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20 Years of Honda Civic at the Top, and a Special Edition to Celebrate!

20 Years of Honda Civic at the Top, and a Special Edition to Celebrate!

On sale now across Canada By ,

Honda Canada is adding a Special Edition (SE) sedan trim to the already diverse Civic lineup to celebrate the nameplate’s 20 years as best-selling car in Canada.

Available at $22,390, this model stands out with such features as 16” aluminum-alloy wheels, a leather steering wheel, Smart Entry with push-button start, remote engine start, a rear lip spoiler and a unique ‘SE’ emblem.

“The Civic embodies the challenging spirit of Honda and our commitment to delivering innovative products of the highest quality, durability and value. We are thankful for and deeply humbled by the loyalty and trust that our customers have placed in Honda and the Civic in the past 20 years.”

- Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc.

The Civic is Honda’s longest-running automotive nameplate and its highest-selling model globally. Its Canadian introduction came in 1973 when the Civic was heralded for its refined driving dynamics, quality construction and world-class fuel efficiency, despite selling only 747 units the first year. 

The first Civic—a three-door model—was built on Canadian soil at Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) in 1988 and the nameplate has never left. Now, HCM serves as the global lead plant for the tenth-generation Civic model and more than five million Civics have been built at the Alliston facility.

Overall, approximately 1,286,000 Civics were sold in Canada during the past 20 years—and more than 2 million since 1973.

Read one of our latest Honda Civic reviews and check out our ranking of the Top 10 Honda Civic generations