Honda Ireland has announced that the new Civic will go on sale here from €23,750. The new car will launch in Ireland in early March 2017.

The new Civic is wider, longer, and lower than any of its predecessors and has a new interior.

Honda’s ‘SENSING’ suite of active safety and driver assist technologies will be standard across the new Civic range, including Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Keeping Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Traffic Sign Recognition.

The new Civic is available with the second-generation of Honda’s Connect infotainment and connectivity system, which offers full smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

2017 Honda Civic
Cabin of the 2017 Civic hatchback

This is the tenth generation of the Honda Civic and its arrival will also see the launch of two new petrol engines, a 127bhp three cylinder 1.0-litre i-VTEC Turbo and a 180bhp four cylinder 1.5-litre i-VTEC Turbo.

Caroline Kidd