General Civic 1.8 Petrol

Discussion in '9th Generation (2012-2017)' started by ArcticFire, Monday 7th Sep, 2015.

  1. ArcticFire Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Was out with my brother in his Civic and I could never hear the lovely VTEC engagement like my Accord had at 6,000rpm. Does this car have it or is it just variable throughout the rev range?
     
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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    The R18 engines are SOHC i-VTEC, the VTEC mechanism in them is geared towards economy so there's no big shift in maps on a low cam and high cam, hence lack of "VTEC" sound or feel.
     
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  3. ArcticFire Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Cool, cheers for clearing that up.
     
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