The Honda Civic Hatchback uses a 1.8-liter Inline four-cylinder engine with 1,798 cubic capacity, which delivers a maximum power of 104 kilowatts at 6,500 revolutions per minute and 174 newton meters at 4,300 revolutions per minute. The engine has a compression ratio of 10.6:1. It has a bore length of 81 millimeters and a stroke length of 87.3 millimeters. It comes with a option of a six-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission with paddle shift.
To run 62.13 miles in an urban area, the car uses 8.3 liters of fuel when using manual transmission and 9.1 liters when using automatic transmission. The car emits 150 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer when it uses manual transmission and 155 grams of carbon dioxide when it uses automatic transmission. It uses a MacPherson strut for the front suspension and a Torsion beam for the rear suspension. The front brakes are ventilated discs and the rear brakes are solid discs.
The car supports cruise control and displays information such as average fuel economy, range, average speed and outside temperature. It also warns the driver when a door is not closed and when the fuel is low.
It comes with several safety features such as an anti-lock braking system, engine immobilizer, security alarm system, traction control and airbags.