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Old 05 Mar 2008, 08:46 pm
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Default Whats the difference between a Honda Civic EX & a Honda Civic Si?

-Not Hatchback-I'm talking about the versions around 1998-2000
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Old 05 Mar 2008, 09:01 pm
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Go to this site man, it tells you all the years. Scroll down to the years you want.































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basically, the Si is the higher-end, sportier version, youre gonna have sportier suspension, a little more horsepower and a little more fun out of an Si. the EX is more the luxuryish edition. softer suspension and better suited for road trips with the family type deal.
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SI has V-Tec, it is there "sports" model... Other models vary on accessory packages like power windows and mirrors, or sunroofs, or leather, etc. Since you have Internet to post this question, check out Honda's website. (Won Best answer on this site last time it was asked)Wikipedia says:The Honda Civic Si is a sport compact / hot hatch version of the compact car Honda Civic built by the Japanese automaker Honda. The Si designation, which stands for "Sport Injected", was formerly used in both Japan and North America signifying the most powerful Civic available in market. For the Japanese and European markets, however, the Civic Type R has been adopted as the high-performance variant of the Civic, from 1997 (starting with the EK9 hatch) in Japan and from 2001 (starting with the EP3 hatch) in Europe. In Canada, the model known as the Si also included additional features found in the EX and EX-L model in the US market, such as heated side mirrors.
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The Si model is a higher horsepower than the regular Civic. Found this to be a good explaination of what is not on the EX. Styling touches include an 'Si' chrome badge on the rear decklid, 'DOHC VTEC' decals on the doors, body-coloured side-sills, front chin spoiler, mesh grille, chrome exhaust tip, low-profile 15 inch radials and alloy wheels. The Si has a 1.6 litre four cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder and VTEC (variable valve timing) with dual overhead camshafts, a higher 10.2:1 compression ratio, and cylinders with a shorter stroke and a wider bore. The SiR's engine puts out a potent 160 horsepower at a screaming 7600 rpm, an amazing 100 horsepower per litre of engine displacement, but peak torque is pathetic. Stiffer four-wheel double wishbone suspension, disc brakes and ABS are all standard. Only a manual transmission is offered. Interior space is on par with any subcompact, with decent rear passenger room.Even on the new ones you get 197hp(Si) 140hp(EX), seats are more supportive, better wheels, only comes with manual transmission.































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The engine. you get a 2.0 for the SI and a 1.8L for the other trims like DX, LX EX
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There is a huge difference between the regular Civic and Civic Si. The standard Civic EX trim level is not made to be a performance car by any means. The EX model from aroun 1998-2000 came with a 1.6 Litre SOHC (single overhead cam) VTEC engine, making a measly 127 horsepower. The Civic Si came with a DOHC (dual overhead cams) using the same 1.6 Litre. This engine put out 160 horsepower, well above the basic EX. The engine was not the only component of the Civic Si that was upgraded. Honda tuned this cars suspension stiffer and more potent. The Si also came standard with alloy wheels and an all-around valiance skirt which improved the stance of this car by making it appear to sit lower to the ground. Honda also added a throaty exhaust system and several upgraded exhaust components to enhance road and track handling. It would be well worth it to invest in the Si version on the civic, especially around this model year, because the EX engine does not have the get-up-and-go power that the Si has.
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Default Re: Whats the difference between a Honda Civic EX & a Honda Civic Si?

they both have vtechs but an si "sports injection" is more performance friendly
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