Honda has always been on the cutting edge of technology around the automotive industry. In the past few years, the buzz has been focused on alternative energy sources for the vehicles of the future. Hybrid and Electric technologies are old news; it's time to take a fresh approach to vehicle fuel systems. The 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas breaks the mold of the traditional automobile and dives head-first into the future. With all the same performance, safety and comfort features of a gasoline powered Civic; the Civic Natural Gas is the vehicle of the future. At Planet Honda, we are excited about the new technology and this new Civic. Are you curious to see what is different about the Civic Natural Gas? Drive on over to Union, New Jersey and check one out!
The Honda Civic Natural Gas is powered by a 110 hp, 1,8 liter in-line 4 cylinder engine and a 5 speed automatic transmission. The SOHC i-VTEC engine has been engineered to reduce friction between moving parts and to include increased airflow to key areas. These modifications, accompanied by improved aerodynamics, allow the 2012 Civic Natural Gas to achieve maximum fuel efficiency. The Eco Assist feature helps remind drivers to stay within the optimal operation speeds. The ECON button also allows drivers to switch between an engine and system configuration that operates efficiently and a mode that provides a sportier and performance based drive. The Civic Natural Gas does not have traditional gasoline fuel tank. This vehicle is solely powered by clean-burning natural gas and offers drivers a completely alternative method of transportation. The internal-combustion engine of the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas was classified as the cleanest vehicle tested by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. No other car on the road can top the emission-level of the Civic Natural Gas.
There are no options; safety is standard in every Honda vehicle. The Honda Civic Natural Gas includes all of the safety features Honda develops for every vehicle in the lineup. To prevent a collision the Vehicle Stability Assist with traction control helps drivers regain control in the event of swerving or loss of traction. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution help drivers to apply appropriate brake pressure to each individual wheel. In the event of a collision, the engineers at Honda have designed a network of connected structural elements designed to evenly deliver impact forces throughout the body of the Civic Natural Gas.
Honda has taken a new approach to alternative energy vehicles. The 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas is not a hybrid; there is no tank for gasoline on the vehicle. The car is powered only by clean-burning natural gas. It gas been engineered with efficiency in mind and features systems designed to reduce key areas of friction and eliminate other areas that effect the overall consumption of fuel in the vehicle. At Planet Honda, we are excited to have this vehicle in the Honda lineup. If you are curious and want more information about the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas stop by and talk with one of our associates.