ownership experience, numerous subtle changes have been made to the interior of the Civic Sedan. Physical buttons for critical functions and a volume knob have been added to the available Display Audio system which also includes Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration. Dual-zone automatic climate control with fan speed buttons, leather-trimmed seating, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, and embedded navigation are each examples of other premium features available inside the Civic Sedan. Available 60/40 split folding rear seatbacks can lower to create up to 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space. Building on the refinement of the Civic Sedan, extra sound insulation has been added to the front fenders, rear fenders, trunk, and floor.

2021 Honda Civic Sedan Interior
2021 Honda Civic Sedan Safety

Honda Sensing® Safety Features

Committed to keeping drivers safe from the unknown on the roadways, every Civic Sedan comes standard with the Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies. Included in this collection of features are the Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning, and a Lane Keeping Assist System. Back in or out of a tight parking spot with confidence by using the standard Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with guidelines. EX trim levels and above also include exclusive Honda LaneWatch™ as a standard feature.

Trims & Specs

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX

Civic Sedan LX

  • Starting at $22,005 MSRP*
  • 2.0-Liter DOHC i-VTEC® 4-Cylinder Engine with 158 horsepower
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission or available Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and Streaming Audio
  • Honda Sensing®
2020 Honda Civic Sedan Sport

Civic Sedan Sport

  • Starting at $23,805 MSRP*
  • Decklid Spoiler, Center Outlet Exhaust, and 18-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Available Continuously Variable Transmission with Paddle Shifters
  • 7-Inch Display Audio with Electrostatic Touch-Screen with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration
  • 60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
2020 Honda Civic Sedan EX

Civic Sedan EX

  • Starting at $25,155 MSRP*
  • Push Button Start and Remote Start
  • One-Touch Power Moonroof
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
  • Heated Side Mirrors
  • Honda LaneWatch™
2020 Honda Civic Sedan EX-L


  • Starting at $26,355 MSRP*
  • Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • HomeLink® Remote System
  • SiriusXM® Radio
2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring


  • Starting at $29,055 MSRP*
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic
  • Heated Rear Outboard Seats
  • 450-Watt Premium Audio System with 10 Speakers including Subwoofer
  • LED Headlights with Auto-On/Off
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers

*MSRP includes $955.00 destination charge but excludes tax, license, registration, and options. Dealers set own prices.

**30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX and EX-L trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

***Based on Urban Science retail sales data for all car models in the industry 2016-2018CYTD July.