The new Honda Civic Natural Gas, with a combined EPA fuel economy rating of 31 mpg and a fuel cost savings of up to 40-percent compared to gasoline, is being upgraded with leather seats, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, a six-speaker audio system, a new Display Audio with 7-inch touchscreen that allows users to pinch, swipe and tap just like a smartphone to access audio, phonebook, media, vehicle information and available navigation features.
Californians receive an immediate $1,000 purchase credit from the California Energy Commission. The supply of purchase credits through the California Energy Commission is limited to 1,600 and expires when all have been distributed or on April 22, 2015, whichever occurs first. Civic Natural Gas vehicle customers in California qualify for single-occupant access to High Occupancy Vehicle "carpool" and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes. There are more than 150 compressed natural gas stations refueling stations in California, more than any other state.