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2008 Honda Civic Si Sedan
A three-quarter rear view of a red 2008 Honda Civic Si Sedan

In short: A fun-loving sedan that's also good for daily driving.

For people who need the practicality of a sedan but don’t want to forgo the excitement of a sporty coupe, the Honda Civic Si Sedan offers a suitable solution. Exhibiting rounded edges and a rear spoiler, this fun-loving daily driver has a six-speed transmission and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which is capable of cranking out 197 horses. Inside the cabin are entertainment necessities, such as comfortable deep-bolstered seats, a one-touch power moonroof, and a 350-watt audio system with seven speakers and a subwoofer.

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Warranty/Service: Three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper limited warranty; five-year/60,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; five-year/unlimited-mile corrosion limited warranty; three-year/36,000-mile accessory warranty.

Base Price: $21,310

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, front-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Engine: 2.0-liter, 16-valve DOHC in-line 4-cylinder with i-VTEC
Horsepower: 197 hp @ 7,800 rpm
Torque: 139 lb-ft @ 6,100 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual

Curb weight: 2,945 lbs
Wheelbase: 106.3 in
Length/Width/Height: 176.7/69/56.5 in
Turning circle: 35.4 ft

Brakes: power-assisted ventilated disc in front; solid disc in rear; ABS; electronic brake distribution
MacPherson strut in front; double wishbone in rear; stabilizer bar in front and rear
vehicle stability assist with traction control

0-60 mph: n/a
Top Speed: n/a

EPA City: 21 mpg
EPA Highway: 29 mpg

Safety: unit-body construction; side-impact door beams; daytime running lights; tire pressure monitoring system; dual-stage/dual-threshold front airbags; front side airbags with passenger-side occupant position detection system; side curtain airbags; active head restraints in front; advanced compatibility engineering body structure

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PSV060408 (Updated 07/29/08 SCV)