Hybrid Systems Explained
 
At the center of the Civic Hybrid is Honda's innovative Integrated Motor Assist (IMA®) System. The IMA couples a compact 110-hp, 8-valve, SOHC, i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine with an ultra-thin electric motor for outstanding efficiency. Energy that used to be wasted when applying brakes is captured and stored as electric power. When the car accelerates, this stored energy is released, enhancing vehicle performance while cutting down on fuel consumption.



The i-VTEC gasoline engine allows the lean air-fuel charge to burn more completely and cleanly for enhanced fuel efficiency and cleaner emissions. Every line of the Civic Hybrid was sculpted to maximize aerodynamics and minimize wind drag.
 

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