Flash Drive

2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe

2015 Honda Civic Si engine
2015 Honda Civic Si engine

Model Tested: 2015 Honda Civic 2-door Si coupe 

Engine: 2.4-liter DOHC I-4, 205 horsepower 174 lb-ft torque 

Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission front-wheel-drive

 EPA Ratings: 22/City—31/Highway—25/Combined 

Base Price: $22,990 

As Tested: $23,780 


Peppy performance when gears are maximized

Excellent 6-speed manual transmission

Nimble and quick

Compliant highway ride

Most fun on twisty back roads

Great mix of performance and fuel economy 

2015 Honda Civic Si interior
2015 Honda Civic Si interior


Stretch-out front legroom

OK headroom for tall drivers

Supportive side bolsters, but no lumbar adjustment

Seat height pump for driver

Soft headrests

Comfy seats for long trips

Small sunroof

Snug back seat

Thick, contoured leather-wrapped steering wheel


Small console bin with padded, sliding armrest

One seatback pouch

Split folding rear seats; sloped when folded

Decent trunk pass-through

Flat trunk floor

Good cargo space 

2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe
2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe

WOW Factors:

Fun manual transmission

Exceeded EPA highway economy estimates

Right side camera for turns or can be left on

Boy racer styling

Red and black upholstery 


Sun visors don’t slide to adjust for harsh side sunlight

No knobs for radio, only touch screen controls

Inexpensive trunk carpet

Boy racer styling

Red and black upholstery

Bottom Line:

The 2015 Honda Civic Si coupe is fun and frugal—well priced and fuel-efficient. The junior racer styling is either a plus or a minus depending on your age and/or viewpoint, but the handling is fun for everyone.