Flash Drive

2022 Honda Civic Touring

Model Tested: 2022 Honda Civic 1.5T 4D Touring

The 2022 Honda Civic Touring has grown in size and features and its styling is very sharp.

Engine: 1.5-liter turbocharged I-4, 180 horsepower and 177 lb-ft torque

Transmission: CVT automatic, front-wheel-drive

EPA Rating: 31-mpg city, 38-mpg highway, 34-mpg combined

Base Price: $28,300

As Tested: $29,690


Good performance from the diminutive 1.5-liter I-4

Drive modes: Normal, Eco, Sport

The 2022 Honda Civic sedan looks great from all angles.

Sport mode makes noticeable improvement

Paddle shifters

Good performing CVT transmission

Pleasant highway ride

Front-wheel-drive sufficient in moderate snow

Pretty sporty handling


Stretch-out front seat legroom

Excellent headroom

Three temp heated front seats

Interior room and comfort are great, especially for front row occupants.

Ample adult room in back seat

Large rear doors, easy in/out

Nice, slightly contoured steering wheel

Good auxiliary controls

Good tilt/telescopic range


Large capacity trunk

Flat floor

6-inch lift-over

Large pass-through

Split folding seats fold flat

The dashboard, steering wheel and infotainment features are all excellent.

Medium size glovebox, non-locking

Medium to small front door bins

Smart phone charging pad

Large sun visors with excellent slide

Deep medium size center console bin

Large infotainment screen

WOW Factors:

Handsome styling

Large, deep trunk

Good fuel economy

Spacious interior, excellent comfort

Rear seat room is as good or better than many larger sedans.

Bright interior lighting

Very good technology and safety features


Only one seat back pouch

Tiny rear door bins

Bottom Line:

The redesigned 2022 Honda Civic offers more of the same great features buyers have come to expect from this excellent “small” Honda. The Honda Civic is classified as a compact car, but its interior space and comfort rival many much larger (overall

The Civic trunk is spacious and the folding rear seats expand cargo carrying versatility.

dimensions) sedans. Over the years the Civic has grown, but no one seems to mind. The interior is more spacious and well-appointed. Handling and fuel economy are still excellent, but no manual transmissions are offered on the sedan. The 2022 Honda Civic comes in several trim levels to spread out price points. The Honda reputation for quality engineering, reliability, and strong resale values are still going strong with the 2022 Honda Civic sedan.