Honda Civic Type R and Civic Hatchback Return for 2019 with Exciting Upgrades

According to a recent Honda press release out of Torrance, CA, both models will get, for one, a host of interior upgrades, including an updated Display Audio system that'll feature, for instance, both physical buttons and a volume knob to keep control intuitive. Each will also offer voice recognition and Bluetooth connectivity improvements as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the latter standard in, for example, Civic EX and later. Now, factor in upgraded steering wheel-mounted controls, a new indicator for electronic parking brake activation, and fan speed buttons on dual-zone climate control-equipped models. We think enthusiasts of the high-performance drive and those looking for everyday utility and reliability alike will agree with ours here at Sullivan Honda: both rides will be even more engaging than before.

Of course, both compact cars will offer their own enhancements, too, catering to the aficionado. On the one hand, 2019 Civic Type R will get a new Sonic Gray Pearl color, joining its exclusive Championship White option. That'll strike quite a pose against an already prominently high-performance feature slate that includes a turbocharged 306-horsepower, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine, hands-on six-speed manual transmission, automatic rev matching, an adjustable suspension, and drive modes relaxing to exhilarating -- Comfort, Sport, and +R, to be sure.

On the other hand, 2019 Civic Hatchback, returning in its base LX, step-up Sport, midrange EX and fully loaded EX-L with Navigation and Sport Touring trims, will get a safety and driver-assistance bump. Honda Sensing®, our automaker's proprietary technology suite, will now come standard throughout the lineup. It incorporates a Collision Mitigation Braking System&#trade; (CMBS&#trade;), forward collision warning, a lane keeping assist feature, road departure mitigation, warnings for lane departure, and adaptive cruise control with a low-speed follow setting. That's wraparound protection for you and yours, from your driveway to down the highway and for the return home.

Look for these improvements soon on Honda dealer lots like ours here in Torrington, CT. And, in the meantime, if you'd like to check out that latest 2018 Honda Civic, whether coupe, sedan, or five-door, you're welcome to give us a call or visit us here at 45 Migeon Ave to schedule a test drive.

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