Already this year, Honda will completely discontinue all models of the Civic coupe. This version of the car is made in the USA and sold only in North America.
According to the publication Automotive News, at this step, the manufacturer decided to go because of the weak demand for such a modification of the model. So, Civic-coupe accounted for only 6% of the sales from the total number of sold cars of this model in the United States. While sales of the Civic hatchback, on the contrary, grow its production in 2021 will transfer from the UK to the USA.
In addition to the refusal to issue Civic coupe Japanese in the North American market will cease sales of the hatchback Fit/Jazz. According to statistics, last year dealers sold only 35 414 instances of this model, although more recently – in 2016, the company sold 56 630 machines. With other markets, the model Fit/Jazz do not plan to remove.
Now in the USA the cheapest model offered by Honda will be a subcompact crossover HR-V. In 2019, the demand for it rose by 16% – sold 99 104 instance.
Also Honda because of the low demand is going to stop in America, sales of the Accord sedan in a version with a manual transmission.
Recall, Civic-coupe current generation is available in 2015. The car is equipped with petrol engines of 1.5 and 2.0 liters. The first is a turbocharged power 174 HP, the second – atmospheric (158 HP). As the transmission used a stepless variator. Separately suggested sport-modification Civic Coupe Si which is driven by a 2.0-liter gasoline turbo engine capacity of 205 HP, combined with 6-speed manual transmission.