2012 Honda Civic VTi-L

2012 Honda Civic VTi-L Specifications

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About the 2012 Honda Civic VTi-L

The 2012 Honda Civic VTi-L is a front-wheel drive four-door sedan that was released to the Australian market on 01/07/2011 classified as a MY11. The Civic is regarded as a small car built in Thailand with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$9,700.

The Civic is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.8L INLINE 4 engine that has 103 kW of power (at 6300 rpm) and 174 Nm of torque (at 4200 rpm) via a Five-speed Manual. HONDA claims the Civic VTi-L uses 6.9L/100km of Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 164g of CO2. It has a 50L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 725km per full tank.

The Civic measures 1435mm (56.5 inches) in height, 4550mm (179.1 inches) in length, 1750mm (68.9 inches) in width with a 2700mm (106.3 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1240kg (2733.7 lbs) of unladen weight. The Civic VTi-L comes standard with 205/55 R16 front tyres and 205/55 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Honda Civic VTi-L has a 115mm ground clearance with a 1200kg braked and 500kg unbraked towing capacity.

The Civic has received a 4 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Eng Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Eng Scuttle. An example VIN number would be similar to MRHFD1%709P030001.


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Honda Civic VTi-L Details
Used Price From DealerA$9,700
Trade-In ValueA$6,900
Body Stylefour-door sedan
Release date01/07/2011
Discontinued date31/01/2012
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Eng Scuttle
Compliance plate locationPass Side Eng Scuttle
VIN ExampleMRHFD1%709P030001
Country of originThailand
SegmentSmall Car
Safety ANCAP rating4 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Honda Civic VTi-L Engine Specifications
Size1799cc, 1.8L
Power @ RPM 103kW @ 6300rpm (138.1 hp)
Torque @ RPM174Nm @ 4200rpm (128.3 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio10.5
Power/weight ratio83.1kw/tonne
Bore/stroke81mm × 87.3mm (3.2in × 3.4in)
Honda Civic VTi-L Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFive-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle10.6m (34.8 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size205/55 R16 - 6.5x16
Rear tyre & wheel size205/55 R16 - 6.5x16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeDouble wishbone, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber, Anti roll bar
Honda Civic VTi-L Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity50L
Fuel consumption (combined average)6.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range724.6km (450.2 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)164g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Honda Civic VTi-L Dimensions
Length4550mm (179.1 inches)
Width1750mm (68.9 inches)
Height1435mm (56.5 inches)
Wheelbase2700mm (106.3 inches)
Front track1500mm (59.1 inches)
Rear track1530mm (60.2 inches)
Ground clearance115mm (4.5 inches)
Unladen weight1240kg (2733.7 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Honda Civic VTi-L Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1200kg (2645.5 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity500kg (1102.3 lbs)
Honda Civic VTi-L Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Honda Civic VTi-L Servicing
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Honda Civic VTi-L Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Automatic Air Con / Climate Control
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • 16 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Cruise Control
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Head Airbags
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 4 Speakers
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Traction Control System
  • Vehicle Stability Control
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - A$475