How Much Does the Honda Civic Weigh?

2022 Honda Civic LX white sedan driving on road

If you’ve got your sights set on the Honda Civic as your next car to take on your adventures across the hilly streets of Santa Ana, Mission Viejo, and Tustin, CA, then you’ve probably done your research. However, there are more factors to learn about, so you can be absolutely certain it’s the right sedan for you. You may ask, “How much does the Honda Civic weigh?”

Our team at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine is here to delve in deep and help you learn about the Civic weight and how it varies. We’ll also discuss factors involving your vehicle weight and how it can affect your performance.

Honda Civic Weight by Trim

Since the Honda Civic offers four different trim levels, each with its own set of unique features, components, and even different engines, the weight can vary depending on the one that you select. To start, one of the heaviest components of your vehicle is the engine.

2022 Honda Civic Touring backseat view through sunroofThe Honda Civic comes standard with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that’s able to generate 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. The LX trim of the 2022 Honda Civic gets an EPA-estimated 31 city/40 highway/35 combined MPG.1

Drivers have the option of selecting the available 1.5L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which is able to produce 180 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. The EX trim of the 2022 Honda Civic achieves an EPA-estimated 33 city/42 highway/36 combined MPG.1

These engines offer different weights, which can help explain the variations from one trim to the other:

  • LX: 2,877 pounds (2.0L engine)
  • Sport: 2,935 pounds (2.0L engine)
  • EX: 3,004 pounds (1.5L engine)
  • Touring: 3,077 pounds (1.5L engine)

The weight difference isn’t huge, with the biggest chasm only being 200 pounds between the base LX trim and the highest trim, the Touring.

How Does Weight Affect My Vehicle’s Performance?

As you’ve seen above, the Civic offers slight variations with its curb weight across the varying trims. You also may have noticed the difference in fuel economy between the two engines. Weight can play a major factor in your fuel efficiency. However, those readings are based off of curb weight and a single driver.

If you’ve got yourself and your passengers on board, this could affect your fuel economy because it causes the engine to work harder and burn up more fuel than normal. This is especially true when you also have some heavy materials in the trunk. The excess weight will reduce your vehicle’s fuel efficiency.

Learn Even More About the Honda Civic

At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine, we hope that this guide helped you learn more about the Honda Civic and its varying weights across the different trims that it offers. Of course, there’s a variety of more factors that you’ll want to learn about to be certain it’s the perfect sedan to take on the roads of Santa Ana, Mission Viejo, and Tustin, California.

When you’re ready to learn more, check out some of our Honda Civic resources or simply schedule your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine. Our team is here and committed to helping you find the vehicle that’s right for you!

1 31 city/40 highway/35 combined mpg rating for LX. 30 city/37 highway/33 combined mpg rating for Sport. 33 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX. 31 city/38 highway/34 combined mpg rating for Touring. Based on 2022 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.

 

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