2009 Honda Civic Sedan Specifications and Features
ENGINEERING DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (L/cc) 1.8 /1799 1.8 /1799 1.8 /1799 1.3 / 1339 2.0 / 1998
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300 110 @ 6000 197 @ 7800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 123 @ 1000-2500 139 @ 6100
Redline (rpm) 6800 6800 6800 6300 8000
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 73 x 80 86 x 86
Compression Ratio
10.5:1 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.8:1 11.0:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve
SOHC i-VTEC®
16-Valve
SOHC i-VTEC®
8-Valve
SOHC i-VTEC®
16-Valve
DOHC i-VTEC®
Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold



Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2 ULEV-2 ULEV-2 AT-PZEV LEV-2
Direct Ignition System
with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles
No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.

ELECTRIC MOTOR / GENERATOR DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Permanent Magnet Motor



Power Output


20 hp / 76 lb.-ft.
Motor Width (mm)


70

ELECTRIC POWER STORAGE DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Nickel Metal Hydride
(Ni-MH) Battery




Output (Volts)


158
Rated Capacity


5.5 Ah

TRANSMISSIONS DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
5-Speed Manual Transmission
ear 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)
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.666, 2nd: 1.534, 3rd: 1.022, 4th: 0.721, 5th: 0.525, Reverse: 1.957, Final Drive: 4.44


Close-Ratio 6-Speed Manual Transmission
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.267, 2nd: 2.130, 3rd: 1.517, 4th: 1.147, 5th: 0.921, 6th: 0.659, Reverse: 3.583, Final Drive: 4.76




Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Gear Ratios: 2.526~0.421, Reverse: 4.511~1.875, Final Drive: 4.94




Helical Limited-Slip Differential




BODY/SUSPENSION/CHASSIS DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Multi-Link Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 24.2 / 10.0 24.2 / 10.0 24.2 / 10.0 24.2 / 12.0 27.0 (solid) / 17.0
Power-Assisted
Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Electric Electric
Steering Wheel Turns,
Lock-to-Lock
2.70 2.70 2.70 2.71 2.65
Steering Ratio 13.70 13.70 13.70 13.52 13.62
Turning Diameter,
Curb-to-Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4 35.4 34.8 35.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
(in, front/rear)
10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9
10.3 / 8.7
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes
(in, front/rear)


10.3 / 10.2
11.8 / 10.2
Wheels
15" with Full Covers 16" with Full Covers
16" Alloys (LX-S)
16" Alloys 15" Lightweight Alloys 17" Alloys
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H P205 / 55
R16 89H
P195 / 65
R15 89S
P215 / 45
R17 87V
Michelin® Pilot® Exalto® PE2™ Performance Tires (available)



215 / 45
ZR17 91W
Compact Spare Tire

EXTERIOR MEASUREMENTS DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.3 106.3 106.3 106.3
Length (in) 177.3 177.3 177.3 177.3 177.3
Height (in) 56.5 56.5 56.5 56.3 56.5
Width (in) 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0
Track (in, front/rear) 59.0 / 60.2 59.0 / 60.2 59.0 / 60.2 59.1 / 60.2 59.0 / 60.2
Curb Weight (lbs, MT/AT) 2630 / 2692 (DX)
2648 / 2709 (DX-VP)
2687 / 2754 (LX / LX-S) 2747 / 2820 (EX)
2760 / 2831 (EX-L)
NA / 2877 2954 / NA
Weight Distribution
(%, front/rear, MT)
60 / 40 60 / 40 60 / 40 NA 60 / 40
Weight Distribution
(%, front/rear, AT)
61 / 39 61 / 39 61 / 39 59 / 41 NA

INTERIOR MEASUREMENTS
DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Headroom (in, front/rear) 39.4 / 37.4 39.4 / 37.4 38.1 / 36.7 39.4 / 37.4 38.1 / 36.7
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.2 / 34.6 42.2 / 34.6 42.2 / 34.6 42.2 / 34.6 42.2 / 34.6
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 53.7 / 52.4 53.7 / 52.4 53.6 / 52.3 53.6 / 52.3 53.6 / 52.3
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.9 / 51.0 51.9 / 51.0 51.9 / 51.0 51.9 / 51.0 51.9 / 51.0
Cargo Volume (cu ft) 12.0 12.0 12.0 10.4 12.0
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 90.9 90.9 88.4 90.9 88.4
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5 5

EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES*/CAPACITIES DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 26 / 34 / 29 26 / 34 / 29 26 / 34 / 29

6-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined)



21 / 29 / 24
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 25 / 36 / 29 25 / 36 / 29 25 / 36 / 29

CVT (City/Highway/Combined)


40 / 45 / 42
Crankcase (qt) 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.0 5.8
Coolant System (qt, MT/AT) 6.8 / 7.0 6.8 / 7.0 6.8 / 7.0 NA / 6.1 (CVT) 6.7 / NA
Fuel (gal) 13.2 13.2 13.2 12.3 13.2
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular
Unleaded
Regular
Unleaded
Premium
Unleaded
*Based on 2009 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage will vary.

SAFETY DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
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
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold
Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
Advanced Compatibility EngineeringTM (ACETM)
Body Structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)
with Traction Control


EX-L
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist

EX-L
Tire Pressure Monitoring
System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Outboard Lower Anchors
and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Emergency Trunk Release

EXTERIOR FEATURES DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
One-Touch Power Moonroof
with Tilt Feature



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



Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors
with Integrated Turn Indicators
Heated Side Mirrors

EX-L with Leather
2-Speed/Intermittent
Windshield Wipers



Variable Intermittent
Windshield Wipers


Rear Decklid Spoiler
LX-S

Body-Colored Low-Profile
Rear Wing Spoiler




Chrome Exhaust Finisher



Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Fog Lights



Body-Colored Door Handles Black
Chrome Rear License Plate Trim

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System DX-VP Automatic Climate Control
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation SystemTM with Voice Recognition

Available Available Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®

with Navigation with Navigation with Navigation
Power Windows



Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down
Driver's Window

Power Door Locks
with Auto-Lock Feature

Cruise Control
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
LX-S EX-L with Leather
Aluminum Shift Knob with Leather



Textured Aluminum Pedals



Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
Cruise Cruise/Audio/Navi(available) Cruise/Audio/Navi(available) Cruise/Audio/Navi(available)
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Beverage Holders Front Front Front and Rear Front Front and Rear
Center Console with Sliding Armrest and Storage Compartment
Front Door-Pocket Storage Bins
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket

Driver- and Passenger-Side
Coin Tray
Satin-Finish Door-Handle Pulls
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Remote Trunk Release with Lock
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's and Front
Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Ambient Console Lighting



Red
Map Lights
Rear-Seat Armrest


Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Floor Mats
Driver's Footrest
12-Volt Power Outlet Front Front Front and Center Console Front and Center Console Front and Center Console
Rear Window Defroster
with Timer
Cargo Area Light

SEATING DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Leather-Trimmed Interior

EX-L Available
Heated Front Seats

EX-L with Leather
Driver's Seat with Manual
Height Adjustment
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Down Rear Seatback 60/40 Split
60/40 Split

AUDIO SYSTEMS DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers DX-VP


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


350-Watt AM/FM//CD Premium
Audio System with 7 Speakers
including Subwoofer




MP3/Windows Media®
Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
DX-VP
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack DX-VP
USB Audio Interface

XM® Radio


with Navigation

with Navigation

with Navigation
CD Text Display Capability DX-VP
Digital Audio-Card Reader


with Navigation

with Navigation

with Navigation
Speed-Sensitive Volume
Control (SVC)
DX-VP

INSTRUMENTATION DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L Hybrid Si
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
Blue Backlit Gauges with Electronic
IMA Display
Red
Tachometer with Rev-Limit
Indicator
Digital Odometer and
Digital Trip Meters (2)
Idle-Stop Indicator



Maintenance Minder™ System
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator

Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators



IMA Charge and Assist Indicators



Average Fuel Consumption Indicator



Fuel and Coolant
Temperature Indicators
Door/Trunk-Open Indicators
Low-Fuel and Low-Oil
Pressure Indicators
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Front Passenger
Airbag-Off Indicator
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