Revving Up the Competition: 2023 Honda Civic Wins Coveted Award for Design, Performance, Safety, and Technology

Published: 04-21-2023

Honda Dealers Blog Post

The Honda Civic isn’t shy around the award podium, and the 2023 model continues to be showered with top safety picks and the best compact car selections. Civics provides drivers with a sleek, sporty exterior with exceptional handling and advanced safety features. The new Civic will surely be an exciting, worry-free experience for all drivers and passengers.

Best Compact Car at 2023 Editors Choice Awards

Civic models have achieved in every category to be chosen by the editors at Car and Driver in 2023 as the best overall vehicles in their respective genres. Three different 2023 Civics were awarded the 2023 “Editors’ Choice” Awards*:

  • Best Compact Car: 2023 Honda Civic
  • Best Sport Compact Car: 2023 Honda Civic Si
  • Best Sport Compact Car: 2023 Honda Civic Type R

In addition, the Civic has also been mentioned in Car and Driver’s prestigious Top10 List**.

Looking for an effective Michigan highway commuter? The standard sport trim averages 37 mpg while on the freeway.*** Whether you’re visiting the Great Lakes or traveling across the country, owners can enjoy fewer trips to the pump.

Interested in something with increased performance and style? The Type R hatchback includes an exciting 315-hp, 2.0-L turbocharged engine. Civic Si models offer a custom interior and sporty 6-speed manual transmission. The award-winning combination of fuel efficiency, performance, and safety make the Civic an ideal choice for any motorist.

2023 IIHS Top Safety Pick****

2023 Honda Civic models received the highest possible score in 6 outof the 7 IIHS crash tests. Honda engineers have also included a plethora of corrective features and advanced warning systems to alert drivers of accidents before they even happen. Some of these upgraded features involve lane mitigation systems, forward collision warnings, lane-keeping assistance, and more.

Our experienced team is always happy to answer questions about all Civic models and other Honda sedans. Visit your nearest West Michigan Honda Dealers today to get behind the whee l of your favorite award-winning Civic.


**Car and Driver, Feb 2023:

***31 city/40 highway/35 combined mpg rating for LX. 30 city/37 highway/33 combined mpg rating for Sport. 33 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX. 31 city/38 highway/34 combined mpg rating for Touring. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.


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