First Generation of Honda Civic was delivered in 1973 and ninth generation is here, with some really nice features. Improvements were made on all fields and we decided to take a closer look at oil burner Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC.
Lets start with the engine, in Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC we have 2.2 liter four cylinder diesel unit that delivers 150 hp at 4000 rpm and 350 NM at 2000 rpm. Even diesel version is little heavier than a regular petrol version additional amount of torque that this engine brings will certainly be noticeable and you will be getting really nice performances.
With diesel engine you will be also getting lower fuel consumption and this 2.2 liter will return with 5.1 / 3.7 / 4.2 liters per 100 km. These are figures for town / highway / combined drive cycle. Even in real life you will not be able to achieve these figures with normal drive new technology that this engine brings really reduces fuel consumption, and have in mind that you have 150 hp.
Weight of Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC is about 1363 kg and you will be getting fuel tank of 50 liters capacity. Power is transferred to the front wheels through six speed manual transmission and this setup will allow you to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds and reach top speed of 217 km/h.
Standard tires at front and back are same sized and you will be getting 205/55 R 16 and for stopping power at front you will have ventilated discs and at rear regular discs that have support of ABS for better results. Price of Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC is about 33 000 Euros or 42 500 $.