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2012 Civic Natural Gas Specifications
Engineering
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Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1798
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 110 @ 6500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 106 @ 4300
Redline (rpm) 6700
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3
Compression Ratio 12.7 : 1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Natural-Gas Fuel Injection Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard
Front-Wheel Drive Standard
Eco Assist™ System[1]  Standard
CARB Emissions Rating AT-PZEV[2] 
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard
Battery 12V-45Ah (20Hr)
Alternator 12V-95Ah
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups* Standard
Transmission
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Compact 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Standard
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.666, 2nd: 1.534, 3rd: 1.022, 4th: 0.721, 5th: 0.525, Reverse: 1.957, Final Drive: 4.44 Standard
Body/Suspension/Chassis
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Unit-Body Construction Standard
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard
Multi-Link Rear Suspension Standard
Stabilizer Bars (mm., front/rear) 18.0 / 13.0
Motion-Adaptive Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS) Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.11
Steering Ratio 16.08
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.8
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 11.1 / 8.7
Wheels 15" Lightweight Alloys
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M
EPA Mileage Estimates[3] / Fuel
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5-Speed Automatic Transmission (City/Highway/Combined) 27 city / 38 hwy/ 31 combined
Fuel (Gasoline Gallon Equivalent; GGE) 8.03 @ 3600 psi
Required Fuel CNG
Safety
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3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions Standard
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder Standard
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS) Standard
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Standard
Side Curtain Airbags Standard
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure Standard
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control[4]  Standard
Brake Assist Standard
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)[5]  Standard
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Standard
Side-Impact Door Beams Standard
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All) Standard
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Exterior Features
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Integrated Rear-Window Antenna Standard
Security System with Remote Entry and Trunk Release Standard
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors Standard
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Standard
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers Standard
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Auto Off Standard
Body-Colored Door Handles Standard
Comfort & Convenience
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Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System Standard
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition, FM Traffic and CNG Refueling Station Mapping[6]  Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[7]  Standard
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window Standard
Power Door Locks with Auto-Lock Feature Standard
Illuminated Driver's Window and Door Lock Controls Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise / Audio / Phone / i-MID / Navi (available)
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column Standard
Beverage Holders (front) Standard
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment Standard
Door-Pocket Storage Bins (front/rear) Standard
Coin Tray Standard
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release Standard
Remote Trunk Release with Lock Standard
Headlights-On Reminder Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors Standard
Map Lights Standard
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts Standard
Floor Mats Standard
Driver's Footrest Standard
12-Volt Power Outlet (front) Standard
Rear Window Defroster with Timer Standard
Cargo Area Light Standard
Seating
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Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment Standard
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors Standard
Reclining Front Seatbacks Standard
Adjustable Head Restraints Standard
Audio System
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160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers Standard
XM® Radio[8]  Standard
USB Audio Interface[9]  Standard
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack Standard
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability[10]  Standard
Radio Data System (RDS) Standard
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC) Standard
intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)
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Average Fuel Economy Indicator Standard
Average Speed Indicator Standard
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[7]  Standard
Clock Standard
Customizable Door Lock Settings Standard
Customizable Interior Light Settings Standard
Customizable Language Settings Standard
Customizable Screen Color Settings Standard
Customizable Wallpaper Settings Standard
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators Standard
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2) Standard
Elapsed Time Indicator Standard
Exterior Temperature Indicator Standard
FM Traffic with Navigation
Maintenance Minder System Standard
Miles-to-Empty Indicator Standard
Turn-By-Turn Directions with Navigation
Welcome Screen Standard
Instrumentation
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12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator Standard
ABS Indicator Standard
Airbag System Indicator Standard
Blue Backlit Gauges Standard
Brake System Indicator Standard
Coolant Temperature Indicators Standard
Cruise Control Indicators Standard
Digital Speedometer Standard
Door and Trunk Open Indicators Standard
DRL Indicator Standard
ECON Button Standard
ECON Mode Indicator Standard
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator Standard
Fuel Level Indicator Standard
Headlight-On Indicator Standard
High-Beam Indicator Standard
Immobilizer System Indicator Standard
Instant Fuel Economy Indicator Standard
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator Standard
Low-Fuel Indicator Standard
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator Standard
Maintenance Minder Indicator Standard
Malfunction Indicator Standard
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator Standard
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Standard
Security System Indicator Standard
Shift Lever Position Indicator Standard
System Message Indicator Standard
Tachometer Standard
TPMS Indicator Standard
Turn Signal/Hazard Indicators Standard
Two-Tier Instrument Panel Standard
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators Standard
Washer Fluid Level Indicator Standard
Interior Measurements
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Headroom (in., front/rear) 39.0 / 37.1
Legroom (in., front/rear) 42.0 / 36.2
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 56.6 / 53.3
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 50.5 / 51.4
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 6.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.6
Seating Capacity 5
Exterior Measurements
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Wheelbase (in.) 105.1
Length (in.) 177.3
Height (in.) 56.5
Width (in.) 69.0
Track (in., front/rear) 59.0 / 60.2
Curb Weight (lbs) 2848 / 2855 (with navigation)
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 62 / 38
 
[1]  Eco Assist is a trademark of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and may not be used or reproduced without prior written approval.
[2]  AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations.
[3]  Based on 2012 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[4]  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
[5]  For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[6]  The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (FM Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[7]  The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license.
[8]  XM services require a subscription after 90-day trial period. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your XM service at the end of your complimentary trial, the plan you choose will automatically be renewed and you will be billed at then-current rates until you call XM at 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Fees and programming subject to change. Available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. ©2011 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries.
[9]  The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[10]  Windows Media® Audio is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.