Honda will complete the electrification of its range in Europe with the launch of the new Civic Hybrid in the autumn, followed in 2023 by a small full-electric SUV, a hybrid compact SUV and a new CR-V SUV with a plug-in hybrid option.
The new Civic compact hatchback, called the Civic e:HEV, will be sold only as a hybrid. Its full-hybrid drivetrain combines a lithium ion battery with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine. It will replace the current Civic that is powered by turbocharged gasoline engines.
Honda estimates the hybrid will have CO2 emissions below 110 grams per km under WLTP testing.
It has a 35 mm longer wheelbase to give more cabin room. The top-spec models will have a digital driver display and a 9-inch touchscreen mounted higher on the dashboard.
The car is the 11th generation of the Civic product line and is a version of the model already on sale in the U.S. and Japan.