New Civic 1.5T Power in dynamometer does not impress

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The new Honda Civic 2016 with 1.5 Turbo engine was subjected to a dynamometer to measure the actual power delivered is aligned with the informed by Honda: 176 horses, and 22 3 Kgfm torque. The result did not impress, as the measured power number is statistically equal to the informed.

new Honda Civic 1.5 Turbo 2016

According to the test performed, the V-TEC 1.5 turbo engine had power of 179 horses, number 1.7% better than informed the factory

new Honda Civic 1.5 Turbo 2016 - Interior.

happens that, for the production of models in the series, differences below 3%, more or less, are insignificant from a statistical point of view, as they fall within the range of margins accepted as natural.

new Honda Civic 1.5 Turbo 2016

have the maximum torque has significantly better: 26.2 Kgfm – 17.5% higher than the number reported by the factory – indicating the new 1.5 Turbo engine has, in practice, more torque than informed.

new Honda Civic 1.5 Turbo 2016

By comparison, the 1.4 TSI Golf, for example, showed 177.6 31.8 Kgfm horses and torque in dynamometer (see here) – showing that VW is 26.8% more powerful and has 24.7% more torque than the informed by the manufacturer

measurement of video we reproduce below, and brings to end a dispute between the Honda EX 1.5 Turbo exceeded by a small margin the Civic Si 2.4 vacuumed from the previous generation.

Conclusion

new Honda Civic 1.5 Turbo 2016

power measured number of the New Civic 2016 1.7% better than reported by the factory does not impress and is within expectations. In short, the Civic 1.5 Turbo delivers what it promises in terms of power – nothing.

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