Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi

Honda Civic 1996 1.6 petrol description

Sedan Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi has been produced from January, 1996 to October, 1998. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.6 litres, which produces power of 160 horsepower on 7600 rpm - this is the most powerfull Honda Civic 1996 - 2001 version and torque 153 Nm (Newton metres) on 7000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by belt (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system without turbocharger. Engine versions compliant with Euro 2 and Euro 3 emission standards available. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 280 000 to 480 000 kilometres. It is important to remember that engine life is highly dependent on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
More engine specs 
This Honda Civic 1.6 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4 litres.

Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 8.1 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 215 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 8.4 litres per 100km (11.9 km/l), city fuel economy - 11 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 6.9 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 45 litres or 11.89 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 520 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 640 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, the real everyday fuel consumption of this Honda is in line with the figure specified by the manufacturer. More - Real Honda Civic fuel consumption.

Honda Civic safety

During safety testing Honda Civic has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Honda Civic is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Honda Civic got two stars.

Honda Civic 1996

Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi technical data

Model: Honda Civic 1.6 VTi
Body style: Sedan
Production period: 1996. January ... 1998. October 
Engine: 1595 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: no data
Power: 160 HP ON 7600 RPM Torque: 153 NM ON 7000 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Maximum speed: 215 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.1 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.4 (combined) 11.0 (urban) 6.9 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 8.4 l/100km (28 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres (11.9 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.46m (length) 1.70m (width) 1.39m (height)
Turning diameter: 10 meters
Trunk capacity: 335 litres
Gross weight: 1690 kg

Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi engine B16A SiR 2

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 280,000 to 480,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
Engine displacement 1595 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 81 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 77.4 mm
Compression ratio 10.2 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing belt

Timing belt engines are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain engines, but belt usually needs to be replaced more often and the risk of breakage is higher.

Fuel system Injection
Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4 litres (4.2 quarts)
Power 160 - 170 HP ON 7600 RPM
Torque 150 - 160 NM ON 7000 RPM
Start of production (year) 1989
Duration of production 11 years
Engine also used on Honda CRX

All Honda Civic sedan [1996 - 2001] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Honda Civic 1996 1.4i 1.4 Petrol 90 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 1996 1.4i Jan 1996 — Jul 2001 1.4 Petrol 90 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (4)
Honda Civic 1996 1.5i LS VTEC-E

Most fuel efficient version

1.5 Petrol 114 HP 6.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 1996 1.5i LS VTEC-E Jan 1996 — Jan 2001 1.5 Petrol 114 HP 7.3 l/100km Automatic (4)
Honda Civic 1996 1.6 VTi Jan 1996 — Oct 1998

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.1 seconds

1.6 Petrol 160 HP 8.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 1996 reviews
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