5th Gen Info & Specs


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Along with acquiring a more aerodynamic wedge-shaped body, the Civic was expanded in dimensions and trim levels for 1992. Wheelbases now measured in at 101.3 inches for the two-door hatchback and 103.2 inches for the four-door sedan. The wagon was dropped.

Trim levels for the hatchback included the CX, DX, VX and Si. The CX was fitted with a 1.5-liter 70-horsepower engine; the DX with a 1.5-liter 102-horsepower engine; the VX with a 92-horsepower 1.5-liter with variable valve timing tuned for economy (VTEC-E); and the Si with a 125-horsepower VTEC engine. The VX, which also came with lightweight alloy wheels, managed fuel economy figures of 48 in the city and 55 on the highway — nearly the same as the old CRX HF in spite of 30 more horsepower and five-passenger capability. Sedans came in the same trim levels as before: DX, LX and EX (which added a power moonroof to its list of standard luxuries). The DX and LX had the 1.5-liter 102-horsepower engine, and the EX sported the 125-horse 1.6 from the Si. A five-speed manual was standard across the board, and a four-speed automatic was optional on the DX hatchback and all sedan models.

The level of safety increased with the new Civic via a standard driver-side airbag for all models and standard antilock (ABS) brakes on the EX sedan.

A two-door notchback coupe, which shared its 103.2-inch wheelbase with the sedan, debuted for 1993 and was offered in DX and EX trim levels. The DX was outfitted the same as the DX hatchback, and the EX coupe had the same features as the EX sedan, including the 125-horse engine and power moonroof. An option package for the EX coupe added a passenger airbag and high-power stereo with cassette player. The EX sedan had a few more items added to its already generous standard features list, including air conditioning and the high-power sound system with cassette player.

Also this year, the del Sol debuted as a belated replacement for the CRX. Built on a wheelbase 8 inches shorter than a Civic hatchback's, the del Sol featured a removable targa-style top, a snug two-seat cockpit and one of two engines, either the 1.5-liter unit with 102 horsepower or the 1.6 sporting 125 ponies, depending on whether one chose the base S or more sporting Si version.

1994 brought safety advances and an LX version of the Civic sedan. A passenger-side airbag became standard on all Civics, and antilock brakes were now optional on the EX coupe, Si hatchback and LX sedan. The new LX sedan filled the gap between the basic DX sedan and loaded-to-the-gills EX. Power windows, locks and mirrors; cruise control; a tachometer; a stereo with cassette player; and 14-inch (versus the DX's 13-inch) tires were all standard on the LX.

On the del Sol front, a new model debuted called the VTEC. Named after its 1.6-liter DOHC engine that boasted a sizzling 160 horsepower, this del Sol came with bigger brakes, a firmer suspension and high-performance (195/60VR14) rubber. Apart from the addition of a passenger airbag, the rest of the del Sol line continued as before.

There were no changes for the 1995 Civics except on the del Sol models, which got a few improvements. Upgrades included standard antilock brakes for the VTEC, power locks for the Si and VTEC, and a remote trunk release for all trim lines.

Engine Type
Aluminum Block and Head

Sohc 4 valve/cyl.

97 cu in./1590cc (EX, Si)
91.1 cu in/1493cc (DX, LX, VX, CX)

Bore x Stroke
2.95 x 3.54 in./75.0 x 90.0 mm (EX, Si)
2.95 x 3.33 in./75.0 x 84.5 mm (DX, LX, VX, CX)

Compression Ratio
9.2:1 (EX, Si, DX, LX)
9.3:1 (VX)
9.1:1 (CX)

Horsepower (SAE)
125 bhp @ 6600 rpm (EX, Si)
102 bhp @ 5900 rpm (DX, LX)
92 bhp @ 5500 rpm (VX)
70 bhp @ 5000 rpm (CX)

78.1 (EX, Si)
68.0 (DX, LX)
61.3 (VX)
46.7 (CX)

106 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm (EX, Si)
98 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm (DX, LX)
97 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm (VX)
91 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm (CX)

Maximum engine speed
7200 rpm (EX, Si)

Fuel injection
Elect. sequential port

Unleaded, 87 pump oct.

Chassis & Body
Front engine/front wheel drive

Unit Steel

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
DX M/T: 3,245 lbs (curb: 2231 lbs)
DX A/T: 3,315 lbs (curb: 2326 lbs)
EX M/T: 3,490 lbs (curb: 2443 lbs)

CX: 3,055 lbs (curb: 2108lbs)
VX: 3,055 lbs (curb: 2094lbs)
DX M/T: 3,090 lbs (curb: 2180lbs)
DX A/T: 3,210 lbs (curb: 2264lbs)
Si: 3,270 lbs (curb: 2390lbs)
Si w/ ABS: 3,305 lbs


10.3 in vented disc

9.4 in disc w/ABS (EX Sedan, Si Hatchback, EXa Coupe, Available on LX)
7.9 in drums (DX, LX)
7.1 in drums (VX, CX)

Assist type

Pressed steel, 14 x 5J (EX, Si)
Pressed steel, 13 x 5 (DX, LX, CX)
Alloy, 13 x 4.5 (VX)

P185/60R-14 82H (EX Coupe, Si)
P175/65R-14 (EX Sedan)
P175/70R-13 (DX)
P165/70R-13 (VX, CX)

Rack & Pinion
Power Assist (EX, Si, LX, DX Sedan, DX Coupe w/ Auto transmission) Manual (DX Coupe w/Manual transmission)

Overall ratio
17.5:1 (Power)
19.0:1 (Manual)

Turns, lock to lock
3.58 (Power)
3.88 (Manual)


Upper A-arms, lower L-arms, coil springs, tube shocks
21.0 mm anti-roll bar (EX, Si, LX)
Trailing arms on upper & lower lateral links, compensating links, coil springs, tube shocks
13.0 mm anti-roll bar (EX Sedan)

Acceleration (EX)

0-30 mph
2.9 secs

0-40 mph
4.6 secs

0-50 mph
6.5 secs

0-60 mph
9.1 secs

0-70 mph
12.1 secs

0-80 mph
15.5 secs

0-90 mph
21.8 secs

0-100 ft
3.4 secs

0-200 ft
9.1 secs

0-1320 ft (1/4 mile)
16.8 secs @ 82.3 mph

Standard Equipment

Civic Sedans
DX Sedan includes:
Dual Airbags (SRS, excludes 1992 models), 1.5 Liter, 102-hp, 16-Valve Engine with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), Power Steering, 4-Wheel Double Wishbone Suspension, 5-Speed Manual or 4-Speed Automatic Transmission, P175/70 R13 All Season Tires, Coin Box, Beverage Holder, Fold-Down Rear Seatback with Lock, Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors, Dual Manual Remote-Operated Mirrors

LX Sedan adds:
Power Windows, Mirrors and Door Locks, Cruise Control, Tachometer, Center Console Armrest with Storage Compartment, AM/FM High Power Stereo Cassette with 4 Speakers, Quartz Digital Clock, Cargo Area Light, Front Stabilizer Bar, 14" Wheels with Full Covers, P175/65 R14 All-Season Tires, Available Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with 4-Wheel Disc Brakes

EX Sedan adds:
1.6 Liter, 125-hp, 16-Valve VTEC Engine with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Rear Stabilizer Bar, Air Conditioning, Power Moonroof
Standard Equipment, Civic Coupes

DX Coupe includes:
Dual Airbags (SRS, excludes 1992 models), 1.5 Liter, 102-hp, 16-Valve Engine with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 5-Speed Manual or 4-Speed Automatic Transmission, Power Rack and Pinion Steering (AT only) Power-Assisted Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes, P175/70 R13 All Season Tires, Beverage Holder, 2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Fold-Down Rear Seatback with Lock, Dual Manual Remote-Operated Mirrors

EX Coupe adds:
1.6 Liter, 125-hp, 16-Valve VTEC Engine with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering, Front Stabilizer Bar, 14" Wheels with Full Covers, P185/60 R14 82H All-Season Tires, Power Moonroof w/ Tilt Feature, Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors, Power Windows and Door Locks, Cruise Control, AM/FM High-Power Stereo Cassette with 6 Speakers ('94 and '95 models only), Quartz Digital Clock, Available Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with 4-Wheel Disc Brakes

Civic Hatchbacks
All Civic Hatchbacks Include:
Dual Airbags (SRS, excludes 1992 models), Multi-Point Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) Engine, 5-Speed Manual Transmission, 4-Wheel Double Wishbone Suspension, Beverage Holder, Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback, Coin Box, Two-Piece Hatch

CX Hatchback Key Features:
1.5 Liter, 70-hp, 8-Valve Engine, P165/70 R13 All-Season Tires, Rear Window Defroster with Timer, Hatch-Open Warning Light, Remote Fuel Filler Door Release, Remote Hatch Release, Passenger Assist Handle, Dual Manual Remote-Operated Mirrors

DX Hatchback Key Features:
1.5 Liter, 102-hp, 16-Valve Engine, Available 4-Speed Automatic Transmission with Power Steering, P175/70 R13 All-Season Tires, Adjustable Steering Column, Removable Cargo Area Cover, 2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Rear Window Wiper/Washer, Remote Fuel Filler Door Release, Remote Hatch Release, Dual Manual Remote-Operated Mirrors

VX Hatchback Key Features:
1.5 Liter, 92-hp, 16-Valve VTEC-E Engine, Lightweight 13" Alloy Wheels, P165/70 R13 All-Season Tires, Chin Spoiler, Tachometer, Dual Manual Remote-Operated Mirrors

Si Hatchback Key Features:
1.6 Liter, 125-hp, 16-Valve VTEC Engine, Power Steering, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 14" Wheels with Full Wheel Covers, P185/60 R14 All-Season Tires, Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature, AM/FM High-Power Stereo Cassette, Cruise Control, Rear Window Wiper/ Washer, Tachometer, Adjustable Steering Column, Removable Cargo Area Cover, 2-Speed/ Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors


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HI do you have any jdm spec on the civic i am thinking of importing a civic sir,sir-s or a sir2 need help, pics and specs


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hi your info and specs are incomplete

you are missing two models that came out in south africa


1992 160E which has a dohc motor
and 1994 180E which has a b18b1 dohc motor
this is the factory honda configuration in south africa


long gearing owns me.
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The maximum engine speeds should be as follows:

7200 - Si, EX
6800 - DX, LX
6000 - CX, VX


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EDM Specifications

Thought I'd post this EG EDM info to help all us guys out there with EDM spec civics.

European Domestic Market

Civic EG front-drive Hatchbacks and Saloons


1.3 DX (75 bhp) D13B2 Carb Non Vtec 16v Torque:102Nm Top Speed:106mph SOHC
1.5 LSi (90 bhp) D15B2 DPFI Non Vtec 16v Torque:119Nm Top Speed:110mph SOHC
1.5 VEi (90 bhp) D15Z1 MPFI Vtec-e 16v Torque:129Nm Top Speed:112mph SOHC
1.6 ESi (125 bhp) D16Z6 MPFI Vtec 16v Torque:142Nm Top Speed:121mph SOHC
1.6 VTi (160 bhp) B16A2 MPFI Vtec 16v Torque:150Nm Top Speed:134 mph DOHC

5-speed gearbox (4-speed Auto option on 1.5 LSi and 1.6 ESi),
Independent suspension,
PAS (except 1.3 DX).
1.6 models have discs all round (ABS on VTi).


1.6 ESi Saloon: elec sunroof/windows/mirrors, central locking.


1.3 Bali launched with PAS.


improved insulation and trim, upgraded RDS audio. LSi and ESi have VTi-type rear spoiler. ESi has ABS. VTi has airbag. 1.5i and 1.5 LSi Coupes (102 bhp). LSi has elec sunroof/ windows. Options: sports suspension, leather trim, alloys. Special 1.5 Bel Air with air con. Used values approx 5% higher than 1.5 LSi. 1.3 Bali. Used values approx 5% lower than 1.5 LSi. 1.5 VEi now has elec sunroof, elec windows, central locking. Special 1.3 Glacier. Values 5% higher than 1.3 DX.


Special 1.3 Marlin; values slightly higher than DX. 1.5i 'Black' Coupe; values approx 5% higher than 1.5i Coupe.


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Ignition switch

Hi, i noticed for civic 92-95 2 different ignitions switch number

SRS-800(bigger bracket) & SRS-820

How do I know which is for my 1994 Civic?
U.S and Japan made differents Ignition?
thanks for help


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Hi,I'm new here and I haven't read all of the posts,so i hope you'll understand me =) So my question is : what is the fuel spend for the D16Z6 and the B16A2 per 60 miles/100 kilometers . But not according book statistics but from live situations =) Thank you very much for the answers i hope to recive!


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i was curiouse, what is the weight of the sedan? i skimmed the specs list a few times and i don't see it...


2 gsr hatches
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good. i lilke this. i have a 93 dx hatch it didnt come with a passanger mirror. and my 92 si didnt come with a/c..weird