New Honda Civic perfectly coped with crash-tests and earned the maximum rating – 5 stars in Euro NCAP. Under operating standards of the European tests to get the higher point the car should receive the general estimation not less than 80 %. These percent are charged on a parity of the received points in each category of tests to their greatest possible quantity.
Besides 5 stars, experts Euro NCAP declared award to a hatchback of a special award for system of braking for prevention of crashes (CMBS).
Let’s remind that the new model Civic offered exclusively in the form of a five-door hatchback, has been developed specially for the European market. Under a car cowl there is one of 2 petrol motors in volume of 1,4 l, 1,8 l or a diesel engine in volume of 2,2 l in a combination with six-step MKPP. The novelty also received simplification system thrown uphill Hill Start Assist, and the version with the engine in volume of 1,8 l – specially developed five-step automatic transmission.