After updating the Civic hatchback, Honda has now revealed the updated version of the Civic Si sedan. The 2020 Honda Civic Si sedan receives updated styling, new Honda sensing suit of driver assistance technology and offers better acceleration. The sedan will go on sale in the European markets on September 6.
It is powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 205bhp and is paired to a six-speed manual gearbox. The brand also makes changes to final-drive ration, which is six-percent shorter to boost acceleration. Though, the company hasn’t revealed the specific time or reveals the 0-100kmph time frame.
The 2020 Honda Civic Si sedan comes with re-styled front fascia with revised lower bumper fog lamp housings, updated Honda signature ‘Wing’ grille crossbar and new multi-element LED lamps with a wider and longer light beam. The lower bumper gets gloss black surrounding trim and a body-color crossbar. It also gets new LED fog lights. At the back, the Si sedan receives new lower bumper with gloss black treatment and a body-color crossbars. The new model rides on new matte black 18-inch wheels wrapped in all-season performance tires.
Inside the cabin, the 2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan gets updated sport seats with red accents on the seat bottom and seat back. New red trim highlights also visible on the instrument panel. The company had launched the updated model in 2018, which was equipped with revised Display audio system with physical buttons and a volume knob, and bigger cupholders.
The Honda Sensing suite of driver assistance technology is available as standard on the Si sedan. It includes adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking, road departure warning, lane-keep assist, and automatic high beams. The sedan also has an active sound control system that offers a fake engine sound from the stereo during aggressive driving.