2008 Honda Civic Coupe Specifications

Torrance, Calif. September 14, 2007


2008 Honda Civic Coupe Specifications
ENGINEERING DX LX EX EX-L Si
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1799 1799 1799 1799 1998
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300 197 @ 7800
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 139 @ 6100
Redline (rpm) 6800 6800 6800 6800 8000
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 86 x 86
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.5:1 11.0:1
Valvetrain 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Valvetrain Drive Type Chain Chain Chain Chain Chain
Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold         X
Multi-Point Fuel Injection X X X X X
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System™ X X X X X
Front-Wheel Drive X X X X X
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2 ULEV-2 ULEV-2 ULEV-2 LEV-2
Federal Emissions Rating Tier 2 / Bin 5 Tier 2 / Bin 5 Tier 2 / Bin 5 Tier 2 / Bin 5 Tier 2 / Bin 5
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer X X X X X
100K+/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-ups* X X X X X
*May vary with driving conditions. Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. Please see your owner's manual for more details.
 
TRANSMISSIONS DX LX EX EX-L Si
5-Speed Manual Transmission X X X X  
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.143, 2nd: 1.870, 3rd: 1.235, 4th: 0.949, 5th: 0.727, Reverse: 3.308, Final Drive: 4.294
Compact 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Available Available Available Available  
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.666, 2nd: 1.534, 3rd: 1.022, 4th: 0.721, 5th: 0.525, Reverse: 1.957, Final Drive: 4.437
Close-Ratio 6-Speed Manual Transmission         X
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.267, 2nd: 2.130, 3rd: 1.517, 4th: 1.147, 5th: 0.921, 6th: 0.659, Reverse: 3.583, Final Drive: 4.765
Helical Limited-Slip Differential         X
 
BODY/SUSPENSION/CHASSIS DX LX EX EX-L Si
Unit-Body Construction X X X X X
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension X X X X X
Double Wishbone Rear Suspension X X X X X
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 25.4x3.5/ -- 25.4x3.5 / 11.0 25.4x3.5 / 11.0 25.4x3.5 / 11.0 28.0 / 17.0
Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering X X X X Electric
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.73 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.65
Steering Ratio 13.62:1 13.73:1 13.73:1 13.73:1 13.62:1
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb  (ft.) 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.6
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9      
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes     10.3 / 10.2 10.3 / 10.2 11.8 / 10.2
Wheels 15x6J with Full Covers 16 x6.5J with Full Covers 16x6.5J Alloy 16x6.5J Alloy 17x7J Alloy
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H P215/45R17 87V
Michelin® Pilot Exalto® PE2 Summer Tires         215/45ZR17 91W (available)
Compact Spare Tire X X X X X
 
INTERIOR MEASUREMENTS DX LX EX EX-L Si
Headroom (in., front/rear) 38.0 / 35.1 38.0 / 35.1 37.8 / 34.7 37.8 / 34.7 37.8 / 34.7
Legroom (in., front/rear) 42.6 / 30.3 42.6 / 30.3 42.6 / 30.3 42.6 / 30.3 42.6 / 30.3
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 53.9 / 52.1 53.9 / 52.1 53.9 / 52.1 53.9 / 52.1 53.9 / 52.1
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 53.0 / 49.2 53.0 / 49.2 53.0 / 49.2 53.0 / 49.2 53.0 / 49.2
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 83.7 83.7 83.0 83.0 83.0
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5 5
 
EXTERIOR MEASUREMENTS DX LX EX EX-L Si
Wheelbase (in.) 104.3 104.3 104.3 104.3 104.3
Length (in.) 174.8 174.8 174.8 174.8 174.8
Height (in.) 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.5
Width (in.) 68.9 68.9 68.9 68.9 68.9
Track (in., front/rear) 59.0 / 60.1 59.0 / 60.1 59.0 / 60.1 59.0 / 60.1 59.0 / 60.1
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 2586 / 2650 2657/2718 2698/ 2769 2698/ 2769 2886 / --
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 60/40 60/40 60/40 60/40 61/39
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 60/40 60/40 60/40 60/40 --
 
EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES*/CAPACITIES DX LX EX EX-L Si
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway) 26/34 26/34 26/34 26/34  
6-Speed Manual (City/Highway)         21/29
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway) 25/36 25/36 25/36 25/36  
Crankcase (qt.) 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.8
Coolant System (qt.) 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.7
Fuel (gal.) 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Premium Unleaded
*Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
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