2022 North American Car of the Year  

Originally introduced in the early 1970s, the Honda Civic has been one of the most popular sedans in the United States of America for decades. This compact sedan proudly wins the 2022 North American Car of the Year award, which is based on rigorous criteria. This reliable Honda model claimed this honor in 2006 and 2016. Let's take a look at some of the major highlights of this highly renowned sedan, which is available in four total editions.

2022 Honda Civic Continues To Impress American Consumers

Built on an 11th-generation platform, the 2022 Honda Civic has never looked and performed better. Of course, this iconic sedan retains the familiar compact body. Under the hood, you'll find a 2.0-liter engine block that whips out 158 total horsepower. Standard on the LX base trim and Sport edition, this four-cylinder powerhouse yields 138 pound-feet of torque. The EX and Touring trims are equipped with a turbocharged 1.5-L engine that kicks out 180 hp and 177 lb-ft. Both engines include the standard Idle Stop technology for optimizing fuel economy. A continuously variable transmission system is installed across the entire lineup. You can use the Remote Engine Start on the Sport and above trims.

The 2022 Civic also flaunts high-tech features inside the redesigned cabin, like the standard 7.0-inch touch screen. Some default connectivity features inside this compact sedan include the HondaLink, HandsFreeLink, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. A 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster is another default technology on this acclaimed car. You'll get a 10.2-inch instrument display and a 9.0-inch touch screen inside the Touring model. Some other exclusive technologies on this high-end trim include the 12-speaker Bose sound system, GPS navigation, and a wireless phone charger.

In terms of active safety, the 2022 Civic boasts the familiar Honda Sensing bundle. You'll get a total of eight standard accident-prevention technologies on this affordable sedan. Some class-leading driving aides at hand include the Forward Collision Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking, and Traffic Jam Assist. Such sophisticated safety features help this compact Honda sedan win the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award once again. You'll also enjoy several advanced passive safety items, like the ACE body structure, front knee airbags, and side-curtain airbags with rollover detection. Additionally, the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera shows clear images of whatever is behind the trunk.

Come visit our Honda car dealership to find out why the Civic sedan wins the exclusive 2022 North American Car of the Year accolade.

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