2012 Honda Civic Sedan Specifications and Features
ENGINEERING DX LX EX/EX-L
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (L / cc) 1.8 / 1798 1.8 / 1798 1.8 / 1798
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 140 @ 6500 140 @ 6500 140 @ 6500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300
Redline (rpm) 6700 6700 6700
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3
Compression Ratio 10.6:1 10.6:1 10.6:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2† / PZEV** ULEV-2† / PZEV** ULEV-2† / PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
** 5AT models are PZEV-rated in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations.
† AT models in non-CARB states and MT models in all 50 states are ULEV-2-rated.
TRANSMISSIONS DX LX EX/EX-L
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.143, 2nd: 1.870, 3rd: 1.235, 4th: 0.949, 5th: 0.727, Reverse: 3.308, Final Drive: 4.29
Compact 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Available Available
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.666, 2nd: 1.534, 3rd: 1.022, 4th: 0.721, 5th: 0.525, Reverse: 1.957, Final Drive: 4.44
BODY/SUSPENSION/CHASSIS DX LX EX/EX-L
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Multi-Link Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 17.0 / 11.0 17.0 / 11.0 17.0 / 11.0
Motion-Adaptive Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.1 3.1 3.1
Steering Ratio 16.1 16.1 16.1
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 35.4 35.4 35.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in, front/rear)

10.3 / 10.2
Wheels 15" with Full Covers 15" with Full Covers 16" Alloys
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H P195 / 65 R15 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M
EXTERIOR MEASUREMENTS DX LX EX/EX-L
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 105.1 105.1
Length (in) 177.3 177.3 177.3
Height (in) 56.5 56.5 56.5
Width (in) 69.0 69.0 69.0
Track (in, front/rear) 59.0 / 59.9 59.0 / 59.9 59.0 / 59.9
Curb Weight (lbs, MT/AT) 2608 / 2672 2641 / 2705 NA / 2765 (EX)
NA / 2765 (EX w/Navi)
NA / 2795 (EX-L w/Navi)
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 60 / 40 60 / 40
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 61 / 39 61 / 39 61 / 39
INTERIOR MEASUREMENTS DX LX EX/EX-L
Headroom (in, front/rear) 39.0 / 37.1 39.0 / 37.1 37.9 / 36.2
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.0 / 36.2 42.0 / 36.2 42.0 / 36.2
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 56.6 / 53.3 56.6 / 53.3 56.6 / 53.3
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 50.5 / 51.4 50.5 / 51.4 50.5 / 51.4
Cargo Volume (cu ft) 12.5 12.5 12.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 94.6 94.6 92.1
Seating Capacity 5 5 5
EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES*/FUEL DX LX EX/EX-L
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 36 / 31 28 / 36 / 31
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 39 / 32 28 / 39 / 32 28 / 39 / 32
Fuel (gal) 13.2 13.2 13.2
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
SAFETY DX LX EX/EX-L
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Emergency Trunk Release
EXTERIOR FEATURES DX LX EX/EX-L
One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature

Integrated Rear-Window Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
with Trunk Release with Trunk Release
Manually Operated Side Mirrors Black

Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors
Heated (EX-:)
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Auto Off with Auto-On/Off (EX-L)
Body-Colored Door Handles Black
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE DX LX EX/EX-L
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition
and FM Traffic


Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®

Power Windows

Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks with Auto-Lock Feature
Illuminated Driver's Window and Door Lock Controls
Cruise Control
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  EX-L
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
Cruise / Audio / I-MID Cruise / Audio / Phone / I-MID / Navi (available)
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Beverage Holders Front Front Front and Rear
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment
Door-Pocket Storage Bins (front/rear)
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket

Coin Tray
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Remote Trunk Release with Lock
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Map Lights
Rear-Seat Armrest

Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Floor Mats
Driver's Footrest
12-Volt Power Outlet Front Front Front and Center Console
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Cargo Area Light
SEATING DX LX EX/EX-L
Leather-Trimmed Interior

EX-L
Heated Front Seats

EX-L
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Down Rear Seatback 60/40 Split
AUDIO SYSTEMS DX LX EX/EX-L
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers

160-Watt AM/FM//CD Audio System with 6 Speakers

XM® Radio

with Navigation
USB Audio Interface
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
INSTRUMENTATION DX LX EX/EX-L
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicators
Cruise Control Indicators
Digital Speedometer
Door and Trunk Open Indicators
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-On Indicator
High Beam Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Instant Fuel Economy Indicator
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Malfunction Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator
Security System Indicator
Shift Lever Position Indicator 5AT 5AT 5AT
System Message Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Turn Signal/Hazard Indicators
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and Off Indicators
Washer Fluid Level Indicator
INTELLIGENT MULTI-INFORMATION
DISPLAY (I-MID)
DX LX EX/EX-L
Average Fuel Economy Indicator
Average Speed Indicator
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®

Clock
Customizable Door Lock Settings
Customizable Interior Light Settings
Customizable Language Settings
Customizable Screen Color Settings
Customizable Wallpaper Settings
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator

FM Traffic

with Navigation
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Turn-By-Turn Directions

with Navigation
Welcome Screen
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