Fifty several years ago this month, Honda held the world introduction of a enjoyable and gas-effective a few-door hatchback that would go on to alter the automotive landscape permanently – the Honda Civic. A 50 percent-century later on, with gross sales approaching 30 million globally and now in its 11th era, Civic is the longest-managing automotive nameplate in Honda background and the finest-promoting Honda auto of all time.
Considering the fact that likely on sale in America in early 1973, Civic’s 11 generations have continuously set the benchmark for the U.S. automobile industry by offering course-major excellent and dependability, fantastic gasoline performance and low emissions, refined and responsive driving dynamics and best-course security functionality. This has attained the have faith in of American car buyers and a standing as a segment-defining item. With U.S. sales of far more than 12.3 million models, the large bulk made in Honda’s North American vehicle plants, Civic is one particular of the top three most effective-providing cars in America above the previous five many years.
Civic is also one of the world’s most awarded cars of its technology, persistently amassing the industry’s prime honors, which include North American Car of the 12 months 3 moments, Vehicle and Driver magazine’s “10 Very best” honor eight instances, and Motor Trend Car of the 12 months. And while Civic constructed its success as a result of the loyalty of the little one growth generation, its level of popularity proceeds with younger potential buyers. Considering the fact that 2011, Civic is the No. 1 car or truck between Millennial buyers, and has captured the most Gen Z, 1st-time, and multicultural potential buyers in the business for the earlier six a long time.
Honda is sharing the 50th Anniversary celebration of the iconic Civic with its neighborhood on the brand’s social media channels. Through the month of July, Honda fans can consider a “Ride Through Heritage,” starting up with car influencer, Omar Rana, as he highlights Civic’s 50-12 months historical past in 50 seconds. The campaign culminates with a movie collection showcasing 5 decades of Civic, by way of five distinctive chapters – from Civic’s debut in the 1970’s to the all-new, 11th-gen Civic lineup, narrated by John Cena, the voice of the Honda model.