2024 Honda Civic Hybrid Confirmed For The US In Sedan And Hatchback Body Models

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Honda gave a preview of the automaker’s product cadence, highlighting what we should expect from the brand in the coming year. Buried within the press release is a brief mention of the Honda Civic Hybrid. The automaker will introduce it in the US in 2024, offering the model in sedan and hatchback body styles.

The arrival of this model is part of the company’s efforts to increase hybrid sales in the country. Honda wants to increase its mix of sales of the CR-V and Accord hybrid to 50 percent, in what the automaker says “is an important step in bridging customers with fully electric vehicles while reducing greenhouse gases. [greenhouse gas] emission.”

The automaker revealed the Civic Hybrid hatchback for the European market in March, with the sedan version debuting a few days later in Thailand. The E:HEV gets its power from a newly developed 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle engine with two compact electric motors. The system produces a combined 181 horsepower (135 kilowatts) and 232 pound-feet (315 Newton-meters) of torque, which Honda has paired with the less sporty e-CVT.

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The new Accord Hybrid has a similar powertrain, pairing the 2.0-liter engine with a two-motor electric system. However, the setup produces a more powerful 204 hp (152 kW) and 247 lb-ft (334 Nm), which is more than the 200 hp (149 kW) and 192 lb-ft (260 Nm) of torque of the Civic Si). Motor1.com reached out to Honda to confirm the Civic Hybrid powertrain. A spokesperson told us the company will “have more on it at a later time.”

Visually, the Civic Hybrid aimed at the US will look similar to the rest of the current lineup. The E:HEV debuts in Europe with a 9.0-inch infotainment display and 10.2-inch digital instrument cluster, which should be standard on the US variant.

Honda didn’t say when we’ll learn more about the Civic Hybrid, but it will debut later this year before going on sale for the 2024 model year. We’ll also see Honda introduce a variant of the rugged 2024 Ridgeline TrailSport later this year. Expect the truck to receive visual updates, capability upgrades and other off-road upgrades for the pickup.