That is it, Honda followers: Here is your first official take a look at the all-new 2022 Honda Civic sedan. Instead of the industry-standard teaser that encompasses a backlit silhouette or only a slice of the headlight framed towards inky darkness, Honda bucks the development with a full entrance three-quarter glimpse of its latest bread-and-butter compact sedan.
Eager Honda fans know this is not actually our first take a look at the brand new 11th-generation sedan. The beautiful darkish orange 2022 Honda Civic Sedan Prototype proven on the finish of final yr (and which is pictured under and within the gallery) gave us an eyeful of what to anticipate from the Civic’s sheetmetal; a sketched rendering is all we obtained concerning the small automotive’s cockpit design, nevertheless.
That stated, Honda was cautious to invoice the prototype as a preview and never a verbatim manufacturing automotive, so it is best seen as a conglomeration of stylistic touches that might be out there on a spread of various trims and editions of the 2022 Civic. So, consider the orange automotive because the forthcoming 2022 Honda Civic’s “biggest hits.”
Properly, perhaps not all of the longer term Civic variants, as Honda already confirmed there might be a Sort R primarily based on the 11th-gen, together with an Si and a hatchback. For now, this production-ready crimson sedan reveals the 2022 Civic in four-door Touring specification, full with premium-looking distinction wheels.
There are refined variations within the entrance fascia when in comparison with the prototype, nevertheless it seems the orange automotive was a devoted first look. It is a largely good-looking design, particularly when parked subsequent to the alien-like origami angles of the outgoing Civic, and it seems extra as a scaled-down interpretation of the bigger Accord than a sleeker model of the prior technology.
There’s good things underneath the brand new pores and skin, too. Honda confirmed the brand new Civic’s bones are retained from the outgoing automotive, with vital enhancements in torsional rigidity and dealing with. The present Civic stays one of many sharpest compacts to drive in any physique model or trim, so we count on the brand new automotive to be dynamite to drive.
There’s nonetheless no take a look at the cabin however primarily based on the sketches supplied on the prototype’s debut, it is shaping as much as be one of many phase’s cleanest and most fashionable interiors. Search for the within to mirror the mature aesthetic of the surface, with much less angularity and extra horizontal surfaces.
Excited? Us, too. To your first full take a look at the brand new 2022 Honda Civic, verify again right here on April 28 when Honda pulls off the duvet fully.