2021 Honda Civic

2021 Honda Civic

Key Figures

  • Price range in Canada: $23,400 to $54,600
  • Price range in the United States: $21,250 to $43,995
  • Three engine choices with output ranging from 158 to 306 horsepower
  • Combined fuel economy: 7.1 L/100 to 9.6 L/100 km, 25 to 36 mpg

The 2021 Honda Civic is a compact car available in four-door sedan and five-door hatchback body styles, in addition to a number of trim levels. There’s also the high-performance Civic Type R hatchback and, for this particular model year, the Civic Type R Limited Edition.

There are two engine choices for the 2021 Honda Civic. Base trim levels of the sedan are equipped with a 2.0L inline-four that develops 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque, matched to a continuously variable automatic transmission. Meanwhile, uplevel trims of the sedan get a turbocharged 1.5L inline-four that develops 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet, also matched exclusively to the CVT.

The Civic hatchback receives the turbo 1.5L engine across the board, and it can be connected to either a six-speed manual transmission or the continuously variable automatic, depending on the selected trim level. In the hatchback, the engine’s output varies from 174 to 180 horsepower, and from 162 to 177 pound-feet.

The 2021 Honda Civic Type R and Type R LE are both blessed with a turbocharged 2.0L four that belts out 306 horsepower along with 295 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox is the only way to go.

In the United States, the Civic sedan is offered in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring trim levels, while the hatchback gets LX, Sport, EX and Sport Touring variants, along with the aforementioned Type R. The Canadian market gets LX, EX, Sport and Touring trims for the sedan, with Sport, Sport Touring, Type R and Type R LE variants for the hatchback.


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2021 Honda Civic Pricing In Canada

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionMSRPFreight & PDINet Price
LXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT$23,400$1,700$25,100
EXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT$25,700$1,700$27,400
SportSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT$26,800$1,700$28,500
TouringSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$29,200$1,700$30,900
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual$30,400$1,700$32,100
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$30,400$1,700$32,100
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual$33,900$1,700$35,600
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$33,900$1,700$35,600
Type RHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual$46,200$1,700$47,900
Type R Limited EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual$54,600$1,700$56,300

2021 Honda Civic Pricing In The United States

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionMSRPDestination & HandlingNet Price
LXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT$21,250$995$22,245
SportSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT$23,050$995$24,045
EXSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$24,400$995$25,395
EX-LSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$25,600$995$26,595
TouringSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$28,300$995$29,295
LXHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$22,200$995$23,195
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual$23,300$995$24,295
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$24,100$995$25,095
EXHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$24,700$995$25,695
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual$28,600$995$29,595
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT$29,400$995$30,395
Type RHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual$37,895$995$38,890
Type R Limited EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual$43,995$995$44,990

2021 Honda Civic Powertrains In Canada

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionDisplacement, ccPower (hp @ rpmTorque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)
LXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT1,996158 @ 6,500138 @ 4,200
EXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT1,996158 @ 6,500138 @ 4,200
SportSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT1,996158 @ 6,500138 @ 4,200
TouringSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498174 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual1,498180 @ 5,500177 @ 1,900 to 5,000
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498180 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual1,498180 @ 5,500177 @ 1,900 to 5,000
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498180 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
Type RHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual1,996306 @ 6,500295 @ 2,500 to 4,500
Type R Limited EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual1,996306 @ 6,500295 @ 2,500 to 4,500

2021 Honda Civic Powertrains In The United States

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionDisplacement, ccPower (hp @ rpm)Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)
LXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT1,996158 @ 6,500138 @ 4,200
SportSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVT1,996158 @ 6,500138 @ 4,200
EXSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498174 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
EX-LSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498174 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
TouringSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498174 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
LXHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498174 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual1,498180 @ 5,500177 @ 1,900 to 5,000
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498180 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
EXHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498174 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manual1,498180 @ 5,500177 @ 1,900 to 5,000
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVT1,498180 @ 6,000162 @ 1,700 to 5,500
Type RHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual1,996306 @ 6,500295 @ 2,500 to 4,500
Type R Limited EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manual1,996306 @ 6,500295 @ 2,500 to 4,500

2021 Honda Civic Fuel Economy In Canada

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionFuel TypeCity L/100 kmHighway L/100 kmCombined L/100 km
LXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVTRegular7.96.17.1
EXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVTRegular7.96.17.1
SportSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVTRegular7.96.17.1
TouringSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTRegular7.86.27.1
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manualPremium8.16.47.3
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTPremium8.06.67.4
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manualPremium8.16.47.3
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTPremium8.06.67.4
Type RHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manualPremium10.58.49.6
Type R Limited EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manualPremium10.58.49.6

2021 Honda Civic Fuel Economy In The United States

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionFuel TypeCity MPGHighway MPGCombined MPG 
LXSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVTRegular303833
SportSedan2.0L I4Automatic CVTRegular293732
EXSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTRegular324236
EX-LSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTRegular324236
TouringSedanTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTRegular303833
LXHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTRegular314034
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manualPremium293732
SportHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTPremium293532
EXHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTRegular314034
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I46-speed manualPremium293732
Sport TouringHatchbackTurbo 1.5L I4Automatic CVTPremium293532
Type RHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manualPremium222825
Type R Limited EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.0L I46-speed manualPremium222825

2021 Honda Civic Competition

The Civic competes with the following models in the compact car category:
Honda Insight, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Forte, Mazda3, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, Subaru WRX, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Prius, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta.