What’s New in the 2021 Honda Civic?


The 2021 Honda Civic closes its current design generation, building on its current design model from 2016 and returning to its rightful place as the industry leader in the compact vehicle market. Honda made subtle additions to an already impressive 2020 model that created the perfect trifecta of efficiency, performance, and comfort, at a price point in line with the rest of it’s class. Check out all that you need to know regarding the 2021 Honda Civic.

What’s the Civic’s Design Like?

The 2021 Honda Civic continues its body design from the previous year, featuring a low-profile and sporty look even on the base LX model. Users have the new option to improve its bold appearance with available LED headlights, and 18’’ dark aluminum-alloy wheels. For the complete sport-style appearance, be sure to check out the Honda Civic Sport trim. For the inside, the 2021 Honda Civic boasts of a spacious interior, which is even further enhanced by the low-profile dashboard and thin windshield pillars. The interior features stylish upholstery, and premium materials to feel like a luxury ride without the high price. Available enhancements include premium leather, heated seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and more.

How Much Storage Does the Civic Have?

Like the cabin, the 2021 Honda Civic’s storage space is greater than anticipated, compared to the rest of its class. The Civic challenges even midsize sedans in terms of storage volume, even with the rear seats up. Most of the 2021 Model lineup features 428 L of cargo space alone.

What’s the Civic’s Interior Technology?

The 2021 Honda Civic boasts an impressive amount of convenience and entertainment technology in line with the rest of it’s class. Apple Carplay and Android Auto now come standard in Honda Civic models, making sure your mobile device is integrated no matter the operating system. Civic models also offer a multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, right on your Honda console display for ease-of-access when you need it most. The Honda Civic also offers a smart 7” colour TFT centre meter display providing a Driver Information Interface to give you all the information about your Civic that you need.

What’s the Civic’s Performance & Fuel Economy?

The 2021 Honda Civic’s fuel economy and performance remains mostly unchanged compared to the 2020 models. One significant change from 2020 is that there are no manual transmission options for the Honda Civic sedan line, all use CVT drivetrains.

2021 Honda Civic Fuel Economy

Trim Level City (L/100km) Highway (L/100km) Combined (L/100km)
LX 7.9 6.1 7.1
EX 7.9 6.1 7.1
Sport 8.2 6.5 7.4
Touring 7.8 6.2 7.1
Type-R 10.5 8.4 9.6

How Safe is the Civic?

The Honda Civic remains one of the safest options in the compact vehicle market today. Every 2021 Civic comes standard with forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist. 2021 models also feature impressive safety technology like Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control, as well as the HondaLink Assist Automatic Emergency Response System, ensuring that you get the help you need if your airbags deploy.

Civic Price & Trim Options

The 2021 lineup features a reduced number of trim options compared to 2020, in order to simplify the options for users. The Honda Civic 2021 trim’s include the LX, EX, Sport, Touring, and Type-R options for Civic enthusiasts.

2021 Honda Civic Pricing

Trim Level
Starting Price (CAD)
LX $25,169
EX $27,469
Sport $28,596
Touring $30,996
Type-R $47,996

You can find all the Honda Civic models available here at Cambridge Centre Honda.